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Jackson Page To Share Crucible Spotlight With Ronnie O’Sullivan

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Welsh youngster Jackson Page will face history-chasing Ronnie O’Sullivan at the start of the World Snooker Championship. The 22-year-old Page, from Ebbw Vale, will share the spotlight as the sport’s best take to the green baize at the Crucible from Saturday, with the winner crowned in Sheffield on Sunday, May 6.

Gwennan Hopkins Makes Big Impact And Stakes Claim For Long Future For Wales

Gwennan Hopkins
It took Gwennan Hopkins a mere five minutes to make her mark in international rugby. Not many teenagers score on their Test debut, but that’s exactly what the 19-year-old Hopkins did in Cork last weekend as she provided Wales with their only points in a 36-5 defeat.

Jamie Jones Makes It To The Crucible After Beating Former World Champion

Jamie Jones
Jamie Jones has qualified for the World Snooker Championship after ending a 20-year attendance at the tournament for former world champion Neil Robertson. Weshman Jones stormed to a in the final round of World Championship qualifying, meaning Robertson will miss out on the Crucible for the first time in two decades.

The Cardiff Bulut . . . To Fire, Or Not To Fire

Not for the first time since he purchased Cardiff City, owner Vicent Tan has a big call to make. Does he bite the Bulut . . . or fire it? Manager Erol Bulut is out of contract at the end of the season - his sole campaign in charge - and discussions over a new deal have not really gone beyond ordering the coffees.

Huy Of A Ride: Stevie Williams Powers Into Record Books

Stevie Williams bagged the biggest victory of his career when he became the first Brit to win the La Flèche Wallonne classic race.

Former Ryder Cup Wales Chief Rob Holt Is New Chair Of Wales Golf

The former chief executive of Ryder Cup Wales is to become the next Chair of Wales Golf.

Ken Owens Bows Out After 91 Caps And 20 Years Of Hooking

Ken Owens Wales
Wales’ most capped hooker, Ken Owens, has confirmed his retirement from rugby. The 37-year-old Scarlets forward – who has not played for almost a year because of a back injury – says he was advised to stop playing.

Gold Coins For Gold Medals Is Wrong, Says Cycling Chief

Emma Finucane cycling
The decision by World Athletics to award prize money at the Paris 2024 Games goes against the Olympic spirit and solidarity among international federations, the head of cycling's global governing body (UCI) has claimed. Athletics became the first sport to offer prize money to Olympic champions when WA President Sebastian Coe announced last week that gold medallists in Paris will each earn £40,000.

Matt Richards Backs Olympic Prize Money As Way To Crush Enhanced Games

Matt Richards swimming
Wales’ world champion swimmer Matt Richards - one of five Team Wales stars selected for Great Britain at this summer’s Olympic Games - believes financial rewards for Olympic gold medals are the only way to shut down the controversial Enhanced Games. Australian freestyle swimmer James Magnussen has become one of the first athletes to sign up for the Enhanced Games. Magnussen will intentionally dope in an attempt to win $1 million by breaking a world record at the event.

“Rolls Royce” Taulupe Faletau Is Ready To Cruise Back Into Lane For Cardiff And Wales

Taulupe Faletau Wales
Taulupe Faletau is poised to return from injury for Cardiff this weekend - providing a huge boost to Wales’ hopes of picking themselves up off the floor this summer. The peerless Lions No.8 has not played since breaking his arm at the World Cup six months ago.

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Former Swan Morgan Whittaker Happy To Keep Lazio On Hold

Former Swansea City striker Morgan Whittaker insists he doesn’t need the ancient Roman piazzas when he’s got the precincts of Plymouth. At least not yet. The Pilgrims striker plundered his 17th goal of the season – the only goal of the game at the home of his former club - to... Read More

Newport County Striker Will Evans Hopes To Test Friendship With Manchester United’s Eric Ramsay

Will Evans will try his utmost to embarrass Eric Ramsay on Sunday - 18 months after the Newport County striker was a guest at the Manchester United assistant manager’s wedding. Evans will be County’s main hope of goals and a creative spark that might ignite one of the great FA... Read More

Cardiff City Is A Circus, Says Former Bluebirds Captain As Erol Bulut Threatens To Walk

Former Cardiff City captain Jason Perry has described his old club as a “circus” as ringmaster Erol Bulut prepares to exit the big tent. Bulut appears to have reached the end of the road following his claim that lack of activity in the transfer market may lead him to walk... Read More

Aaron Ramsey Is Back On The Grass . . . But Still Not Back For Cardiff City

Aaron Ramsey is on the mend and has taken his first steps back into football after picking up a knee injury in training after the south Wales derby win against Swansea City way back in September. Having already suffered one set-back on his road to recovery, which has meant... Read More

Newport County Boss Graham Coughlan Dreams Of Manchester United FA Cup Date

Newport County manager Graham Coughlan hopes to land a glamorous FA Cup tie against Manchester United – 45 years after the Red Devils reduced him to tears by losing the so-called “Five-minute final” to Arsenal. County stand to make £400,000 if they win their third-round replay at non-league Eastleigh on... Read More

Dan James Plots Course To Leeds United And Wales Double Celebration

Dan James is part of a trio of Wales and Leeds United players he believes can achieve a Euro 2024 finals and Premier League double this season. James, Ethan Ampadu and Joe Rodon were key figures in an utterly dominant display at Cardiff City where the 3-0 victory margin for... Read More
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