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Slimline Geraint Thomas Hoping World Time Trial Champs Are Just The Tonic

Geraint Thomas reckons he is riding the crest of a wave as he returns to Italy after hitting a downward spiral earlier in the season. Wales' 2018 Tour de France champ showed his return to form when finishing second on the Tirreno-Adriatico stage race this month.

That's A Rap: Mark Williams' European Masters Hopes Ended By Tour Rookie And You Tube Rapper

Mark Williams crashed out of the European Masters at the hands of Tour rookie Peter Devlin who is also a rapper with his own You Tube channel. Wales' three-time world champion fought back from 4-1 down to level at 4-4 in the second-round match.

Gareth Bale Lined Up For A Second Season At Spurs, Says Jose Mourinho

Gareth Bale Lined Up For A Second Season At Spurs, Says Jose Mourinho
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho is hopeful Gareth Bale can stay at the club beyond his season-long loan deal. The Wales captain has returned to Spurs on loan, seven years after leaving the north London club for Real Madrid in an £86m transfer. Asked if Bale will stay at the club for more than a year, Mourinho said: "If everybody's happy, it would be perfect.

Welsh Duo Charlotte Arter And Kris Jones In GB Team For World Half Marathon Champs

Welsh international endurance runners Charlotte Arter and Kris Jones have been selected to represent Great Britain at the rescheduled World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Poland next month. Swansea Harrier Jones was in fine form before lockdown, clocking a new half-marathon PB of 63:10 in Barcelona back in February.

Zoe Backstedt Celebrates 16th Birthday By Joining Top Belgian Cycling Team

Wales' rising cycling star Zoe Backstedt has joined top Belgian Cyclocross team Tormans-Acrog. Backstedt - who turned 16 today (September 14) is making the move after two seasons with Storey Racing where she amassed 120 wins.

In Praise Of Stephen Myler . . . As The Ospreys Man Prepares For Season 17

In Praise Of Stephen Myler . . . As The Ospreys Man Prepares For Season 17
Stephen Myler is a new face to many Ospreys fans as he prepares to begin his first full season with the region. But anyone familiar with rugby – union and league – over the border in England will know the Myler back story goes back a long, long way as Peter Jackson reports. As from next month, Stephen Myler will have outlasted every single one of his fly-half contemporaries in Europe and beyond – the veterans’ veteran. At 36, the unsung Merseysider will soon find himself out on his own in the ultimate endurance race, a feat so difficult to overestimate that it’s akin to a long-distance club runner superseding the holiest of Olympian trinities, Emil Zatopek, Abebe Bikila and Haile Gebrsalassie, in one fell swoop.

Former Cardiff City Keeper Neil Etheridge Says Now He's At A Sleeping Giant Of A Club

Former Bluebird Insists He’s Gone On To Bigger And Better Things

Darren Rogers Named New Chair Of Weightlifting Wales

Darren Rogers has been appointed as the new Chair of Weightlifting Wales. Rogers, a very well-known and respected member of Weightlifting Wales, succeeds Barry Eaton in the post.

Harry Wilson Set For Switch from Liverpool To Burnley, Reports

Harry Wilson's 14-year stay at Liverpool could be over amid reports he bound for Burnley. The Wales flier has been at Anfield since joining the club's under 9s but a permanent move away finally looks on the cards.

Chaz Davies: I Deserve A Works Ride In World Superbikes Next Season

Chaz Davies insists he deserves a seat with a works team in World Superbikes next season. The Knighton-born rider's contract with Ducati runs out at the end of this season.

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Elynor Backstedt Storms To Bronze At World Championships

Elynor Backstedt claimed Great Britain’s second bronze medal of the UCI World Cycling Championships in Yorkshire on Monday morning. The 17-year-old Pontyclun cyclist finished third in the junior individual time trial despite almost crashing out when she skidded on an early bend in the slippery road conditions. Backstedt produced a... Read More

Geraint Thomas: Cycling Inspiration For Welsh Nation

Max Boyce had better get his pen out and write a new sporting song because the Welsh outside half factory is being replaced by an international cycling production line. While the nation waits to see if Geraint Thomas can make it back-to-back Tour de France titles, the signs are that his... Read More

Merson Back In Wales For Second Caerau Appearance

Former Arsenal and England playmaker Paul Merson is returning to Welsh League football at the age of 50. Merson, who won two First Division titles and the FA Cup during his professional career, has agreed to make a second appearance for Caerau when they play Trefelin Boys and Girls Club on... Read More

South Wales Warriors Handed Opening Day Trip To Somerset

The South Wales Warriors will open their British American Football season away to league newcomers the Somerset Wyverns. The Taunton-based outfit will have a tough introduction to the British American Football Association's (BAFA) Southern Football Conference Division Two West as they face the Warriors in their first fixture since completing... Read More

Merson's Magic Inspires, But Caerau Match Abandoned

Paul Merson made his Welsh League debut and Caerau FC’s regular attendance multiplied by 10! The Maesteg club usually attract around 40 spectators for their Third Division fixtures, but with former Arsenal and England playmaker Merson in their starting line-up 400-plus people set a ground record crowd. Caerau FC had printed 300... Read More

Paul Merson Confirms: 'I'll Make Caerau Debut Tonight'

Paul Merson has confirmed: “I’ll make my Caerau FC debut tonight.” The former England and Arsenal playmaker has committed to making his Welsh Football League debut at the Caerau Athletic Ground in Maesteg on Wednesday (October 18, 7.30pm). “Paul is in regular contact with us and he’s looking forward to playing for... Read More
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