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Just Perfect: Aled Davies Lands 10th World Title With Shot Put Gold

Aled Davies won the 10th world title of his glittering para career after claiming his sixth successive F63 shot put gold in Kobe.

Geraint Thomas Grateful To Peleton Respect After Crash At Giro

Geraint Thomas Giro d’Italia
A late crash gave Geraint Thomas a scare in his bid for a place on the overall podium at the Giro d’Italia. Andrea Vendrame soloed to victory from a breakaway on stage 19 of the race in Sappada after Thomas hit the tarmac.

Eddie Byrom And Sam Northeast Give Glamorgan Solid Start At Leicester

Eddie Byrom Glamorgan
Glamorgan benefited from some inconsistent Leicestershire bowling as they finished on 352 for 8 on day one of their Vitality County Championship match at Leicester after being put in on a pitch as green as the unprepared strips next to it. With leading run-scorer Colin Ingram rested, Eddie Byrom (86) and Kiran Carlson (80) were the chief beneficiaries as Leicestershire conceded cheap runs in the first half of the day.

Cardiff Dragons Hoping For Arena Fever As They Get Ready For Big Move

Cardiff Dragons London Pulse netball
Cardiff Dragons believe they can follow the lead of London Pulse and attract a diverse new fan base by switching home venues to a bigger venue. Dragons are away to Pulse on Saturday at the Copper Box Arena, with the Welsh club having already played their final home game at their regular House of Sport location in Cardiff.

Leeds’ Welsh Taffia Against The Coach With A Swansea Fanbase Could Be A Final to Savour

Ethan Ampadu Leeds United
Wales manager Rob Page rarely talks about club allegiances but there must be a fair chance he will be wearing white this weekend. Page often stresses the need for his players to be playing at the highest level, in the Premier League, in order for them to be accustomed to the quality required for international football.

Cardiff Skipper Liam Belcher Aims To Make Judgement Day Payback Day

Liam Belcher Cardiff
Cardiff skipper Liam Belcher led his side to a memorable first win of the year in Durban last weekend and has now set his sights on delivering a huge ‘Thank You’ to the fans on Judgement Day. A year ago, Cardiff pipped the Ospreys not only to the Welsh Shield, but also to the final place in the Investec Champions Cup with a superb 38-21 win that enabled them to finish as ‘top dogs’ in Wales in the BKT United Rugby Championship.

Llandovery Coach Insists Super Rygbi Cymru Will Force Out Mercenaries

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Llandovery head coach Euros Evans believes the new Super Rygbi Cymru tournament will create players who are driven by long-term ambition - rather than a short-term dash for cash. Evans - who has turned The Drovers into the best club side underneath regional level - admits the new salary cap will mean players will not be making much money from the semi-professional game.

Springboks Star Jasper Wiese Banned And Will Miss Wales Test

Jasper Wiese South Africa
Wales’ first summer opponents South Africa will be without World Cup-winning loose forward Jasper Wiese after he was banned for six matches. The suspension of Wiese will rule him out of Tests against Wales, Ireland, Portugal and Australia.

Erol In Peril As Cardiff City Owner Vincent Tan Grows Impatient Again

Erol Bulut Cardiff City
Welsh football fans digesting the news of Mauricio Pochettino’s departure from Chelsea must be wondering: How did they do that? Not “why did they do that?” but how? How could they possibly have decided on their manager’s future over one expensive restaurant meal, a mere two days after the end of the season?

Harrison Walsh Saves His Best Until Last To Bag World Bronze

Harrison Walsh bagged the first world medal of his Para career as he claimed bronze in the F64 discus in Kobe.

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Welsh Duo Poppy-Grace Stickler And Ruby Evans Earn GB Call For Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Series Opener

Welsh gymnasts Poppy-Grace Stickler and Ruby Evans have both been selected to represent Great Britain at the first FIG Artistic World Cup series event of 2023 later this month. The event will take place in Cottbus, Germany, from 23-26 February. Clwb Cymru Caerdydd duo Poppy and Ruby will be accompanied... Read More

Poppy Stickler On A High As She Heads For Birmingham With Team Wales

Poppy Stickler will head to the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham next month on a high after clinching a stunning silver medal at her first World Challenge Cup appearance. The Cardiff teenager capped a dream week by marking her first FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup appearance with a superb second... Read More

Women’s Artistic Gymnast Poppy Stickler Set For Senior GB Bow After World Challenge Cup Call

By Carl Field Poppy Stickler will make her senior bow for Great Britain next week after earning selection for the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup series event in Koper, Slovenia. It’s part of a big week coming up for the women’s artistic gymnast, who is in her first year as a... Read More

Poppy Stickler Joins Illustrious School's Hall Of Fame . . . With Exciting Summer Ahead

By Rob Cole Poppy Stickler is undergoing a pretty nerve-wracking summer with GCSE exams and Commonwealth Games selection battling for top billing in her life. The Whitchurch HS international gymnast doesn’t have long to wait to see if she makes the grade for Birmingham this summer as part of Team Wales and it would... Read More

Poppy Day . . . Stickler Joins Gareth Bale, Sam Warburton And Geraint Thomas On Whitchurch Wall Of Wonder

Gymnast Poppy Stickler is the latest pupil to be honoured in Whitchurch High School’s renowned Hall of Fame. Gareth Bale, Sam Warburton and Geraint Thomas already grace the walls of the most famous sporting school in Wales. Now it’s the turn of Sticker. The Cardiff pupil – who turns 16... Read More

Welsh Teenage Trio Make GB Gymnastics Senior Squad In Debut Year Ahead Of Commonwealth Games

A trio of Welsh gymnasts bidding to reach the Commonwealth Games this summer have all been named in the Great Britain women’s artistic senior squad for 2022. Jea Maracha, Mali Morgan and Poppy Stickler are in the 15-strong British women’s senior squad. It follows the Cardiff trio’s performances at the... Read More
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