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GB Olympic Athletes Offered Help To Overcome Post-Games Blues

GB Olympic Athletes Offered Help To Overcome Post-Games Blues
Team GB athletes – including a record 31 from Wales - will be encouraged to take part in decompression programmes following the conclusion of the Paris Olympics in a move designed to follow the example of military personnel returning home. The initiative, which has been drawn up by the UK Sports Institute (UKSI), is intended to help competitors reacclimatise to life away from the tightly curated environment of the Olympic village and the routines imposed by competition.

We Need To Learn How To Win Tight Games, Admits Wales U20’s Richard Whiffin

We Need To Learn How To Win Tight Games, Admits Wales U20’s Richard Whiffin
The Wales U20 squad arrived home from their South African trip a frustrated group after falling to a 47-31 defeat to host nation South Africa at the World Junior Rugby Championship. It meant Ryan Woodman’s side ended eight overall with just one win, against Spain, from their five matches. It was a drop of two places on their 2023 finish, but performances and results in all games were closer than before.

Anna Hursey Ready For More Limelight At Paris Olympics

Anna Hursey Ready For More Limelight At Paris Olympics
Anna Hursey believes her long stint in the limelight, that began as a table tennis child prodigy, will prove invaluable when she goes to her first Olympic Games this summer. At just a month past her 18th birthday, the Welsh teenager will be one of the youngest members of the Great Britain squad heading to Paris later this month.

Paris Organisers Insist City Is Ready For The Olympic Games

Paris Organisers Insist City Is Ready For The Olympic Games
Paris Olympics supremo Tony Estanguet said Sunday that the city was "ready" for the Games as he played down complaints from some residents and businesses about the impact of the event. "We are ready as we head into the final phase," Estanguet told a press conference in Paris, five days from the opening ceremony on Friday.

Sabrina Fortune Smashes Own World Record in Paris Warm-Up

Sabrina Fortune Smashes Own World Record in Paris Warm-Up
Sabrina Fortune has shattered her own F20 shot put world record ahead of the 2024 Paris Paralympic Games. The 27-year-old from Deeside achieved a remarkable throw of 14.83m during a senior meeting at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham on Sunday.

Mark Williams Says Modern Snooker Stars Owe So Much To Ray Reardon

Mark Williams Says Modern Snooker Stars Owe So Much To Ray Reardon
Ray Reardon has been hailed as the inspiration behind Mark Williams’ career following the death of one of snooker’s greatest champions. Welsh three-time world champion Williams hailed Reardon - who died at the weekend at the age of 91 - for paving the way for future generations of snooker players.

Potter’s Wheel . . . Things may be About to Turn Quickly for Former Swansea City Boss

Potter’s Wheel . . . Things may be About to Turn Quickly for Former Swansea City Boss
He may not have quite matched Billy McCandless’ 1948 record of winning his first three games in charge, but Graham Potter did okay as manager of Swansea City. There was no promotion from the Championship to the Premier League - the Swans finished 10th in his one season in charge in 2018-2019 - but there was enough to admire to realise why England may now be keen to make him their successor to the departed Gareth Southgate.

Richard Whiffin Admits Wales U20s Need To Stop Soft Tries As They Finish Eighth At World Championship

Richard Whiffin Admits Wales U20s Need To Stop Soft Tries As They Finish Eighth At World Championship
Wales’ campaign in the World Rugby U20 Championship finished in disappointing fashion with a 47-31 defeat to hosts South Africa in the 7th place final at the DHL Stadium in Cape Town. The Junior Springboks were determined to finish the championship on a winning note after suffering two defeats to Argentina.

Warren Gatland Admits Poor Judgement In Cory Hill Captaincy Fiasco

Warren Gatland Admits Poor Judgement In Cory Hill Captaincy Fiasco
Warren Gatland has admitted it was a terrible idea to make Cory Hill a Wales captain. The Wales coach said he regretted the decision to give the honour to Hill for the final game of the tour to Australia, what proved to be a one-point victory over Queensland Reds.

Morgan Morse Set To Make History As The Wisest Head On Young Shoulders

Morgan Morse Set To Make History As The Wisest Head On Young Shoulders
Morgan Morse will become the most-capped player for Wales U20 when he plays against the Junior Springboks in the final game at the 2024 World Rugby Junior Championship. It will be his 24th appearance, taking him past the 23 won by former Scarlets wing Ryan Conbeer, but he could go on to win 10 more next season.

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Malcolm Jones Flies To First Overall Rally Victory On Epynt

The change from a Peugeot 207 to a Darrian T90 GTR is proving to be a very successful one for Malcolm Jones/Rhys Jones, who have quickly adapted to their new car. After finishing second on the first round of the Welsh Tarmacadam Championship, the Tour of Caerwent, the pair went... Read More

Pryce Makes History With Rali Bae Ceredigion Victory

Osian Pryce made history today by winning the first ever closed road stage rally to be held in Wales, scoring a sensational victory on the Get Connected Rali Bae Ceredigion. Having not contested a rally in a R5 car for two years, and coming just six weeks after breaking his... Read More

Pritchard Gets Plum Drive On Rali Bae Ceredigion

Jason Pritchard will give the stunning new Scott Williams Motorsport-built Ford Escort Mk2 its competition debut on Sunday’s Aberystwyth University-based Get Connected Rali Bae Ceredigion. Co-driven by Phil Clarke, the three time British Historic Rally and defending Protyre Asphalt Rally Champion has been seeded at number 10 in the new... Read More

Cole Equals Epynt Record With Sixth Mewla Rally Victory

Damian Cole made equalling a sporting record that has stood for almost 20 years look remarkably easy at the weekend, when he won the Old Forge Garage Mewla Rally for a sixth time – and with it his 23rd rally victory on Epynt. Cole’s first win on the fast rollercoaster... Read More

Tout’s Rallying Around And About In 2019

The 2014 Welsh Tarmacadam Rally Champion Rob Tout will contest selected events this year in his rapid Mitsubishi Evo 10 – with an emphasis on Epynt and new closed road stage rallies. The Ammanford-based driver is hugely experienced, having begun road rallying back in the late 1970s. Having stopped rallying... Read More

Cole Secures Seventh King Of Epynt Title

Damian Cole put his recent run of bad luck behind him by winning a very wet, windy and slippery SGC Printing Harry Flatters Rally. Co-driven by Craig Drew, the Abergavenney driver led from start to finish in his Get Connected Ford Fiesta WRC to win the 11 stage event by... Read More
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