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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

Euros Evans 1
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.

Rugby

Wales No.10 Shirt Up For Grabs And Scarlets’ Ioan Lloyd Aims To Get A Grip

The great debate about who should be in at No 10 for Wales is raging once again following the retirement of Dan Biggar. Not only that, Gareth Anscombe is unavailable to Warren Gatland for the Six Nations because of his club commitments in Japan, Sam Costelow and Owen Williams... Read More

We Had A “Nasty” Defeat, But We Can Bounce Back, Says Scarlets’ Dwayne Peel

Dwayne Peel insists there is no need to press the panic button as his Scarlets head into another testing United Rugby Championship assignment out in South Africa. Peel’s team conceded nine tries as they went down to a thumping 63-21 defeat at the hands of the Vodacom Bulls at Pretoria’s... Read More

Dennis Gethin . . . Player, Lawyer, Guv’nor And Hugely Popular Figure In Welsh Rugby

Dennis Gethin, the former secretary and president of the Welsh Rugby Union, has died at the age of 79. Born in Seven Sisters, he enjoyed a hugely successful career in both rugby and the law. He was the 11th and last secretary of the WRU – the role became CEO... Read More

Welsh Jockeys Unite To Show Support For Christian Williams

Welsh jockeys have crowned their own... Read More

Richard Patrick Is Welsh Lion King After Champion Hurdle Triumph

Welsh jockey Richard Patrick is celebrating a home success after winning the DragonBet Welsh Champion Hurdle on board Nemean Lion at Ffos Las. On a weekend when there was contrasting fortunes for Wales’ national rugby and football teams, Patrick tilted the balance in home nation favour on Sunday by winning... Read More

My Cricketing Journey from South Bengal to South Wales . . . and How the Cricket World Cup Keeps the Indian in me Alive in Another Country

Cardiff Met student... Read More
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