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Jake Heyward Takes Silver Lining At Euros But Insists He May Have Struck Gold If Fully Fit

Jake Heyward revealed he believed he would have challenged Norwegian superstar Jakob Ingebrigtsen for gold at the European Championships had illness not taken the edge off his running. Heyward overcame illness earlier in the week to claim a superb silver medal for Great Britain in the 1500m in Munich on Thursday night. The Welsh record holder had edged through to the final as one of the fastest losers after finishing fifth in Monday's semi-final.

Sell-Out Crowd Set To Welcome Devils Back

Pontypridd Honour Legendary Bob Penberthy . . . As "The Bionic Elbow" Makes A Return After 877 Matches

Jeremiah Azu And The Cardiff Met Connection That Provides A Safe Track From Ukraine

Welsh sprinting sensation Jeremiah Azu’s coach Gareth Walton has another interest in the European Championships on Friday – the fate of the Ukrainian relay squad. Walton, who played a role in preparing individual bronze medal winner Azu as part of the Great Britain 4 x 100m team, has also been sharing his wisdom with another nation. They are the squad from war-torn Ukraine, who have honed their skills at Cardiff Met University in readiness to take their marks in Munich on Friday morning for the heats.

Mark Wallace Admits Glamorgan Were Not Good Enough . . . As The Defending Champions Slump Out Of The One Day Cup

Steve Morison Believes Cardiff City Have Got Their Swagger Back . . . As Bluebirds Build On Fine Start

Steve Morison believes Cardiff City have “a swagger” that is helping build an impressive start to their Championship season. The Bluebirds manager was happy with a 0-0 draw away to West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday night, a result that kept his new-look team inside the early play-off positions. Despite a huge turnover of players in the summer – conducted on a shoestring budget – Morison’s team have lost just once in their opening four matches and have collected seven points.

Cardiff Boss Steve Morrison Hopes His Old Mate Won't Dent His City Progress

A Remarkable Summer for Welsh Duo Matt Richards and Medi Harris . . . As They Continue Their Magnificent Form

Medal Winner Jeremiah Azu Looks To Conquer The World . . . And Pledges No Repeat Of "Nonsense" Rankings System

Jeremiah Azu has vowed to show his blazing talent on the world stage next year and avenge the “nonsense” of the ranking system that denied him earlier this summer. The 21-year-old Welsh star produced a brilliant run to claim a bronze medal in the 100m final at the European Athletics Championships in Munich on Tuesday night. Azu clocked a new personal best of 10.13, finishing behind Italy's Olympic Champion Marcel Jacobs and Great Britain team-mate Zharnel Hughes, who was the reigning European champion.

Forget The "Punched Balls" . . . Swansea City Boss Russell Martin Insists He Should Take The Rap

Russell Martin has told Swansea City fans he takes responsibility for the collapse of their two-goal lead against Millwall that cost them two precious Championship points. The Swans head coach insists the collective lack of authority that resulted in two own goals in injury time – and a 2-2 home draw – is down to him. Martin was angered by one of his benched players – understood to be Jamie Paterson – punching the ball back towards the visitors and enabling them to take a quick throw-in, from which they scored their equaliser.

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Jamie Clarke Will Carry Welsh Flag Into Crucible . . . But With Not Many Behind Him

Llanelli’s Jamie Clarke will make his Betfred World Championship debut this weekend after three stunning qualifying victories in Sheffield. Clarke – ranked 89 in the world – entered the fray at the English Institute of Sport in the second qualifying round, dispatching Birmingham’s Mitchell Mann 6-1, before creating the shock... Read More

Welsh Pairs Go Head-To-Head . . . But Mark Williams' Heart Doesn't Seem In It

Two intriguing all-Welsh battles are in prospect this weekend as the second round of the Betway UK Championship gets underway. Six Welshmen made it through the first round in York this week – and the draw has ensured that at least two of them will take their place in the... Read More

Snookered . . . Wales Now Relies On Golden Oldies As New Boys Fail To Step Up To The Table

Snooker’s second biggest tournament, the Betway UK Championship, starts today (Tuesday) in York, where the Welsh challenge is likely to be carried by very familiar faces. Simon Kendal-Williams examines why the new Welsh baize brigade have failed to march up the rankings. It was 20 years ago this week that... Read More

Jackson Page Writes Biggest Chapter Of His Career With Comeback Victory

Jackson Page claimed the biggest win of his professional career to progress to the second round of the 19.com Northern Ireland Open. The Ebbw Vale teenager looked to be heading out of the second of four Home Nations events when he trailed veteran Barry Pinches 3-1 in their best-of-seven encounter... Read More

Jak Is Back . . . And Part Of The Welsh Challenge At The English Open

No fewer than a dozen Welsh warriors are crossing the border into enemy territory this week, all aiming to bring back the spoils from the 19.com English Open. Leading the charge – as you may expect – is the evergreen Mark Williams, fresh from losing an enthralling China Open final... Read More

Day Dream Turns Into Nightmare As Ryan Crashes Out At The Crucible

Ryan Day’s dreams of becoming world snooker champion have been shattered for another year after suffering a Crucible nightmare. The Welshman looked well set to complete a first-round win over Anthony McGill, having consolidated his 6-3 overnight lead into an 8-5 advantage at the mid-session interval on Thursday. But as... Read More
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