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Matt Richards Heads Five Star Welsh Group Heading For Paris Olympics

Matt Richards swimming
World champion Matt Richards will head five Welsh swimmers who have been selected for Great Britain at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris this summer. Richards, Medi Harris, Daniel Jervis and Kieran Bird will fly the flag for Wales as part of Team GB during the Olympic pool programme, while Hector Pardoe - who earned a bronze medal at February's World Championships - will race in the 10km open water marathon event. The five-star showing is only one swimmer fewer than the super six Welsh swimmers who went to the delayed Tokyo Olympics three years ago.

So Solid Elfyn Evans Looking For More Croatian Magic

Elfyn Evans is looking to grab the lead in the World Rally Championship title battle in Croatia this week.

Welsh Regions Reminded Of Task Ahead As Leinster Sign Jordie Barrett

Jordie Barrett New Zealand
Welsh regions hoping to assemble squads to become competitive with the best in the United Rugby Championship have been given a sobering reminder of the size of that task after Leinster announced the capture of All Blacks star, Jordie Barrett.

Josh Turnbull Insists Young Blood Can Get Welsh Rugby Pumping Again

John Turnbull Cardiff
Josh Turnbull insists he sees exciting times ahead in Welsh rugby as he begins his new career as a coach. The 36-year-old Cardiff back rower has confirmed he has played his last match and will take up a coaching position within the Cardiff academy set-up.

James Harris Admits Glamorgan Left Disappointed By Derbyshire Draw

James Harris Glamorgan
James Harris admitted Glamorgan were disappointed they were unable to press home a promising position against Derbyshire and had to settle for a draw in their first home County Championship game of the season. The match finished with spoils shared after a superb stand between Luis Reece and Brooke Guest guided the visitors to safety.

Phil Pratt – Multi-Talented, Multi-skilled, And Heading For Paris This Summer

Phil Pratt
Phil Pratt will be at the Paralympics in Paris later this year, but it’s not too much of a stretch to imagine the highlight of his summer could have been playing at Wimbledon. Pratt is the man who captained Great Britain’s wheelchair basketball team to World Championship glory in 2018.

Gerwyn Price Admits German Defeat Was Hard To Take

Gerwyn Price darts
Gerwyn Price believes he let a fifth International Darts Open title slip from his grasp after losing the final of the European tour event. German home favourite Martin Schindler denied Price as he surged to victory in his first European Tour final. The 27-year-old German powered his way to an 8-5 win over the two-time defending champion at the WT Energiesysteme Arena in Riesa to claim his first senior PDC crown.

Erol Bulut Turns On His Critics And Demands Credit For Cardiff City Upsurge

Erol Bulut
Erol Bulut has issued an impassioned defence of his record as Cardiff City manager as he seeks to stay in charge this summer. The Bluebirds boss has taken issue with his critics, who he claims have tried to suggest he should take little credit for the club’s improvement on last season.

Chris Cooke Backs Glamorgan To Claim Win After Brilliant Ton

Chris Cooke Glamorgan
Century-maker Chris Cooke believes he has set the platform for Glamorgan to achieve a memorable victory over Derbyshire. Cooke helped Glamorgan pull in front on day three of their Vitality County Championship match against after they posted 361 for seven declared to set a target of 401 for the visitors.

Newport County Boss Graham Coughlan To Consider His Position After Sixth Defeat

Graham Coughlan Newport county
Newport County manager Graham Coughlan has given a scathing assessment of his team - and questioned his own future - after they suffered a sixth successive defeat. The County boss said the club’s fans deserved better after their latest setback - a 2-1 loss at home against Tranmere Rovers. That makes it a miserable round half dozen of losses on the bounce for Newport, who only a month ago looked to have a decent outside chance of making the play-offs before their rotten run.

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Welsh Rugby: What Went Wrong? . . . New Book Tries To Exlpain The Mess And Suggests A Way It Might Be Cleared Up

The 2022-23 may just have been the bleakest in Welsh rugby history. In late February 2023, the national men’s team’s players were threatening not to turn out for that weekend’s Six Nations game against England. Endless prevarication between the WRU and the professional clubs about finalising a new financial agreement... Read More

Elinor Barker Aims For Track And Road Double At Cycling World Championships

Elinor Barker is hoping to get two for the price of one when Scotland hosts the first ever combined cycling world championships in August. An Olympic and five-time world champion on the track, Barker has been focusing more on the road this season and said the opportunity to compete in... Read More

Gareth Thomas Insists The Foot Shooting Is Over And Wales Will Go All Guns Blazing Against England

Gareth Thomas insists Wales will go at England with “all guns blazing” on Saturday despite shooting themselves in the foot in an extraordinary build-up to their Six nations clash. The Ospreys prop admits he has never been involved in preparation as badly focused as the lead in to what is... Read More

Defensive Circle Disruption Causes Dragons Problems

Celtic Dragons have suffered from rotten luck the first couple of weeks in this new Vitality Netball Superleague season. Cardiff-based Dragons are bottom of the table having lost their first three fixtures including a 69-38 defeat in their latest outing against joint league leaders London Pulse at the Copperbox Arena. They were... Read More

Cardiff Devils Take A Flyer On Mission To Scottish Stars

Cardiff Devils are looking to start building momentum in Scotland this weekend. They take on Fife Flyers and Dundee Stars away after a wobbly start to the new ice hockey season and coach Andrew Lord says: “We have two extremely tough games in Scotland.  “Our win against Coventry will give us a... Read More

Devils Shoot Down Stars In Five-Star Final Period

Cardiff Devils 8, Dundee Stars 6 Cardiff Devils were rocked by the shooting Stars of Dundee, but came through the Elite League test with flying colours. The Scottish visitors led 3-1 and 5-3 at the Viola Arena in Cardiff Bay and Devils were forced to fight and scrap to the bitter end. With... Read More
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