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Adele Nicholl And Bethan Davies Produce Golden Double . . . As Welsh Athletics Roars In UK Athletics Championship

"Fesh-Faced" Elfyn Evans So Close, But Loses Out To Fresh-Faced Kalle Rovanpera On Safari Rally

Elfyn Evans kicked up clouds the fine dust – or “fesh-fesh” as it’s called in Kenya – to finish second on the Safari Rally and help his Toyota team score a crushing 1-2-3-4 finish on the toughest round of the FIA World Rally Championship. Evans had set fastest time on both passes of the Soysambu stage that opened Saturday’s loop to keep himself within 16 seconds of team-mate Kalle Rovanperä, but lost time – and ultimately the chance of victory – on the day’s final two wet and muddy stages because of an issue cleaning the windscreen.

Wayne Pivac On Pride And The Prejudice Of Being Written Off Before Wales Face South Africa

Wales coach Wayne Pivac admits his men are on a mission to restore lost pride when they face the daunting challenge of South Africa this week. The tourists will meet the world champions with faces still red after Wales’ 22-21 defeat to Italy in their last match of the Six Nations. “I hope we are going to be a lot better than our last game,” pledged Pivac.

A New Dawn For The Dragons? Dai Flanagan Hopes To Bring About Much Needed Change

See You Soon, LA . . . Gareth Bale Set For July 9 MLS Debut After Cheeky Cardiff City Video

Gareth Bale has told Los Angeles FC he will see them soon in a message posted as it was announced the Wales captain is joining the Major League Soccer club. After weeks of speculation – that included the always seemingly unlikely idea that he might move from Real Madrid to play in the Championship for Cardiff City – Bale has opted to play in the United States as he prepares to lead Wales into the World Cup in Qatar later this year. The five-time Champions League winner is soon to be a free agent and is looking for a new club ahead of playing for Wales at the World Cup , which starts in November.

Azu Like It: Jeremiah Says He Wants To Change British Sprinting Forever After Racing Into History Books

Jeremiah Azu says he wants to change British sprinting forever after winning the Muller UK Athletics Championships 100m title in the fastest time ever run by a Welshman. Cardiff's reigning under-23 champion blasted to a remarkable wind-assisted time of 9.90 to win the final in impressive style.

Colin Ingram Admits Glamorgan's T20 Campaign Is Now In Catch-Up Mode

Glamorgan’s Colin Ingram admitted his team were disappointed at losing a seven-over bash against Somerset which leaves the Welsh county as outsiders to make the T20 Blast knockout stages. Glamorgan were denied a win in their final home match of the season in a hectic, rain-affected fixture. The match was reduced to just seven overs a side, with Glamorgan losing by 16 runs.

Hannah's Manor . . . Brier Confirmed As The Queen Of Welsh Sprinting With New Record

Hannah Brier became Wales's fastest woman in history with a blistering 100m run at the Muller UK Athletics Championships in Manchester on Friday night. The Swansea Harrier had previously jointly held the Welsh record of 11.39 with Sallyane Short and Elaine O'Neill.

Thousands Say Farewell To Phil Bennett As Scarlets, Wales And Lions Legend Leaves A Rugby Field For The Final Time

As the soft, summer rain fell, barely three miles from where Phil Bennett helped Llanelli famously beat New Zealand 9-3 at Stradey Park 50 years ago, family, friends, players past and present, coaches and rugby supporters gathered at Parc y Scarlets to honour his legacy. Bennett was described as “a great gentleman and a great rugby player” as giants of the sport from Wales and beyond united in tribute to him at a remembrance service at the stadium. Bennett, who died earlier this month after a long illness at the age of 73, captained Wales and the British and Irish Lions.

Volunteers Set The Culture And The Tone Of The Organisation . . . Allowing Run 4 Wales To Go From Strength To Strength

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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

Sophie Ingle Set For More Records With Wales After Chelsea's Double Delight

Sophie Ingle will celebrate her Double triumph with Chelsea by trying to break the attendance record for a Wales women’s international later this year. The Wales captain helped her club lift the Women’s FA Cup at the weekend when they overcame Manchester City 3-2 at Wembley after extra time. It... Read More

Natasha Harding Spoke Of Her Pride On Reaching 100 Caps . . . But Is Determined To Surpass It By Playing At The World Cup For Wales

By Harry Corish Wales continued their World Cup qualification push with a disciplined 3-0 win against a resolute Kazakhstan team. Natasha Harding made her 100th cap in Astana but remains focused on helping Wales in their pursuit to reach the World Cup. While it was an emotional moment for the Wales veteran,... Read More

Gemma Grainger's Wales Reach 200th Milestone Against Toughest Opposition So Far

By Lucy Rees Wales manager Gemma Grainger has warned her players Slovenia could be the dark horses of their World Cup group. Grainger heads into a tougher World Cup qualifying match in Lendava on Friday night after two successful results last month against Kazakhstan and Estonia. However, Slovenia could prove a far more... Read More

Wales' Captain Sophie Ingle Is "Excited To Get Back" As They Prepare To Take On Slovenia And Estonia

By Lucy Rees Sophie Ingle's team sit second in the Group I table after two wins over Kazakhstan and Estonia last month, but preparations are well underway as they take on Slovenia on Friday night, in their 200th match and Estonia on Tuesday, hopefully in front of a big crowd. The women's... Read More

FA Wales Announce Women's Squad In A Special Way Leading Up To Their 200th Match

By Lucy Rees The FAW have announced Gemma Grainger’s squad to face Slovenia and Estonia in the next part of their 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifying campaign in a very different way as part of the lead up to the side’s 200th match. Back in September 1993, when some of the... Read More
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