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.
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.
Former Welsh Rugby Union chief executive David Moffett has urged the All Blacks to either sack or back coach Ian Foster. Foster appeared to be on the verge of being dismissed after New Zealand suffered a run of five Test defeats in six matches. But the All Blacks – who play Wales in Cardiff on November 5 – rallied to earn a superb 35-23 victory in South Africa last weekend and since then his bosses have refused to comment on his immediate future.
Osian Pryce maintains his strong challenge for the 2022 British Rally Championship title after finishing runner-up in the Voyonic Grampian Forest Rally. It was the second time in as many years that the Machynlleth-born driver had finished second on the Aberdeenshire forestry event, as he and co-driver Noel O’Sullivan enjoyed another fast and trouble-free run in their Demon Tweeks-backed Melvyn Evans Motorsport-prepared Volkswagen Polo GTI R5. As the highest placed returnee, Pryce started this year’s Grampian Forest Rally first on the road – which turned out to be a disadvantage as he swept the loose gravel off the surface in the fast and flowing Durris, Fetteresso and Drumtochty forests.
Welsh Fencing is celebrating a highly successful Senior Commonwealth Championships in which Wales won four medals, including gold for Gemma Collis. The London event – which saw teams from all over the Commonwealth compete in a sport that used to be part of the Games itself – yielded a gold, two silvers and a bronze for Wales. Leading the way was para fencer Collis, who took gold in the wheelchair women’s foil, category A competition.
By Carl Field The 2022 Welsh Rhythmic Championships take centre stage at Sport Wales National Centre in Cardiff this weekend as Commonwealth Games selection draws ever closer. In two days of action across the various age groups in the Open and Closed categories, it will also be the last chance for the... Read More
Students and young people in Wales have had a taste of triathlon and the hope is it’s a flavour to their liking. The event was a recent Go-Tri duathlon within broader activity at Pembrey Country Park that also included a competitive duathlon for more regular runners and cyclists. Organised by... Read More
Gareth Bale is looking to inspire the next generation of golfers in Wales, backing a new national Under 16 event for boys and girls. Working with Wales Golf, who will run the national junior championship at the beginning of June, the tournament is the start of a three-year partnership between Wales... Read More
With the Commonwealth Games only five months away, Welsh athletes are getting primed for Birmingham. That means training, resting, competing . . . and eating. So, who makes sure the top Welsh sports stars are cooking up a healthy basis from which to serve up their best? Aled Wheeler has... Read More
By Gareth James Sport Wales has welcomed the announcement of an additional investment of £4.5m from the Welsh Government to support the improvement and development of sport and leisure facilities in the length and breadth of Wales. The umbrella governing body believe the additional investment will contribute to the ambition for every... Read More