Wales winger Sorba Thomas has swapped a relegation fight with Huddersfield for a promotion chase with Blackburn Rovers after being told he had fallen down the pecking order with the Terriers. Thomas – who went to the World Cup with Wales only two months ago – was told his chances were going to be limited at Huddersfield after they brought in some new additions. The club are languishing in the Championship relegation zone, three points adrift of Cardiff City who are in 21st place.
New attack coach Alex King says Wales are determined to play an entertaining brand which is rooted deep in the country’s DNA. King joined up with the rest of Warren Gatland’s coaching staff on Monday, with the New Zealander having chosen the former England fly-half to replace Stephen Jones as attack coach. The 47-year-old has little time to get his messages and methods across ahead of the Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 4, but King is confident that he can do so to mark Gatland’s Wales return with a winning start.
Welsh female athletes are still waiting to hear from World Athletics who say their transgender policy is still a work in progress. Its stance follows claims made by British shot-putter that the governing body’s preferred option would “screw” female athletes. The global organisation is consulting with member federations over its preferred option for a new policy.
Slow and steady wins the race isn't a phrase normally associated with athletics - a sport where speed is key. However, when you are nurturing a prodigious young talent, the patient approach is a winning formula. Rising Welsh middle-distance star Jake Heyward has been earmarked for success from a young... Read More
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Jog On, Jake Heyward . . . The Welsh Kid Who's Run Past Coe, Ovett And Cram . . . And Now His Own Coach
How good is Welsh middle distance runner Jake Heyward? Good enough to be faster at 19 than Seb Coe, Steve Ovett and Steve Cram. That’s how good. Rob Cole tracks the Welsh teenager’s latest milestone. You would have thought the tension would be running high at the Team Thie track... Read More
Steve Cram has described Welsh teenage middle distance prospect Jake Heyward as a "championship runner" who has the potential to make it to the top of his sport. There can be few greater judges of middle distance running than the former 1500m and mile world record holder turned BBC television... Read More