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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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Welsh Fire Goes Out For Aussie Pair Steve Smith And Mitchell Starc

Welsh Fire have opted not to retain Australian Test stars Steve Smith and Mitchell Starc for The Hundred competition this summer. But they have added England’s World Cup-winning seamer Liam Plunkett to their ranks. The new Cardiff-based team were due to spearhead their campaign with two of the biggest names... Read More

Welsh Fire Can Re-Ignite Cricket This Summer, Says Tom Banton

Tom Banton is one of the most exciting young cricketers on the planet but he insists a break from action at the end of last year has set him up for a huge 2021. Somerset and England batsman Banton was one of the headline acts retained by Welsh Fire for... Read More

"World Class" Welsh Fire To Start The Hundred Era . . . While Glamorgan Host Middlesex

Jonny Bairstow will help Welsh Fire ignite The Hundred in the tournament’s opening fixture with opponents Oval Invincibles warning of the Welsh side’s “world class” talent. Bairstow and Jason Roy, England’s World Cup-winning opening partners, are set to go head-to-head when the controversial new tournament gets under way at The... Read More

Steve Smith Set To Captain Welsh Fire

Steve Smith has welcomed his recruitment by Welsh Fire as the Cardiff-based team prepare to unleash the Australian run-machine and his countryman Mitchell Starc on their Hundred rivals next summer. Both Aussies were picked up by the new Welsh team in the draft for the inaugural 100-ball tournament which took... Read More

Shaun Marsh Will Deal With Roughed-Up Verbals, Says Robert Croft

Robert Croft insists Glamorgan’s new overseas star Shaun Marsh will slog away any attempts to send him verbal bouncers over the Australian ball-tampering scandal. Marsh arrives in Cardiff this week to begin his second stint with Glamorgan, fresh from the most contentious cricket tour for years – the Aussies’ ill-fated trip... Read More

Commonwealth Games Can Repair Aussie Reputation, Says Gold Coast Chief

Australian sport is in need of a PR make-over following the ball-tampering row with their cricketers and Gold Coast 2018 chairman Peter Beattie is hoping the Commonwealth Games can restore his nation’s tarnished reputation. The actions of Aussie cricket skipper Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft brought shame on... Read More
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