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Luxury Limo Taulupe Faletau Revs Up For Cardiff And Wales

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The player Cardiff Rugby coach Matt Sherratt described as a Rolls Royce will go through the gears for the first time in six months on Friday night. Taulupe Faletau - who broke his arm playing for Wales at the World Cup - will make his comeback in the capital city region’s United Rugby Championship match against Ulster in Belfast.

Jackson Page To Share Crucible Spotlight With Ronnie O’Sullivan

Jackson Page snooker
Welsh youngster Jackson Page will face history-chasing Ronnie O’Sullivan at the start of the World Snooker Championship. The 22-year-old Page, from Ebbw Vale, will share the spotlight as the sport’s best take to the green baize at the Crucible from Saturday, with the winner crowned in Sheffield on Sunday, May 6.

Gwennan Hopkins Makes Big Impact And Stakes Claim For Long Future For Wales

Gwennan Hopkins
It took Gwennan Hopkins a mere five minutes to make her mark in international rugby. Not many teenagers score on their Test debut, but that’s exactly what the 19-year-old Hopkins did in Cork last weekend as she provided Wales with their only points in a 36-5 defeat.

Jamie Jones Makes It To The Crucible After Beating Former World Champion

Jamie Jones
Jamie Jones has qualified for the World Snooker Championship after ending a 20-year attendance at the tournament for former world champion Neil Robertson. Weshman Jones stormed to a in the final round of World Championship qualifying, meaning Robertson will miss out on the Crucible for the first time in two decades.

The Cardiff Bulut . . . To Fire, Or Not To Fire

Not for the first time since he purchased Cardiff City, owner Vicent Tan has a big call to make. Does he bite the Bulut . . . or fire it? Manager Erol Bulut is out of contract at the end of the season - his sole campaign in charge - and discussions over a new deal have not really gone beyond ordering the coffees.

Huy Of A Ride: Stevie Williams Powers Into Record Books

Stevie Williams bagged the biggest victory of his career when he became the first Brit to win the La Flèche Wallonne classic race.

Former Ryder Cup Wales Chief Rob Holt Is New Chair Of Wales Golf

The former chief executive of Ryder Cup Wales is to become the next Chair of Wales Golf.

Ken Owens Bows Out After 91 Caps And 20 Years Of Hooking

Ken Owens Wales
Wales’ most capped hooker, Ken Owens, has confirmed his retirement from rugby. The 37-year-old Scarlets forward – who has not played for almost a year because of a back injury – says he was advised to stop playing.

Gold Coins For Gold Medals Is Wrong, Says Cycling Chief

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The decision by World Athletics to award prize money at the Paris 2024 Games goes against the Olympic spirit and solidarity among international federations, the head of cycling's global governing body (UCI) has claimed. Athletics became the first sport to offer prize money to Olympic champions when WA President Sebastian Coe announced last week that gold medallists in Paris will each earn £40,000.

Matt Richards Backs Olympic Prize Money As Way To Crush Enhanced Games

Matt Richards swimming
Wales’ world champion swimmer Matt Richards - one of five Team Wales stars selected for Great Britain at this summer’s Olympic Games - believes financial rewards for Olympic gold medals are the only way to shut down the controversial Enhanced Games. Australian freestyle swimmer James Magnussen has become one of the first athletes to sign up for the Enhanced Games. Magnussen will intentionally dope in an attempt to win $1 million by breaking a world record at the event.

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Ironmen Legend Craig Locke Gets Ready For Cup Final No.8 With Merthyr

Craig Locke will join his best man Dafydd Lockyer on eight cup final appearances when he runs out for Merthyr at the Principality Stadium on Sunday night. The man described by Merthyr backer Sir Stan Thomas as “arguably the greatest player to ever play for Merthyr”, the 36-year-old second row... Read More

Champions Cup Lights Go Out On Welsh Rugby As Cardiff Are Subdued, Then Smashed

Former Cardiff coach Danny Wilson was polite and complimentary about his old club but stressed his current Harlequins team can “strangle” any game after Wales’ only representatives in Europe’s top tournament were throttled on their own patch. The Investec Champions Cup tie at the Arms Park could be significant for... Read More

Same Old Story For Desperate Dragons But Cardiff Coach Matt Sherratt Admits: Not A Classic

Cardiff coach Matt Sherratt made few apologies for the lack of drama as his team won a 17th successive derby clash against the desperate Dragons. The BKT United Rugby Championship clash between the rivals went the way of all the others in the last nine years, but Sherratt admitted the... Read More

Ospreys Chief Toby Booth Desperate Not To Become Rare Zebre Prey

You have to go back to 2 January, 2021 for the last time Zebre won an away match in the BKT United Rugby Championship and last weekend’s opening round defeat to Ulster was their 20th defeat in a row. But Ospreys head coach Toby Booth, who has spent the... Read More

Keiran Jones Is Firmly In The Driving Seat As Welsh Para Stars Take Centre Stage

The introduction of seated shot put and discus competitions at last weekend’s Welsh Athletics Championships was described as a “beautiful thing to see” by athlete Keiran Jones. The F34 thrower, who is ranked number one in the UK, was delighted to be competing on the same timetable as able-bodied athletes... Read More

Warren Gatland Claims Wales Shirt ‘Aint What It Used To Be

Warren Gatland has warned that Wales’ top teams - including the national side - need to become more successful or else more players will follow Joe Hawkins out of Test rugby. The Wales coach believes the three regions and Wales all need to improve, otherwise young players like Hawkins could... Read More
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