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Matt Richards Heads Five Star Welsh Group Heading For Paris Olympics

Matt Richards swimming
World champion Matt Richards will head five Welsh swimmers who have been selected for Great Britain at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris this summer. Richards, Medi Harris, Daniel Jervis and Kieran Bird will fly the flag for Wales as part of Team GB during the Olympic pool programme, while Hector Pardoe - who earned a bronze medal at February's World Championships - will race in the 10km open water marathon event. The five-star showing is only one swimmer fewer than the super six Welsh swimmers who went to the delayed Tokyo Olympics three years ago.

So Solid Elfyn Evans Looking For More Croatian Magic

Elfyn Evans is looking to grab the lead in the World Rally Championship title battle in Croatia this week.

Welsh Regions Reminded Of Task Ahead As Leinster Sign Jordie Barrett

Jordie Barrett New Zealand
Welsh regions hoping to assemble squads to become competitive with the best in the United Rugby Championship have been given a sobering reminder of the size of that task after Leinster announced the capture of All Blacks star, Jordie Barrett.

Josh Turnbull Insists Young Blood Can Get Welsh Rugby Pumping Again

John Turnbull Cardiff
Josh Turnbull insists he sees exciting times ahead in Welsh rugby as he begins his new career as a coach. The 36-year-old Cardiff back rower has confirmed he has played his last match and will take up a coaching position within the Cardiff academy set-up.

James Harris Admits Glamorgan Left Disappointed By Derbyshire Draw

James Harris Glamorgan
James Harris admitted Glamorgan were disappointed they were unable to press home a promising position against Derbyshire and had to settle for a draw in their first home County Championship game of the season. The match finished with spoils shared after a superb stand between Luis Reece and Brooke Guest guided the visitors to safety.

Phil Pratt – Multi-Talented, Multi-skilled, And Heading For Paris This Summer

Phil Pratt
Phil Pratt will be at the Paralympics in Paris later this year, but it’s not too much of a stretch to imagine the highlight of his summer could have been playing at Wimbledon. Pratt is the man who captained Great Britain’s wheelchair basketball team to World Championship glory in 2018.

Gerwyn Price Admits German Defeat Was Hard To Take

Gerwyn Price darts
Gerwyn Price believes he let a fifth International Darts Open title slip from his grasp after losing the final of the European tour event. German home favourite Martin Schindler denied Price as he surged to victory in his first European Tour final. The 27-year-old German powered his way to an 8-5 win over the two-time defending champion at the WT Energiesysteme Arena in Riesa to claim his first senior PDC crown.

Erol Bulut Turns On His Critics And Demands Credit For Cardiff City Upsurge

Erol Bulut
Erol Bulut has issued an impassioned defence of his record as Cardiff City manager as he seeks to stay in charge this summer. The Bluebirds boss has taken issue with his critics, who he claims have tried to suggest he should take little credit for the club’s improvement on last season.

Chris Cooke Backs Glamorgan To Claim Win After Brilliant Ton

Chris Cooke Glamorgan
Century-maker Chris Cooke believes he has set the platform for Glamorgan to achieve a memorable victory over Derbyshire. Cooke helped Glamorgan pull in front on day three of their Vitality County Championship match against after they posted 361 for seven declared to set a target of 401 for the visitors.

Newport County Boss Graham Coughlan To Consider His Position After Sixth Defeat

Graham Coughlan Newport county
Newport County manager Graham Coughlan has given a scathing assessment of his team - and questioned his own future - after they suffered a sixth successive defeat. The County boss said the club’s fans deserved better after their latest setback - a 2-1 loss at home against Tranmere Rovers. That makes it a miserable round half dozen of losses on the bounce for Newport, who only a month ago looked to have a decent outside chance of making the play-offs before their rotten run.

Welsh Gymnastics

Welsh Gymnastics Trio Enjoy Successful European Youth Olympic Festival

Welsh artistic gymnasts Ellie Lewis, Jemima Taylor and Alex Niscoveanu all returned home from Slovenia with medals in their luggage after representing Team GB at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Maribor. Niscoveanu, 17, who hails from Penarth and trains at South Essex, won Team gold alongside Jonas Rushworth... Read More

Wales' Commonwealth Games Gymnast Jea Maracha Announces Her Retirement

Commonwealth Games women’s artistic gymnast Jea Maracha has announced her retirement from elite competition. Maracha began her journey in the sport aged five at Phoenix Gymnastics Cardiff. She was first taken into the British Performance Pathway Development Squad in 2016, following her 10th place finish at the 2015 British Championships... Read More

Welsh Tumbler And Multiple Major Championship Medallist Megan Surman Retires

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Gemma Frizelle Adds Top Welsh Award To Her Commonwealth Gold Medal

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Gemma Frizelle... Read More

Ruby Evans, Poppy-Grace Stickler And Joe Cemlyn-Jones Earn Welsh Medal Rush At British Championships

Welsh gymnasts Ruby Evans and Poppy-Grace Stickler proved they belong at the elite end of the sport at senior level with stunning performances at the British Championships. Evans is the new British senior women’s vault champion while Stickler became a double British medallist on floor on the final day of... Read More

Women’s Team Add Gold . . . As Wales Enjoy Success At The 2022 Artistic Gymnastics Northern European Championships

By Carl Field Welsh Gymnastics are reflecting on more success at the recent 2022 Northern European Championships in Jyväskylä, Finland. The Welsh Artistic gymnasts returned home with five medals, including a gold in the Women’s Team event. The women’s team of Mia Evans (Park Wrekin), Abigail Roper (Pipers Vale) along with Clwb... Read More
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