Wales may be about to have their first shot at World Cup glory in 64 years, but manager Robert Page, is already looking to a future built around the likes of Bennan Johnson. As Page prepares for the do-or-die play-off against either Scotland or Ukraine, he also has a mind on the younger generation. The caretaker boss - whose own deal with Wales only runs as far as the end of the World Cup campaign - has heaped praise on fit-again Kieffer Moore, and believes he can bring something different to the team, but has stressed the importance of preparing the younger players in the squad for the future of Welsh football.
"It's what we have been training for and preparing for a long time, so it’s both nerve-wracking and exciting.” Those are the words of Welsh rhythmic gymnast Gemma Frizelle as she and her team-mates prepare for a massive next three weeks. First up is the Rhythmic Gymnastics British Championships in Telford this weekend, followed a fortnight later by the Welsh Championships in Cardiff.
Tesni Evans faces the biggest task in women’s squash on Tuesday night when takes on world No.1 Nouran Gohar at the World Championships. Welsh No.1 Evans – who is seeded 13 at the tournament in Cairo – has shown good form so far in overcoming Poland’s Karina Tyma and Coline Aumard of France in reaching the last 16. But she will have to produce the form of her life to unseat Gohar in front of her home Egyptian fans at the Club S Allegria.
Matthew Maynard insists Glamorgan are still reaping the rewards of a positive approach to their County Championship campaign despite their latest defeat. The Welsh county lost by 58 runs to Durham in a match they looked well placed to win at the start of the final day. Instead, they were bowled out for just 137 with England Test hopeful Matty Potts taking 7-40, to leave Glamorgan in third place in Division Two with two wins, two defeats and two draws from their opening six matches.
Josh Griffiths Aiming For Extraordinary World Record At London Marathon . . . With Help From His Dad
Welsh athlete Josh Griffiths has a number of targets at this Sunday’s Virgin Money London Marathon . . . including a world record attempt! But the Swansea Harrier won’t be going for Eliud Kipchoge’s remarkable 2:01.39 world best for the 26.2 mile distance. Griffiths, who will be eyeing a top... Read More
Virtual Racing Will Do Charlotte Arter For Now . . . But The Princess Of Parkrun Wants To Keep It Real
How has the fastest Welsh women over half marathon and world record holder for Parkrun been managing during 2020? A year from the re-scheduled Olympics and exactly two years out from the next Commonwealth Games, Charlotte Arter tells training partner Jenny Nesbitt what she’s been up to and how she... Read More
Charlotte Arter is celebrating after repeating history by breaking her own parkrun world record in Cardiff. The Wales and Great Britain international took a second off her previous record at the weekend to finish the 5km course in 15 minutes 49 seconds. It was last January that Arter ran 15:50... Read More
Kirsty Taylor and Kyron Duke are both celebrating new world records in para-athletics. The Welsh pair produced their leading marks at the Bayer Invitational in Leverkusen, Germany. Taylor, 19, set a new world mark in the T44 long jump with a distance of 4.52m after 26-year-old Duke set a new... Read More
Team Wales Commonwealth Games track cyclist Ethan Vernon warmed up for his medal assault at the UCI Junior World Championships next month by cracking a world record in qualifying. The 17-year-old Bedford schoolboy stripped more than two seconds off the 3 kilometre Individual Pursuit Junior world record with a time... Read More
Hollie Arnold saved her best till last to smash the world record in the F46 javelin to pick up Wales’ second para athletics gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. Hot on the heels of Olivia Breen’s golden leap in the long jump at the Carrara Stadium, the 23-year-old World and... Read More