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.
By Hannah Blackwell Zoe Backstedt has claimed she was shocked to become Wales’ latest world champion – even though not many others in cycling felt the same. Backstedt was crowned the junior women’s cyclo-cross world champion in Fayetteville, Arkansas on Saturday. The 17-year-old was hot favourite going into the race having dominated the... Read More
Zoe Backstedt has revealed her first senior cyclocross victory came at a cost – a bad back. The 17-year-old Welsh rider became the youngest winner of a women's elite race at the Ethias Cross cyclocross competition in Essen, Germany. Backstedt – who became junior road race world champion in September... Read More
By Gareth James New Welsh world champion Zoe Bäckstedt revealed she had her whole family in tears after winning the junior road race title at the UCI Road Cycling World Championships in Belgium. The teenager from Pontyclun in mid-Glamorgan cried on the podium, while her parents and sister wept tears of joy... Read More
Zoe Backstedt powered to ITT silver on her World... Read More
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