36 posts about Sport on this blog
Thursday 14 August 2014, 10:18
As the football season kicks off, BBC Radio Wales Editor Steve Austins explains the station's coverage of the main Welsh teams for the season.
Thursday 24 July 2014, 15:53
Last night's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Glasgow was a glorious rousing spectacle of Scottish sight and sound. A terrific riot of musical colour and visual flourishes.
Wednesday 23 July 2014, 14:02
As the Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow take a look back to the summer of 1958 when its predecessor, the British Empire and Commonwealth Games, took place in Cardiff.
Wednesday 2 July 2014, 14:12
As the second hand counts down to 10.30, hundreds of eager fans wait for the grand gates of the All England Club to fling open. They'll be waiting a long time. The home of the most prestigious event in the tennis calendar doesn't do 'flinging'.
Tuesday 10 June 2014, 12:52
I first met John Hartson back in 1994. I was working as a television producer in BBC Wales Sport and had travelled up to Luton on a wet and windy February night with football commentator John Hardy to watch Luton Town’s FA Cup fourth round replay against Newcastle United.
Friday 3 January 2014, 15:57
A look back over highlights from 2013 for BBC Cymru Wales
Friday 1 November 2013, 14:54
The athlete Steve Jones is one of those characters who are often overlooked by the press and public alike. He is quiet and modest about his achievements, but the fact remains that he is one of the most successful long distance runners ever produced in Britain.
Monday 28 October 2013, 09:40
For many, this weekend's game between Cardiff City and Swansea City is more than a football match. Seasoned football observers won't need telling that the south Wales derby is one of, if not the most fierce match in British football.
Wednesday 11 September 2013, 13:59
Following on from last year's visit to the Blue Lagoon near Abereiddy in Pembrokeshire - the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series returns to Wales on 13 and 14 September 14, 201
Monday 2 September 2013, 15:26
Sobers' score of 36 runs for the over is a new world record, beating the previous highest score - five sixes and a four - of 34.
Tuesday 6 August 2013, 11:00
Wednesday 10 July 2013, 15:46
In the 1930s John Charles Peterson - Jack as he was universally known - was one of the most graceful and most popular of all British professional boxers.
Monday 17 June 2013, 10:00
One of the pillars of the 1972 All Black pack – in his way as significant a figure as the legendary Colin Meads – was the six foot tall, 17 stone prop Keith Murdoch.
Friday 14 June 2013, 14:44
When the season ended the club found itself lying 16th out of 16 teams in the division with a return of just four points from one win and one draw in 30 games.
Tuesday 21 May 2013, 14:54
Learning to run a football club is one thing. Turning it in to a multi-million pound business is another, so the achievement is a marvellous one.
Friday 12 April 2013, 10:14
John Elsworthy might be regarded as the best Welsh footballer never to gain an international cap for his country.
Thursday 28 March 2013, 15:00
Wales are the Six Nations champions for the second year running, and the fourth time in nine seasons. Last weekend, the Wales Sevens team came within a whisker of glory at the Hong Kong Sevens. Welsh rugby fans have rarely had it so good.
Wednesday 6 February 2013, 15:09
It has been over a year since the novelist and poet Owen Sheers rolled up his sleeves and ventured forth into the world of rucks, mauls, Ralgex and national heroes.
Friday 25 January 2013, 15:38
Sir Alex Ferguson was around 34 when he first donned the manager's tracksuit. Sir Matt Busby and Bill Shankly were 36, Brian Clough was 30. When it comes to starting out in senior football management 19-year-old Dave Webber has already eclipsed four of the all time greats.
Wednesday 19 December 2012, 11:53
When you're back from the pub and tucking in to a plateful of turkey and trimmings on Christmas Day, washing it down with a nice glass of wine perhaps, spare a thought for Ken Owens.
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