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36 posts about Sport on this blog

  1. Football on Radio Wales: A tricky balance of rights, geography and soldering irons

    Thursday 14 August 2014, 10:18

    Steve Austins Steve Austins Editor, BBC Radio Wales

    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.

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  2. Wales isn't a 'principality' - sorry!

    Thursday 24 July 2014, 15:53

    Owen Williams Owen Williams

    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.

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  3. The British Empire and Commonwealth Games at Cardiff

    Wednesday 23 July 2014, 14:02

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    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.

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  4. BBC Wales at Wimbledon

    Wednesday 2 July 2014, 14:12

    Catrin Heledd Catrin Heledd

    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'.

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  5. When heroes become friends: The John Hartson story

    Tuesday 10 June 2014, 12:52

    Geraint Rowlands Geraint Rowlands

    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.

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  6. Our best bits from 2013

    Friday 3 January 2014, 15:57

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    A look back over highlights from 2013 for BBC Cymru Wales

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  7. Steve Jones, the quiet Welshman

    Friday 1 November 2013, 14:54

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    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.

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  8. Looking forward to the big match - Cardiff City v Swansea City

    Monday 28 October 2013, 09:40

    Simon Davies Simon Davies

    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.

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  9. Wales prepares for cliff diving's finest

    Wednesday 11 September 2013, 13:59

    Martin Aaron Martin Aaron

    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

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  10. Sobers hits the cricket world for six

    Monday 2 September 2013, 15:26

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    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.

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  11. Chepstow Race Course

    Tuesday 6 August 2013, 11:00

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

     

    The date 6 August is a significant one in the Welsh sporting calendar, for on that date in 1926 Chepstow Race Course was opened.

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  12. Jack Petersen, boxer without parallel

    Wednesday 10 July 2013, 15:46

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    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.

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  13. A moment of infamy

    Monday 17 June 2013, 10:00

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    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.

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  14. Optimism turns to realism for 'youngest' football coach

    Friday 14 June 2013, 14:44

    Rhodri Owen Rhodri Owen

    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.

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  15. Swansea City, football's Tower Colliery

    Tuesday 21 May 2013, 14:54

    Simon Davies Simon Davies

    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.

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  16. The Welshman who helped Alf Ramsey win the World Cup

    Friday 12 April 2013, 10:14

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    John Elsworthy might be regarded as the best Welsh footballer never to gain an international cap for his country.

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  17. Judgement Day: a double header of Welsh derby action

    Thursday 28 March 2013, 15:00

    Ross Harries Ross Harries

    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.

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  18. Writer Owen Sheers on his time as the Welsh Rugby Union artist in residence

    Wednesday 6 February 2013, 15:09

    Polly March Polly March

    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.

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  19. Football manager, 19, is 'eternal optimist'

    Friday 25 January 2013, 15:38

    Rhodri Owen Rhodri Owen

    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.

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  20. My Christmas: the rugby player

    Wednesday 19 December 2012, 11:53

    Rhodri Owen Rhodri Owen

    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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