BBC Wales Sport

Wrexham’s Ben Tozer on throw-ins: ‘It’s definitely something that worries people’

BBC Wales Sport September 24, 2021 at 4:03 am

Wrexham defender Ben Tozer says he works on his long throw-ins during training so that team mates can get accustomed to them.

PFA is working to ‘educate’ players on risks of brain injuries

BBC Wales Sport September 23, 2021 at 11:00 pm

The chairman of the Professional Footballers’ Association says the union is working to “educate” players on the risks of brain injuries so they can make “informed decisions”.

Alix Popham: Contact training changes must be mandatory, says ex-Wales forward

BBC Wales Sport September 23, 2021 at 8:37 pm

Former Wales flanker Alix Popham believes a reduction in contact training needs to be mandatory at all levels of rugby union.

Welsh Cup: Connah’s Quay Nomads face Trefelin test in Round Three

BBC Wales Sport September 23, 2021 at 8:09 pm

Trefelin BGC of the Cymru South face Cymru Premier champions Connah’s Quay Nomads in the pick of the Welsh Cup Round Three ties.

County Championship: Smith ton leads Surrey run-feast against Glamorgan

BBC Wales Sport September 23, 2021 at 5:59 pm

Jamie Smith hits 138 while Ollie Pope and Hashim Amla are close to hundreds as Surrey reach 387-2 on a flat pitch against Glamorgan.

Chaz Davies to retire from Superbike racing

BBC Wales Sport September 23, 2021 at 5:44 pm

Chaz Davies announces he will retire from World Superbike racing after almost a decade competing at the top level.

Bangor 1876 v Menai Bridge Tigers – is this the most local derby in British football?

BBC Wales Sport September 23, 2021 at 4:50 pm

Welsh clubs Bangor 1876 and Menai Bridge Tigers’ home grounds are now just 40 yards apart.

United Rugby Championship: How will the 16 sides fare?

BBC Wales Sport September 23, 2021 at 1:52 pm

BBC Sport looks at the chances of all 16 sides ahead of this season’s new United Rugby Championship (URC) tournament.

Romelu Lukaku calls for players’ summit with social media companies to tackle racism

BBC Wales Sport September 23, 2021 at 1:03 pm

Romelu Lukaku says footballers should take “stronger positions” on racism than just taking the knee and wants social media companies to meet players.

Steve Thompson to donate brain for chronic traumatic encephalopathy research

BBC Wales Sport September 23, 2021 at 12:21 pm

Rugby World Cup winner Steve Thompson, who was diagnosed with dementia aged 42, will donate his brain to scientists researching brain trauma.