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PARALYMPICS: Wales' Josie Pearson wins discus gold

South Wales Argus: GOLDEN GIRL: Abergavenny's Josie Pearson won gold in the discus today

1:03pm Friday 7th September 2012

ABERGAVENNY'S Josie Pearson has won a gold medal in the discus today, having broken the world record four times. Josie's medal is Wales' third gold in the London Paralympics. 

PARALYMPICS: Tredegar's Mark Colbourne can't add road race medal

South Wales Argus: SPECIAL MOMENT: Tredegar's Mark Colbourne after winning his silver medal yesterday

5:37pm Thursday 6th September 2012

TREDEGAR cyclist Mark Colbourne couldn't add a fourth medal to his tally for the London 2012 Paralympics today as he finished 24th in the road race.

Tredegar's Mark Colbourne eyes fourth Paralympic medal

South Wales Argus: SPECIAL MOMENT: Mark Colbourne with his gold medal

10:32am Thursday 6th September 2012

TREDEGAR’S Mark Colbourne will be hoping to make it four medals out of four in the men’s road race today which is due to start at 2.30pm.

Tredegar's Mark Colbourne wins Paralympic silver in time trial

South Wales Argus: TREDEGAR's Mark Colbourne wins Paralympic silver in time trial

12:43pm Wednesday 5th September 2012

TREDEGAR's Mark Colbourne has won a Paralympic silver medal  in the C1 Individual Time Trial at Brands Hatch today.

Newport nurse in the thick of Olympic BMX action

South Wales Argus: OLYMPIC DUTY: Nurse Jess Arthurs, circled, and her medical colleagues stretcher off a BMX rider injured in one of the heats

11:10am Wednesday 5th September 2012

NURSE Jess Arthurs had a close-up view of the thrills, spills and danger of Olympic GamesBMXbike racing as part of a medical team assigned to help stricken riders.

Chepstow's Jenny McLoughlin wins Paralympic bronze

South Wales Argus: Great Britain's (left to right) Olivia Breen, Jenny McLoughlin, Katrina Hart and Bethany Woodward celebrate their third place in the women's 4 x 100m relay T35-38 at the Olympic stadium, London

11:13pm Tuesday 4th September 2012

Chepstow's Jenny McLoughlin won bronze in the in T35-38 4x100m relay final tonight for ParalympicsGB.

I won silver medal with broken hands, reveals Fred Evans

South Wales Argus: BATTLED THROUGH PAIN: Newport boxer Fred Evans with his  silver medal from the London 2012 Olympic Games

6:00am Friday 17th August 2012

FRED Evans today reveals his amazing Olympic secret – he won a silver medal despite his hands being so badly damaged doctors warned him not to fight.

Fred Evans could be on the road to Rio

South Wales Argus: GREAT GAMES: Fred Evans with his London 2012 silver medal

6:00am Wednesday 15th August 2012

WITH Great Britain’s London 2012 boxers having the most successful Games since 1920, team leader Rob McCracken faces an anxious wait as the promoters circle ready to pluck his prizefighters from the amateur ranks and place them in professional circles.

GARY BAKER'S OLYMPIC BLOG: Gwent athletes did us proud

South Wales Argus: SILVER MEDAL: Newport boxer Fred Evans on his way to victory over number one ranked Egidijus Kavaliauskas

1:58pm Tuesday 14th August 2012

WHEN Gwent athletes return to their daily routines from breaks after London 2012 they will reflect on a fortnight where, win or lose, they did the county proud.

Newport velodrome gears up to help Paralympic cyclists

South Wales Argus: WORLD-CLASS: Australian cyclist Susan Powell practises at Wales National Velodrome in Newport for the forthcoming Paralympics in London

9:40am Tuesday 14th August 2012

FOLLOWING the success of Team GB’s Olympic training camp at the Wales National Velodrome, Newport is gearing up to welcome three Paralympic cycling teams to the city.

Fred Evans tipped to be a world champion as a professional

South Wales Argus: WHAT A GAMES: Newport boxer Fred Evans with his London 2012 silver medal

6:00am Tuesday 14th August 2012

NEWPORT’S Olympic silver medallist Fred Evans has been tipped to become a world champion as a professional.

Fred Evans missed Olympic gold but his pals say: ‘He did everyone proud’

South Wales Argus: TENSE TIME: Regulars at the Picton Arms, including Phil Lewis

10:17am Monday 13th August 2012

DESPITE missing out on gold, friends of adopted “Pill boy” Fred Evans described him as a “hero” as they spoke of their pride in his achievements.

Newport boxer Fred Evans dedicates silver medal to his late mother

South Wales Argus: BRAVE IN DEFEAT: Fred Evans takes the fight to Serik Sapiyev

8:01pm Sunday 12th August 2012

NEWPORT boxer Fred Evans dedicated his Olympic silver medal to his late mum, Tracy, after he was outpointed by Serik Sapiyev 17-9 in the London 2012 welterweight final today.

Olympic silver for Newport's Fred Evans

South Wales Argus: SILVER STAR: Newport's Fred Evans took silver in the Olympic welter weight contest

2:37pm Sunday 12th August 2012

FRED Evans failed to claim Newport's first Olympic gold after losing to Serik Sapiyev of Kazakhstan in the welter weight final this afternoon.

Silver lining for Fred Evans

1:48pm Sunday 12th August 2012

Newport boxer Fred Evans wins an Olympic silver medal.

Sprint youngsters will bounce back - Newport's Christian Malcolm

South Wales Argus: Christian Malcolm refused to blame 'lack of experience' for GB's relay failure

12:40pm Saturday 11th August 2012

NEWPORT'S Team GB sprinter Christian Malcolm leapt to the defence of team mate Adam Gemili after last night's baton error in the 4x100 metres relay.

Pontywaun man keeps wheels spinning for Team GB cyclists

South Wales Argus: VITAL LINK:  Martyn Ashfield

10:30am Saturday 11th August 2012

A VALLEYS man has been keeping British Olympic athletes on two wheels this week.

GARY BAKER'S OLYMPIC BLOG: 800m final was one of the greatest races of all time

9:00am Saturday 11th August 2012

THE ICONIC Usain Bolt did it again on Thursday night – and the streets of Stratford joined forces with those in Kingston, Jamaica, as the Caribbean people on both sides of the Atlantic had one heck of a party.

South Korea clinch football bronze in Cardiff

South Wales Argus: South Korea clinch football bronze in Cardiff

11:09pm Friday 10th August 2012

SOUTH Korea's men overcame Japan 2-0 to clinch bronze in tonight's play-off at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium to claim the country's first ever Olympic football medal.

Relay baton error marks Christian Malcolm's Olympic farewell

South Wales Argus: GUTTED: Christian Malcolm after tonight's race

10:41pm Friday 10th August 2012

CHRISTIAN Malcom's Olympic swansong was marked by a handover error in the sprint relay which saw Team GB disqualified from the semi-final.

Brilliant Fred Evans beats world No1 to make Olympic final

South Wales Argus: WHAT A NIGHT: Fred Evans on his way to victory over world  No1 Taras Shelestyuk of the Ukraine tonight

10:34pm Friday 10th August 2012

NEWPORT’S Fred Evans pulled off the result of his career to defeat world champion Taras Shelestyuk 11-10 and book his place in Sunday's Olympic welterweight final.

Newport's Fred Evans books Olympic gold medal bout

9:56pm Friday 10th August 2012

NEWPORT'S Fred Evans is three rounds from Olympic gold after beating Ukrainian world champion Taras Shelestyuk in tonight's welterweight contest.

Golden joy for Jade

South Wales Argus: SPECIAL MOMENT: Jade Jones with her gold medal

6:13pm Friday 10th August 2012

JADE Jones claimed a life-changing and first-ever British Olympic taekwondo gold medal – then declared she couldn’t wait to get back to Flint to celebrate.

Frankie's Olympic adventure is over

South Wales Argus: GAVE IT HER ALL: Frankie Jones in action today

5:12pm Friday 10th August 2012

WELSH rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones missed out on a place in the final of the individual all-around event as Russia dominated with a top-two finish.

Mum would be 'so proud' of Newport's Olympic hopeful Fred Evans

12:23pm Friday 10th August 2012

 IN JUST a few hours time Fred Evans's family will be rooting for the Olympic star as he faces his biggest task yet-to bring home a Gold medal.

GARY BAKER'S OLYMPIC BLOG: Get ready to cheer Fred on to victory

9:00am Friday 10th August 2012

YOU will be able to hear the roar for Fred Evans all the way down the M4 from London to Newport when he walks into the ring tonight.

South Wales sailor Hannah Mills wins Olympic silver for Team GB

South Wales Argus: Hannah Mills (left) and Saskia Clark are set for a gold medal showdown with the New Zealand team. Picture: Richard Langdon/RYA

3:56pm Friday 10th August 2012

SOUTH WALES sailor Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark won the Olympic 470 Women’s silver medal at Weymouth and Portland today (Friday 10 August) – Great Britain’s fifth sailing medal of London 2012.

Wales' Jade Jones wins Olympic taekwondo gold

South Wales Argus: GOLDEN GIRL: Jade Jones

10:41pm Thursday 9th August 2012

WALES' Jade Jones became Team GB's latest gold medallist after winning her taekwondo bout tonight.

Frankie just happy long wait is finally over

South Wales Argus: STUNNING: Frankie Jones in action today

6:47pm Thursday 9th August 2012

WELSH rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones insists she couldn’t have asked for a better start to life in the capital after finally getting her London 2012 assault under way today.

You Khan do it, Amir tells Fred Evans

6:42pm Thursday 9th August 2012

FRED Evans was first inspired to fight at the Olympics by Amir Khan’s silver medal in 2004 and now his boyhood hero is backing the Newport welterweight to go one better than him.

Pontypool dad cheers on Olympic gymnast daughter

South Wales Argus: PROUD DAD: Frankie Jones with her father Colin ‘Team Frankie’ cheers on Welsh Olympic hopeful

10:10am Thursday 9th August 2012

 A PONTYPOOL dad will be beaming with pride today when his daughter represents Britain at the Olympics.

GARY BAKER'S OLYMPIC BLOG: Fred fortunate to be in semis, now let's hope he goes all the way

8:00am Thursday 9th August 2012

FRED Evans can count himself lucky to have reached the boxing semi-finals – on two fronts.

Newport's Fred Evans knows he's used up all his luck

South Wales Argus: TALENTED: Fred Evans

6:00am Thursday 9th August 2012

FRED Evans admits he was so nearly the architect of his own downfall in his welterweight quarter-final against Custio Clayton and maintains he won’t repeat the same mistakes for his Olympic semi-final.

Christian Malcolm considers future after Olympic 200m semi final agony

South Wales Argus: GUTTED: Christian Malcolm after tonight's race

10:05pm Wednesday 8th August 2012

CHRISTIAN Malcolm’s dream of a third Olympic final appearance ended tonight – and the Newport ace admitted it might soon be time to call it quits from the track too.

Newport's Christian Malcolm fails to make Olympic 200m final

South Wales Argus: Newport's Christian Malcolm fails to make Olympic 200m final

9:45pm Wednesday 8th August 2012

Christian Malcolm put in a strong bid to reach the Olympic 200m final tonight, but failed to progress beyond the semis.

GARY BAKER'S OLYMPIC BLOG: Canada's Abergavenny cycling coach gives praise to GB

2:40pm Wednesday 8th August 2012

RICHARD Wooles could only look on in awe at the Velodrome and praise the incredible British Cycling squad yesterday.

Newport's Christian Malcolm eyes semi-final spot

South Wales Argus: SET FOR SEMIS: Christian Malcolm

2:21pm Wednesday 8th August 2012

CHRISTIAN Malcolm can’t see himself climbing the Olympic podium in the 200m at London 2012 – but that isn’t stopping him aiming to be part of what he believes will be a historic final.

It's bronze at least for Newport's Fred Evans

10:44pm Tuesday 7th August 2012

NEWPORT’S Fred Evans became Wales’ first boxer to win an Olympic medal in 30 years as he edged past Custio Clayton by countback in the welterweight quarter-final to guarantee himself at least a bronze.

Newport's Fred Evans secures medal in tight contest

South Wales Argus: TALENTED: Fred Evans

10:23pm Tuesday 7th August 2012

NEWPORT'S Fred Evans narrowly booked a place in the Olympic semi-final after beating Canadian Custio Clayton on a countback.

Malcolm targeting 200m final

South Wales Argus: EASING THROUGH: Newport’s Christian Malcolm, centre, qualifying for the 200m semi-final

9:29pm Tuesday 7th August 2012

CHRISTIAN Malcolm can’t see himself climbing the Olympic podium in the 200m at London 2012 – but that isn’t stopping him aiming to be part of what he believes will be a historic final.

Newport's Christian Malcolm through to Men's Olympic 200m semi-finals

South Wales Argus: SET FOR SEMIS: Christian Malcolm

1:52pm Tuesday 7th August 2012

NEWPORT'S Christian Malcolm went through to the Men's Olympic 200m semi-finals today.

Greene misses out on medal

South Wales Argus: Dai Greene only just made it through to the final as a fastest loser

9:42pm Monday 6th August 2012

DAI Greene's bid for Olympic gold ended in disappointment as he had to settle for an agonising fourth place in the 400 metres final tonight.

LIVE: Olympics 100m final from the Argus

South Wales Argus: LEGEND: Ben Black's pic of the scoreboard says it all - Usain Bolt retains his Olympic title

10:52am Sunday 5th August 2012

COVERAGE of today's Olympic action from the Argus on Twitter.

LIVE: Olympic football - Team GB v South Korea

11:00am Saturday 4th August 2012

FOLLOW Olympic football live with our coverage from Cardiff of Team GB v South Korea.

Team GB lose on penalties in Cardiff

South Wales Argus: Daniel Sturridge missed Great Britain's last spot kick in the penalty shoot-out

11:30pm Saturday 4th August 2012

Daniel Sturridge missed Great Britain's last spot kick in the penalty shoot-out Great Britain's men's football team are out of the Olympics after they were beaten 5-4 on penalties by South Korea after their quarter-final ended 1-1 in normal time in Cardiff.

GARY BAKER SAYS: Fred's enjoying his Olympic adventure

8:00am Saturday 4th August 2012

GWENT’S latest Olympian was back in action yesterday and it was further progress for Fred Evans in boxing’s welterweight 69kilos division.

Newport's Evans now just one fight from an Olympic medal

South Wales Argus: SUPERB FINISH: Newport’s Fred Evans on his way to victory over Egidijus Kavaliauskas in yesterday’s last 16 showdown

6:20am Saturday 4th August 2012

FRED EVANS is one fight away from achieving his dream of an Olympic medal after a stunning last-round performance saw him past Lithuania’s Egidijus Kavaliauskas.

Wales' Selby through to last eight

South Wales Argus: HE'S THROUGH: Andrew Selby celebrates victory over Ilyas Suelimenov tonight

10:09pm Friday 3rd August 2012

FLYWEIGHT Andrew Selby ensured there will be two Welsh boxers in the quarter-finals of London 2012 after a comprehensive dismantling of Khazakstan's Ilyas Suelimenov on Friday night.

Japan dispatch Brazil in Cardiff to reach semi-finals

8:55pm Friday 3rd August 2012

 JAPAN beat Brazil 2-0 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff tonight o book a place in the women's semi-final.

Newport's Fred Evans fights his way into last eight

4:11pm Friday 3rd August 2012

NEWPORT boxer Fred Evans is safely through to the last eight of the 69kg welterweight category at London 2012 after a battling 11-7 victory Lithuania's Egidijus Kavaliauskas.






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