Wales should have had Fred Evans replacement lined up, says Jamie Arthur

South Wales Argus: DISAPPOINTED: Jamie Arthur

3:24pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CWMBRAN’S former Commonwealth Games champion boxer Jamie Arthur says Wales should have had a reserve in place for Fred Evans if his participation was in doubt.

Chepstow meeting abandoned

3:38pm Monday 21st July 2014

CHEPSTOW Racecourse’s ground staff are working around the clock to rectify a problem with its racing surface, which has led to its Caribbean Night fixture on Friday being abandoned.

Pirates bringing wheelchair rugby to Newport

South Wales Argus: (8368537)

11:42am Friday 18th July 2014

THERE is the opportunity to experience one of the highlights of London 2012 when wheelchair rugby taster sessions are held in Newport this summer.

Christian Malcolm plans academy for future sport stars

South Wales Argus: FUTURE STARS: Christian Malcolm poses with young athletes at his farewell run at the Welsh Athletics International  Picture: MIKE LEWIS

10:49am Thursday 17th July 2014

NEWPORT’S Christian Malcolm is planning a move into coaching the sports stars of tomorrow after he calls time on his track career.

Gareth Warburton protests his innocence

South Wales Argus:

2:39pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

WELSH 800m runner Gareth Warburton has protested his innocence after being served with a provisional suspension for an alleged doping offence.

Welsh 800m runner suspended for 'anti-doping rule violations'

South Wales Argus:

12:35pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

UK ATHLETICS has today announced that Welsh 800m athlete Gareth Warburton has been provisionally suspended from all competition after being charged with committing anti-doping rule violations under UK Athletics Anti-Doping Rules (presence of prohibited substances).

Just one week to go as Team Wales heads for Glasgow

South Wales Argus:

12:13pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

WITH just one week to go until the official opening of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, the man at the helm of Team Wales is preparing to welcome Wales’ largest ever team to the Athlete’s Village.

Christian Malcolm bows out after 16 rollercoaster years

South Wales Argus: GOLD: Christian Malcolm celebrates his 200m victory in the 2004 European Indoor Championships

10:57am Wednesday 16th July 2014

IT’S not the way he wanted it to end but Newport sprint star Christian Malcolm brought the curtain down on a stellar career at the Welsh Athletics International in Cardiff last night.

Sebastian Blanch shines in under-20 athletics debut

South Wales Argus: Wales Athletics International 2014

12:43pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

TALENTED teen Sebastian Blanch made his outdoor Wales under-20 400m debut in the Wales Athletics International Meeting at Cardiff International Athletics stadium last night.

Victory for Christian Malcolm in last race in Wales

South Wales Argus: SPEEDSTER: Newport's Christian Malcolm on his way to victory in the 4x100 relay at the Welsh Athletics International in Cardiff

9:19pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

NEWPORT’S veteran sprint star Christian Malcolm ended his career in a Welsh vest as a winner and passed on the baton to the next generation in Cardiff tonight.

Newport racers go for glory as powerboats head for Wales

South Wales Argus: FAST AND FURIOUS: The P1 Superstock boats racing in Bournemouth last month

12:01pm Monday 14th July 2014

CARDIFF Bay is set to be taken over by powerboats next week with a Newport team hoping to claim the spoils in home waters.

Tony Bellew blasts Nathan Cleverly as grudge rematch looms

South Wales Argus: Tony Bellew (right) has words with Nathan Cleverly after his WBO International cruiserweight title fight at the Echo Arena, Liverpool

4:32pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Tony Bellew reignited his fierce rivalry with Nathan Cleverly by branding him a "plastic world champion" moments after the Liverpool fighter claimed a fifth round stoppage over Julio Cesar Dos Santos at the Liverpool Echo arena.

Darren Morgan back on form in Sharm el-Sheikh

South Wales Argus:

2:07pm Thursday 10th July 2014

NEWPORT snooker star Darren Morgan helped Wales win the World Team Championships masters event in Egypt and ended up becoming an ambassador for Sharm el-Sheikh, writes Andrew Penman.

Seb Blanch takes Welsh Schools 400m title

3:30pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

NEWPORT Harriers runner Seb Blanch won the senior boys 400m final at the Welsh Schools Championships in Cardiff at the weekend.

Ashley Brace forced out of Glasgow 2014

South Wales Argus:

10:30am Monday 7th July 2014

EBBW Vale boxer Ashley Brace has been forced to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games after the Amateur International Boxing Association refused to sanction her involvement.

Murray sails into last eight

7:14pm Monday 30th June 2014

Andy Murray booked his place in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon without dropping a set as he saw off the challenge of giant South African Kevin Anderson.

Peter Kennaugh sprints to glory in Abergavenny

South Wales Argus: Peter Kennaugh beats teammate Ben Swift to win the National Road Race titile (7656277)

6:59pm Sunday 29th June 2014

TEAM Sky rider Peter Kennaugh won a dramatic sprint to the line to beat teammate Ben Swift to the National Road Race title in Abergavenny.

Olympic champ Laura Trott triumphs in Abergavenny

South Wales Argus: Laura Trott celebrates as she crosses the line to win the Womens Road Race during day four of the National Time Trial Championships, Monmouthshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday June 29, 2014. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire

2:13pm Sunday 29th June 2014

OLYMPIC track champion Laura Trott conquered the roads of Monmouthshire to claim the women’s National Road Race crown in Abergavenny.

Becky James out of Commonwealth Games

South Wales Argus: SWA ST 26/2/2013

World Champion cyclist Becky James with her medalsl at the Wales National Velodrome in Newport (3112731)

10:19am Friday 27th June 2014

WELSH Cycling in conjunction with British Cycling has today confirmed that Abergavenny's Becky James has withdrawn from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow due to injury.

Champ Bradley Wiggins won't ride in Sunday's road race

South Wales Argus: CHAMPION: Sir Bradley Wiggins won at the Celtoc Manor but won't race in Abergavenny or the Tour de France

11:30pm Thursday 26th June 2014

NATIONAL Time Trial champion Sir Bradley Wiggins won't take part in Sunday's road race in Monmouthshire after confirming that his Tour de France hopes are over for this year.

Bradley Wiggins wows the crowds with victory at Celtic Manor

South Wales Argus: CHAMPION: Sir Bradley Wiggins showed his class at the Celtoc Manor

9:07pm Thursday 26th June 2014

SIR Bradley Wiggins put a disappointing start to 2014 behind him as he rocketed to a crowd-pleasing victory in the National Time Trial at the Celtic Manor.

Emma Pooley wins her third women's time trial title

South Wales Argus: WINNER: Emma Pooley on her way to time trial success in Monmouthshire

5:20pm Thursday 26th June 2014

OLYMPIC silver medallist Emma Pooley was crowned British National Time Trial champion for the third time as she tamed the hilly 21km course around Monmouthshire.

Defending champ Mark Cavendish out of road race

South Wales Argus: RACING GREAT: Mark Cavendish

9:02am Thursday 26th June 2014

A BOUT of bronchitis has ruled defending champion Mark Cavendish out of this weekend's British National Road Championship in Monmouthshire.

County prepares for invasion of the cyclists

South Wales Argus: STAR ATTRACTION: Olympic and Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins

9:20am Wednesday 25th June 2014

THE stars of British cycling are heading to Monmouthshire as the British National Time Trial and Road Championships gets underway tomorrow.

Successful season for Haberdashers netball girls

South Wales Argus: CHAMPIONS: Holly Hall, Alison Brown, captain Bella Mossman, Emanuella Kefalas and Evie O’Connor with the Wye Valley League Cup

12:17pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

IT HAS been an outstanding season of netball for the players at Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls.

On yer bike: Are you tough enough for the Championship Sportive?

South Wales Argus: VIEWS: Andrew Penman, Richard Morgan of ITV Wales and National Road Champs ambassador Richard Parks

2:41pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

As Monmouthshire gears up to host the British Cycling National Road Championships Argus Sport reporter ANDREW PENMAN endured a Rumble on the Tumble.

Cwmbran archer Phillips part of GB medal hunt

South Wales Argus: A Cwmbran Archer is representing GB in archery events all over Europe despite suffering with Multiple Sclerosis.  Pictured at home is Dave Phillips with his Hoyt recurve competition bow. (7139627)

12:03pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

CWMBRAN archer Dave Phillips is representing Great Britain at the Para Grand Prix in the Czech Republic this week.

Murray brings Wimbledon to its feet

South Wales Argus: Great Britain's Andy Murray waves to the crowd after defeating Belgium's David Goffin during day one of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday June 23,

3:51pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Andy Murray began the defence of his Wimbledon title with a standing ovation and left Centre Court to another one after a straightforward first-round win over David Goffin.

Wales name wrestling team for Glasgow 2014

12:10am Monday 23rd June 2014

WELSH junior and senior champion Thomas Hawthorn is one of a five-member wrestling team selected to compete for Team Wales at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Tigers look to keep leading the way

6:15am Saturday 21st June 2014

WELSH Conference South champions and leaders Torfaen Tigers travel to Cardiff Spartans looking to consolidate their top of the table position this afternoon.

Time trial won't be a two-horse race, says defending champ

South Wales Argus: GUEST STAR: Sir Bradley Wiggins will be on his way to Gwent if he decides to defend his Tour of Britain title

3:24pm Friday 20th June 2014

SIR Bradley Wiggins will not be involved in a two-man shoot-out with defending National Time Trial champion Alex Dowsett for the title next week - says Dowsett himself.

Only a medal will do for Ebbw Vale boxer Ashley Brace

3:30pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

EBBW Vale boxer Ashley Brace is already a history maker but she insists she isn’t going to Glasgow 2014 to make up the numbers, writes Andrew Penman.

Joe Cordina believes Games will make his name

12:32pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

ST JOSEPH’S boxer Joe Cordina is certain that the Commonwealth Games will be the event that makes his name, writes Andrew Penman.

Phillips has Rio in his sights after stunning archery comeback

South Wales Argus: A Cwmbran Archer is representing GB in archery events all over Europe despite suffering with Multiple Sclerosis.  Pictured at home is Dave Phillips with his Hoyt recurve competition bow. (7139631)

10:01am Wednesday 18th June 2014

THE eyes of the sporting world are on Brazil for the next month but a Cwmbran archer will be focusing on Rio for the next two years.

Mica Moore keeps records tumbling ahead of Glasgow 2014

South Wales Argus: RISING STAR: Mica Moore

8:27am Wednesday 18th June 2014

NEWPORT sprinter Mica Moore’s preparations for the Commonwealth Games continued with a new personal best in the 100m and a new Welsh relay record.

Gwent youngsters enjoy track and field success

3:49pm Monday 16th June 2014

GWENT’S brightest and best young athletes enjoyed a successful weekend in Wrexham, writes Andrew Penman.

Derby day in Cwmbran as Tigers host Titans

6:41am Saturday 14th June 2014

IT'S derby day in Cwmbran where Torfaen Tigers look to the do the double over Newport Titans in the Welsh Conference South (kick-off 2pm), writes Chris Kirwan.

Games stars of the future on show in Wrexham

11:26am Saturday 14th June 2014

WALES' Commonwealth Games stars of the future compete in Wrexham today, writes Andrew Penman.

Root puts England in command at Lords

9:04pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Joe Root and Matt Prior made heartening returns to the scene of previous successes as England's new Test era passed the first examination of its credentials at Lord's.

Free taster session at Allt-Yr-Yn Lawn Tennis Club

1:14pm Thursday 12th June 2014

ALLT-YR-YN Lawn Tennis Club in Newport is offering a free open night ahead of Wimbledon tomorrow evening.

Geraint Thomas primed for Monmouth

South Wales Argus: (7057520)

8:34pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

DOUBLE Olympic Games gold medalist Geraint Thomas is ready to claim a British Cycling National Road and Time Trial Championships jersey this month - and wear it with pride a week later on the Tour de France.

Hereford United expelled from Conference

South Wales Argus: Hereford 2 County 3

5:00pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

HEREFORD United have been expelled from the Football Conference following their failure to pay their bills, leaving the club’s future in doubt.

Wales swimming team announced

12:10am Tuesday 10th June 2014

A TEAM of 16 swimmers have been added to the seven already selected to compete for Team Wales at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Free day at the races for the over-60s

2:45pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

SENIOR citizens can enjoy a free day at the races this month, courtesy of Chepstow Racecourse.

Sir Bradley Wiggins will ride in Monmouthshire

South Wales Argus: GUEST STAR: Sir Bradley Wiggins will be on his way to Gwent if he decides to defend his Tour of Britain title

12:13pm Monday 9th June 2014

BRITISH Cycling has today announced a world-class field including Sir Bradley Wiggins, Mark Cavendish, Lizzie Armitstead and Laura Trott, will compete at the British Cycling National Road Championships in Monmouthshire.

Jon Mould: Commonwealth Games medal is within my grasp

South Wales Argus: JON MOULD OF NEWPORT AND THE WELSH CYCLING TRACK TEAM AT THE VELODROME NEWPORT  (6914511)

9:22am Monday 9th June 2014

NEWPORT'S Jon Mould hopes to use the experience of four years ago to feature on the podium in Glasgow at the Commonwealth Games.

Becky James to lead Wales' cycling challenge at Commonwealth Games

South Wales Argus: SWA ST 26/2/2013

World Champion cyclist Becky James with her medalsl at the Wales National Velodrome in Newport (3112731)

12:03am Monday 9th June 2014

ABERGAVENNY’S double world champion Becky James leads the Team Wales cyclists that will be competing at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Malcolm misses out on Glasgow, but Moore makes the team

South Wales Argus: Great Britain's Christian Malcolm after his semi-final of the Men's 200m, on the 12th day of the London 2012 Olympics at The Olympic Stadium, London. (6214506)

12:03am Friday 6th June 2014

GWENT sprinter Christian Malcolm was left to ponder his future in the sport after left out of Wales’ athletics team for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, but there was joy for Newport’s Mica Moore after she did get the nod.

Commonwealth Games blow for Christian Malcolm

6:12pm Sunday 1st June 2014

GWENT sprint hero Christian Malcolm will ponder having nothing left to train for after he crashed out of the 200 metres at the Commonwealth Games Trial in Cardiff today.

Fledgling Bluebird Kieron is living the dream

South Wales Argus: FUTURE STAR: Kieron Evans, aged 12, plays for the Cardiff City Academy side

3:38pm Thursday 29th May 2014

TALENTED 12-year-old Kieron Evans’ dream of becoming a professional footballer moved a step closer this week as he signed a new two-year contract with Cardiff City.






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