Kenny upsets the odds at the Winmau World Masters

6:21am Tuesday 21st October 2014

CWMBRAN darts player Nick Kenny caused a storm in Hull last weekend at the prestigious Winmau World Masters.

Tredegar ready to celebrate marathon man Steve Jones

South Wales Argus:

1:47pm Thursday 16th October 2014

ORGANISERS of the weekly Bryn Bach Park Run will this week celebrate a Blaenau Gwent hero as they pay tribute to British marathon record holder Steve Jones.

Young wing's wonder try sparks great fightback – Cardiff 24 Cross Keys 30

1:29pm Sunday 28th September 2014

CROSS Keys pride themselves on giving youth a chance and it was an 18-year-old on his debut who helped them pull off a stunning win over Cardiff.

Newport powerboat pair are double champions

South Wales Argus: DOUBLE CHAMPIONS: Newport's James Norvill and Charlie Parsons-Young

3:10pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

NEWPORT powerboat pair James Norvill and Charlie Parsons-Young are celebrating a remarkable double win.

Gwent star Christian Malcolm to help judge Wales Sport Awards

South Wales Argus: WELSH HERO: Newport's Christian Malcolm

12:21pm Monday 22nd September 2014

WELSH athletics legend Christian Malcolm will help select the very best of elite and grassroots sport for 2014 as part of the Wales Sport Awards judging panel.

Price and Donaldson in contention at Wales Open

South Wales Argus:

6:37pm Friday 19th September 2014

WELSH duo Phillip Price and Jamie Donaldson are in contention to become the first home winners in the last ISPS Handa Wales Open.

More medals for Newport's Elena Allen

South Wales Argus: Wales's Elena Allen in action on her way to a Silver Medal in the Skeet Women Final at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Carnoustie, during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday July 25, 2014. See PA stor

3:33pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEWPORT’S Elena Allen has added to her medal tally after winning team gold and individual silver at the Shooting World Championships in Spain.

Formidable five from Ryder Cup confirmed for Wales Open at Celtic Manor

South Wales Argus: Jamie Donaldson from Wales poses with the trophy after winning the golf Czech Masters European Tour Event in Vysoky Ujezd, Czech Republic, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). (9622371)

4:33pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Thomas Bjӧrn, Victor Dubuisson and Stephen Gallacher will complete a formidable quintet of Ryder Cup players teeing up at next week’s ISPS HANDA Wales Open.

Mountains of Verona help Italian conquer The Tumble

South Wales Argus: WINNER: Edoardo Zardin is the first to cross the line of stage three of the Tour of Britain at the top of The Tumble

5:38pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

ITALIAN Edoardo Zardini revealed that the mountains of Verona helped prepare him for The Tumble near Abergavenny as he took the Tour of Britain race lead with victory in the blazing Monmouthshire sun.

Live Tour of Britain in Gwent

South Wales Argus:

9:47am Tuesday 9th September 2014

LIVE coverage as stage 3 of the Tour of Britain comes to Gwent, featuring British cycling stars Mark Cavendish and Sir Bradley Wiggins.

Getting into cycling can be a Breeze for Welsh women

South Wales Argus:

12:35pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

WELSH Cycling has announced that Breeze, the award winning women’s participation programme, is coming to Wales this autumn.

Wildcard Westwood to strut his stuff at the Celtic Manor

South Wales Argus:

2:17pm Thursday 4th September 2014

WILDCARD pick Lee Westwood has become the latest Ryder Cup player to confirm that he will prepare for the showdown at Gleneagles by competing at the ISPS HANDA Wales Open from September 18-21.

Champions salute Monmouth coach after world record win

South Wales Argus: WORLD RECORD: Helen Glover and Heather Stanning celebrate victory in Amsterdam and, inset, showing off their London 2012 medals with Monmouth coach Robin Williams

11:43am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

OLD Monmothian rowing coach Robin Williams saw his Olympic champion women's pair Helen Glover and Heather Stanning blow the field away in world record style at the world rowing championships in Holland.

Glasgow pain will drag me up the Tumble, says Jon Mould

South Wales Argus: MOTIVATED: Jon Mould at summit finish of stage three of the Tour Of Britain at the Tumble, near Abergavenny

11:05am Tuesday 26th August 2014

NEWPORT cyclist Jon Mould will use his Commonwealth Games heartache as motivation as he aims to cause an upset in his home stage of the Tour of Britain next month.

Donaldson holds off Dredge challenge to book Ryder Cup spot as Wales finish one, two

South Wales Argus: Jamie Donaldson from Wales kisses the trophy after winning the golf Czech Masters European Tour Event in Vysoky Ujezd, Czech Republic, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). (9622372)

5:09pm Sunday 24th August 2014

WELSHMAN Jamie Donaldson held off the challenges of Bradley Dredge to win the D+D REAL Czech Masters and book a Ryder Cup debut at Gleneagles next month

Cycling stars heading back to Monmouthshire

South Wales Argus: SUMMIT FINISH: Jon Mould at the top of Tumble mountain near Abergavenny

9:03am Saturday 23rd August 2014

NEWPORT’S Jon Mould can’t wait to take on a host of cycling stars in his own back yard when the Friends Life Tour of Britain comes to Monmouthshire next month.

Dazzling Dredge steals Donaldson's thunder at Czech Open

South Wales Argus: OUT OF THE TOUR: Gwent's Bradley Dredge

5:14pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

BLACKWOOD'S Bradley Dredge continued his remarkable career renaissance by stealing the thunder from compatriot Jamie Donaldson at the Czech Masters.

Javelin silver for Cwmbran's Kyron Duke

South Wales Argus:

8:22pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CWMBRAN'S Kyron Duke admitted the support of a partisan Welsh crowd topped off his IPC Athletics European Championship experience as he picked up javelin silver on day two in Swansea, writes Stuart Clarke.

McLoughlin gutted to miss out on a medal

South Wales Argus: The IPC Athletics Swansea 2014 T37 100m Semi Final Heat 2.  Pictured wearing 287 competing for GBR is Jenny McLoughlin from Chepstow recording a Personal Best time 14.38 seconds, qualifying for the final. (9448736)

7:51pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

JENNY McLoughlin admitted it was a blow not to come away with a medal on day one of the IPC European Athletics Championships after setting a personal best in the semi-finals.

Return to form for Gwent golf ace Bradley Dredge

South Wales Argus: SECOND PLACE: Gwent's Bradley Dredge in the inaugural Made in Denmark European Tour event

5:46pm Sunday 17th August 2014

BLACKWOOD'S Bradley Dredge produced his best European Tour display in five years today, but had to settle for second place in the inaugural Made in Denmark European Tour event.

MotoGP heading for Ebbw Vale

South Wales Argus:

5:57pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE Circuit of Wales near Ebbw Vale is set to host the British round of the FIM MotoGP World Championship until 2024 after agreeing a five-year contract with the option for further five year extension.

Swiss success for archer Phillips

7:45am Wednesday 13th August 2014

CWMBRAN archer Dave Phillips has added more medals to his ever-growing haul after a successful trip to Switzerland for the European Para-Archery Championships.

Will England enjoys more success on the water

South Wales Argus: (9148667)

2:27pm Monday 11th August 2014

WILL England and his Great Britain eight bravely battled to a highly creditable fourth at the World Junior Rowing Championships as near sinking conditions hit their medal hopes.

Luke Rowe focused on bigger picture

2:15pm Monday 11th August 2014

A PUNCTURE may have brought an end to his own chances of featuring heavily at the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic but Luke Rowe was quick to look at the bigger picture.

Welsh Open too big for Newport now, says snooker chief

South Wales Argus: BIG WIN: Gwent favourite Mark Williams is not ready to retire yet

12:43pm Friday 8th August 2014

WORLD Snooker chairman Barry Hearn says the BetVictor Welsh Open has outgrown Newport and will have a "fitting stage" when it moves to Cardiff next year.

Racing to resume at Chepstow racecourse

South Wales Argus: LOOKING GOOD: Top Cop (blue hat) finishing second at Chepstow on Monday

11:56am Thursday 7th August 2014

Racing at Chepstow will go ahead next week after the racecourse passed an inspection today.


7:24pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

CHEPSTOW'S meeting next Wednesday, August 6, has been called off due to the course's nematode worm problem, but officials are hopeful of resuming racing later in the month.

Welsh gymnasts go for more medals today

South Wales Argus:

9:47am Saturday 26th July 2014

WELSH rhythmic gymnastics stars Frankie Jones and Laura Halford are hoping to add more medals to their collection at Glasgow 2014 today.

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.

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