19/06/2019

  Around 120 children from 6 special schools competed in The Lady Taverners inter-school sports day at the National Indoor Athletics Centre in Cyncoed. Heronbridge, Meadowbank, Ty Gwyn, Riverbank, Ysgol y Deri and The Hollies competed in sports from wheelchair races, long jump, table tennis, skittles and egg and spoon races. The event finished a relay race and a lap of honour with all the children taking part. Face painting was kindly provided by Acorns Nurseries. Glamorgan County Cricket Club…

31/12/2018

Geraint Thomas – chats to Carl Marsh just before the announcement of the BBC Wales and BBC GB Sports Personality of the Year 2018 Awards was announced. He won both! Cycling is probably one of the cleanest sports at the moment, and negatives from before have been turned into a lot of positives now, does this mean that the future of cycling is just going to get better and better? Yes, I think so, obviously, in any walk of life…

27/04/2018

Introducing Cardiff’s very own ultimate frisbee team, South Wales Storm   Ultimate is one of the fastest growing sports in the world, and is a fast paced team sport played with a flying disc. Teams of seven play on a roughly rugby sized pitch, and score in an end-zone like in American football. It is non-contact, and like netball, players stop running once they catch the disc, and look to pass it to a teammate further up the field. As…

05/06/2017

  The Swansea Triathlon took place on Sunday 28th May, in Swansea with almost 1000 athletes starting the race. This is a sprint triathlon where athletes swam 750m in the SA1 dock, cycled 20k on closed roads around the city centre and ended their race with a 5k run crossing the finish line in Castle Square to great crowds of supporters. The top 3 male winners of the Swansea Triathlon were Alex Matchett with a time of 55 minutes and…

26/05/2017

GOODGYM COMBINES GETTING FIT WITH DOING GOOD IN CARDIFF LAUNCH RUN SAW RUNNERS LAY A DISABLED ACCESS PATH FOR CANTON COMMUNITY HALL GARDENS AND RUN 4K FIRST GROUP OUTSIDE OF ENGLAND THE GROUP WILL MEET AT CARDIFF’S THE OLD LIBRARY, THE HAYES EVERY TUESDAY AT 18:15 CARDIFF, MAY 25th 2017 – GOODGYM – the community of runners who combine getting fit with doing good – launched in Cardiff this week (May 23). The inaugural run on 23rd May saw 35…

26/05/2017

As we head ever closer to the Champions League Final in Cardiff, Camp Cardiff take the opportunity to bust some of the myths that have been flying around in the run up to the game and set the record straight once and for all… Myth 1 – Fans could stay in London and commute to the game Well, yes, you could.  But you’d spend 4 hours of your trip on an overcrowded train and may even struggle to return after…

23/05/2017

A 17-year-old from Fairwater has won a gold medal in the fitness trainer final of a national skills competition. Part of Skills Competitions Wales, and backed by the Welsh Government, Inclusive Skills competitions are designed to help equip young people who have learning difficulties or disabilities with essential life learning and employability skills for the future. Anthony Cox, who is studying for a level two Vocational Access Entry Certificate, competed against five other students from across Wales in a series…

22/05/2017

Join the #WalkersWave for the chance to win tickets to the UEFA Champions League Final Reading, 19th May 2017 – In a bid to unite fans and celebrate the world’s most watched annual sporting occasion that is the UEFA Champions League Final, Walkers as Official Sponsor of the UEFA Champions League is creating the world’s most inclusive and immersive #WalkersWave. Rendering of the #WalkersWave dug out on Queen Street   Screen shots of Walkers ambassador Gary Lineker leading fans in…

22/05/2017

Alzheimer’s Society Cymru staff, supporters, volunteers and people affected by dementia marked this year’s Dementia Awareness Week by uniting against dementia with Glamorgan County Cricket Club. The squad met on Thursday 18 May, before the start of training for their match against Nottingham, to mark the Club’s commitment to become Dementia Friendly. The team at The SSE SWALEC, including Glamorgan players, Stadium staff, security and other partners, have committed to make as many Dementia Friends as possible over the next six months…

18/05/2017

Here is a video of Bettsy playing tennis at Penarth Windsor Tennis Club  Action on Hearing Loss Cymru reports that there are 575,500 people in Wales who are deaf or who have hearing loss. Feedback from deaf tennis players across Wales suggests that due to the format of the game, tennis can be a lot easier to participate in compared to other sports. Talking about the benefits of hearing the ball on court, Wimbledon champion Andy Murray said: “It helps…