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Bronze for Geraint Thomas in the cycling time trial

Cyclist Geraint Thomas will bring a bronze medal back from Glasgow after coming third in the men's Time Trial.

Geraint Thomas
Thomas recently returned from The Tour De France where he finished 22nd Credit: PA

Thomas finished behind England's Alex Dowsett and Rohan Dennis of Australia with a time of 47:55:82 for the 40km course.

Welsh teammates Scott Davies and Luke Rowe took 16th and 17th place respectively.

It's his second bronze medal from the Commonwealth Games after competing on the track eight years ago in Melbourne.

Progress made on new Millennium Stadium pitch

Millennium stadium
The new surface will be made of artificial grass and natural grass Credit: Mike Griffiths / ITV Wales

Progress is being made in the installation of a new pitch at the Millennium Stadium.

A new hybrid surface will replace the old system of removable turf pallets, which, it's hoped, will give better playing conditions.

The new surface will be a mixture of artificial grass intertwined with natural grass.

Millennium Stadium
The new surface will replace the old turf pallets Credit: Mike Griffiths / ITV Wales


Elinor Barker misses out on third medal at Games

Cyclist Elinor Barker was unable to add to the bronze and silver medals won in the velodrome this morning, after finishing today's Time Trial race in 7th place.

Elinor Barker
Barker has already won a bronze and silver at this years' Games. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire

The nineteen year old from Cardiff finished behind Linda Villumsen of New Zealand, England's Emma Pooley and Australia's Katrin Garfoot, who all took the podium places.

Elsewhere Pontyberem's Amy Roberts finished 12th. The men's Time Trial, which features Geraint Thomas after his Tour de France exploits, is currently underway.

Geraint Thomas in Commonwealth Games action

Geraint Thomas gets his Commonwealth Games underway today, after completing the Tour de France.

Geraint Thomas
Thomas competing in the Tour de France earlier this month. Credit: Sirotti/Sirotti/PA Images

Thomas, who finished 22nd in the tour, competes in the Time Trial this afternoon along with Luke Rowe and Sam Harrison, in what is a strong Welsh cycling team.

Elsewhere Brett Morse competes in the Discus final this evening and Darius Jokarzadeh will be looking to add to the medal haul in the 105kg Weightlifting final.

Lauren Price makes boxing history at Glasgow 2014

Lauren Price
Lauren Price celebrating after defeating Australia's Kaye Scott in tonight's quarter final Credit: PA

Lauren Price is set to become the first Welsh female boxer to medal at the Commonwealth Games.

The former kick-boxer and international footballer from Bargoed, beat Australia's Kaye Scott in the middleweight quarter-finals.

She'll now take on Ariane Fortin from Canada in the semi-final, and is guaranteed a bronze.

Medal hope Robert Weale out of Lawn Bowls

Lawn Bowls Commonwealth Games champion Robert Weale has been unable to defend his title after being knocked out of the competition.

Robert Weale
Robert has won six medals at previous games. Credit:

Robert lost 21-11 after a bad start which allowed Australia's Aron Sherriff to take an early lead.

He's the second Welsh medal hopeful who's been unable to make it through to the next round after Dai Greene failed to qualify in the 400m hurdles this morning.


Dai Greene misses out on hurdle final

Dai Greene has failed to make the final of the 400m hurdles after finishing fifth in today's heat.

Dai Greene
Dai Greene (centre) has recently returned from injury. Credit: PA

The defending champion got off to a good start but later appeared to struggle in what was only his second race back after injury.

Elsewhere, Sean McGoldrick secured himself a bronze medal after beating South African boxer Ayabonga Sonjica in the ring.


Welsh gold medallists: Kate and Wills 'gave us a boost'

The first two Welsh swimmers to win gold medals for swimming in 40 years at the Commonwealth Games have said how having the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in the audience "gave us a boost".

Jazz Carlin, who won gold in the 800m freestyle and silver in 400m freestyle, said the team "wanted to put on a good show" for the royal couple.

Team Wales aiming to exceed medal expectations

Athletes from Team Wales are hoping to exceed their pre-Commonwealth target of twenty seven medals as they go into day seven of the games.

Yesterday Georgia Davies secured a gold in the 50 metres backstroke.

Georgia Davies in 50 metre backstroke final
Georgia Davies secures gold in the 50m backstroke final Credit: PA

The current medal tally stands at:

  • Gold-4
  • Silver-10
  • Bronze-13

Hoping to add to the total today, Sean McGoldrick will look to progress in the boxing ring and on the track Joe Thomas faces the 800m semi final this evening.

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