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I Am Team GB: Get involved in biggest ever sports day

On Saturday 27 August 2016 our Olympic heroes will be helping create the nation’s biggest sports day and everyone is invited to take part.

There will be thousands of free events across Wales and the rest of the UK.

Called I Am Team GB and brought to you by ITV and The National Lottery, there will be free events taking place across Wales and the rest of the UK.

There are lots of ways to get involved, with sports clubs hosting events up and down the country. Here are just a few examples:

To find out about events happening near you, or to get your own club involved, head to I Am Team GB


Two Wales players make Euro 2016 team of tournament

Joe Allen and Aaron Ramsay were stars of Wales' Euro 2016 campaign Credit: PA

Joe Allen and Aaron Ramsay have been named in the Euro 2016 team of the tournament.

Star man, Gareth Bale, does not feature. Instead, his Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo is the striker.

The full team is:

  • Rui Patricio (POR)
  • Joshua Kimmich (GER)
  • Jerome Boateng (GER)
  • Pepe (POR)
  • Raphael Guerreiro (POR)
  • Toni Kroos (GER)
  • Joe Allen (WAL)
  • Antoine Griezmann (FRA)
  • Aaron Ramsay (WAL)
  • Dimitri Payet (FRA)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (POR)


Rhyl fanzone remains open for Euro 2016 final

The fanzone will open from 1pm Credit: PA

A fanzone in North Wales will remain open for today's Euro 2016 and Wimbledon final.

The Denbighshire fanzone opens at 1pm for the Wimbledon final and will remain open until the Euro 2016 final between France and Portugal at 8pm.

During the Portugal v Wales semi-final, more than 7,500 people turned up at Rhyl's Events Arena to watch the game.

Welsh cyclist earns fourth place in Switzerland

Welsh cyclist Manon Carpenter has finished fourth in the women's downhill event, at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Switzerland.

Credit: The Canadian Press/PA Images

Britain's Rachel Atherton claimed victory, finishing 0.7 seconds clear of fellow Briton Tahnee Seagrave.

France's Myriam Nicole finished third.

Britain also had success in the men's downhill as Danny Hart edged out American Aaron Gwin by less than one tenth of a second to claim his first World Cup.

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