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ATHLETICS – THE FRIENDLIEST SPORT AROUND

Jason Henderson, editor
Ten-page area championships special starts on page 50
GARY MITCHELL

editor’s comment

GARETH BALE leads Welsh hopes at the Euro 2016 football tournament this week, but if he hadn’t shown such promising ball skills as a youngster he could feasibly have been hop, stepping and jumping his way down the runway in Rio this summer instead.

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