A £280 million Circuit of Wales motor sport racetrack in Ebbw Vale, Wales, has been given the go ahead by local councillors.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that England and Wales will host its inaugural World Test Championship in 2017.

Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) CEO Roger Lewis has said that the money distribution situation from British and Irish Lions tours needs to be addressed by the home nations.

Rugby World Cup Sevens champions Wales has announced a bid to host the event in 2018.

Guinness has agreed new partnerships with the Welsh Rugby Union and the English Rugby Football Union.