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YACymru Newsletter - Gearing up for Glasgow 2014

Let me take a #Poblwc2014 selfie!

Today (3rd June 2014) marks 50 days to go until the Glasgow 2014 games kick-start what promises to be an exciting summer of sport for Team Cymru supporters. To mark the occasion, Sport Wales are launching their selfie campaign which will be a perfect way for YAs to show their support for Team Cymru.

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The Queen’s Baton Relay is celebrated with a weeklong festival of sport

With the Queen’s Baton Relay safely handed over to England and on its way back to Scotland for the last leg of its long journey through the Commonwealth, we reflect on a memorable celebration of sport from its stint in Wales.

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Local spotlight: Carmarthenshire

On your marks, get set, GlasGOw! – Carmarthenshire hosts local Baton Relay.

In March and April this year, Carmarthenshire hosted a month long festival of sport across the county, which ran alongside their very own Baton relay. This 100 mile journey visited primary and secondary schools, and Young Ambassadors were heavily involved with the celebrations.

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Meet our YA Baton Bearers

Meet some of our YA Baton Bearers from Powys

It was fantastic to see so many Young Ambassadors involved with the Queen's baton Relay as it travelled through Wales last week. Over 30 of the Baton Bearers were YAs who were recognised for their dedication to sport and volunteering.

Some of the YA Baton Bearers took time out to tell us about what they were most looking forward to....

From the Media & Events team blog

Media & events team blog: How we are gearing up for Glasgow

Our YA media and events team have been busy all across Wales in getting ready for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, from promoting the games in schools and communities to covering the activity taking place around the Queen's Baton Relay.

Check out their blog.... 

Important dates for your diary

50 days to go Glasgow 2014

3rd June


Team Wales send-off event

11th June

Swalec stadium, Cardiff

National School Sport Week

23rd - 27th June

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