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Alun Wyn Jones

Born: September 1, 1985 (age 35)

Height: 6' 5" (196cm)
Weight: 18st 8lb (118kg)

Hometown: Swansea, Wales

Position: Lock
Alun Wyn Jones of Wales in action during the RBS Six Nations match between Wales and Scotland at Millennium Stadium on March 15, 2014
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Sports Mole has 217 articles about Alun Wyn Jones. Articles 1 to 40:
The British and Irish Lions celebrate beating South Africa on July 24, 2021
Alun Wyn Jones: 'We will be a different beast in decider'
The Springboks made it 1-1 in the series with a convincing second-Test victory on Saturday.
Aug 1, 23:44
Rassie Erasmus pictured in October 2019
World Rugby to address Rassie Erasmus rant
South Africa's director of rugby was heavily critical of referee Nic Berry in an hour-long video following the first Test against the Lions.
Jul 29, 17:47
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Alun Wyn Jones sends warning to South Africa
The tourists will be looking to claim an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series in Cape Town this weekend.
Jul 29, 15:59
Rassie Erasmus pictured in October 2019
Rassie Erasmus offers to step back from British and Irish Lions series
South Africa's director of rugby addressed the camera directly for 62 minutes, raising a number of concerns against Warren Gatland's tourists.
Jul 29, 13:18
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Alun Wyn Jones: 'Our job is not done yet'
The Lions clinched the opening Test 22-17 behind closed doors at Cape Town Stadium.
Jul 25, 11:43
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Lions suffer Alun Wyn Jones injury blow ahead of South Africa Test
The Wales international sustained the problem in training on Thursday and has been replaced by Rory Sutherland.
Jul 24, 14:34
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
British and Irish Lions teammates: 'Alun Wyn Jones is ready for action'
Wales talisman Alun Wyn Jones will win his 10th Lions Test cap just four weeks after dislocating his shoulder.
Jul 22, 15:59
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Alun Wyn Jones relishing chance to take on South Africa
The Wales skipper had been ruled out of the tour four weeks ago after dislocating his shoulder.
Jul 21, 17:55
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Warren Gatland: 'We can take our chances against South Africa'
Alun Wyn Jones will captain a Lions side that contained a few surprises.
Jul 21, 15:22
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Alun Wyn Jones to captain British and Irish Lions in first Test
A dislocated shoulder appeared to have ended the Welshman's tour four weeks ago.
Jul 21, 10:15
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Maro Itoje jokingly asks Alun Wyn Jones for recovery plan
Wyn Alun Wyn Jones has returned from a serious injury.
Jul 20, 22:29
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland before the match on July 3, 2021
Lions bring South Africa team announcement forward by 24 hours
Warren Gatland will name his starting XV and bench for the Cape Town Stadium showdown on Wednesday morning.
Jul 20, 19:06
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Warren Gatland pays tribute to "exceptional" Alun Wyn Jones
Alun Wyn Jones played 27 minutes as a second-half replacement against the Stormers.
Jul 17, 20:49
British and Irish Lions' Luke Cowan-Dickie scores their second try against the Stormers on July 17, 2021
Result: Alun Wyn Jones makes Lions comeback in Stormers win
Three weeks after sustaining an injury that appeared to have ended his tour, Alun Wyn Jones completed 27 minutes as a second-half replacement.
Jul 17, 19:36
Jonathan Davies in action for Wales on March 16, 2019
Jonathan Davies desperate to sign off "very long season" with Argentina win
An inexperienced Wales squad will aim to finish the campaign with a series win over the Pumas.
Jul 16, 15:23
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Three Lions players with a point to prove against the Stormers
A number of places are up for grabs against South Africa.
Jul 16, 12:13
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Alun Wyn Jones 'ready to go' for British and Irish Lions
The Wales forward is on the bench for Saturday's clash with the Stormers having rejoined the tour after a dislocated shoulder.
Jul 15, 16:28
Marcus Smith pictured for Harlequins in May 2019
Marcus Smith to make British and Irish Lions debut against the Stormers
The Lions are experiencing an injury crisis at fly-half.
Jul 15, 13:02
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Alun Wyn Jones returns to British and Irish Lions tour
Alun Wyn Jones sustained the injury against Japan at Conor Murrayfield on June 26.
Jul 14, 13:53
Jonathan Davies in action for Wales on March 16, 2019
Wales sweating over Jonathan Davies fitness for Argentina Test
Jonathan Davies, Willis Halaholo and Aaron Wainwright all suffered knocks in the 20-20 draw in the first Test last weekend.
Jul 13, 15:46
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Lions to assess Alun Wyn Jones injury before South Africa decision
Alun Wyn Jones is training with Wales this week and, if his shoulder withstands Tuesday's run-outs, looks set to make a remarkable return.
Jul 13, 15:45
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
British and Irish Lions handed major Alun Wyn Jones fitness boost
Warren Gatland will make a decision on Tuesday whether to summon him to South Africa.
Jul 12, 13:29
Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray in action against England during the Six Nations on February 2, 2019
Conor Murray to start first Lions game as captain against South Africa 'A'
Conor Murray is reunited with Dan Biggar at half-back at Cape Town Stadium.
Jul 12, 10:07
The Lions celebrate Louis-Rees Zammit's try against the Sigma Lions on July 3, 2021
Preview: Sharks vs. British and Irish Lions - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's British and Irish Lions clash against the Sharks, including predictions, team news and lineups.
Jul 5, 17:25
British and Irish Lions' Robbie Henshaw celebrates scoring a try on June 26, 2021
Preview: Lions vs. British and Irish Lions - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's British and Irish Lions' South Africa tour opener against the Emirates Lions, including predictions, team news and lineups.
Jul 1, 20:21
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Wayne Pivac: 'Alun Wyn Jones has more in the tank'
The Wales skipper was ruled out of the Lions tour after suffering a shoulder injury.
Jun 29, 22:05
Jamie George in action for England on February 10, 2019
Jamie George tips Conor Murray to do 'amazing job' as Lions captain
Conor Murray was given the role after Alun Wyn Jones dislocated his shoulder in Saturday's 28-10 victory over Japan.
Jun 29, 22:04
Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray in action against England during the Six Nations on February 2, 2019
Peter O'Mahony: 'Conor Murray is the perfect Lions captain'
Conor Murray will skipper the tourists following the injury to Alun Wyn Jones.
Jun 29, 16:46
Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray in action against England during the Six Nations on February 2, 2019
Conor Murray hopes Lions can bring smiles to faces in South Africa
The tour has been called into question by some.
Jun 29, 14:30
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Dan Biggar sympathises with Alun Wyn Jones over injury
Alun Wyn Jones has returned home to Wales to begin treatment on the cruel injury.
Jun 27, 22:25
Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray in action against England during the Six Nations on February 2, 2019
Conor Murray surprised to be handed Lions captaincy role
Conor Murray has no captaincy experience for Ireland or his provincial side Munster.
Jun 27, 09:01
Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray in action against England during the Six Nations on February 2, 2019
Conor Murray to captain Lions in South Africa following Alun Wyn Jones injury
Warren Gatland suffered a big injury blow in his side's win against Japan.
Jun 26, 22:26
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Who could replace Alun Wyn Jones as Lions captain?
Alun Wyn Jones will not be going to South Africa after he dislocated his shoulder on Saturday.
Jun 26, 19:50
British and Irish Lions celebrate a try against Japan on June 26, 2021
Result: Lions' victory over Japan overshadowed by major injury problems
Japan were beaten 28-10 at Murrayfield, with Alun Wyn Jones suffering a dislocated shoulder inside eight minutes.
Jun 26, 18:02
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones goes down injured against Japan on June 26, 2021
Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones ruled out of South Africa tour
The skipper suffered an injury during the Test match against Japan.
Jun 26, 17:58
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones pictured in February 2020
Alun Wyn Jones: 'Time for players to step up after tour uncertainty'
The Lions take on Japan at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Jun 25, 23:16
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones pictured in February 2020
Five talking points ahead of the British and Irish Lions' clash with Japan
The match will take place at Murrayfield in front of a crowd of 16,500.
Jun 25, 13:35
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones pictured in February 2020
Alun Wyn Jones the standout candidate to lead British and Irish Lions
The Lions leader has enjoyed a record-breaking international career.
Jun 25, 08:12
Lions Head Coach Warren Gatland during the announcement on June 2019
Preview: British and Irish Lions vs. Japan - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's British and Irish Lions tour curtain-raiser as Warren Gatland's side face Japan at Murrayfield, including predictions, team news and lineups.
Jun 24, 16:49
Wales boss Warren Gatland pictured on November 1, 2019
Gareth Thomas: 'Gatland going three Lions tours undefeated would be bonkers'
The Lions will kick-start their preparations for the Springboks by taking on Japan at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Jun 23, 15:24

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Tuesday's key events


DIVING
· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

ATHLETICS
· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

SAILING
· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

FOOTBALL
· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

CYCLING
· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

BOXING
· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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