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Cardiff Blues chief executive: 'Alex Cuthbert not for sale'

Alex Cuthbert will not be allowed to leave Cardiff Blues in the next 18 months, according to the club's chief executive Richard Holland.

Cardiff Blues chief executive Richard Holland has vowed that Alex Cuthbert will not be sold by the club.

The 24-year-old, who has experienced an indifferent season with the Blues, reportedly wants a move away from Welsh rugby having rejected a national dual contract.

However, Holland says that the player will not be allowed to leave early, with his contract not due to expire until the end of the 2015-16 campaign.

"I don't really want to get embroiled in media speculation but as far as we are concerned Alex has 18 months left on his contract and that's that," he is quoted as saying by Wales Online.

"He is not on the market. The only other contract we would permit him to sign would be a national dual contract."

Cardiff are currently ninth in the Pro12 standings.

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Wednesday's key events


SKATEBOARDING
· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

SAILING
· After a medal-laden day on the water on Tuesday, Great Britain will be looking for more success, starting with Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the men's 470-class medal race (6.33am)
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CYCLING
· World records have been tumbling in the velodrome, and another could go in the men's team pursuit final as Italy - new world record holders themselves - face Denmark (10.06am)

EQUESTRIAN
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