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The Commonwealth Games In Numbers

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More than a billion people were glued to their screens for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, although this isn’t the only fascinating statistic we’ve found about the event. From the number of medals available, to the tonnes of pasta served – we delve into the big facts around Glasgow 2014 with our latest infographic.

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Is There Any Such Thing as a "Home Kit" Advantage?

thumbnailFootball pundits often like to talk about the home advantage, and how a team playing at their own ground immediately holds the upper hand. Some take the philosophy a little further and look at the success of a team in their home or away kit – and this is where the next post on our blog comes into play. After analysing all 380 games of the 2013/14 Premier League season, we see just how much of a role away kits really do have.

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What Were The Best Boots Of World Cup 2014?

thumbnailIt was described as one of the most exciting World Cup tournaments in years and in total, it brought no fewer than 171 goals. Players were seen in some of the latest and most futuristic boots on the market and to see just which brands and models performed the best, we’ll take an in-depth look at the tournament through this next blog post.

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Skate Your Way Through the Summer Holidays

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As part of our Summer Graduate "Talentbank" scheme this year, we're bringing you the #SummerSurvival guide to help you and the kids defeat boredom without breaking the bank. Over the next 6 weeks we'll have tips and advice on days out, activities and gear which will help keep the kids active in both body and mind- without costing the earth! First up is Natalia who has fond memories of learning to skate in the sunshine!...

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5 Great Activities to Keep Your Child Busy This Summer

thumbnailWith the days getting longer and the weather heating up, it can mean only one thing – the Summer holidays are nearly here! Whilst your little one might barely be able to contain their excitement, the holidays can understandably be a stressful time for parents. Luckily, here at SportsDirect.com we have come up with our five best garden activities to keep your kids busy without breaking the bank.

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