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Wimbledon 2014: The Big 5 Contenders

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While a lot of attention is currently on the World Cup, Wimbledon is also just around the corner and starts in less than a week. Following Andy Murray’s success at SW19 last year there is naturally plenty of hope that he can repeat that feat and fly the British flag again. However, with Murray out of form it’s certainly going to be a tough ask, as we take a look at the main competitors for the upcoming tournament.

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Top 5 Indoor Activities for a Wet Weekend

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The British weather is temperamental, there’s no denying that, especially in summer. One day it could be 24 degrees and sunny, and then the next cold, drizzly and dull. When the kids are off school in the summer holidays and the rain clouds appear on the horizon, it’s time to get creative to keep the kids from getting bored. Thankfully we at SportsDirect.com have come up with 5 fantastic indoor activities to get you through those miserable days:

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How To Survive The Summer Holidays… For Parents

thumbnailWhile the kids might be buzzing for the forthcoming summer holidays, most parents are in a completely opposite frame of mind. This is the time of year where structure goes out of the window and it takes some crafty ideas, and plenty of perseverance, to make sure the holidays are something to remember for the right reasons. Bearing the above in mind, here’s our lowdown on how to survive those six weeks and make them as enjoyable as possible for the family.

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Keeping Fit with Badminton..

thumbnailWith Spring upon us, it’s time to get outdoors and play some sports to get fit and have a good time. There are many popular sports played by groups of friends such as football, tennis, skating and basketball. Racket sports such as tennis, badminton and squash are great summer activities and you will often find courts in your local area whether it’s at the leisure centre or local schools, there are plenty of places to play! Here we take a look at some of the health and fitness benefits of playing badminton. [More]