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A Novice’s Guide To Wimbledon

thumbnailThis week, Wimbledon 2014 kicked off and so far last years reigning champion, Andy Murray is proving he is still worthy of his title. For many of us, Tennis is a sport we only get excited about throughout June and July, while the infamous Wimbledon is plastered across our TV screens. So, you may not quite understand how tennis works. What’s ‘love’? And what on earth does ‘deuce’ mean?! Not to worry though, here at SportsDirect.com we have put together a simple guide to understanding tennis, so you can follow all of the matches and know who won before the commentator confirms it to you!

 

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How Do Base Layers Improve Performance?

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Many people will have heard of base layers as a type of gym and fitness clothing, and others will have used them before. But what exactly do they do and just how do they improve your performance? Below we have answered a few questions to explain the basics of base layers. This will help you decide if wearing base layers will aid your own performance and exactly how it will do so.
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Inspiration For Your Glastonbury Wardrobe

thumbnailGastonbury festival kicks off on the 25th June, so there are just a few more days left to get your camping essentials and festival outfits. Here at sportsdirect.com we have put together a Glastonbury inspired blog to showcase our fantastic range of festival clothing. If you’re stuck for ideas on what to wear at Glastonbury next week then read on for our top picks and links to some fantastic products perfect for dancing in muddy fields!


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Wimbledon: The Tournament Of Technology

thumbnailTennis and technology was a taboo topic several years ago, and the bleep of the net was probably the most advanced thing that you would come across. Now, ahead of the 2014 event, this has all changed. The game has become full of gizmos and gadgets that are aimed at both improving player performance, and also the spectator experience [More]

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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Holidaying With Children: Top Tips From Parents

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Whether it’s venturing out of the country or to somewhere in the UK, going on holiday with your children should be one of the most rewarding and enjoyable experiences. It should be something that you’ll remember for a lifetime, but if you don’t prepare adequately it can turn out to be an absolute nightmare. Here, we'll ask the opinions of parents themselves to determine just what are the best tips for travelling away with the kids.

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The Group D Danger Men

thumbnailIt’s been described as the “Group of Death” by some quarters and it’s certainly going to be touch-and-go whether England manage to force themselves through it. While Italy and Uruguay are seen as the Three Lions’ biggest opponents, many are under the impression that this is Costa Rica’s best squad in years and they might not be the no-hopers that everyone is predicting. Bearing the above in mind, we’ll now take a look at the star men from each of these teams and see just what influence they could have on how Group D pans out.


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