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Preview: The Greatest Spectacle of Lucha Libre, York Hall, Bethnal Green

Amigos! It’s time again for Mexico’s masked superheroes to fight it out in an epic battle of Good vs Evil at Bethnal Green’s York Hall. Continue reading

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Excited about the Olympics? Learn How to Get to Rio and What to Do When You Arrive (Miles Away)

Read on to learn how to have the best experience in Rio this summer – from booking to flying back home, we’ve got you covered. Continue reading

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Häagen-Dazs Wimbledon Weekend at Selfridges Roof

Catch the tennis and eat free ice cream on the roof at Selfridges all weekend long with Häagen-Dazs Wimbledon Weekend. Continue reading

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Crowd Surf Ready Fitness Class with Stubhub and Gymbox

I’d like to say I was ready for the Crowd Surf Ready Fitness Class at Gymbox in partnership wit Stubhub. But I was not. It kicked my ass. But in a good way – and I was glad to have signed up for a session. Continue reading

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10 Great Golf Destinations for 2016

Is hitting the links a mandatory activity when you travel? When you hear friends boasted about how much fun they had on their last golfing getaway does it leave you green with envy? Then this list of ten of the world’s best golf destinations to visit in 2016 might be the stroke of genius you need to start planning your own ultimate golf holiday. Continue reading

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Vinothec Compass: A Stroke of Food and Wine Genius in North Greenwich

Realising that one of the better meals served to me this year and the best wine list I’ve come across in London in quite a long while both happened to be on offer at a new golf range in North Greenwich really threw me for a loop. But hey, I’m apt to take a swing at virtually any possibility if there’s the promise of great food and drink. Accepting an invitation to what seemed like a long shot – an evening of “Terroir and Turf” at Vinotech Compass at Peninsular Golf Range – turned out to be an ace culinary experience that’s easy to recommend and one that I hope to repeat soon. Continue reading

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Sponsored Video: In the Sneakers of Walcott

You know that old saying about walking a mile in somebody else’s shoes? Well, what if those shoes were a pair of stylish and extra comfy Adidas trainers belonging to one of your favourite footballers? Cool idea, huh? Check out this fun little ‘day in the life’ video featuring Arsenal forward and the England national team player, Theo Walcott – shot from the vantage point of Theo’s shoes – a pair of ultra blue Adidas Pure BOOST Chill trainers. Continue reading

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Top Winter Sport Destinations in Italy (OneTravel)

For a vacation mixed with plenty of activity on and off the slopes, in the chalet or out on the town, Northern Italy is a haven for fans of winter sports that’s hard to beat. Here’s a list of some … Continue reading

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Want to Win Free Tickets to the Invictus Games? Get #Ready!

This month for the first time, more than 400 servicemen and women – both serving and veteran – from 14 nations will meet at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the inaugural Invictus Games. The spotlight will be on them to champion their indefatigable drive to overcome, along with their tenacious attitude to achieve post-injury. Continue reading

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Hello Stan Smith. Still Looking Good!

White on white with a touch of navy – I’m almost afraid to wear my new Adidas Originals Stan Smith trainers out on the streets as they look so nice and clean right out of the box. But that fear will subside soon, and I’m sure I’ll make good use of this new pair of trainers. Continue reading

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Tour de France: Cambridge to London with Bonne Maman

I would like to say a massive merci beaucoup to the friendly folks from Bonne Maman for offering me the amazing opportunity to ride along with the Tour de France in the Bonne Maman procession vehicle yesterday from Cambridge to London. It was super cool checking out the Tour’s Village at Parker’s Piece in Cambridge and taking a behind the scenes snoop of all the goings-on and preparations before the race began. And riding in the procession to encounter the tens of thousands of Tour supporters along the way was an absolute thrill. Continue reading

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Experiencing the World Cup in London (OneTravel)

Okay. The World Cup is on! And, save a vacation in Brasil, every sporty London is as excellent a place to experience the footie action as anywhere. It’s also a city that likes to take the spirit of these global … Continue reading

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Infographic: World Triathlon London

Training for the 2014 World Triathlon? Or maybe your daily commute often feels like you’re competing in an epic race? Enjoy this ace infographic from Yellow Jersey, protecting your enjoyment of a shared passion and helping you meet your cycling insurance … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Sunday in London (OneTravel)

Excited about that upcoming trip to London but bummed because you think you’ll have to miss the big game on TV? Nonsense. The NFL is becoming more and more popular in the UK. Besides, if there’s a reason to drink … Continue reading

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Heavy Metal Bowling vs Bompas & Parr’s Metal BBQ

Aw man, I’m going to be out of town and thus unable to attend this event but look: Heavy Metal Bowling – your chance to “finger holes, caress balls” while “crushing pins” to a soundtrack featuring Black Sabbath, Electric Wizard, Elder, The Sword, Slayer, Sleep, Metallica. Continue reading

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NFL in the UK (CheapOair)

Every year since 2007, a regular season game of good ole NFL American football has been played at Wembley Stadium in London. Plans for the 2013 season keep with this well established trend but actually up the ante with not just one but two NFL International Series games slated to be played at the 90,000 capacity Wembley Stadium, the world’s largest stadium with all seats under cover. Continue reading

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England’s Sports Museums (CheapOair)

When not on the court or in the stands, another great way to soak up all of England’s athletics heritage is to visit one of its sporting museums. Here’s a list of the country’s top museums dedicated to the history and legacy of British sports … Continue reading

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Can You Do the Wimbledon Wiggle?

Get your Wiggle on for your chance to WIN Wimbledon tickets with this fun video sponsored by Evian.

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Windsor Plans for a Sporty Summer (CheapOair)

… Windsor and Maidenhead are the place to be for some of the best in British sporting events. Here’s a list of the Windsor and Maidenhead sports line up for summer 2013 … Continue reading

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Sponsored Video: The Rugby League of the Extraordinary

The first time I watched this clip I thought, ‘What a shame that the RFL has to promote its sport and its athletes in such a gimmicky way.’ Upon subsequent viewings though, I settled on the conclusion that this “behind-the-scenes … Continue reading

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Bob Martin Sports Photography Retrospective at Quaglino’s, London (CheapOair)

Now on view until September (and just in time for the Olympics), a retrospective exhibition of prints by award winning sports photographer Bob Martin presents an ideal opportunity to “get into a sporting spirit as London prepares to host this year’s … Continue reading

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Wimbledon in 3D

Yes, for the first time ever, Wimbledon will be filmed and screened live in 3D direct to cinemas around the world. Continue reading

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