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Cheap and Cheerful Bank Holiday Ideas for Entertaining Kids

Quickly approaching is the last bank holiday before Christmas - the 25th of August. Officially the last summer bank holiday, the extra day off is...

Jul 23, 2014, 12:14 ET

The Highs and Lows of the London 2012 Anniversary Games

To mark two years since the London Olympics, the anniversary games took place in London this weekend just gone. In preparation for the event a...

Jul 16, 2014, 11:32 ET

SportsDirect.com Invite You to the Deal Zone to Save Money this Summer

Bargain hunting can be quite confusing for some, with various internet guides from self proclaimed "savvy shoppers" and "price comparison experts"...

Jul 10, 2014, 08:22 ET

Whoever Loses on Sunday, Consumers Win with the SportsDirect.com Double Discount Weekend

On Sunday 13th July the World Cup Final takes place in Brazil and will see Argentina take on Germany. As the whole world sits on the edge of their...

Jun 30, 2014, 13:19 ET

Tour de France Grand Depart 2014 Is Almost Upon Us

In just a few short days, Tour de France Grand Depart 2014 will begin. This weekend 22 of the world's top cycling teams will compete across 3 days...

Jun 27, 2014, 14:24 ET

Wimbledon is Well Under Way

This week, Wimbledon got underway with the first round of the men and women's singles commencing on Monday and, throughout the week, the second...

Jun 18, 2014, 12:45 ET

SportsDirect.com Takes a Look at England's Progress in the World Cup

Saturday 14th June saw England defeated 2-1 by 4x world champions, Italy in their first game of the World Cup. England have two matches remaining...

Jun 07, 2014, 03:00 ET

SportsDirect.com's Father's Day Competition

Sunday 15th June is Father's Day and there's just over a week left to find the perfect gift to say thanks. Father's Day has been celebrated for...

Jun 02, 2014, 12:40 ET

SportsDirect.com Takes a Look at England's Preparations For The World Cup

With only 10 days until the World Cup 2014 kicks off, England's preparations are off to a good start with a 3-0 win over Peru in the international...

May 27, 2014, 11:08 ET

Staying Safe as Festival Season Approaches

As Summer slowly approaches, festival season is almost upon us, a time for music, camping, friends and memories. In June the festivals kick off...

May 21, 2014, 06:12 ET

PGA Celebrity PRO-AM Championship

From the 22nd - 25th May, the annual PGA Championship takes place in Wentworth. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the PGA Championships and...

May 12, 2014, 12:55 ET

SportsDirect.com's Holiday Shop is Here

This week SportsDirect.com have released their holiday shop range, just in time for summer. As the warmer months slowly approach, many people are...

May 09, 2014, 12:28 ET

The Europa League Finals

On Wednesday 14th May, the final game in the Europe League will take place in Turin at the Juventus Stadium. The two finalists are Sevilla and...

Apr 30, 2014, 05:58 ET

SportsDirect.com Takes a Look at the Badminton Horse Trials

On the 7th May this year's Badminton Horse Trials begin, an event in which riders and their horses take part in three phases of the competition...

Apr 23, 2014, 13:23 ET

UEFA Champions League Semi Final

Last night was the first of four semi final games in the UEFA Champions League and saw Chelsea take on Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon...

Apr 16, 2014, 12:56 ET

Easter Staycations On The Rise

Easter is only a few days away and with a four day weekend to look forward to, many families are off on their holidays. Tighter budgets and the...

Apr 08, 2014, 08:30 ET

Sportsdirect.com's #WearWithPride Selfie Competition

In celebration of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, sportsdirect.com have launched their very own selfie competition to get fans involved and excited...

Apr 02, 2014, 12:08 ET

England's World Cup Shirt Revealed

Monday 31st March saw the launch of this years England shirt, which will be worn during the World Cup in Brazil over summer. You can now pre order...

Mar 27, 2014, 13:38 ET

The Best Waterproof Jackets for Spring

 Last week marked the first day of spring and although that means lighter morning and nights it also means that there is a higher chance of...

Mar 17, 2014, 13:34 ET

Run Further With Karrimor

The lighter nights and brighter days of spring often mean that runners will begin to look at going on longer runs, especially if in training for a...