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Sporty gift ideas for you and yours

October 24 2019

There’s nothing wrong with a little overindulgence at Christmas but how about a spot of sport and fitness for balance and a happy and healthier new year? Here are a few ideas to inspire you and the sporty people in your life. Tickets – It’s hard to beat a festive football or rugby match. Leicester...

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Not sporty? There’s still an activity for you

June 14 2019

What do you do if you’re not sporty but want to be fitter and healthier? The good news is there is lots going on in and around Melton and you can find an activity that suits you. In this blog we summarise what is on offer for people of all ages, flagging up our top...

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Keeping your relationship fit and healthy

May 9 2019

You may be looking forward to a new season of sport but what if your partner isn’t? It’s all too easy to get wrapped up in your training, game or charity challenge but become too immersed and those closest to you can feel alienated and shut out. Relationships and sport have many similarities and both...

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2019 – a year of world cups

February 21 2019

2019 is a year of world cups with cricket, women’s football, netball and rugby all in the limelight. England, ranked the best one-day team, are home favourites for the ICC Cricket World Cup from May 30 to July 14. Trent Bridge in Nottingham will host five matches including England versus Pakistan on June 3. In...

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The best sports podcasts

November 29 2018

Sports podcasts are becoming increasingly popular so Melton Sports has ridden the airwaves and asked its customers for their favourites. There are plenty of enlightening and entertaining shows available via iTunes, Acast, BBC Sounds or your podcast provider and they are great to listen to pre or post game, in the car, at the gym...

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Highlights of the sporting year ahead

January 17 2017

It’s not a World Cup or Olympic year but there are plenty of top sporting events to watch out for in 2017 and you can catch a number of them live with a bit of foresight. It also promises to be a big breakthrough year for women’s cricket, rugby and football. Personally I’m looking forward...

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Calling all Sport Relief superstars!

March 8 2016

Here at Melton Sports we take sport seriously but like having fun, too, which is why we’re organising an event for Sport Relief, writes Toby Heaver. Join us on Saturday, March 19, between 10am and 2pm and enter a competition, take part in our sweepstake or buy a cake in our Sport Relief bake-off! How...

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Running so others can walk

February 17 2016

There’s a major new event on Melton’s sporting calendar this summer – the Road2Recovery Half Marathon and Fun Run. It’s been inspired by Claire Lomas who to date has raised more than £500,000 for the Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation (NSIF) to support its groundbreaking research into finding a cure for paralysis. Claire’s story, following a...

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Six Nations, new promotions and arrivals – your February newsletter

January 29 2016

Ready for kick-off? The RBS Six Nations gets under on February 6 with England hoping to put a disappointing World Cup behind them under new coach Eddie Jones. Wear your colours for less with £5 off our England shirts or get your hands on one of our Home Nations rugby balls. Check out my column...

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My 2016 sporting highlights and predictions

January 20 2016

It’s an Olympic year so it seems right to mark your card with what promise to be 2016’s sporting highlights. Here is my month-by-month guide and a few predictions. January – It’s (another) big year for Andy Murray starting with the Australian Open (now to Jan 31). He ended 2015 as world number two and...

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Sporty gift ideas for you and yours

There’s nothing wrong with a little overindulgence at Christmas but how about a spot...

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