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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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The best sports books of 2015

October 8 2015

When it comes to sports books I am always drawn to the most thought provoking ones, those which challenge convention or my own preconceptions. In much the same way the sports people who attract my interest are those who transcend their own particular sport. Here are the books which are on my Christmas wish list:-...

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How to enjoy music on the move safely

August 8 2015

Lots of people like to listen to music or even take a call when running, cycling or enjoying the great outdoors, but how can you do it safely? The answer is to use bone conduction headphones which allow you to tune in without tuning out the world around you. As there is nothing in or...

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The best sports podcasts

Sports podcasts are becoming increasingly popular so Melton Sports has ridden the airwaves and...

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