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Planet Earth Games goes live

With travel restrictions, social distancing and leisure opportunities severely limited due to the pandemic, families will be forgiven for wondering how to fill their summer this year.

The Planet Earth Games offers a unique opportunity throughout August for everyone to get active, learn...

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Tour of Britain postponed until September 2021

Authored by Mary

The organisers of the Tour of Britain have announced that this year’s race has been postponed.

Devon County Council had been due to host Stage Two of this year’s race in September with a route that was planned to start in Sherford and finish in Exeter.

However, the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic has prompted Sweetspot Group, which runs the Tour, to confirm that...

The Five Best Defenders to Grace the Premier League

Authored by Mike Page

Since it’s genesis in 1991, the Premier League has witnessed some amazing centre-backs earn their stripes, grow into world beaters and wow fans around the globe.

Although perhaps not as famous as Serie A for it’s defending legacy, the Premier League is considered by many as the best league in the world and its defenders play a massive part in this reputation.

Competition is...

Who will be the ones to watch when horse racing returns?

Authored by Mike Page

It’s been a strange time for sports fans. The usual 24/7 coverage of sporting action across several different dedicated channels has been replaced by a relative void of live sport. Instead, we’ve been eagerly tuning in to repeats of classic moments, or rubbing our eyes in disbelief as we settle down to watch darts players taking each other on from their own living room, and virtual horses...

How to save money on golf

Authored by Mike Page

Generally, golf, its attendant equipment, and Algarve Golf Holidays can be quite expensive. Golf equipment for the avid player can become something of a worry on the budget. However, there are ways to enjoy your game and still save money on the necessary equipment.

We have explained five creative ways that you can save money on your golf equipment. There is no need to worry. You can...

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Top Trainer Willie Mullins' seven winners at the 2020 Cheltenham Festival

Authored by Mike Page

The 2020 Cheltenham Festival threw up a fascinating battle for the title of top trainer, with Gordon Elliott and Willie Mullins going toe-to-toe for the coveted honour. Both men would have been eagerly analysing today’s horse racing results throughout the Festival to see which one of them had the edge.

In the end, it was Mullins who pipped Elliott to the title. Both men had seven...

Cheltenham 2020: Key races previewed ahead of upcoming festival

Authored by Mike Page

Unfortunately, Storm Ciara and other bouts of bad weather caused the cancellation of a handful of meetings at Exeter Racecourse recently, including a key trials day for Cheltenham . However, with the festival just days away, we have no more time to see horses in action: The main event is upon us.

Below we have picked out six of the major races of the festival, looking at the movers and...

Brixington Blues FC scores new kit thanks to Exmouth McDonalds

Authored by Mary

Local grassroots football club Brixington Blues had cause for celebration this weekend after receiving a new football kit, courtesy of the McDonald’s restaurant in Exmouth, owned by Franchisee David Shawyer.

The Under 14’s team visited the restaurant at Liverton Business Park on Saturday to be presented with their new kits which will be used for fixtures this year.

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How Social Media Impacted Football in the Last Decade

Authored by Mike Page

The first televised football match in the UK was way back in 1937, with a specially arranged match between Arsenal and Arsenal Reserves. As football became televised more, football clubs started to perceive televised matches as a threat. They were concerned that fans would no longer come to games if they were able to watch them from the comfort of their homes. Obviously, their fears did not...

Racecourse in the spotlight as top horses readied for key meeting

Authored by Sarah Parker

A key date in the south-west’s racing calendar is approaching with leading trainers readying their horses for Exeter Racecourse’s meeting on Sunday, February 9.

With over £100,000 in prize money, and staged within a month of the Cheltenham Festival ™ presented by Magners, the meeting is recognised as an important last stepping stone for horses with Cheltenham engagements.

It...

Treated like a royal: Win chance to become racecourse luxury enclosure tester

Authored by News Desk

One lucky luxury lover has the chance of a lifetime to become a racecourse enclosure tester for the upcoming horseracing season.

myracing are hiring a racecourse enclosure tester for the 2020 racing season, with the selected expert set to travel the country in pursuit of the perfect luxury experience.

No experience or qualifications are needed, entrants will simply need to...