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3 Ways to Get Your Daughter Into Sports – and Keep Them Interested

Young girls “fall out of love” with sport by the time they’re teenagers.

A damning study from Women in Sport revealed that even active young girls become less sporty as they enter their teen years due to a lack of confidence, the pressure of schoolwork, and not feeling safe outdoors.

In a world where girls and young women face barriers to certain jobs, equal pay, and more,...

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Is the UK potentially missing out on their next big sports star? Research suggests kids would rather stream than play sport

Slam Dunk: Sports Direct reignites kids’ passion for PE with mass participation school event
  • New research suggests that three times as many children would rather watch a streaming service (48%) than play sport (16%)
  • Sport only came in 4th as a favourite pastime (27%), with twice as many kids listing watching streaming services (58%) or playing computer games (56%) as their
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Influential Women in Sports: The Sports Stars to Look Out For in 2022

Women’s sports are more popular than ever. The number of people watching women’s sports has risen in the past year, with 51.1 million people estimated to watch female-led sports in 2021 .

The interest in women’s sports could encourage equal treatment of female athletes, from their media coverage to the appreciation of their talent.

This article will look at the five most...

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Latched Sports Bra Support Breast Cancer Now!

Latched, the pre and postnatal activewear is doing their bit to help raise Breast Cancer awareness this October.

Throughout the course of this month, they will donate 10% of sales from their Raspberry Nursing Sports Bra to the Breast Cancer Now charity.

The Latched Nursing Sports Bra is loved by mums worldwide and has won many awards, and it is no wonder why! With discreet...

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COVID’s Lost Generation: 317,000 Children Face Physical and Mental Health Challenges as a Result of Cuts to Grassroots Clubs

New analysis into the impact of COVID-19 on young people has found that 317,000 children in the South West are not currently getting their recommended 60 minutes of exercise per day. This amounts to an incredible 45 percent of all children in the region.

The pandemic has had a significant impact on this number, with fewer children meeting their recommended 60 minutes of daily...

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Countdown to kick off: Sports Direct and Nike get kids back into sport with nation’s biggest kickabout 

  • New research suggests more than half (52%) of parents are struggling to get children back into physical exercise, despite restrictions lifting and sport restarting
  • The majority (61%) admit their children can easily go days without physical activity
  • To get kids back on their feet, Sports Direct and Nike launch Monster Kickabout - an action packed football
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RIO FERDINAND REVEALS WIFE, KATE, COMPARES HIM TO A “WASHING MACHINE” WHEN EATING - AS THE SUPERSTAR SPORTSMAN TAKES ON THE NATIONS FOOD FAILS

  • Ex-footballer and TV pundit, Rio Ferdinand, has taken part in a unique food experiment that sees the superstar sportsman sitting in the hot seat and taking on the nation’s food fails
  • The new film dubbed ‘Ban the Bland’ sees Rio trying various sad snacks made famous in Britain, such as the Wigan kebab and jellied eels – known to be munched on at football matches
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Top 10 free things to do with your children

The sun is finally shining and we have a week off to enjoy with our children. As restrictions lift we have much more choice of places we can visit, but the costs can add up quickly. I have put together a list of 10 things you can do with your children, which will be lots of fun and won’t cost you a penny.

  1. Find a new playpark – We have about 3 parks which we tend to visit
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5 fun things for dads to do with their kids

I think it's hard sometimes for dads when the mum is so integral and such a big part of their children's lives, understandably so. The thing that makes mums so wonderful is the amount of time they spend with their children. They are everything to them. But on the flip side of that sometimes this leaves you as a dad, not feeling left out but perhaps feeling less valuable.

I wanted to...