Sportyshop Blog

Wednesday, 5 June 2019  |  Jon
Sportyshop supports the FAR Skate Foundation

The FAR Academy Trust is a multi-award winning charity that provides innovative education to young people from disaffected backgrounds or have had a negative experience of school. As a registered charity, we rely on funding and donations to maintain our ability to change lives through education and skateboarding.

Tuesday, 4 June 2019  |  Jon

Johanna Konta's extraordinary French Open continued as she beat Sloane Stephens to become the first British woman since 1983 to reach the semi-finals at Roland Garros
Konta seeded 26th, played near-perfect tennis in a 6-1 6-4 win over the American seventh seed
She broke Stephen's serve three times and dropped just 13 points on her own serve
Konta will now play Croatian 31st seed Petra Martic or Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in the last four in Paris hoping to make the final at the weekend

Tuesday, 19 March 2019  |  Jon

MARU Swimwear, a British performance swimwear brand, have today announced their partnership with Level Water, a UK charity that provides specialist one-to-one swimming lessons for children with physical and/or sensory disabilities.

As an official partner of Level Water, MARU will provide a variety of swim equipment to children and instructors to assist with the work that Level Water do. Moreover, MARU will run donation weeks whereby a percentage of their online sales goes directly to Level Water to help them teach more children to swim.

Level Water progress each child’s swimming ability to being able to confidently swim 15m front crawl and backstroke. At this point, a child can be safe and independent in the water and can join group swimming lessons or their local competitive club.

In addition to learning to swim, Level Water want to help each child develop physical, social and emotional confidence which can have a real impact on the trajectory of their life.

Wednesday, 13 March 2019  |  Jon

There are institutions all over the world doing fantastic work to push society forward and make our world a better place to live. Think of the daily dedication from museums, zoos, aquariums, observatories, planetariums, state or national parks, science centres, nature centres, and any other formal or informal science setting...

Monday, 11 February 2019  |  Jon

At a time when marine animals are facing more challenges than ever, days like World Whale Day, held on the 16th February 2019, have never been more essential.
It’s a day that seeks to raise awareness on the growing need to protect whales. And that need is great.

Monday, 8 October 2018  |  Jon

Sportyshop is using the latest Thawte SSL123 Certification that ensures you can feel safe in the knowledge that your sensitive data will be protected with industry leading 256-bit encryption

Tuesday, 22 August 2017  |  Jon

The FA Premier League is underway for the 2017/18 season. With so much money being spent in the transfer market over the summer who are your favorites to win the title?
Manchester United, Huddersfield & West Brom have full points from their opening two games, how will their seasons go?

Thursday, 26 January 2017  |  Jon

Venus and Serena Williams will meet in a Grand Slam final for the ninth time
Thirteenth seed Venus beat fellow American Coco Vandeweghe 6-7 (3-7) 6-2 6-3
World number two Serena beat unseeded Croat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 6-2 6-1
Which Williams sister will triumph?
Serena won their last Grand Slam encounter

Monday, 23 January 2017  |  Jon

Johanna Konta beats Ekaterina Makarova 6-1 6-4 to reach the quarter final of the Australian Open
Her reward is a match against World number 1 Serena Williams
Konta has not dropped a set so far and when asked about facing the 22-time Grand Slam champion for the first time, Konta said "Believe it or not that's an incredible experience for me"
Good luck Johanna, we are all rooting for you!!!

Thursday, 19 January 2017  |  Jon

Novak Djokovic gets knocked out in the second round of the Australian Open
Looking to get his World number 1 ranking back he put in a below par performance that Istomin took full advantage of
This puts Andy Murray in a strong position to win the tournament, come on Andy!!!!!!!


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