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Anyone for tennis? 10 things you didn’t know about Wimbledon

Anyone for tennis? Wimbledon's here again - can Murray win again?

The World Cup may be dominating the sports calendar for June and July, but let’s not forget the tennis.

After a fantastic victory for Britain’s Andy Murray last year, we’re all wondering if he can defend his Wimbledon title.
He may have lost to Rafael Nadal in the semi-final of the French Open, but we’re keeping our fingers crossed for some good matches at Wimbledon.
So if you need some respite from all the football that’s going on, prepare the Pimm’s and check out our Wimbledon facts:
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Backing the World Cup hosts? What do you really know about Brazil?

10 things you didn't know about Brazil

OK, so we’re not losing hope just yet, but let’s face it – England aren’t doing brilliantly!
The World Cup favourites are (unsurprisingly) the host nation Brazil who have got off to a flying start, beating Croatia 2-1 in the first match of this year’s football tournament… although their match against Mexico ended in a 0-0 draw, so who knows what will happen!
Plenty of people are secretly backing them to win and everyone who drew them in the sweepstakes is feeling pretty smug right now!
But how much do you actually know about the World Cup hosts?
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Bend it like baby – World Cup goodies for children

Bend it like Baby - World Cup T-Shirts & toys

With excitement growing as the first football matches of the World Cup get underway, the shops are all full of strips, footballs and all sorts of memorabilia to let everyone show their colours and support their team.
If your little ones are football mad (or their parents are) then you’ll be spoilt for choice with these great World Cup ideas for the kids.
With cute football slogan T-shirts to the official World Cup kit, browse our favourite football fashion essentials and get your kids ready to cheer for their country!

All hail the beautiful game!

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