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Lillywhites: Our Heritage

Now with over 150 years’ experience, Lillywhites is often referred to as the UK’s oldest, finest and largest sports store, with the Regent Street store accepted as a London icon. On any given day, crowds of tourists from all over the world can be found in and around the 5-floor store, admiring the architecture, history and goods on offer. But how did the former family business establish itself as such an institution, and cement itself within our capital’s identity?

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What type of running shoe do you need?

Buying running shoes that match your foot type correctly is tremendously important. Running can be seriously good for you, but running in the wrong type of shoe can hinder progress by making it uncomfortable, and sometimes even causing injury. Check out how to help avoid injury in this guide.

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The Haka

Loved and revered by most, deemed an unsporting annoyance by the minority, the Haka is without a doubt a sight to behold and a firm tradition within the game of Rugby Union. The infamous Maori “war dance” performed by the New Zealand All Blacks’ adds a great deal of theatre and mythology to not only the team themselves but the entire sport; but what exactly is the Haka?

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