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Get to know the dramatic mountain stages of the Tour de France

Get to know the dramatic mountain stages of the Tour de France

The 2014 Tour de France will feature more mountain stages than ever before, which promises to make it the most enthralling contest in recent memory, and gives spectators the chance to discover a myriad of mountain magic across three of France's 5 major mountain ranges.

World number one kite surfer takes top spot in Red Sea Kite Surfing World Cup

World number one kite surfer takes top spot in Red Sea Kite Surfing World Cup

Karolina Winkowska, the world number one female kite surfer, added another significant trophy to her collection, taking home the top prize at the prestigious Red Sea Kite Surfing World Cup in Egypt earlier this month.

City Marque serviced apartments perfect match for Wimbledon accommodation

City Marque serviced apartments perfect match for Wimbledon accommodation

As the Championships return to Wimbledon this month, so too will it’s swarm of spectators, filling up the borough’s accommodation faster than you can shout ‘deuce’. Attracting as many as 500,000 fans each year, the All-England Club never fails to bring entertainment and excitement to London’s leafy suburb, but not without hefty mark-ups.

Travel tips for football fans visiting Brazil

With thousands of football fans about to jet off to Brazil, Scott Gorman, Head of Sainsbury’s Travel Insurance says:

World Cup 2014 will be the most mobile yet

Rapid take-up of smartphones and tablets, combined with growing availability of 4G mobile and Wi-Fi hotspots, will make the 2014 World Cup the most mobile yet for UK football fans.

Plan ahead to be a World Cup winner

Football fans jetting off to Brazil should assess their travel money and insurance options, advises MoneySuperMarket.

England football fans could face £5,000 mobile penalty from Brazil World Cup

England fans heading to the World Cup in Brazil next month could be stung with eye-watering mobile phone bills of £4,859 if they opt out of automatic mobile data limits imposed by most networks, according to new research from uSwitch.com.

Football fans urged to be wary of fraudsters when booking trips to Brazil

With the England squad recently announced and less than a month to go before the 2014 Football World Cup kicks off in Brazil, ABTA is reminding fans looking to book last minute travel arrangements to do so with reputable travel companies that are members of ABTA.

Make world-class saves in Brazil this summer

Make world-class saves in Brazil this summer

England fans heading to the World Cup in Brazil could save over £380 on holiday essentials by simply eating, drinking and shopping at the right places, according to foreign exchange specialists Travelex.

Tropical island of Captiva hosts world's most scenic triathlon

Tropical island of Captiva hosts world's most scenic triathlon

The sub-tropical island of Captiva on Florida's Gulf Coast is known for its natural beauty, abundant wildlife and laid back island atmosphere, making it an unlikely contender for a triathlon.

Experience Le Tour de Yorks with the Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel

Experience Le Tour de Yorks with the Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel

Taking in 390km over a period of just 2 days, The Yorkshire Grand Depart will see cycling enthusiasts embark across “God's Own County” on the first two stages of the 2014 Tour de France.

Play a part in this summer’s sporting events

However much of a couch potato you are, there’s always a way to get involved in big sporting events. And 2014 is a great year to start developing an interest in sport, even if the only way you like it is as a TV viewer.

Fans can buy tickets for Rugby World Cup 2015 now

Fans can buy tickets for Rugby World Cup 2015 now

Rugby fans can buy tickets to Rugby World Cup 2015 for the first time through the Official Travel Programme, thanks to England Rugby Travel.

The Six Nations: Why go?

The Six Nations Rugby Championship is edging ever closer. The 134-year-old tournament is steeped in history and if you are fortunate enough to have watched a game, it’s a memory that lasts with you forever.

A lasting legacy - Winter Olympic Games

A lasting legacy - Winter Olympic Games

Following the golden summer of 2012 there was as much emphasis on the legacy of London 2012 as on the Games themselves and it has become the buzzword of the decade so far.