Posts Tagged“sports”

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If you are a cricket player, no matter what level, you will need to know how to maintain your bat. This piece of crafted willow is your tool to rack up the runs, and therefore needs constant care and attention, and if you are contemplating adding to your arsenal, here are some useful tips on how to keep your cricket bats in tip-top condition. Knocking In This is the term for a process that every new bat must undergo, and it involves gently tapping the contact surface with a cricket mallet. Patience is a virtue, and you will need this…

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Being able to bet online has completely transformed the World of sports gambling and it has never been easier to try your luck at winning some money than it is right now. We can place bets from our phones with the swipe of a finger and there are so many more markets and ways to bet than ever before. As it stands, sports betting is one of the most profitable growth industries in the World, the question is then, what’s the best way for you to win. As with all forms of gambling, there is always a risk, we can’t…

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Every day, a group of people get together and determine something that will affect millions of bettors. These people are odds makers. Their calculations set the lines for sporting events across the globe. You’ve probably wondered exactly how they decide those numbers. Here’s everything you need to know about how NFL odds work. What’s the Point?   Image via Flickr by Art01852 To understand NFL odds, you must appreciate the design of the system. Gambling services don’t care who wins or loses a sporting event. They’re businesses, and their product relies on volume. When they entice more people to bet,…

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The showpiece event in the international rugby calendar, the World Cup, is almost upon us, with the 20 best rugby-playing nations battling it out for the prestigious Webb-Ellis Trophy. England are the hosts, with a little bit of assistance from Wales in the shape of their fantastic Millennium Stadium, and Stuart Lancaster will be hoping that the Twickenham crowd can whip up their famous atmosphere to help spur his players on. Lancaster has just announced his 31 man squad for the tournament, and whilst some observers were surprised with his omission of Danny Cipriani – and the inclusion of Rugby League…

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  Petr Cech has moved to play down claims that there’s already been a deal struck with Arsenal that would see him transfer from Chelsea for a proposed £11 million. Talks are apparently still continuing over the veteran goalkeeper’s future. Chelsea is said to be close to striking a deal for Cech, who would like to keep his family in the London area as he’s seeking to leave the Premier League champions in favor of regular football. Reports came out recently that Chelsea and Arsenal had agreed on a deal for Cech, but there hasn’t been any official confirmation by…

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Rio de Janeiro is a popular place to start or end a trip in Brazil, and its no wonder: with spectacular mountains, a world famous beach culture and an unrivaled nightlife scene, this burg has magnetic appeal for many travelers. There are many sights to see here, but with Rio’s size, it can be intimidating for someone to tackle on their own. For this reason, taking a guided tour can be very beneficial for someone seeking the make the most of their time here. Want to know what to see on a tour of Rio? Below, we list several sights…

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The British number one earned his place in the next round of the Italian Open on Wednesday as he eased to a comfortable victory against France’s Jeremy Chardy in Rome. Murray, who married long-term partner Kim Sears back in April, earned a relatively straightforward 6-4 6-3 victory over the current world number 33 to book his place in the last-16 against Belgium’s David Goffin. We take a look at Murray’s chances of winning the tournament, and discuss his potential opponents in the next round of the competition. For more news and odds regarding the remainder of the competition, or for…