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Rolling Out Our New Logo…

When our CEO Xan started Sportside five years ago, his family helped design a logo which stood us in good stead for a number of years, however, just like babies who outgrow their clothes, companies grow up and need new brands that reflect the growth they have done and...

Exclusive with GB Hockey Player Esme Burge: “I’d love to lead and inspire others on their Olympic journey.”

I’d love to lead and inspire others on their Olympic journey.... Esme Burge. Age: 20. Sport: GB hockey player. Position: midfielder. University: University of Nottingham. Who inspired you to take the first steps on the path that led you to becoming a hockey...

Marisa Scullion Joins Sportside As Head Of Partnerships.

Name, age, profession - Marisa Scullion, 39, Head of Partnerships  With over 10 years experience working at Board and C Suite level as a senior Executive Assistant Marisa Scullion is a confident, approachable and articulate communicator.  She joins...

The Magic Pill That Can Save Our NHS Billions

By XAN VARMUZA, Founder Sportside There’s no doubt our cherished NHS is creaking at the seams as demand outweighs supply. While it is vital we support front-line services such as A&E, there are calls this week for a £500million investment in prevention – and the...

The Magic Pill That Can Save Our NHS Billions

By XAN VARMUZA, Founder Sportside There’s no doubt our cherished NHS is creaking at the seams as demand outweighs supply. While it is vital we support front-line services such as A&E, there are calls this week for a £500million investment in prevention – and the...

Can Two Hours Of Exercise A Week Boost Those Little Grey Cells?

By XAN VARMUZA, Founder of Sportside Around 850,000 people in the UK live with dementia, the umbrella term for memory issues, according to the latest data from Alzheimer’s Research. While there is no magic bullet, there is mounting evidence that regular physical...

Smashing The Taboos That Stop 50% Of Women Taking Part In Sport

By HERMIONE WAY It is a measure of how far we have come in smashing one of the most taboo topics in sport that the latest This Girl Can advert shows real-life images of women overcoming period pain or menopause symptoms to stay active. https://youtu.be/4BKwk8q4H0Y...

Our New Year Resolution … To Help You Enjoy A Healthier, Happier 2020

By XAN VARMUZA, Founder and CEO, Sportside  A happy and healthy New Year from all of us here at Sportside. We’re looking forward to a fantastic 2020 with the official launch of our app which will help you connect to your ideal match - and create a global local...

Announcing: Olympic Basketball Player Kieron Achara As Sportside Ambassador

GB Olympic star KieronÕs Monumental challenge GB basketball Olympian Kieron Achara is switching sports and getting set to run into the record books as ScotlandÕs tallest marathoner at 6ft 10in. Achara, 36, has been unveiled as ambassador for the Stirling Scottish...

Patience and Positivity…The Keys To Reaching Your Personal Pinnacle

Background: Alex Gregory MBE. Double Olympic gold medallist – five World Championship golds. Seven Guinness World Records. Age 35. Home: Somerset. Partner Emily Airey.  Father to Jasper 10,  Daisy 6 and Jesse 3. Who inspired you on your first steps, or strokes, on the...

Exclusive with GB Hockey Player Esme Burge: “I’d love to lead and inspire others on their Olympic journey.”

I’d love to lead and inspire others on their Olympic journey.... Esme Burge. Age: 20. Sport: GB hockey player. Position: midfielder. University: University of Nottingham. Who inspired you to take the first steps on the path that led you to becoming a hockey...

Marisa Scullion Joins Sportside As Head Of Partnerships.

Name, age, profession - Marisa Scullion, 39, Head of Partnerships  With over 10 years experience working at Board and C Suite level as a senior Executive Assistant Marisa Scullion is a confident, approachable and articulate communicator.  She joins...

The Magic Pill That Can Save Our NHS Billions

By XAN VARMUZA, Founder Sportside There’s no doubt our cherished NHS is creaking at the seams as demand outweighs supply. While it is vital we support front-line services such as A&E, there are calls this week for a £500million investment in prevention – and the...

The Magic Pill That Can Save Our NHS Billions

By XAN VARMUZA, Founder Sportside There’s no doubt our cherished NHS is creaking at the seams as demand outweighs supply. While it is vital we support front-line services such as A&E, there are calls this week for a £500million investment in prevention – and the...

Can Two Hours Of Exercise A Week Boost Those Little Grey Cells?

By XAN VARMUZA, Founder of Sportside Around 850,000 people in the UK live with dementia, the umbrella term for memory issues, according to the latest data from Alzheimer’s Research. While there is no magic bullet, there is mounting evidence that regular physical...

Smashing The Taboos That Stop 50% Of Women Taking Part In Sport

By HERMIONE WAY It is a measure of how far we have come in smashing one of the most taboo topics in sport that the latest This Girl Can advert shows real-life images of women overcoming period pain or menopause symptoms to stay active. https://youtu.be/4BKwk8q4H0Y...

Our New Year Resolution … To Help You Enjoy A Healthier, Happier 2020

By XAN VARMUZA, Founder and CEO, Sportside  A happy and healthy New Year from all of us here at Sportside. We’re looking forward to a fantastic 2020 with the official launch of our app which will help you connect to your ideal match - and create a global local...

Announcing: Olympic Basketball Player Kieron Achara As Sportside Ambassador

GB Olympic star KieronÕs Monumental challenge GB basketball Olympian Kieron Achara is switching sports and getting set to run into the record books as ScotlandÕs tallest marathoner at 6ft 10in. Achara, 36, has been unveiled as ambassador for the Stirling Scottish...

Patience and Positivity…The Keys To Reaching Your Personal Pinnacle

Background: Alex Gregory MBE. Double Olympic gold medallist – five World Championship golds. Seven Guinness World Records. Age 35. Home: Somerset. Partner Emily Airey.  Father to Jasper 10,  Daisy 6 and Jesse 3. Who inspired you on your first steps, or strokes, on the...

Why We Need More Stars Like Alex To Bridge The Sports Gender Gap

By XAN VARMUZA, founder of Sportside You don’t often mention the medical journal Lancet and Strictly Come Dancing in the same breath. But this week they both offer clues in tackling the gender gap crisis engulfing sport across the world. One of the largest global...

Rolling Out Our New Logo…

When our CEO Xan started Sportside five years ago, his family helped design a logo which stood us in good stead for a number of years, however, just like babies who outgrow their clothes, companies grow up and need new brands that reflect the growth they have done and...

The Magic Pill That Can Save Our NHS Billions

The Magic Pill That Can Save Our NHS Billions

By XAN VARMUZA, Founder Sportside There’s no doubt our cherished NHS is creaking at the seams as demand outweighs supply. While it is vital we support front-line services such as A&E, there are calls this week for a £500million investment in prevention – and the...

The Magic Pill That Can Save Our NHS Billions

The Magic Pill That Can Save Our NHS Billions

By XAN VARMUZA, Founder Sportside There’s no doubt our cherished NHS is creaking at the seams as demand outweighs supply. While it is vital we support front-line services such as A&E, there are calls this week for a £500million investment in prevention – and the...