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ICC World Twenty20 2016

The ICC World Twenty20 2016 is the sixth edition of the ICC World Twenty20 and will be held in India for the first time from the 8th March to the 3rd April. To celebrate the start of the tournament,...

A Big Sports Tour to the Big Apple: Sir John Deane’s College

Monday 15th February 2016 Alas, Sir John Deane’s College’s final day has arrived, sob. But they’ve ended on a high with a sport-filled visit to Columbia University. After...

Top 5 Six Nations Matches From Recent Years

The Six Nations returns this weekend! While Ireland are looking to retain their title, England are hoping to bounce back under Eddie Jones following their dreadful World Cup Campaign. It promises to...

My day at the 'Women's Sport: Participation, Access and Funding' Conference

On Thursday 19th January, I attended the Women’s Sport: Participation, Access and Funding Conference held in London to gain a better understanding of the continued development of women’s...

The History of the Ballon d'Or

Last night Lionel Messi was the deserved winner of a record fifth Ballon d’Or after a sensational 2015 where he made the spectacular routine. Having scored 52 goals, coupled with 26 assists and...

The Official New 7 Wonders of the World – The Taj Mahal

To kick off our first blog post of 2016, we thought we’d take a look at a few of our long haul tours and a quick peek at the Official New 7 Wonders of the World – something that ties in nicely...

A year to remember for Rayburn Sport…

As 2015 draws to an end, we thought it would be nice to look back on some of the highlights of the past 12 months. Whilst celebrating Rayburn’s 50th birthday, the sports team have been hard at work...

Top 5 Highlights of a New York Sports Tour

Top-notch football, iconic sights and burgers the size of your face – that’s New York for you! Just last month Clitheroe Royal Grammar School took a bite out of the Big Apple on their football...

Our Top 3 Reasons to Visit India

There aren’t many countries in the world that can leave an impression on its visitors like India does. Sporting opportunities, colourful markets and incredible landmarks come by the bucket load...

Rugby World Cup 2015 – The Best Ever?

Let’s be clear: regardless of England’s early elimination, this has been a Rugby World Cup that will last long in the memory of rugby fans around the world. From Japan’s epic win over two...

Inspection Visits – The Tour before the Tour…

One service which we’re particularly fond of here at Rayburn Sports Tours, which we perhaps don’t shout about enough, is our ‘inspection visit’ service. Before we give you a breakdown of the...

Six Reasons Why Sri Lanka Should Be Your Next Sports Tour Destination

Friendly smiles, golden beaches, aromatic cuisine, exotic wildlife and endless sporting opportunities – sounds about perfect, right? If your answer is yes, then Sri Lanka is the destination for...