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Why travel to New York just for one sport when you can experience two!

Does your school have a team of budding basketball players and a fanatical football squad? New York is the ideal destination for a multi-sports tour, seamlessly incorporating visits to iconic...

Just a stone’s throw away, experience the ultimate European sports tour!

Close-to-home destinations to some of Europe’s top sporting destinations are most definitely becoming a favourable option for a sports tour – and here’s why… Just a stone’s throw away, our...

Why go long-haul with your school sports team?

On a long-haul sports tour, the distance may be far but there’s nothing like a shared passion to bring young people closer together. So why take your sports students to a destination thousands of...
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Sri Lanka FAQs: your questions, answered

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We know you’ll have some queries about travelling to Sri Lanka, and we’re here to put your mind at ease (so you can stop scratching that head of...

Former Olympian Greg Whyte shares his sports motivation advice

This week we were lucky enough to secure a ticket for an audience with Sport Scientist and former Olympian, Prof. Greg Whyte, at Derby County Football Club. Designed to inspire those taking part in...

Top 12 sporting moments of 2019!

January: Australian Open won by Djokovic Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal in a one-sided battle to be crowned king of the court in the Australian Open final. Dominating the serve and outclassing his...

The pre-match team talk

It’s a regular misconception that the strongest team wins a game of sport. Often, games are won in the dressing room. The importance of a pre-match team talk is undoubtedly critical to sporting...
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The FA Cup Final in Numbers

Manchester City take on Watford in this weekend’s FA Cup Final, with the sky blues hoping to become the first team ever to win a domestic treble of trophies. With City already claiming this...

Rayburn Tours buys Essex-based Sports Tours Ltd to expand travel opportunities for young people

School travel specialist Rayburn Tours is pleased to announce its purchase of the Essex-based company Sports Tours Ltd – a leading provider of UK tournaments and European tours for the youth sports...
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JJ flies the flag for women’s football on BBC’s The One Show

After becoming the first hijab-wearing Muslim to referee in England, JJ continues to chase her dream. Next goal, referee the 2023 Women's World Cup. Find out more about this inspirational young lady.

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