In England, tradition is that stores run only biannual sales: a winter sale and a summer sale.These days, probably in deference to the economic climate, many stores have parted ways with the two-sales policy.
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For the past 15 years, the tennis community converging on Wimbledon has discovered a new way to stay during the championship fortnight. Instead of commuting through unbearable traffic from city hotels in London, Wimbledon residents started offering their properties for temporary rental.
If you're Wimbledon-bound and don't live within walking distance, the London Underground -- commonly known as the Tube -- is the most painless way of getting to the All England Club.Fans take the District Line train toward Wimbledon.
As part of the many Title IX celebrations that took place this weekend, Nike held Celebration of Sport events across the country to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the landmark legislation. Here's a peek at the some of the gatherings:In Los Angeles: Jodie Nelson joined Joanie Benoit Samuleson, Lakey Peterson, Brandi Chastain and Lisa Leslie on stage at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
I've lived in New York City for a long time (too many years to admit publicly) and have always wanted to see the Yankees and Mets play on the same day in their two home ballparks.
At espnW, we celebrate impressive accomplishments of female athletes on the court or field every day. But today we'll take the time to recognize the achievements of women off the field in sports business, whether it's as a league executive or the head of a television network.
I was a New York Knicks fan in 1995, so I personally remember hearing the news Pat Riley had resigned as the team’s coach. Via fax.For those of you who are too young to remember, resigning by sending a note by a fax machine was the ‘90s equivalent of breaking up via text message.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- To borrow Paula Creamer’s favorite expression of either amazement or dismay, “My goodness gracious!”How could you ask for much more potential from the final round of a major than what the LPGA Championship presents Sunday?
PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Grace Park poignantly said goodbye … but it’s not quite time for her to leave yet. Most weren’t expecting to say hello to Se Ri Pak this week … yet here she is atop the leaderboard at the LPGA Championship.
PARIS -- Maria Sharapova has it right: Paris is one of the best places on Earth to just observe the world around you. Some of the things I have seen so far: a cute young couple from Prague getting engaged by the Eiffel Tower, and then tearfully calling their parents to share the happy news.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Ryann O’Toole likes to spend some of her free time on pursuits that are a bit more dangerous than chasing the little white ball around. The California native enjoys surfing and snowboarding.
PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- The first rounds of golf’s major championships often bring some unexpected names to the leaderboard. Thursday at the LPGA Championship, we got Spain’s Beatriz Recari, tied for the lead at 3-under 69.
PARIS -- One of the fantastic things in Europe is to stumble upon farmer's markets. Today, in my daily Metro-combo-walking voyage to get to Roland Garros, there was a lovely market set up on the corner of my subway stop.
PARIS -- The tennis fans who come to watch the French Open are a passionate group. The cheering sections tend to break down by national lines -- with the majority of fans being French -- and they go wild for their home country players.