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Building an international brand - an encounter with Anthony Wilkinson of the Wimbledon International Music Festival

Anthony Wilkinson Running a music and arts festival anywhere is hard work. But it would seem to be a thankless task to do so in an area where your potential audience has the delights of central London just a train-ride way. But Anthony...Show More Summary

Beast Mode! World’s Strongest Player Akinfenwa works out at home with his kids [Video]

Fact: Adeboya Akinfenwa is the world’s strongest football player (according to FIFA video game makers EA). The AFC Wimbledon beefcake striker has a corinthian dedication to pushing weights and working out, and is passing his passion on to the next generation of Akinfenwa beasts. He uploaded a video of himself working out with his kids, […]

Mixed Outlook for Andy Murray After Shenzhen Title Win

It’s certainly been a gruelling 15 months for Andy Murray since he was on top of the world at Wimbledon in 2013. After back surgery cut last season short, he has struggled immensely—both mentally and physically—to get anywhere near the kind of tennis he was producing to win his second Grand Slam title at SW19. Show More Summary

Hunter's Animals

You have until 5 October to visit Stafford Gallery at Wimbledon Fine Art, London, to view Angela Hunter: New Animal Sculpture (CLICK). From mad March hares to rockhopper penguins, Ang3ela's sculptures are a delight. They're made in bronze resin in editions of 15. Shown is her Otter.

Beast Mode: Akinfenwa celebrates FIFA’s Strongest Player accolade by bench pressing EA guy [Video]

For the second year running, AFC Wimbledon’s beefcake Adebayo Akinfenwa has been ranked as the world’s strongest player in football by FIFA producers EA Sports. Clearly very proud of the accolade – not to mention the limelight and sponsorship deals it’s provided him with – Akinfenwa celebrated the title by bench pressing an EA account […]

AFC Wimbeldon’s Adebayo “Beast” Akinfenwa scored winner v Morecambe [Video]

Earlier this week Adebayo Akinfenwa scored his first two goals for League Two side AFC Wimbledon. The ginormous striker was on the scoresheet again, scoring the only goal in this weekend’s 1-0 win over Morecambe. Aged 32, Akinfenwa has a huge cult following due to his ‘beast status’ on the FIFA series. A great header from […]

Toronto: ‘Ruth & Alex’ Goes To Focus World

Focus World has picked up domestic rights to the Diane Keaton-Morgan Freeman pic Ruth & Alex following its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. Directed by Richard Loncraine (Wimbledon, My One And Only) from a script by Charlie Peters,...Show More Summary

Adebayo ‘Beast’ Akinfenwa (AFC Wimbledon) bagged a brace v Burton Albion [Video]

32 year old striker Adebayo Akinfenwa is something of a cult figure among football fans. The man is an absolute tank and has gained popularity from the FIFA series and some insane bodybuilding. Now playing at AFC Wimbledon in League Two, Adebayo Akinfenwa bagged his first and second goals for the club in last night’s 3-0 win […]

Beast Mode! Akinfenwa named world’s strongest player 2nd year running in FIFA 15 stats

Wimbledon AFC’s Adebayo Akinfenwa is a stacked individual. The striker has made a name for himself in recent years for, well, basically being built like a brick shithouse, while still being able to bang the goals in in the lower leagues. Akinfenwa was named by EA as the world’s strongest player in FIFA 14 last […]

What Novak Djokovic's Loss to Kei Nishikori Means for Remainder of 2014

Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was a big favorite at the 2014 U.S. Open coming off his previous Grand Slam triumph at Wimbledon, but his heartbreak at Flushing Meadows continued. Djokovic strung together another deep run, but was defeated in the semifinals by Kei Nishikoir in a stunning upset. Show More Summary

Another Grudge Match! MK Dons draw AFC Wimbledon in Johnstone’s Paint Trophy 3rd Round

MK Dons and AFC Wimbledon don’t like each other very much, and they keep drawing each other in cup competitions. The relocated club (MK Dons) and the breakaway club (AFC Wimbledon) have already met twice in the Cups since AFC Wimledon’s controversial foundation in 2002; indeed they met earlier this season in the Captial One […]

How women’s tennis fought for equal pay

When the women in the U.S. Open tournament take the court on Sunday, they’ll compete for the same prize money as their male peers. Since 2007, when Wimbledon and the French Open joined the other Grand Slam tournaments in giving equal prize money to men and women, tennis has broken down the gender pay gap. Stacey Allaster, […]

Andy Murray's Loss to Novak Djokovic Won't Hurt Confidence Against Top Seeds

All four majors of the 2014 season came and went, and Andy Murray was left empty-handed. Murray is no stranger to winning on big stages. He earned an Olympic gold medal and U.S. Open title in 2012, and a Wimbledon title in 2013. Unfortunately,...Show More Summary

An Exclusive Look at the All England Lawn Tennis Club’s Social Strategy for Wimbledon

(AP Photo/Ben Curtis) Wimbledon is the longest running and most prestigious of the four major tennis championships. In addition to its huge yearly television audience and the fans willing to wait weeks outside for tickets, the Wimbledon Twitter account boasts 1.2 million followers and its Facebook page, 2.4 million likes. Show More Summary

Open Insider: Petra Kvitova bounced by upstart Aleksandra Krunic

Petra Kvitova, the shy, two-time Wimbledon champion, says she greatly prefers the quiet atmosphere at the All-England Club to the craziness of Flushing Meadows.

Canada's Bouchard passes third-round test at US Open

Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard turned back the challenge of determined Czech Barbora Zahlavova Strycova to reach the fourth round of the US Open. The 20-year-old seventh seed from Canada overcame 39 unforced errors on a windy Arthur...Show More Summary

Bouchard reaches US Open's 4th round for 1st time

NEW YORK (AP) — Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard pulled out a suddenly tight match Saturday night, edging 30th-seeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-7 (2), 6-4 to reach the U.S. Open's fourth round for the first time.

U.S. Open bracket 2014 update: John Isner, Petra Kvitova fall in third round

The 2014 Wimbledon Ladies' champion and the last American hopes for a Men's title in Flushing were each knocked out in an otherwise easygoing third round. In two fell swoops, the entire American contingent on the Men's side was erased from the 2014 U.S. Show More Summary

Moonballs from qualifier doom Wimbledon champ

NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of trying to match Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova's power, unknown Aleksandra Krunic confounded her with looping shots and frustrated her by chasing down every ball.

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