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Adidas

Adidas is a global leader in sports wear manufacturing. The Adidas Group consists of the Reebok Sportswear Company, Taylor Made-Adidas Golf Company, and Rockport. Besides sports footwear, the company also produces other products such as bags, shirts, watches, eyewear and other sports and clothing related goods.In 1925 ...13:38 Fri 16th Jul 2010

Top Martial Arts Films

The Martial Arts film genre, for many, is firmly stuck in the 1970’s and 1980’s with Bruce Lee, Jet Li and the beginnings of Jackie Chan. Doubtless this may be true, however, more recently the genre has had somewhat of a renaissance and its popularity is on the rise again.Kung Fu films very often only glance at the...11:25 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Ong Bak

Amazon.co.uk Widgets Ong Bak is an all action Thai martial arts film. The film is seen as the making of Tony Jaa who was hailed as the next up and coming martial arts star. The film introduced international audiences to a traditional form of muay Thai, a kickboxing style which Jaa had been trained in since childhood....10:55 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Hero

Amazon.co.uk Widgets Hero is a martial arts epic film. Directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Jet Li the film is based on the story of Jing Ke's assassination attempt on the King of Qin in 227 BC. The film became the second highest opening weekend, subtitled, foreign language film in the USA.The gorgeous scenery of anc...10:55 Fri 09th Jul 2010

House of Flying Daggers

Amazon.co.uk Widgets House of Flying Daggers is a love story with action thrown in. The film is a slight departure from the normal kung fu genre in that it is primarily a love story. The three leads are played by Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau and Ziyi Zhang and the film is directed by Zhang Yimou who also directed Hero...10:55 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Kung Fu Hustle

Amazon.co.uk Widgets Kung Fu Hustle is an action comedy martial arts film. The film features the return of a number of retired actors famous for 1970’s Hong Kong action cinema and the lead is played by Stephen Chow. The film was a huge commercial success and revitalised the genre; a sequel is planned in 2012.Kung F...10:55 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Fists Of Fury (The Big Boss)

Amazon.co.uk Widgets Fists of Fury is a Hong Kong martial arts film. It is also known as The Big Boss and is widely credited with spring boarding Bruce Lee’s career in Asia. This was his first major film and the lead was intended for James Tien but as Lee was a much stronger performer Tien was moved to second billi...10:55 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Fearless

Amazon.co.uk Widgets Fearless is a Chinese-Hong Kong-martial arts film. It is loosely based on the life of Huo Yuanjia, a famous Chinese martial artist who challenged foreign fighters in highly publicised events. The film stars Jet Li in the lead role and he has commented that it is likely to be his last wushu martia...10:25 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Legend of the Drunken Master

Amazon.co.uk Widgets Legend of the Drunken Master is a Hong Kong martial arts action comedy. This film is one of Jackie Chan’s earliest and shows the beginnings of the comedic kung fu style for which he became famous. This film was a large success at the Hong Kong box office and cemented Jackie Chan’s stardom.Jac...10:25 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Game Of Death

Amazon.co.uk Widgets  Game of Death is a classic Kung Fu Film. Tragically, Bruce Lee died before shooting of this film was completed and so it was almost completely rewritten and Bruce only appears at the end. The film also stars Sammo Hung, Chuck Norris, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.For many diehard fans the film wa...10:25 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Enter The Dragon

Amazon.co.uk Widgets Enter the Dragon is one of the all time classic martial arts film. This is Bruce Lee's final film appearance and the film was released six days after his death. It is the first Chinese martial arts film to have been produced by a major Hollywood studio and has been deemed culturally significant.T...10:25 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Jaguar

Jaguar is an iconic brand associated with luxury and high performance cars. The most notable models produced by Jaguar include X-Type, S-Type, E-Type, XJ and XJS. Jaguar holds Royal Warrants from HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Charles. Jaguar made its name in the 1950s with a series of elegantly-styled sports car...14:17 Wed 02nd Jun 2010

BMW

BMW is known for its performance and luxury vehicles. Some of the more well known BMW models are the 3-series, 5-series, 6-series, X5, Z4 and M3 the most successful touring car racer ever. It also owns and produces the MINI brand, and is the parent company of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. BMW produces motorcycles under BMW M...13:47 Wed 02nd Jun 2010

Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz is a well known brand of luxury vehicles. The iconic three-pointed star is pervasive and unmistakably recognised around the world. Since its inception, Mercedes-Benz had maintained a reputation for its quality and durability. Notable drivers of Formula One Mercedes Vehicles are Stirling Moss, Mika Hakkine...13:09 Wed 26th May 2010

Robinsons

Robinsons is one of the biggest grocery brands in the UK. The brand range includes Fruit Squash, Fruit and Barley, High Juice, Barley Water, Fruit Shoot and Fruit Spring. The brand is owned by Britvic Soft Drinks which is one of the two leading soft drinks businesses in Great Britain.The brand’s history can be traced...13:09 Wed 26th May 2010

Lucozade

Lucozade is one of the most well known brands of energy drink. Lucozade Sport is a major sponsor of events, teams and athletes in the UK and Ireland including currently the FA Premier League, FA Cup, England Rugby Football Union, England Football Team, The London Marathon, Michael Owen, Steven Gerrard, Damien Duff, and...13:09 Wed 26th May 2010

Lastminute

Lastminute is a one stop shop for all your entertainment needs. From flights, holidays and hotels to show tickets, theme parks and spa days you can get great bargains. The company ethos– a five-star lifestyle for three-star cash shows what they are about. The site also offers specialist activities and once-in-a-...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Sports News Websites

Sports News Websites If you’re on the go or have a spare minute to check the latest sports news at work then the internet is probably your first port of call. Many sports websites can be easily browsed through a mobile phone or other handheld devices, so you can pick up the on the latest goings-on anywhere in ...15:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Novice Motor Bikers 'Should Not Neglect Tyres'

Many of us dream of taking to the open road on two wheels. The freedom of feeling like you are really in the landscape and not stuck in a metal box can be very tempting. However, as with all new vehicle purchases it is important to make sure a new motorbike is in top condition before you open her up on the highway. Pe...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

China Is An Unusual Activity Holiday Destination

Although many of us are attracted to the Far East with its different languages and way of thinking, you wouldn’t immediately think of China as a place where you could go on an activity holiday. However, it seems a whole new area has opened up in the activity holiday trade for far eastern adventures. One of the m...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

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