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European Street Football Festival – Played Fair with Bala Balls

It was an absolute pleasure to be invited to the European Street Football Festival in Manchester, organised by our mates at the Street Football Association and Centrepoint. Bala Sport popped down for the final day of the 4 days...

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The beautiful game at its best with United Glasgow FC

I find it hard to stop banging on about how wonderful the team we’ve chosen to sponsor is. United Glasgow FC, the refugee team was the obvious choice. They epitomise all that’s good in the game and in individuals....

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Inspiring City Award Finalist

In the Running for the Inspiring City Awards 2016 Although  we’ve yet to actually win an award, Bala Sport is proud to have been shortlisted in two relevant competitions so far. 2016 Inspiring Glasgow Awards It’s an honour to have been...

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Fair Play for Orphan Elephants

Baby elephants get to grips with a giant Bala Fairtrade ball Orphaned elephant babies at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust’s Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi are enjoying a game of football with a donated giant Bala Fairtrade ball! As these...

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Bags of Good Stuff

Hate waste? Love our new limited edition upcycled sports bags! Branding the site of a major sports event is essential. As an official partner and ball sponsor of the 2016 Homeless World Cup in Glasgow we were on site...

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History in the making at the Homeless World Cup!

The title of this post might sound a bit dramatic, but that’s what we’ve done with the Homeless World Cup 2016 – made a bit of Fairtrade history! The event was the first ever international football tournament to be...

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Epic Ball Tricks with Bala Balls

We love to hear and see what people get up to with our Fairtrade Bala balls. We really like this video of 10 year old Jesse Wilsdon from Kendal in Cumbria and his awesome freestyle bin trick shots. The film-maker...

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Sneak Preview of Our New Fairtrade Volley Balls and Netballs

At Bala Sport we don’t just pick products off the shelf from the factory, we have them hand made from our own specification and designs. Through talking to players and coaches and other professionals we decide on the spec...

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Bring on the Fairtrade Summer of Sport

At Bala Sport we’ve been excited about the Homeless World Cup for months. Why? Well apart from being an awesome event which brings attention to the plight of homeless people throughout the world, because it represents a historic moment...

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Vlog from Pakistan

At the end of October 2015 Bala Sport went to Sialkot, Pakistan to visit the two factories and their stitching centres where all Bala balls are made. Here’s a short video blog from Joint MD, Angus Coull....

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