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What do you get the sports fan or fitness fanatic in your life? How about some new headphones, an activity tracker or access to Premier League football in 4K?

These gifts are bound to go down a storm with anyone who’s ever been near a treadmill. Alternatively, if they'd prefer to settle down in front of the football or darts, we've got options for them too.

Yule be in their good books well into 2018.

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View Quest Blighty

Tested at £50 / Best price £45 at various retailers

A portable, budget DAB/FM radio with decent enough sound for those who want their sporting fix while on the move. The ideal size for slipping into a Christmas stocking.


Bose SoundSport wireless

Tested at £140 / Best price £124 at Superfi

A fine pair of wireless in-ears. They're comfortable and sound great - ideal for throwing in your gym bag. The SoundSport Pulse versions have their own heart rate sensor.


Sky Q (2TB)

Best price £200 + £40/month

As good as television currently gets, Sky Q has more than its fair share of sport on the menu, including Premier League football, cricket and Formula 1 all in 4K Ultra HD resolution. The 4K football even comes encoded in Dolby Atmos for an extra sense of immersion. A pricey Christmas present, but impressive nevertheless.



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Sony HT-ST5000

Tested at £1500 / Best price £1200 at Gadgets & Games

If you're getting Dolby Atmos-encoded audio from your Sky Q or BT TV G5 box, you'll need an audio set-up to make the most of it. If you don't have room for multiple speakers, this Atmos-compatible Sony soundbar is your next best bet.


Now TV Smart Box

Tested at £40

A cheaper alternative to Sky Q, the Now TV Smart Box lets you pick and choose when you want to access to Sky's sports channels. Pay for just one day, a week or a month – the choice is yours.


Sony WF-1000X

Tested at £200 / Best price £180 at Conrad

If you don't want to get in a tangle down the gym, these wireless headphones from Sony should do the trick. A convenient design mixed with excellent sound quality.



Tested at £35 / Best price £24.90 at Amazon

Affordable in-ear headphones that nail both comfort and sound - a decent proposition for any fitness guru.


Samsung UE32M5500

Tested at £320 / Best price £340 at Peter Tyson

For those who watch sport in a second room, this no-frills Full HD set from Samsung could be just the ticket. We're especially impressed by its smooth motion handling, which will definitely come in handy.


Apple Watch Nike + Series 3

£360 at Currys / PC World

The latest version of the Apple Watch isn't just a fine activity tracker. You can also store a few tunes on its 16GB hard drive and use it to control playback to your Bluetooth headphones.


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