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Diving in Majorca: Tips, Courses and Dive sites

Diving in Majorca: Tips, Courses and Dive sites

From the top, from the bottom, from the inside, from the surface, from the distance…however you look at it, Majorca is a magnificent island. Today though we are going to suggest you look at it from another perspective, concretely from beneath the waters which surround it. The sea around Majorca offers a whole new world to discover, so without further ado here are some tips about diving in Majorca. more ...

Calcio Storico Fiorentino, hard hitting historical football

Calcio Storico Fiorentino, hard hitting historical football

Have you ever wondered what football was like in Ancient Rome or in the middle Ages? Even though the so called king of sports as we know it today was born in the 19th century its origins are much older. And in Florence you can discover it thanks to the “calico storico fiorentino” more ...

The Boat Race Oxford Cambridge 2016

The Boat Race Oxford Cambridge 2016

It is no secret that the English love tradition, gentlemanly sports and a bitter rivalry between two opposing teams. One event which combines these three elements is The Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge Universities, raced every year between Putney and Mortlake on the River Thames. more ...

Have you ever thought about a cycling holiday?

Have you ever thought about a cycling holiday?

One thing is for certain cycling is becoming more popular across Europe. As domestic budgets are being squeezed people are taking to the humble bicycle for the daily commute for travelling to appointments and to make the most of their holidays. more ...

Joan Gamper Trophy 2014

Joan Gamper Trophy 2014

The Gamper is one of the most well known friendly football mathes. As well as commemorating the history of F.C. Barcelona, is also represents the start of the football season in the Camp Nou and serves as the official presentation of the team in front of their fans. This year the match takes place on the 18th August. more ...

Superbike World Championship in  Portimao, Algarve

Superbike World Championship in Portimao, Algarve

Lightweight jockeys onboard specially designed and manufactured motorbikes may appeal to some but real motorbike fans like something a bit bigger, a bit chunkier and a bit more like the bike they ride. If you consider yourself to be a real motorbike fan then you need to be at the Autodromo do Portimão in the Algarve on the weekend of the 4th-6th of July 2014 for the Super Bike World Championship. more ...

Basketball World Cup Spain 2014

Basketball World Cup Spain 2014

It doesn’t matter what sport you follow there is always one time of year sports fans dread, the off-season. That time of year when you have to resort to watching the replay of the final between such and such a team and yours.This year there is no that time of year for basketball fans. Why? Because, the FIBA World Cup 2014 is coming to Spain from the 30th of August-14th of September. more ...

FIFA World Cup in Brazil 2014

FIFA World Cup in Brazil 2014

In less than one month’s time 32 football teams representing the hopes and dreams of their countries will meet in Brazil to contest the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The opening match will be played on the 12th of June and the final in Brazil’s football home, the legendary Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on the 13th of July. more ...

Boca Juniors and River Plate: Football Clubs in Buenos Aires

Boca Juniors and River Plate: Football Clubs in Buenos Aires

Argentineans are a passionate bunch; they love their meat no matter what part of the animal it comes from, the seductive steps of the tango and the strangely addictive mate tea. But all of these combined don’t even come close to matching the fervent religious like passion felt for football in Buenos Aires. Which football club is the best? Who has the most passionate supporters? How many football clubs are in Buenos Aires? All these questions and more will be answered below. more ...

Sport Fishing in Tarifa

Sport Fishing in Tarifa

Ask any serious sports fisherman what fish tops their bucket list and the answer would be the same, Marlin. Now if you think you need to go to tropical climes to catch this magnificent sportsfish, think again. You can catch Marlin, Bluefin Tuna, Dolphin Fish and many more species right here in Europe. Where? Come with us as we go fishing in Tarifa. more ...

Surfing the Basque Country II: Bilbao

Surfing the Basque Country II: Bilbao

In the last post about surfing in the Basque Country we explored the surf around San Sebastian. In this post we are moving the action further along the coast to the surf spots around the renovated industrial city of Bilbao. more ...

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