licante, Spain, April 8 – The Volvo Ocean Race on Monday unveiled the full route for the 12th edition of sailing’s premier round-the-world race, to take place in 2014-15. The route will take in 10 cities in nine countries – Spain, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, China, New Zealand, United States, Portugal, France and [...]
[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he starting “gate” rose up and the dozen brown, one-humped dromedary camels jerked forward as a pack. Shouting handlers darted behind them a short distance encouraging them to run faster. A truck with a mounted camera sped off in advance while a sea of white Land Cruisers accelerated alongside the sand track. This camel race was in full swing.
The Matterhorn Ultraks ski touring races will now be held in April in Zermatt every second year. The first time in April 2013. With routes for men, women, juniors and elite athletes of 20, 30 and 36 km in length, with differences in height of up to plus 2,900 and minus 3,900 m and with a total length of 90 kilometres. Routes for children (aged 8 to 14).
World-famous for their expansive, challenging ski slopes and top quality lodges, the rugged ranges of the western states in the USA are ever-popular among both professional and amateur skiers. Whether you are joining friends for a December weekend getaway ski excursion or taking the family on a winter holiday week’s vacation, the majestic ski slopes [...]
thletissima est un meeting d’athlétisme qui a lieux tous les ans au stade Olympique de la Pontaise à Lausanne (Suisse). Créé en 1977 par Jacky Delapierre, ancien spécialiste du 800m, il est encore aujourd’hui à la tête du meeting. Athletissima figure, depuis 2010, au programme de la Samsung Diamond League. Elu meilleur meeting de [...]