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World's toughest yacht race sets off from Alicante

Seven teams sail the high seas in the most challenging sporting event in the world

World's toughest yacht race sets off from Alicante

The Volvo Ocean Race is the longest, most demanding and most dangerous sporting event in the world

Waves taller than buildings, icebergs, freezing nights and scorching hot days are just some of the challenges facing the teams taking part in the 2014 Volvo Ocean Race. For the third time, the toughest yacht race in the world starts in the beautiful city of... more »

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Latin Dancing in Seoul

Latin Dancing in Seoul

This is the oldest Salsa Bar in Korea, located in the Hongdae neighborhood in the North West side of Seoul.  It is open everyday except for Sundays, and its most popular nights are Fridays and Saturdays where Salsa, Bachata, Merengue and ...more »

Melbourne Cup's Winners

Melbourne Cup's Winners

The Melbourne Cup is called 'the race that stops a nation'. On the first Tuesday in November at 2pm (AEST) most folks Down Under, and fans in many other countries with horse racing fraternities, are in front of their television, radio or ...more »

Winterly Sicily

Winterly Sicily

In November, when winter is knocking on the door, many of us are dreaming of a sunny place. Some of you certainly want to go skiing, but maybe the rest of the family got other ideas, like beach holidays, a city trip or sightseeing. Come ...more »

Uphill and down dale

Uphill and down dale

With the rise in car ownership in the latter half of the 20th Century it was thought that the days of the bicycle as a means of commuting and a hobby were numbered. However, the prophets of doom were proved wrong... and how! The increasing ...more »

Flying high in Queenstown

Flying high in Queenstown

Sitting in its enclave of rugged mountain peaks, verdant hillsides and nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is home to one of the most dramatic settings of any destination in New Zealand. With that in mind it’s hardly ...more »

Bali to Sumbawa

Bali to Sumbawa

The rugged island of Sumbawa in West Nusa Tengarra is a remote yet beautiful place. Located to the east of Lombok, Sumbawa is just waiting to be discovered. It may take longer to reach but once you get to Sumbawa you’ll be rewarded with ...more »

Lake Skadar - National Park

Lake Skadar - National Park

The largest lake in the Balkans, its vast waters circled by dramatic karst mountains and packed with wildlife, Lake Skadar is arguably Montenegro’s best kept secret.  Offering 400km2 of protected wilderness to explore, it’s a ...more »

A Surfing Mecca in the Caribbean

A Surfing Mecca in the Caribbean

Rincon, Puerto Rico, a beautiful small surf and fishing town in Porta del Sol on the Northwest corner of the island, has grown to be a very popular travel destination for surfers hoping to catch a glimpse of paradise during the harsh ...more »

Sea kayak island hopping

Sea kayak island hopping

Imagine you and your friends on a beach under the stars! Sporades is a beautiful Aegean region, full of lush vegetation, sandy beaches and secluded bays. Your island hopping adventure starts from Skopelos island. An ideal destination for ...more »

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Sport is a global language that ignores cultural barriers and unites disparate communities, an indiscriminate ubiquity understood by all and exclusive of none. It's something that every culture in the world has put their own spin on, from camel racing in the Middle East to heli-skiing in North America, and as such has become enveloped within the sphere of travel. Indeed, there isn't a single corner of the world it hasn't permeated, nor a single person it hasn't in some way touched.

Our Sports articles explore the full breadth of competitive and individual endeavours spread across the globe. Whether it's skiing down a polished piste or paddling up a ravishing river, letting gravity take the reins beneath a parachute or working against it on a craggy rock face, splashing around a swimming pool or smashing balls with a bat, going wheel to wheel on an asphalt track or stern to bow on shimmering seas, we've got it covered.

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