Posts Tagged“sports”

Despite Glorious Goodwood still being some time away, the regarded Opening Saturday will at least give us some indication of how action-packed the festival could be. The Opening Saturday is a glimpse of the horse racing action and is always something to celebrate for punters and fans alike, as it fills the void after seeing both the Cheltenham Festival and Grand National pass us by. Considering how important Glorious Goodwood is on the sporting calendar, it can be hard to pick the right horses for some of the sub-events such as Opening Saturday, which takes place over two months before…

There is nothing quite like the thrill of attending one of the UK’s premier racecourses and with regular meetings staged throughout the season, there are numerous opportunities to experience the action first hand. We have compiled a list of five of the most iconic racing festivals held on an annual basis throughout the UK and examine the reasons for their continued popularity. Source: Cheltenham Countdown via Twitter Cheltenham Festival – March Billed as the ‘jewel in the crown’ of National Hunt racing, Cheltenham is the biggest event on the jumps racing calendar and is much anticipated by sports fans around…

There are some sports which are blatantly inaccessible, with finances usually the reason behind this. We’re not going to look at these in detail; there are some out there which are only open to a select bunch of individuals who are fortunate to have the opportunity. On one hand, it might appear as if snowboarding was one of these sports. After all, hitting the snow on a regular basis isn’t one of the cheapest activities that can be done, especially when one considers the amount of equipment that’s required. It’s for this reason that we were shocked after researching the…

With the annual winding down of the days of summer, many sports fans are turning their eyes and ears to a sport that some might argue has in fact become the national pastime. The National Football League (NFL for short) attracts fans worldwide, not to mention a rabid fan base across America. In doing so, it has definitely gotten the attention of those who state that Major League Baseball (MLB) is still America’s pastime. Either way you look at it, the popularity of football (especially the NFL) isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Sport Continues to Grow When you turn on…

It’s not always easy to tick all the boxes for everyone when you’re arranging a family holiday, especially if you have older kids to consider. Even when you have toddlers, they may not express an opinion on where you choose as a holiday destination, but they can still create their own obstacles to your dream holiday, such as making long-haul flights out of the question.      by  Moyan_Brenn  A city break may not suit the whole family, but Paris could always be included as a day trip within the holiday. But once your kids are aged around 10 or more,…