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Bull Fighting in Arles Arena

Spanish bullfighting appeared in France in 1701. The restoration of the Arlesien arena in 1825 allowed for the organization of the “free running” or “Camargue running”. The first bullfight in the arena took place in 1830. It is a bloody pastime, with matadors taunting and agitating the animals as bullfighting assistants gouge the bulls with lances and bull hooks. Over the course...

Bagpipe World Championships 2015

The World Pipe Band Championships is a pipe band competition currently held in Glasgow, Scotland every August. The event has been operating regularly since 1930. The 2015 championship season came to a close with the 69th World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow. After two days of competition and four performances, sixteen adjudicators crowned Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia from Scotland Grade 1 World...

Tour de France 2015 in Pictures

The 2015 Tour de France is the 102nd edition of the Tour de France. It started in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on 4 July 2015. The race then visits Belgium and then follows a route across France in an anti-clockwise direction, concluding on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, on the 26 July. General classification after stage 12: 1. Chris Froome 46:50:32′ 2. Tejay van Garderen 2:52′ 3. Nairo Quintana...

43th Rally San Marino 2015 Photos

Paolo Andreucci and Anna Andreussi, Peugeot 208 T16 R5, are the winners of the 43rd San Marino Rally, race organized by F.A.M.S. and valid as fifth round of the Italian Rally Championship and fourth of the Gravel Trophy. The driver from Tuscany obtained the final victory at the end of the two racing days, leading Simone Campedelli and Danilo Fappani, Peugeot 207 S2000 with an advantage of 26.9s. credit:...

Austrian Grand Prix 2015 – Spielberg

Spielberg is a genuine amusement park, with the legendary Red Bull Ring at its centre. The 4.3-kilometre circuit is categorized “Grade A” by the Fèdèration Internationale de l’Automative (FIA), hosted the Austrian Grand Prix from 1996 to 2003 and can be split in to two separate tracks: north and south. Formula One returned to the circuit in the 2014 season. This year, Nico Rosberg...

8th Battle Break Evolution Hip Hop

B-boys and B-girls from all over Brazil competed at VIVADANCA Festival Internacional. Street dance styles includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking, locking, and popping which are popular by dance crews in Brasil. credit: Vivadança Festival Internacional

The World Championship of Sled Dog in Black Forest, Germany

This Year the World Championship of sled dog took place in the town of Bernau in black forest in South Germany. Bernau has been a location for winter European dog sled races for more than 30 years. More than 6000 spectators from all over the world were cheering on 90 of the world’s top mushers from 5 different nations and 800 dogs of various breeds, mostly huskies. credit: Ralf

Hiking Mount Karamatsu Dake, Japan

The Hakuba alps lies from north to south in direction here with over 2,500 meters and nearly 3,000 meters high above sea level as Mt. Shirouma, Mt. Goryu or Mt. Karamatsu. Mount Karamatsu is just one of Nagano’s many landmarks. It is a 8,845 ft / 2,696 m mountain peak in the Hida-sanmyaku Range in Nagano, Japan. It ranks as the 22nd highest mountain in Nagano and the 50th highest mountain in...

LA Kings – Stanley Cup City Parade

LA Kings players aboard double-decker buses hoisted the Stanley Cup, shining bright on a sunny Southern California day, above their heads as they passed cheering fans on the route to Staples Center. Thousands of L.A. Kings fans celebrated the hockey team’s nail-biting victory for the Stanley Cup Championship for the second time in three seasons with a parade and rally downtown Monday. Where: Downtown...

Commemorative Coins of the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil

The world’s biggest sporting event is around the corner. The action starts in Brazil in June 2014. The official international commemorative coin programme for the 2014 FIFA World Cup is aimed at globally promoting the tournament and spreading awareness of its official marks. The Banco Central do Brazil issued commemorative coins ahead of the World Cup which the country will be hosting. credit:...

British Polo Day in Abu Dhabi

British Polo Day is a celebration of British luxury and heritage in a polo events network that spans the World. Abu Dhabi once again proved to be a very glamorous affair, with His Highness Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan al Nahyan and His Excellency, British Ambassador Dominic Jermey. credit: Land Rover MENA

SalzburgerLand Ski Austria

The SalzburgerLand is indisputably one of the all-time greats of winter tourism: over 1,700 kilometres of slopes, 2,200 km of cross-country ski trails and 580 lifts represent far more than you could ever have wished for in your wildest dreams. Skiing has been deeply rooted in Austrian culture since the early developments of the sport. Every winter, thousands of ski enthusiasts travel so Salzburg and...

Val d Isere Ice Driving – Enjoy a slide around the circuit

Val d’Isere provides activities for non-skiers. There are also a large number of heart-stopping activities for the crazier among you who like your adrenalin in large doses. Ice driving using your own enduro is Open from 14:00-20:00 every day from early December through to March. credit: Press Start Agence

Megatransect Hike 2013

The Megatransect is a trail run event staged in Central Pennsylvania. The 25 Mile supported ultra hike took place in Bald Eagle Mountain. The course is designed to challenge any trained or seasoned athlete. Trail focuses on the safety and needs of all entrants. Competitors are subjected to unrelenting climbs and down hills with total vertical gains over 5000 feet. credit: mike mcneil

Red Bull Soap Box 2013 with Sebastian Vettel

The famous F1 team sponsor has also put its name to soapbox racing. Red Bull Soapbox Race is an international event in which amateur drivers race homemade soapbox vehicles. Racers compete against the clock in a downhill race. Each hand-made machine is fuelled by nothing but sheer courage, the force of gravity and perhaps a little Red Bull. credit: nubigena