Posts Tagged: sporting events

What to expect at The Wimbledon Championships 2018

2nd – 7th, 9th – 15th July 2018 First held in 1877, Wimbledon is quite rightfully considered the home of Tennis. Oddly enough, ‘Center Court’ was mis-named between 1922 and 1997: it was central at the old site on Nursery Road, but when the club moved to it’s current site it wasn’t, not until the… Read more »

6 Best Sporting Moments of 2015

2015 has brought us many unforgettable experiences in the sporting world with some more notable than others. Here we countdown the 6 best and most memorable sporting moments of 2015. 1. Great Britain win the Davis Cup November was highlighted by a fantastic performance by the British team in the Davis Cup. With the help… Read more »

The Build Up To The Henley Royal Regatta Begins

With only 75 days to go, the best known regatta in the world is gearing itself up for 5 days of spectacular sporting action. On 1st July thousands of spectators will make their way to Henley-on-Thames to witness more than 200 races including internationally renowned rowing stars. The Henley Royal Regatta is an event steeped in history with… Read more »

Record Breaking Cheltenham Festival 2015

We very much enjoyed the record breaking Cheltenham Festival this year with 248,521 people visiting the legendary racecourse.This year’s festival has been full of excitement, with Coneygree becoming the first novice since 1974 to win the Gold Cup. The tournament grows in terms of excitement and size year on year and we heard several groups… Read more »

The Crowning Glory – Cheltenham Racing Festival 2015

It’s one of the biggest dates in the national racing calendar – on a par with the famous Grand National. And held as it is at the heart of the National Hunt, at the end of the hunt racing season and just a few days shy of St. Patricks, it’s little wonder it attracts pundits,… Read more »

Statoil Masters Tennis – 2013 Legends Line Up

One month after the ATP Finals, the Statoil Masters Tennis exhibition tournament is the perfect opportunity to see the great players of yesteryear back in action. Played at the Royal Albert Hall London, this rather more light-hearted event is an opportunity to see high quality tennis and is highly entertaining with crowd-pleaser Bahrami known for… Read more »

How Andy Murray Won The Wimbledon Crowd

With Wimbledon 2013 now underway, the tennis so far has been welcomed by blue skies. What’s more, the hopes of British tennis fans are brighter than ever as Andy Murray embarks on a new Wimbledon campaign. This time as the US Open, Olympic and the British public’s champion. Scruffy in appearance, awkward in front of… Read more »

Cowes Week Sailing – Landlubbers Guide

What is Cowes Week? Cowes Week is the largest sailing Regatta of its kind in the world. It is held in the Solent waterway between the Isle of White and the UK mainland with the competition based and organised from the Isle of White town of Cowes. Competition involves various classes of cruiser racers, one-designs… Read more »

Rafael Reborn: Will Nadal be a Wimbledon Contender?

Nadal’s 2012 Wimbledon Agony Tennis fans watching Wimbledon 2012 will remember Roger Federer’s return to his majestic best and Andy Murray’s tears. However there is perhaps one memory that eclipses both of these – Rafael Nadal’s shock second round defeat to Lukas Rosol. The Spaniard, fresh from his usual Grand Slam Victory at the French… Read more »

Ashes 2013 | Return to Trent Bridge after 2005 Thriller

The Ashes 2013 returns to Trent Bridge, 8 years after the 2005 English cricket heroics which clinched a nail-biting 3-wicket victory over Australia which set up long awaited Ashes Victory. The Fourth Test of the 2005 Ashes Series Test at Trent Bridge was widely regarded as one of the greatest ever cricket tests with thrilling… Read more »