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The world’s most lucrative horse race

A purse of $10 million awaits the winner of the Dubai World Cup, an annual highlight of the city’s spring social season where it is as much about the hats as it is the horses.
Read more… 08 March 2013

The adrenaline sports capital of the Middle East

Lebanon’s capital Beirut is the land of snow and ice, with its surrounding mountains hosting a nascent sports industry.
Read more… 27 February 2013

Worldwide Weird

Entire English town competes in Shrove football

Played every year since at least 1667, England’s Royal Shrovetide Football Match pits residents against each other in a two-day, town-wide game.
Read more… 05 February 2013


In Dubai, spring is a time for polo

In a country known both for its love of Arabian horses and for all things expensive, polo has risen from a niche sport to an annual fixture on the city’s social calendar.
Read more… 25 January 2013

Mini Guide

Mini guide to winter activities in Austria

Skiing is just one part of the cultural fabric in this snow-blessed country.
Read more… 10 December 2012

Finland’s native Sámi adventures

Finnish Lapland is a winter sports hotspot, where most of the arctic activities were born from the indigenous Sámi peoples’ need to survive in an incredibly harsh, icy environment.
Read more… 30 November 2012

Seven awe-inspiring golf courses

Keeping your mind off the scenery and on the game may be difficult.
20 November 2012

The Passport blog

London's post-Olympics plan

After a thunderous summer of drama, noise and sporting glory, the now-famous Olympic venues of East London are getting new lives.
Read more… 19 November 2012

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