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The Olympic Games in Slovakia – only a dream?

People have still in their minds heroic achievements, world records and last but not least the electric atmosphere of the Summer Olympic Games in London and already on February 7 in Russia will be celebrated one year until the start of a new adventure – the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games! People from all over the world focus their attention on this extraordinary event. Slovakia can be another contender in the field – 2022 is our time. The Olympic Games

What is your relation to national sports?

People from different parts of the world think different things about their national sports. I asked young people from different countries of Europe about their relations to the national sports and how they feel about it. Maria from Bulgaria – Our national and the most popular sport is certainly football. The national team does not participate in 2012  UEFA European Football Championship, but  people in Bulgaria love football and hope that the Bulgarian team will be a part of the

Spot on Human Rights

Where does it lead to, when important international events take part in countries where human rights are disregarded? Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) 2012 in Azerbaijan, UEFA championship 2012 in Ukraine, Winter Olympics 2014 in Russia and FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. Currently the UEFA championship takes place in Poland and Ukraine and a few weeks ago the ESC was celebrated in Baku. The discussion on human rights connected to the host countries of events like that started again. In

UEFA Champions League

What do you usually do on Tuesday and Wednesday evening from September till May/June? My answer is clear – watching Champions League…and in average 110 million other people do the same 🙂 Each two weeks (more-less) at quarter to nine CET you can hear UEFA Champions League anthem and the battle can begin. History Champions League was formerly called European Cup and its aim was to bring together European football clubs with the largest attraction for fans. Therefore it wasn’t

Snowboarding – A sports or a lifestyle?

Snowboarding became famous as a mean of sports in 1980’s when American snurfer (surfer on a snow), Jake Burton, put a pair of bindings on his snurfboard, and attended to a competition, there were many protests given in, but Jake still managed to compete. This competition is also considered the first snowboarding competition. The first World Championships were held in 1983. Nowadays snoboarding is one of the most popular means of extereme sports and is becoming more and more popular

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