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Top ten largest stadiums in the world

Top ten largest stadiums in the world

Top ten largest stadiums in the world

1. Rungnado May Day Stadium, 150,000 seats: located in Pyongyang, North Korea, the stadium was opened in 1989. It is used for football matches, athletic competitions and huge artistic performances also known as “mass games”

2. Yuva Bharati Krirangan (also known as “Salt Lake Stadium” 120,000 seats: opened 1984, the multi-purpose stadium is located in West Bengal, India.

3. Michigan Stadium 109,901 seats: located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, Michigan Stadium is the American football stadium for the University of Michigan. It was opened in 1927 with an original capacity of 72,000 seats. (more…)

Oldest sports

Oldest sports

Oldest sports

There are currently hundreds of different sports played all over the world. While some are few centuries old, most of them being developed in the last century. Most sports involving a ball were created 18th and 19th centuries and the first sport of the modern civilization could easily be considered to be cricket. The cricket appeared around 1788 in the United Kingdom and thanks to the British colonies spread around the world, this sport became very popular worldwide. (more…)

The Olympic Games

The Olympic Games

The Olympic Games

The Olympic Games represent the largest sports competition in the world for both summer and winter sports. Both Summer and Winter Olympic Games are held every four years, alternating every two years.

Thousands of athletes compete in each edition, the Olympic medals being considered the supreme title in many sports. The history of the Olympic Games starts in Ancient Greece in the eighth century BC.

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Best sports for your health

Best sports for your health

Best sports for your health

Just watching your diet is not enough when it comes to having a nice figure and a strong health. Exercising is equally important to the health and equilibrated diet.

Currently there are many sport activities to choose from but the main question is which sports are the best for your health? And how often do you have to exercise to be in good shape?

According to the scientists the best and healthiest sports are: (more…)

Top ten extreme sports

Top ten extreme sports

Top ten extreme sports

The man’s need for adrenaline seems to be higher than ever in this technological advanced world where the everyday life involves so less risk. Looking for something to get them out of the ordinary and to make them feel more alive, youngsters started to practice extreme sports. These sports require exceptional physical qualities and mental strength, usually including high speeds and a lot of risk. (more…)