Barcelona euro games

The actual dates are between 24 and 27 of July. An amazing event which will involve more 30,000 people and which for a few days will transform Barcelona into the authentic European capital of sport and gay and lesbian culture. Although EuroGames is the biggest athletic event for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, it is opened to everyone who wishes to participate, regardless of gender, age, race, sexual preference etc. The participants come from all areas of Europe, and even outside the continent. EuroGames Barcelona 2008 will consist of 28 sporting events together with a range of cultural and leisure activities based in and around the city. The event will make its mark on Barcelona for a few days …

Iceland: Tectonic Plate Diving

Iceland is Europe’s westernmost country, and occupies a strategic location in the North Atlantic, straddling the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, on the edge of the Arctic Circle. One of the coldest countries in the world, it is also one of the world’s most volcanically active hotspots. Iceland is known today for its mix of glaciers, bubbly hot springs, rugged fjords and fiery volcanoes. Iceland can give you a truly unique diving experience you can’t get anywhere else: diving between two tectonic plates, astride the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, the fault line where two of the Earth’s tectonic plates are drifting apart. It is not only unique, but it is also exclusive – only few people have dared to try the experience. To get to …

How Model Airplanes Fly

After the successful flight of the man-carrying vehicle made by the Wright brothers, interest in aviation spread rapidly and many models were made. Model airplane enthusiasts are already existing in the early 1900s’. Most of the models are rubber powered, twining type with double stick fuselages that are common in Europe. But even in the early days of model flying, small petrol and compressed air engines are already being used. The materials used in model constructions are birch strips, veneer, spruce, piano wire or bamboo and oiled silk covering. Then balsa structure and tissue covering appeared in the United States in the late 1920s’. So much for the history of model aircraft. So you see, even today, the airplane structure …

A Soccer Dvd Can Help Take Your Game To New Heights

Soccer is the world’s most popular game, and consequently there is no shortage of books, videos, and DVD’s that focus on the game. Like fans of most any sports, soccer lovers are likely to want to focus on their game even when they are far away from the field of competition. However, unlike sports like football, basketball, baseball, golf, and many others, there is a shortage of television programming that is dedicated to soccer. That void is especially noticeable when it comes to television programming that is dedicated toward instruction or fundamentals of the game. However, soccer fans can fill that void by purchasing a soccer DVD to help them pass the time, and elevate their game, during their time …

10 Marketing Strategies for Sports Betting Sites

So you have a new sports betting site and you were hoping to compete with the established sports book sites, how do you go about letting the world know the site exists? In the old days new sports gambling sites would simply just start aggressive Pay Per Click campaigns. With today’s Internet the search engines no longer allow gambling sites to advertise and that includes a ban on search engine PPC. Removing this type of advertising forced the online gambling providers to come up with other ways of increasing their popularity. There are a number of strategies you can try in order to attract potential members to your sports betting sites. 1. Optimize your site for higher ranking in the …

The History of Formula One Racing

Formula One racing developed as the premier motor sport over the past century. The early history of Formula One racing has roots in European Grand Prix racing. Formula One racing has evolved to become a global sport with fans in over 200 countries and racing circuits around the world. During the early years of auto racing in Europe, rules (formulas) were instituted to create standards for cars and drivers. These rules challenged the racecar builders, known as constructors, to develop safer and better performing cars. Prior to World War II plans had been set for a World Championship among Grand Prix organizations. Because racing was suspended during the war, the first Formula One World Championship was not held until 1950. …

The High Cost of Formula One Racing

Formula One racing is among the most expensive of competitive sports. As a result corporate sponsorship is vital to keep a team competitive. Formula One racing team annual budgets are estimated to range from $66 million to $400 million. When the costs necessary to design and support a winning team are considered these estimates appear accurate. Successful Formula One racing requires specially designed vehicles. A Formula One racing team includes engineers and designers who create innovative ways to improve racecar design, safety and speed. These engineers and designers require computers and testing equipment. In addition, new design ideas must be custom created prior to vehicle testing. Vehicles must be track tested to determine whether a new design feature will work. …

Introduction to Formula One Racing

Formula One racing, often referred to as Grand Prix racing, is the top class of motor sports in the world. Most commonly it is abbreviated as F1 racing. The title Formula One racing refers to the rules, or “formula” that all cars and participants in Formula One racing must follow. These strict rules make Formula One racing the most competitive of all motor sports. Formula One racing developed out of the early 1900s European Grand Prix racing. Early Grand Prix racing had a “formula” of rules for drivers and their vehicles. Following World War II an even stricter formula was developed. This new formula was referred to as Formula One, indicating that it was number one as far as being …

Popularity of F1 racing

Formula One racing or F1 racing’s popularity has grown many times over in recent years. It really isn’t that hard to see the appeal that the sport has to fans of all ages. F1 racing has gone from being an isolated sport for the wealthy people mainly in Europe to an international phenomenon. The most obvious reason for the growing popularity is the uniqueness of the cars. Some of the most expensive cars in the world from high-end manufacturers are created just for F1 races. Formula One cars are built to take a lot of punishment, especially on their tires. A lot of care and thought not only go into the mechanical design, but the physical appearance as well. Red …

Where is F1 racing?

Racing is officially an international sport. The country where F1 racing now has a home has increased over the years. This sport that began a hobby for the ‘privileged’ few has reached mass appeal. Formula One racing is no longer an international sport dominated by Europeans in Italy. Teams from the United States and the UK are making names for themselves in international F1 championship races. To demonstrate the popularity that F1 racing has, one need only look at the interest in the World Championships. Over 200 million people worldwide will watch this event on television or view it in person. The popularity of F1 racing is only rivaled by the love of soccer as a sport. Although Europe remains …

Understanding Formula One Racing

Formula One racing is the most popular motor sport in the world. The rules governing Formula One racing are complex but it is not necessary to know or understand every detail of the regulations to enjoy the sport. Formula One racing as it is today evolved from European Grand Prix racing of the early 1900s. Although it is still considered a European sport, more of each season’s World Championship events are held at locations outside of Europe than in Europe itself. The top Formula One racing teams do have European home bases. Formula One racing is the most regulated in all of auto racing. Restrictions are placed on every component of the vehicles. Constructors must be innovative in order to …

Transportation of Formula One Racing Equipment

Much of the work surrounding successful Formula One racing teams is done behind the scenes. Spectators seldom wonder how the cars and all of their accompanying equipment arrive at the Grand Prix circuit or what is involved in getting them there. Transportation is a key component of Formula One racing although it is seldom considered. The transport department of a Formula One racing team is responsible for making certain that every aspect of moving the team and equipment from one location to the other is handled smoothly. The transport department must excel at handling small details perfectly. They coordinate couriers and deliveries as well as making certain every necessary travel arrangement is completed. Transportation to European Formula One racing locations …