The World’s Best Sports and Athletic Stadiums – Part 2

The second part of our exploration to visit some of the most iconic sporting arenas in the world, kicks off with serving up the Qizhong Forest Tennis Arena. Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena This purpose-built tennis arena in Shanghai seats 15,000 tennis fans and was erected to host the ATP World Tour Finals in 2005. The most remarkable feature…

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The World’s Best Sports and Athletic Stadiums – Part 1

Sport has always unified and brought people together, whether it is competing on a race track in the Olympics or scoring a goal in the World Cup final, the challenge of sport is invigorating and unifies nations. But let us consider where these great sporting events take place, cathedrals of sport now adorn the planet, so the gladiators of…

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The History of the Marathon

Why is it that the marathon is always considered the most senior race among professional runners? It is probably because it represents the ultimate in performance, where the body, mind and spirit are all tested to the very limit. To understand the history of the marathon as a race you really have to study the Athens marathon, and why…

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