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166 events matching: "sport and leisure".
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The 24 Heures du Mans Race 2018
Where: Le Mans, France
When:  Saturday, June 16, 2018 - Sunday, June 17, 2018
 
Since May 1923 when the first 24 hour race of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans) took place, its organizers carry it out in mid June. The race is held in a round course 13,600 Km (8,482 mile) long. 50 cars participate in the race, all of the same size, volume of engine and appropriate type to the categories that were determined for the competition. The winner is the car that passed the biggest distance in the circuit track in continuous 24 hours. The tremendous stress of the drivers and on the cars due to the strict competition's rules is...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Royal Ascot 2018
Where: Ascot, United Kingdom
When:  Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - Saturday, June 23, 2018
 
The traditional horse race is held, yearly, on the race course near a small city - Ascot in county of Berkshire. The Ascot Racecourse which preserves an ancient Pagan legacy is held consequently, from 1711. The contests which take place in Mid June last for five days. The prime riders and the best horses participate in the prestige races of Britain and Ireland. The contests combine sport and social events, marvelous riding contests side by side with externalized attendance of everybody who is somebody in the British society. Among the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival 2018
Where: Lincoln City, United States
When:  Saturday, June 23, 2018 - Sunday, June 24, 2018
 
Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival is held every year in the Central Oregon coast. The festival attracts large crowd of armature and professional kite fliers who color the sky with kites in various sizes, shapes and marvelous colors. During the festival, accommodation may be scarce owing to higher demands , therefore it is advisable to check  accommodation prices and make reservations ahead of time.  The festival's program, venue, event schedule, how to get, parking etc, is present in the Lincoln City Visitor...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Grand Prix du France (Formula One Race) 2018
Where: Nevers, France
When:  Sunday, June 24, 2018 - Sunday, June 24, 2018
 
The Grand Prix du France is one of number yearly races which are held all over the world.  In 2008, 17 competitions took place, in 2009, 18 competitions and in 2010, 19 competitions are planned. The races, usually, are held in the same countries and around the same dates. However there are changes, thus it is possible that a certain country will not held a race while new countries are added to the list. These are the countries, in alphabetical order, where the races are held: Abu-Dhabi, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil,...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Turkish Oil Wrestling (Kirkpinar) 2018
Where: Edirne, Turkey
When:  Monday, July 2, 2018 - Sunday, July 8, 2018
 
The wrestling contest Yagli gures means oily wrestling. This is an historical tradition from the Persian period, 1065 B.C. According to it, a known Persian wrestler named ''Rostam'' succeeded in saving his people from the evil forces.   The local name for the oily wrestling is kirkpinar and it known as one of the popular sport branches in Turkey. In the contests, the wrestlers are anointed with oil from foot to head they wear pair of leather shorts called ''Kispet'' made of buffalo.   The...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Calgary Stampede 2018
Where: Calgary, Canada
When:  Friday, July 6, 2018 - Sunday, July 15, 2018
 
The town Calgary is located on the peripheral Canadian Rocky Mountains. Every year, on start July, fascinating 10 days Rodeo competitions are taking place. During the Stampede days, accommodation and tickets may be scarce owing to higher demands , therefore it is advisable to check accommodation prices and make reservations ahead of time. The Stampede Rodeo of Calgary is known as one of the leading riding event in the world. In addition to the rodeo events, a carriage race is taking place as well as competitions of riding activities of...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Aberdeen Australia - Highland Games 2018
Where: Aberdeen , Australia
When:  Saturday, July 7, 2018 - Saturday, July 7, 2018
 
Once a year, the Australian town Aberdeen becomes a center of traditional sport contests that include in addition to sport, parades and impressive ceremonies. The Scottish Highland Games started in 1892 and since they take place all over Scotland and among Scottish concentrations in USA, New-Zealand, Australia, etc... The traditional games include contests that are not known on worldwide sport. Contests in throwing boles, heavy hammers, iron balls, rocks, etc... The music played by the bagpipes is heard all day over the place. Thousands...(read more)
 
 
 
 
British Grand Prix 2018
Where: Silverstone, United Kingdom
When:  Sunday, July 8, 2018 - Sunday, July 8, 2018
 
The British Grand Prix is one of number yearly races which are held all over the world. In 2008, 17 competitions took place, in 2009, 18 competitions and in 2010, 19 competitions are planned. The races, usually, are held in the same countries and around the same dates. However there are changes, thus it is possible that a certain country will not held a race while new countries are added to the list. These are the countries, in alphabetical order, where the races are held: Abu-Dhabi, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Britain,...(read more)
 
 
 
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