Romagna RFC wears moustaches to become heroes with ‘Movember Romagnolo’

At the Cesena Rugby Stadium this November, on Sundays you will get a chance to meet crowds of people sporting lush moustaches just like Hercule Poirot. The incredible thing is that many of them will be ...  

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Macron Warriors Sabbioneta, heroes every day

The local sports centre lies just outside the old walls of Sabbioneta, the splendid town established near Mantua by Duke Vespasiano Gonzaga and now classed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Approaching ...  

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Vikingur Reykjavík: “Now is a good time” to help those in need

Though the streets of Reykjavík are chilled by a cold wind, the headquarters of Vikingur, the capital city’s famous football club, is a place of warmth, generosity and altruism. Thanks to the sale of ...  

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Special Olympics Slovakia, the pride of an entire nation

“The sky over Berlin” has this particular tendency to take on the colours of sport, the colours of victory. The German capital hosted the 16th Special Olympics World Games last June, and the 51 athletes ...  

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Cadiz CF Genuine, champions not just in LaLiga but in life too

The sun was high in the sky over Cadiz when the coach carrying the players of Cadiz CF Genuine arrived in front of the town hall. A long line of yellow shirts bearing the word ‘Campeones’, led by the ...  

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Post SV Nuremberg, a symbol for sport for nearly 100 years

With over 15,000 members and 140 teams playing a wide range of sports, Post SV Nuremberg has become synonymous with sport itself throughout Bavaria. It is also the biggest sports association in the state ...  

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Grimsby Town FC: when football can still make us dream

From the highest seats in Blundell Park, 10’000 rows up, one can see the North Sea and even smell its saltiness, but when the ‘Mariners’ take to the pitch, fans of Grimsby Town Football Club only ...  

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Scottish Parliament RFC: Memorial Fixture in memory of a hero

The words ‘whom the Gods love die young’ are attributed to the Greek poet Menander. Heroes are understood to be loved by the Gods, as they give to others without restraint, and understand well the ...  

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Bukatsu: the personal and sporting way to become a Hero

The Japanese have a word that is practically impossible to translate into other languages. The word in question is ‘Bukatsu’ and, as often happens in Japanese, it has more than one meaning. Translating ...  

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