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The 5 most memorable sporting events of 2010 by Keith Carey
The year 2010 was full of some of the finest sporting events. Here is our list of the 5 most memorable sporting events of 2010.
1. 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP
2010 saw the reigning European champions also being crowned the world Champions in South Africa. Spain won the hearts of millions of football fans around the world with their crisp, flowing football.
The year 2010 alsowitnessed the Syracuse Orange become only the sixth team in the history of NCAA to climb to the number 1 spot despite being unranked prior to the season start. Under the guidance of John Calipari, the Kentucky Wildcats also managed to transform themselves into favorites.
3. Return of Brock Lesner
When Brock Lesner crushed Frank Mir at UFC 100, pundits around the world started to contemplate the possible knock out of Lesner from the top and who will be the one to do it.Well, as the history cards unfolded, it was his health that did the damage. However, the year saw him return to face Shane Carwin to make the fans go wild again.
4. Commonwealth Games
The commonwealth games were held in Delhi amidst controversy generated due to the infamous events occurring just prior to the opening ceremony. However, all went well and the event can be termed a success after millions of fans enjoyed the games around the world.
Finally,how can we complete the list without mentioning the 2010 Olympics?This year, the host city was Vancouver. What makes this event so special is the fact that there is no other sporting event in the world that has more participants and more fun with all the people around the world than the Olympics.The competitive spirit of the countries around the world added to the gloss of the event!
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Flights to Johannesburg offering 11 days Easter celebrations by awais minhas
Are you crazy about watching Live Football matches even at discounted rates? Cheap flights to Johannesburg may be a blessing for you. You can get any kind of assistance on flights, accommodation and airports etc. It is a matter of fact that there will be a load of ticket seekers for flights to Johannesburg, as only 122 days are left. You should not be late any more for your reservation of flight to Johannesburg. As the days of Fifa World cup are coming nearer and nearer the ticket prices will get higher and higher, so you should reserve your cheap flight to Johannesburg today.
It is not a single reason; another reason for your flight to Johannesburg is its great 11 days celebration of Easter Festival in Johannesburg which will run from 3 April to 13 April 2010. A cell phone company with the name of MTN is sponsoring this festival. It is said that this Easter will be a fully family festival. There will be every kind of festivity for every age group e.g. it will include distributors, importers, retailer, manufacturer as well as specialist service providers. Music, comedy, children's theatre production, drum majorettes, daily band parades, fun fair, the Zip Zap circus and floats competition is just some of the planned entertainment. There also would be a Kiddies World and play ground equipment etc. don't loose this opportunity and rush for Johannesburg flight by clicking on http://www.flightstojohannesburg.org.uk
One thing is very important to know about before your Johannesburg flight to make this flight safer and happiest and it is: there is a high level of criminal activities in Africa with 55,000 rapes, 22,000 robberies each year and 52 people are murdered every 24 hours. Although the economic growth in Johannesburg has made it comparatively a safer city but you must be careful during your tour. Try to stay in the city center. Come back to your residence before it is dark. Keep a copy of your original documents with your family or some friend. Try to be in touch with police or city security. These useful tips are provided by cheap flights to Johannesburg a trusted travel organization for Johannesburg and worldwide in UK working since 1980. For more guidance and tips visit our site
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Next FIFA world cup in Brazil? here is the highlight of the cities by discountworldhotel
2010 World cup has just come to an end. Looking forward for the next world cup? Good for you as FIFA has already announced the next lucky country to held the FIFA World Cup 2014; Brazil.The next FIFA will be held between June and July in cities in 13 cities in Brazil.
Below is the highlight of the 13 cities where FIFA world Cup is planned to take place:
There are a lot of things for whole family in Sao Paulo. There are popular Museum Pinacotea do estado which has collection over 4000 works, go to 2 popular Sao Paulo theme park; playcenter and the parquet da Monica (theme park base on Brazil's most popular cartoon character,explore Ibirapuera Park and discover zoo of 82 ha which has more than 2800 animals and you can even have your own safari by taking ride inside a car and seeing wild animals without cages, and if you were a soccer fan, ask your hotel reception for the local match. There are also more than 50 different cultural cuisine to choose from in Sao Paulo. And for you who love nightlife, there are range of dance club, disco club, jazz club and comedy club to choose from.
Rio de Janeiro
There is one of the world's largest sport stadium in Rio de Janeiro; Maracana stadium, where the 2014 world cup will be. Not only the home of one of the world largest stadium, it is also well-known of the famous Tijuca National Park, Morro de carcovado where you can see the Rio Jesus (7 wonders of the world), and top Brazil landmark;Sugar loaf mountain,where you can have a view of famous Copacabana beach. Discover the beautiful Botanical garden, Amsterdam Sauer Museum and Carnival museum.
Belo Horizonte " beautiful horizon" is the 3rd largest metropolitan city in Brazil. Belo Horizonte is famous for the Mineirao stadium (where the FIFA will take place). Tourist attraction included Belo Horizonte, The Sao Francisco de Assis church, Neo-Gothic Boa Viagem Cathedral, Praca da Estacao, liberty plaza, Praca fo papa and Mangabeiras park
Port Alegre has it all, starting from the Sao Pedro theatre, the home of the best footballer,great restaurants and bars, fun night like in new york city to the city in Brazil which is known to has the most beautiful women.
In Brasilian, go to have a visit to the famed TV tower, Juscelino Kubitschek Memorial, Brasilia, City park, Square of the three powers, beauty architecture of Cathedral Metropolitan. And when you have a visit to TV tower, go to the handicraft fair as well
Cuiaba has the most crucial ecosystems in Brazil; savannahs of the Cerrado, the wetlands of Pantanal and the Amazon. In fact, Cuiaba has been name " Green city".Cuiaba has also Brazil's most amazing landscape; mountain range of Chapada dos Guimaraes where there are archaeological site and national park.
Voted as one of the most developed city in Brazil, visit Curitiba's rich fauna and flora and inspiring greenhouse in Botanical garden, visit Wire Opera house, panoramic tower, Bosque Alemao where you can find Hansel and Grethel's house, and ride Curitiba Parnagua Train ride (which is said to be one of the best train rides in Brazil. Or to make your trip to Curitiba more fun, take a boat and go to Brazil's most beautiful island, Honey island.
Great night life and beauty beach has attracted thousands of visitor to Fortaleza each year. One of the best beach in Brazil is in Fortaleza; Praia do Futuro (Future beach). Future beach is not like regular beach that you visit, you can even find kiosks along the beach that you serve fresh seafood. Some kiosks also has their own pools and playgrounds. And for the nightlife, Pirata Bar (Iracema Beach) is a great place to visit.
Manaus is located in the middle of Amazon rain forest. You can discover the Amazon in 4 spots from Manaus; South Mamori, extreme north Presidente Figueiredo, East national park Jau and Rion Negro and west Rio Urubu. Not interested in discovering the Amazon? There are also a lot of attraction in city, such as Amazonas Opera house, complex Botanical garden, Zoological garden, Indian museum,the Amazonia natural science museum and many more
Natal is refer as the city of sun.Warm sun, white sand, giant sand dunes,waterparks, lakes, all the paradise that you can find in Natal. 6 popular beaches in Natal are : Praia dos Artistas, Areia Preta, Ponta Negra, Praia do Mei, Praia do Forte and Redinha. Do the tour of Dune Buggy which lasted for 8 hours and go as fast as you want over 100 foot dunes. Camel rides is also available on the dunes
For the 2014 Fifa world cup, a stadium will be shared in Recife/Olinda
Recife, which in Portugal word means reef, is the city of coastal reef. Some even refer Recife as the venice of brazil for the many bridges, tiny one way street and canal. On the other hand Olinda is an important cultural city of musicians, handicrafters, dancers etc that Olinda was declared World Heritage by UNESCO
You can find different things to do in Salvador that suit your interest. Golfing, museum,beaches, beautiful scenery at Solar do Unhao,market at Mercado modelo can all be found in Salvador. The beach that are highlights in Salvador are Porto de Barra, Flamengo and Stella Maris
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