sport experiences to have in life

Exciting matches and unusual sports that you’re going to love to watch

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Rally through the Ica Desert

Peru

The Dakar Rally has taken place on South American soil since 2008, always during the first week of January. In 2018, the race will start in the Ica Desert, Peru, known for its 'black dunes' and continue to the roads surrounding Lake Titicaca, at the Bolivian border.

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Beach volleyball in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

Beach volleyball started being played in Brazil on the sands of Copacabana in the 1930s. It has become so popular in the country that it has won more Olympic medals in volleyball than any other sport: 13 podiums, three of which were first place.

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Rugby Union in Auckland

New Zealand

When it comes to rugby, New Zealanders are the best. They have been practicing the sport for 147 years, hosting at least four big annual events. Eden Park, the country’s largest stadium, is the main venue for the tournaments.

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Basketball in Orlando

United States

Americans are aficionados of the sport. The US is home to the NBA (National Basketball Association), with 30 teams. In Florida, the main star is the Orlando Magic, the team that legend Shaquille O'Neal played for.

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Baseball in Havana

Cuba

A national passion on this Caribbean island, the sport gained momentum in the country because it was different from the traditional games of the Spanish colonizers. These days, the Cuban National Baseball Team is one of the most important in the world, having won three Olympic gold medals with 25 wins in Baseball World Cups.

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Cycling in Paris

France

Tour de France, one of the biggest sports events in the world, has 21 stages. It’s mainly held in mountainous regions, but its grand finale takes place on the famous Avenue des Champs-Elysées in Paris.

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Polo in Buenos Aires

Argentina

The sport is widely played in the country, which hosts three of the most important tournaments on the planet – in the current world rankings, seven of the top 10 players are Argentines.