Monthly Archives: October 2013

NFL 2013/2014 Full Calendar and Game Rules

NFL 2013/2014 Full Calendar and Game Rules

The American Football National League (NFL) regular season started last September 5th with current Super Bowl holders Ravens losing to Broncos (27-49). Week 2 will close today at 08:40 PM ET or 01:40 AM CET with Bengals hosting Steelers. The full calendar for the regular season that will continue until November 28th – including game’s schedule – can be checked

A Referee per Team, Goalkeeper Everywhere, no Penalty and Corner kicks, Substitutions and Cards: Is this Football? It was…

If we take a long perspective of the evolution of Football Laws of the game one may get rather surprised. And what if you team could choose its own personal referee and the Goalkeeper could handle the ball with his hands in the entire pitch? And tape instead of a crossbar in the goal? And if

Biathlon – In what it consists and what are its origins?

No, it has nothing to do with swimming, cycling and running (Triathlon) or just cycling and running (Duathlon). Biathlon is a Winter Olympic Sport which combines cross country skiing with precision target shooting. It is a combination of alternating skiing and rifle shooting abilities that requires balance between shooting accuracy and skiing skills and stamina.

Alpine Skiing – What are its origins and in what it consists?

The first alpine skiing competition, as recognised by the international regulatory body (FIS) took place in Oslo, Norway, around the 1850s. This first event was the one that is more aggressive and faster of all alpine skiing events: ‘The Downhill’ Alpine skiing emerged as an evolution from cross-country skiing (check our earlier post about ´Nordic Combined’ to see

Formula 1 Major Technical Changes for 2014 – Turbo Engines Back in 8 Gear Box Cars And KERS Loses Its K!

Now the 2013 season has passed its halfway with Sebastien Vettel leading the ranks, but yet with the title fight wide open, Formula 1 2013 Poll: Update by Half Season new major technical changes were announced for 2014 (source and quotes from: Engine – The 2.4-litre normally-aspirated V8 engines will be replaced by 1.6-litre V6 turbo engines that

João Sousa: a new star from Portugal in professional tennis

João Sousa is currently the best Portuguese tennis player at position 77 in the ATP ranking and today he became the first Portuguese tennis player to ever win an ATP tournament after he have beaten Julien Benneteau in the ATP 250 in Kuala Lumpur.  In route to the championship he defeated (among others) David Ferrer and Jurgen Melzer. Sousa could

Macau Grand Prix 2013 – Félix da Costa: The Only Red Bull Driver to have Won There!

The 2013 Macau GP3 (Edition 60th) will be held next November 17th in a thrilling urban circuit that requires a lot of driving skills. 15 of the 22 pilots that drive in 2013 Formula 1 participated in this Grand Prix. None of them have won! Even Sebastien Vettel and Mark Webber, the Top F1 Red Bull Drivers

FIFA’s National Teams Ranking – New Top 20 Before Official Release Tomorrow!

FIFA will update tomorrow its national teams’ country ranking, but upon using the simulator available on FIFA’s Website one can already know which will be the Top 20 countries in October 2013. Before that you may want to recall how this ranking works. The new ranking to be disclosed tomorrow will be the following: Rank Country