Category Archives: Sporting events

Premier league of darts in Doncaster

Ever since Raymond van Barneveld won his first title at Lakeside darts became big in the Netherlands. I got infected too and after a several years time had come to witness the ultimate battle: Barney versus the Power!

River Plate – Argentinos Juniors in Buenos Aires

Pablo Aimar, Gabriel Batistuta, Claudio Caniggia, Hernan Crespo, Ariel Ortega and Javier Saviola all played for River Plate. Combine that fact with their beautiful home jersey and you’ll understand I had no choice but to see a game in Estadio Monumental.

Winter Olympics in Turin

The Winter Olympics have been in Nagano and Salt Lake City the past times, now they were held in Turin. Japan and the United States were a bit far away for a visit to the Olympics but now I had to go. I wanted to experience the Olympic atmosphere!

El Superclásico in Chile: Universidad de Chile – Colo Colo

I was in Argentina when I suddenly was told about the big soccer match in Chile known as “El Superclásico”. Plans were changed immediately, a 6 hour busride to Mendoza followed by a 8 hour busride to Santiago de Chile, a taxi and the subway brought me to one of the biggest clashes in South American football…

Tennis Masters Cup in Houston

I had hardly traveled before. I had never taken part in online contests. However, I won a trip to Houston for two persons visiting the Tennis Masters Cup and hotels, transportation and pocket money were all included. Oh yeah!

Roland Garros

At the age of 8 I started playing tennis. My dream was to become a professional tennisplayer and because clay is the main surface to play in the Netherlands, Roland Garros is the tournament to compete in. Unfortunately a professional tenniscareer was at least one bridge too far but a visit to this grandslam was possible ofcourse.

AC Milan – Ajax

As a fan of European football, or soccer as it’s known worldwide, one simply has to visit San Siro at least once. When Ajax qualified for the quarter finals of the Champions League, it was clear; I booked a flight to Milan…