Zadar Outdoor Festival – an example of how the tourist season is extended

first_imgZadar Outdoor Festival was created following the trends in tourism which show that fewer and fewer guests are motivated to come to Croatia only because of the sun and the sea, and more and more of them are looking for an active vacation, or sports and recreation.  Zadar Outdor Festival (ZOF) offers in just three days 7 sports disciplines: running, trail, mountain bike, kayaking, sailing, SUP and swimming. The locations of sports competitions are also the most attractive parts of Zadar and the surrounding area (Sea Organ, Zadar waterfront, Jazine Bay, Zadar Channel, Island of Ugljan, Zaton, Petrčane, Privlaka, Vir and Nin). In addition to the competition, various workshops will be organized.  Zadar Outdoor Festival extends the tourist season, increases tourist spending and brands the Zadar region as a destination for active holidays. Anyway, a great rounded story. It is tourism and important quality content that we miss so much. This is exactly how the tourist season is extended. A diverse, high-quality and authentic tourist product. The 3rd Zadar Outdoor Festival has been announced, which will take place from May 10 to 12.05.2019, XNUMX. at the most attractive locations in Zadar.center_img Over 1300 participants from over 20 countries are expected at this year’s Festival. Explore more information at www.zadaroutdoor.com The goal is to attract domestic and foreign competitors in the pre-season, as well as their families and brand Zadar County as the perfect place for an active vacation. The Zadar region is known in the world as one of the most attractive in the Mediterranean, which makes it an ideal place for various outdoor sports activities. last_img read more

Thomas Bjorn to captain Europe for 2018 Ryder Cup

first_imgDenmark’s Thomas Bjorn has been confirmed as Europe’s captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup.He’ll lead the team’s effort to reclaim the trophy from the USA.Bjorn’s played in the event three times – and has been part of the backroom staff on four occasions. He’s the first Scandinavian skipper of the team.last_img

Costa’s late winner sends Juve to Champions League knockouts

first_imgRonaldo fired his effort from the corner of the box straight at Guilherme who spilled the ball through his legs, allowing Ramsey to poke home from the goal-line on the greasy surface.The Russians equalised eight minutes later after Juve took their foot off the gas.Maciej Rybus whipped a cross towards Miranchuk who tapped in unopposed with Wojciech Szczesny on the floor after his header bounced back off the post.The equaliser seemed to inspire Lokomotiv and they could have taken the lead less than 10 minutes later.Miranchuk wasted a chance to double his tally after glancing his header over the crossbar from a chipped cross by Rifat Zhemaletdinov.Ronaldo troubled Guilherme from a set-piece once again three minutes into the second half, the Brazil-born Russia international nervously parrying away the long-range effort.Guilherme denied Ronaldo again nine minutes later sending the Portugal attacker’s powerful shot over the bar with an impressive save.Ronaldo was substituted off for Paulo Dybala on 82 minutes with Sarri keeping an eye on Sunday’s Serie A game against AC Milan, despite the former Real Madrid forward’s frustration at the decision.Juve dominated the final moments and Costa clinched their sixth straight last 16 appearance with a tidy side-footed finish in injury time for his first Bianconeri goal since January.Share on: WhatsApp PHOTO via @juventusfcenMoscow, Russia | AFP | Substitute Douglas Costa’s injury-time winner secured Juventus their spot in the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday after a 2-1 victory over Lokomotiv Moscow.The Brazilian winger struck a magnificent, last-gasp solo goal for the Italian champions after Aleksei Miranchuk had cancelled out Aaron Ramsey’s fourth-minute opener.Juve are three points clear of Atletico Madrid at the top of Group D ahead of the Spanish side’s game at Bayer Leverkusen, who will likely battle Lokomotiv for a Europa League place.“We have achieved the first objective of the season. Lokomotiv were defending low but counter-attacked well in the first half,” Juve captain Leonardo Bonucci said.“We created a few chances and finally managed to earn the victory,” he added.Juve’s Maurizio Sarri substituted an angry Cristiano Ronaldo during the final 10 minutes due to knee and thigh problems.“I replaced him just because I feared he could aggravate his injury,” Sarri said.Lokomotiv coach Yuri Semin made one change from the weekend’s draw at Ufa as on-loan Inter Milan midfielder Joao Mario came in for Murilo Cerqueira.Sarri brought in seven new faces from Saturday’s Turin derby victory which included handing Wales midfielder Ramsey his first start for the club in the competition.Ramsey, whose appearances for his new side this season have been restricted by injury, opened the scoring early after Lokomotiv goalkeeper Guilherme fumbled Ronaldo’s free-kick.last_img read more

England teams selected for European Nations Cup

first_img Tags: elite golf, England squads, England teams The four-man team has been selected for England’s defence of the European Nations Cup at Sotogrande, Spain, from 10-13 April.England will also take part in the women’s championship, with the team aiming for a first win. The men will seek their eighth victory following last year’s success when they won by 20 shots.The players are: Bailey Gill of Yorkshire, Ben Jones of Northamptonshire, Tom Plumb and Tom Sloman of Somerset; Georgina Blackman of Essex, Emily Toy of Cornwall and Bel Wardle of Cheshire.The players:Bailey Gill, 21, (Lindrick) was joint runner-up in last year’s Portuguese Amateur and a member of England’s winning teams in the Home Internationals and the international against France.Ben Jones, 19, (Northamptonshire County) was a semi-finalist in the 2019 New South Wales Amateur in Australia, a runner-up in the 2018 Portuguese Amateur and played in the successful teams in the Home Internationals and the match against France.Tom Plumb, 19, (Yeovil) has recently won the Sanlam Cape Province Open in South Africa, having been third in the South American Amateur in Chile. He also played in last year’s Home Internationals team.Tom Sloman, 22, (Taunton and Pickeridge) reached the last 16 in the 2019 Australian Amateur and was runner-up in last year’s Welsh Men’s Open. He too was a member of the successful Home Internationals team.Georgina Blackman, 22, (Chelmsford) is the English Women’s Amateur Champion and she followed up by finishing third in this year’s Portuguese Women’s Amateur.Emily Toy, 21, (Carlyon Bay) won the women’s New South Wales 36-hole Championship on a recent tour of Australia, when she had a series of good results. She tied fourth in last year’s English Women’s Amateur.Bel Wardle, 19, (Prestbury) was the 2018 Portuguese Women’s Amateur Champion. She is a past winner of the English Women’s Stroke Play and the English Girls’ Championships.Caption: Bailey Gill (image courtesy adidas Golf) 27 Mar 2019 England teams selected for European Nations Cup last_img read more