It’s not quite the NBA but the NBL is Australia’s premier basketball league and (at times) boasts some great talent from all across the world. Initially it begun in 1978 and attracted only a few hundred people per game but now, games are played in prime-time television spots and in some of Australia’s biggest sporting … Read MoreCategories: Uncategorized
Horse racing might not be that popular amongst the masses, but for 15 minutes on the first Tuesday of every November, Flemington Racecourse is the focal point of everyone’s attention. “The race that stops a nation” which it is famously dubbed, the Melbourne Cup is not only a significant social and fashion event, but also a … Read MoreCategories: Uncategorized
There aren’t too many greater rivalries in the modern age than Melbourne v Sydney. In all honestly, other than about 800 kilometres and a few beer brands, there isn’t a lot that divides the two cities. Ask a Melbournian what they think of Sydney though and you’ll probably hear something along the lines of “there’s … Read MoreCategories: Sports travel guides, Uncategorized
We’re on the verge of a new National Football League (NFL) season, so once again we’ve decided to go through all of the tips on our site to create a visual guide for travelling sports fans in the USA. This time, we’re looking for some kind of consensus on where to sit at NFL games. This is something we did … Read MoreCategories: NFL, Sports travel guides, tourism
Today we are proud to announce that AFL star Nick Riewoldt has officially signed on to become the newest member of the Sports Where I Am team as Brand Ambassador. As a hugely respected figure in Australian sport as well as being someone with a strong connection to the United States, Nick is the ideal addition to … Read MoreCategories: Uncategorized
If you’re a tourist coming to the USA, seeing the University of Georgia football team play might not be on your radar just yet. Most people start planning their trip around the biggest cities in the country and their respective underperforming iconic major league teams. But the type of experience that you can get at an NCAA game is what being a sports fan (and … Read MoreCategories: NCAA, Sports travel guides
For me, going to Yankee Stadium was a dream realised. I can’t even claim to be a die-hard New York Baseball fan, but there is something iconic about Yankee Stadium that made it sit on top of my (ever-growing) ‘must-see’ list. One of the local New Yorkers we met on this trip put it into perspective when … Read MoreCategories: Uncategorized
It’s no surprise that one of the most common questions we get asked by travelling sports fans is, ‘What Sports are on in New York City?’ It’s not surprising for 2 reasons. Firstly, according to CN Traveller, New York City was the 6th most visited city in the world in 2015. At any given time … Read MoreCategories: Sports travel guides
With the MLB season approaching, we wanted to help travelling sports fans dealing with the potentially experience-defining decision of where to sit. MLB probably isn’t as popular worldwide as the NBA or the NFL, but it is played during the warmer months (when more people are visiting the USA), there are many more baseball games per season than other … Read MoreCategories: Baseball, MLB, Sports travel guides
If you watch much NBA League Pass, you’ve probably noticed a change in how the games are broadcast now compared to a couple of years ago. In the past, whenever there was a timeout or any other break in the game, the screen would cut to this: Which used to sit there on the screen … Read MoreCategories: Fan interaction, NBA, Sports travel guides
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