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World sports calendars for travellers and the sports-mad

World sports calendars – your new desktop? To kick off your year, we’ve created these desktop calendars showing when the top sporting codes around the world will be running. We were surprised that we couldn’t find something like this already. Of course, Sports Where I Am was created under the same circumstances: Why hasn’t someone combined the world’s sports event information into one place?, so we should probably be used … Continue reading World sports calendars for travellers and the sports-mad

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How to get your friends interested in the NFL Playoffs (in 5 minutes)

The NFL Playoffs are upon us, so between now and the Super Bowl in February, you’re probably going to hear a lot about American Football. And, let’s be honest… The first weeks of January aren’t your most productive weeks in the office. So why not spice things up a bit by setting up an NFL Playoffs sweep? It’ll make your Sundays and Mondays better throughout the month. … Continue reading How to get your friends interested in the NFL Playoffs (in 5 minutes)

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Winter sports in NYC… that aren’t Football

Other winter sports in NY It’s no secret that both New York football teams aren’t going well – at the time of writing, the New York Jets are 5-8 and New York Giants 2-11. There wasn’t much hope for the Jets this year anyway, with many analysts thinking that they might struggle to win a game… but the Giants? Oh boy. They started the season 0-5 and with … Continue reading Winter sports in NYC… that aren’t Football

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You should break the ice on College Ice Hockey

We’ve spoken about it before at SWIAM but we’ll say it again; Ice Hockey is one of the most underrated spectator sports going around. What other sport requires finesse skills like ice-skating and controlling a tiny black puck as well as bearing the brunt of intense physicality? There aren’t many. Throw in the varying paces of the sport and you have yourself an absolute treat of a live … Continue reading You should break the ice on College Ice Hockey

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Best NYC Sports Bars for your NFL Sunday

One of the best cultural experiences you can have in New York is attending NYC sports bars on a Sunday. There is a sports bar culture here that does not exist in Australia. During the NFL season, there can be 12 games staggered throughout the day, starting at 1pm, going all the way up until Sunday Night Football at 8:30pm. Saddling up in a sports bar … Continue reading Best NYC Sports Bars for your NFL Sunday

AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, is a work of genius

AT&T Stadium is a work of genius… in design, planning and execution It doesn’t matter if you’ve been awed by the MCG or been impressed by Wembley, Lords or Madison Square Garden – nothing can prepare you for the home of the Dallas Cowboys, AT&T Stadium. It’s only when you’re about 20 minutes out of Dallas, heading down the Tom Landry Freeway (named after the … Continue reading AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, is a work of genius

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Know enough to be able to talk about the Spring Carnival

Feeling left out because everyone at work (and on social media) is talking about the Spring Carnival in Melbourne? Don’t have a clue what any of it means? Here’s a short guide to the different horseraces in Melbourne: Caulfield cup The Caulfield Cup is the richest turf handicap in the world. The race spans 2400 metres and Group 1 race is valued at $3.1 million. Although it has been … Continue reading Know enough to be able to talk about the Spring Carnival

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5 tips for attending Dodger Stadium

Dodger Stadium Visitor Guide You don’t need to be up on the LA Dodgers latest news (i.e. that they’re currently competing in the 2017 World Series at the time of writing) to appreciate these local tips from SWIAM users – some of them have been on our database for years. Can’t find what you’re looking for here? Check the most up-to-date database of fan tips … Continue reading 5 tips for attending Dodger Stadium

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Going to the US Masters

A guide for attending the US Masters From a two-time Masters attendee If you’re lucky enough to be on your way to the golfing heaven on earth – to see the Masters Tournament at Augusta National – read on. Here’s a pen and paper account of my experiences, some tips, insight and must do’s – which is no reflection of the actual experience itself. Build your expectations … Continue reading Going to the US Masters

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Is CenturyLink Field the best stadium experience in the USA?

Sarah went to a Seattle Seahawks game at CenturyLink Field. It was loud. In case we weren’t jealous enough already, Sarah really rubbed our noses in it this week by taking her USA sports tour to CenturyLink Field in Seattle to watch the Seahawks. From the looks of it, an NFL game at CenturyLink Field might be one of the best fan experiences in the world. … Continue reading Is CenturyLink Field the best stadium experience in the USA?