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Countess of Wessex and Lady Louise Sailing at the Solent

  August 6, 2018 at 5:23 pm by

On August 6, the Countess of Wessex and her daughter Lady Louise Windsor were spotted at the Haslar Marina in Gosport where they met representatives from the Association of Sail Training Organisations. Sophie, who is the patron of the organisation, met members of the crew with her daughter, fourteen-year-old Louise. The crew have just started their week’s worth training before they earn their membership to the Royal Association Competent Crew. … Continue reading

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The Royals in PyeongChang: Opening Weekend

  February 11, 2018 at 10:00 pm by

Following Friday night’s opening ceremony, the XXIII Olympic Winter Games kicked in to high gear over the weekend, with the first medals awarded and dozens of events held across PyeongChang and neighbouring Gangneung. Amongst the thousands of spectators were royals from the Netherlands, Monaco, Luxembourg and the UK. King Willem-Alexander, an honorary member of the International Olympic Committee, and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands were on hand on Saturday to congratulate three … Continue reading

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Even Real Princesses Love Their Disney Counterparts! Gabriella Dons Frozen Skis For Lessons

  February 2, 2018 at 2:48 am by

Monaco’s young Princess Gabriella is learning how to ski, a video posted by her mother, Princess Charlene, on Instagram Thursday shows. And we learnt that Disney Princesses are not only popular with normal little girls, but real-life Princesses as well! Gabriella was seen in photos holding her skis, which feature Elsa and Anna from the Disney hit Frozen. The three-year-old is heard giggling as an instructor guides her down a small … Continue reading

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The Cambridges Begin Scandinavia Tour in Sweden

  January 30, 2018 at 7:34 pm by

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge kicked off their tour of Scandinavia on Tuesday in Sweden, where they met with members of the Swedish Royal Family. First, William and Catherine – rugged up against the cold Swedish winter – attended a bandy hockey game in central Stockholm, learning about the sport from youngsters who play it. The royal pair were also given the opportunity to take three penalty shots on goal … Continue reading

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Princess Astrid Visits Home for Disadvantaged, Presents Sports Award

  January 29, 2018 at 4:38 pm by

Belgium’s Princess Astrid had a busy day on Monday as she first visited a home for the disadvantaged in Brussels before presenting the National Trophy of Sports Merit for 2017. At the Nativitas shelter in Marolles, the Princess – who is patron of the shelter – met with volunteers who provide the men and women who come to the shelter with clothing, food or social support. The shelter also provides … Continue reading

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Prince Daniel Takes To The Ice During Opening Of New Multi-Sport Hall in Ockelbo

  January 25, 2018 at 7:10 pm by

Ugglebo Arena, the new multi-sport hall in Ockelbo, was officially inaugurated on Thursday evening with a special exhibition ice hockey match between Ockelbo Hockey A-Team and Team Generation Pep, a team comprising of former ice hockey stars and Prince Daniel. Team Generation Pep – named after Prince Daniel’s initiative to “spread knowledge and engage both people and organisations in a joint effort to make it easier for children and young people to live … Continue reading

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Harry and Meghan Take Cardiff

  January 18, 2018 at 5:04 pm by

Continuing the frenzy that has accompanied their public appearances since they announced their engagement in November, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were welcomed to Wales by large crowds as they paid a visit to Cardiff on Thursday. The couple arrived at Cardiff Castle delayed by an hour due to transportation issues, but were promptly greeted by cheers and a sea of waving Welsh flags. Harry and Meghan did a brief … Continue reading

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Carl Philip and Sofia Attend Swedish Sports Gala

  January 15, 2018 at 8:17 pm by

On Monday evening, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia represented the Swedish Royal Family at the 2018 Swedish Sports Gala, held at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. The couple – who walked the red carpet upon arrival – were in the audience as Sweden’s top athletes for 2017 were honoured for their work and achievements. Among the winners were the Tre Kronor, Sweden’s men’s national ice hockey team, who – after … Continue reading

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First Royal Attendance Confirmed For PyeongChang 2018

  January 15, 2018 at 11:50 am by

The XXIII Olympic Winter Games will kick off on February 9th in PyeongChang, South Korea, and the first royal attendances have been confirmed. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands will be attending to cheer on Dutch athletes at the beginning of the Games: the King will attend from February 9th to February 13th, while Queen Máxima will only attend until February 11th. They will be present for the opening … Continue reading

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Crown Prince Moulay Hassan Opens The 2018 African Nations Championship

  January 14, 2018 at 6:25 am by

The Crown Prince of Morocco was charged with officially opening the 2018 African Nations Championship on Saturday evening. Crown Prince Moulay Hassan, 14, first reviewed a military guard of honour ahead of the opening ceremony, and met with several footballing officials, including the President of the Confederation of African Football and the FIFA Secretary General. He then attended the first match of the tournament, between Morocco and Mauritania. The Prince met … Continue reading

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Bring It On: Prince Daniel Plays Table Tennis During Visit To STIGA Sports

  January 12, 2018 at 4:58 pm by

Prince Daniel visited STIGA Sports in Eskilstuna on Friday, where he eagerly agreed to play a game of table tennis against a young boy. The Prince praised young David as a great player, saying that he may be “the next J-O”, referring to Swedish table tennis champion Jan-Ove Waldner. Daniel also tested some air hockey tables during his tour of the factory, which is the one of the largest producers of … Continue reading

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Princess Märtha Louise Hosts Patronage Audiences

  January 8, 2018 at 4:27 pm by

At the Royal Palace in Oslo on Monday, Princess Märtha Louise hosted audiences with representatives of her eight patronages. The focus of the Princess’s patronages is people with disabilities. Her patronages are: the Association for Muscular Disease, the National Association for the Hearing Impaired, the Norwegian Association for the Blind, the Norwegian Association for the Deaf, VIVIL Games, the Norwegian Epilepsy Association, the Norwegian Rheumatism Association, and Ridderrennet. During her audience with … Continue reading

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Mette-Marit Wows In Red At Sports Gala 2018

  January 6, 2018 at 8:15 pm by

The Crown Princess of Norway looked fabulous in a red chiffon frock on Saturday evening as she attended the Sports Gala 2018 at Hamar’s Olympic Amphitheatre alongside her husband, Crown Prince Haakon. Mette-Marit’s frock featured a flowing skirt that came to her mid-calf and sheer sleeves, which she wore with a pair of red lace stilettos and large diamond cluster earrings. During the evening, the Crown Prince Couple took to … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Mary Hosts Christmas Reception For The Mary Foundation

  November 30, 2017 at 5:03 pm by

Dressed in a colour-apt frock, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark hosted a Christmas reception at Amalienborg on Thursday afternoon for staff and collaborators of The Mary Foundation. The Crown Princess used the event to thank those who have contributed to the work of the Foundation, which she launched in September 2007, over the past year. Earlier in the day, Mary had visited Frederiksberg where she attended a tennis day hosted … Continue reading

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Gå Danmark! Royal Audience Watches FIFA World Cup Play-Off

  November 11, 2017 at 7:52 pm by

On Saturday evening, members of the Danish Royal Family joined thousands of football fans at Copenhagen’s Parken Stadion for the first leg of the FIFA 2018 World Cup play-off matches between Denmark and the Republic of Ireland. Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Christian, Prince Joachim and Prince Felix sat in the stands for the match after arriving separately. The royal party – like the rest of the Danish supporters … Continue reading

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Last Day in India for Philippe and Mathilde

  November 10, 2017 at 6:37 pm by

Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians started the fifth and last day of their Indian state visit by playing cricket at the sporting ground Oval Maidan. At the event were present school children, and former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag, who works together with UNICEF India to promote the importance of sport among children. #Belgium’s Royal couple play cricket in #Mumbai, @virendersehwag presents King Philippe with autographed … Continue reading

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Albert and Andrew Present For First Prince’s Cup in Port Hercule

  November 8, 2017 at 7:20 pm by

As patrons, Prince Albert II of Monaco and the Duke of York were present for the first Prince’s Cup on Wednesday at Port Hercule. The Cup, a rowing competition, is held to benefit the Monaco branch of Outward Bound, an international non-profit organisation dedicated to “offering challenging activity courses in natural outdoor locations, which encourage personal development and growth”. The two Princes attended the launch and then watched the rowing races, … Continue reading

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Mary and Co Enjoy The Hubertus Hunt in Dyrehaven

  November 5, 2017 at 2:14 pm by

Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary and her four children enjoyed a casual day out on Sunday as they took in the annual Hubertus Hunt at the Hermitage Palace in Dyrehaven. The family watched the race from the Palace’s balcony; the children cheering as the horses came into view. The smiles on their faces though turned to horror at the end of the race, as one of the Hunt officials got caught … Continue reading

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Pregnant Kate Visits National Tennis Centre For Kid’s Coaching Sessions

  October 31, 2017 at 9:38 am by

As patron of the Lawn Tennis Association, the Duchess of Cambridge has today visited the National Tennis Centre in London to view Tennis For Kids coaching sessions. Catherine – who donned a black and white tracksuit and Nike runners – joined the youngsters for a number of tennis-focused drills on Court 1, working with them on ball and racquet tasks to improve their hand-eye coordination. She later took part in … Continue reading

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Prince Pieter-Christiaan Completes The Frankfurt Marathon

  October 29, 2017 at 8:07 pm by

Dutch Prince Pieter-Christiaan on Sunday participated in the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, completing the 42km course in a time of 3hrs, 17 minutes and 49 seconds. The 45-year-old Prince came 298th in his age group with that time, and 2,163rd overall. Pieter-Christiaan ran the marathon with the ASICS Team. He shared several photos of his day on his Twitter page, including photos with the athletes who won the male (Shura Kitata Tola from Ethiopia) … Continue reading

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