Tag Archives: Sport

Newer posts →

Protest over site in Greenwich for the Olympic equestrian events in 2012

  March 11, 2009 at 9:50 am by

A high-profile crusade has been launched to stop the Olympic equestrian events taking place at Greenwich in 2012. NOGOE accuses the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) of being “inconsistent and inept” and says that to close Greenwich Park for six to eight weeks while the cross-country course and a 23-seat arena are being built is “socially unjust in a relatively deprived inner-city area” and would cost £17 … Continue reading

Posted in British Royals, Jordanian Royals, UAE Royals | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Haya at Rugby Finals

  March 9, 2009 at 3:31 am by

An estimated of over 30,000 rugby fans turned out to watch the final matches of the womens and mens rugby World Cup Sevens 2009. The trophies were presented to the winning teams by Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Australia won the women’s World Cup when they beat New Zealand … Continue reading

Posted in Jordanian Royals, UAE Royals | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Danish Crown Princely Family in Miami

  March 7, 2009 at 6:24 pm by

Crown Prince Frederik is currently competing in the 2009 Acura Miami Grand Prix regatta in Miami, Florida. His family – Crown Princess Mary, Prince Christian and Princess Isabella – joined him on the trip; arriving on the fourth of March for the competition. Frederik competes in Farr40 class sailing, on his boat Nanoq. The prince and his crew are currently 11th in the competition (out of twelve boats), with two … Continue reading

Posted in Danish Royals | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Haya to award winners at rugby finals

  March 7, 2009 at 6:04 am by

Princess Haya will hand out the trophies in the finals of the first Ladies Rugby championship which is held in Dubai. The event is held Under the patronage and attendance of Princess Haya Bint Al Hussain, wife of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. 16 women team and 24 men’s team took part in the championship at … Continue reading

Posted in Jordanian Royals, UAE Royals | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Carl Philip on Ice

  March 7, 2009 at 1:08 am by

Prince Carl Philip was on the ice in Värmland earlier this week, but not in the way a regular person would. The Prince was test driving a Porsche and a BMW in preparation for this year’s Porsche Carrera Cup. Carl Philip participated in the Cup last year, and says that he has not set any goals for the race. But, of the ice driving? “It is really useful, and of … Continue reading

Posted in Swedish Royals | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Prince Kyril Participates in Charity Golf Event

  February 26, 2009 at 5:24 pm by

Today, Kyril, Prince of Preslav participated in a charitable golf event for the Codespa Foundation in Madrid, Spain. The Codespa Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Spain under the aegis of the Prince of Asturias that helps poor people and communities in developing countries of Asia, Africa and the Americas. Prince Kyril, the second son of King Simeon and Queen Margarita (née, Gomez-Acebo y Cejuela) of Bulgaria is married … Continue reading

Posted in Bulgarian Royals | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Prince Haakon at FIS Nordic World Ski Championships

  February 26, 2009 at 1:28 am by

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway who is attending the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Liberec, Czeck Republic was presented with a painting called Liberec by the mayor of Liberec, Jiri Kittner, yesterday.  Photo1 The prince was seen cheering for the Norwegian team during the events and later he chatted with the athletes and congratulated the winners. Photo2 Photo3 The championships run until 1 March 2009. The 2011 competition will … Continue reading

Posted in Norwegian Royals | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Queen Elizabeth Meets Britain’s Paralympians

  February 25, 2009 at 10:28 pm by

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh hosted a reception Wednesday at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the achievements of Great Britain’s paralympic athletes. The British paralympic team took second place in the medal count at last year’s game, just behind the Chinese host team. They earned medals in sports as diverse as dressage and swimming, taking home around thirty gold medals on the whole. Also attending the reception … Continue reading

Posted in British Royals | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Frederik Opens Track Cycling World Cup Final

  February 13, 2009 at 7:42 pm by

Pulling the trigger for the women’s 200m sprint on February 13, Crown Prince Frederik officially opened the 2009 Track World Cup Final at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen. Frederik told reporters at the event: “I see it as a goal to attract international events in different sports to the country and I think it is a good idea inviting the world of sport. Sport is a universal language.” Frederik … Continue reading

Posted in Danish Royals | Tagged , | Leave a comment

European Royalty Enjoy Keelboat Races in Monaco

  February 9, 2009 at 2:53 pm by

To celebrate the 80th anniversery of the Dragon Class on the first weekend of the 25th Primo Cup keelboat racing, prince Albert II invited other royals like prince Henrik of Denmark, prince Serge of Yugoslavia and prince Charles of Bourbon-Two-Sicilies, duke of Castro. “A big thank you to the Yacht Club de Monaco for this initiative to celebrate 80 years of the Dragon, a series close to my heart, by … Continue reading

Posted in Danish Royals, Italian Royals, Monaco Royals | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Prince Nikolaos will not head AEK Football Team

  January 29, 2009 at 4:15 pm by

Today the Greek Royal Family released a brief statement on their website in Greek denying that His Royal Highness Prince Nikolaos will be heading to Athens as the President of the AEK Football Team in February. The notice called the suggestions ‘unsubstantiated’ while noting that the Prince would like to see an early resolution for the team. AEK is reportedly having financial troubles and was looking for a sponsor when … Continue reading

Posted in Greek Royals | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
Page 11 of 11« First...7891011
Royal News to your Email

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox. Just sign up below and we will send you an email when the latest royal news is posted.

Close [X]