Category Archive: Sport

Rio’s gyms

Much in fashion over recent years, indoor gyms have flourished, and offer various types of exercise, from weight-lifting to more relaxed exercise, such as Yoga and Pilates.

Rio’s Golf Clubs

Compared to most large cities in the world, Rio has very few golf clubs. The oldest of them is the Gávea Golf and Country Club, founded in 1926 by a group of Scots… Continue reading

Rio prepares for the Olympics

       Rio Prepares for the Olympics Rio de Janeiro is experiencing a traumatic transformation, to prepare it to host one of the most important sporting events in the world – the Rio 2016… Continue reading

MARACANÃ – from the “RIO 2016” website

The stadium’s official inauguration will take place on 2nd June with a friendly match between Brazil and England.

Grand Prix Racing and the Gavea Circuit – 3rd part

  ‘Circuito da Gávea’ – by Chris Hieatt – third installment In 1937 Pintacuda’s car was an Alfa 8C 35 with a blown 3800cc engine, as raced at Tripoli the year before. His… Continue reading