MONTE CARLO – ROLEX MONTE CARLO MASTERS 2019 from 14 – 21 April

This tournament is the first of three ATP Masters tournaments played on clay! Attracting die-hard fans, resulting in packed stands every year – we can’t think why 😉 – Monte Carlo is a great place to be during this week in April. The first sunny rays are doing their bit, shopping the other, and so, tennis aficionados: get to booking tickets in a speedy fashion to avoid disappointment…atptour.com

CHAMONIX – ‘RUN THE ALPS’ FELL/TRAIL RUNNING

These runs are not just for hard core runners, but ‘Run The Alps’ organises runs for people at all sorts of levels. A certain fitness level and running experience is required, and once you really get into fell running in that part of the world, the ultimate has to be running parts of biggest massif in Europe: the ‘Tour de Mont-Blanc’. You gotta watch how you go or rather run, but the scenery is stunning, the air is crystal clear and the fun to run with other like minded fell runners is exhilarating. Try it this season…runthealps.com

FORMULA1 2019 – EUROPEAN DATES
AZERBAIJAN GRAND PRIX: 26 – 28 April
GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA: 10 – 12 May
Grand Prix DE MONACO: 23 – 26 May

Valtteri Bottas won in Australia, kicking off the 2019 good and proper – he thought, that everything ‘felt so good’, saying that this was his ‘best race ever’! At the same time, Hamilton was of the option, that he didn’t do a ‘good enough job’, Vettel was unsure, what had happened to the pace at Ferrari, Ricciardo managed a race-wrecking start and Verstappen thought that this was ‘a great start’ for the Red Bull – Honda partnership…the drama of it all! How will it unfold over the next races until the F1 circus arrive in Azerbaijan? Be part of when it happens ‘over here’ by getting your tickets now: formula1.com

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: WILDFORCE WORK-OUT PROGRAMME BY CHRISTIAN VILSMEIER

So, what do these high-octane sportsmen and women do to get a fast, effective and overall body work-out in as little time as possible? They turn to personal trainer and athlete Christian Vilsmeier for an intense work-out programme, that works as many muscles as possible in one exercise! That’s why he has developed ‘Wildforce’, which is a programme based on animal movements in the wild – as there, only the fittest survive. We introduce 3 of these anaerobic exercises to you in the video below, so crunch it hard to achieve an overall fitness level that’ll make them blush in the gym!

MARBELLA – IRONMAN 70.3 on 28 April 2019

Weheeyyyy, the Ironman 70.3 is back on the Costa del Sol in April, with another round of this great triathlon event! Marbella is world-renowned as a luxury holiday destination, which you may enjoy AFTER the day’s completion only! First, get the hard work done through some extraordinary terrain on bike, wild water swimming in the sea and a 21km run along the seafront promenade, the city’s beautiful paseo! Furthermore, this event offers 60 qualifying slots for the world championship in Nice – hmmm, nice! Register yourself here: eu.ironman.com

MARBELLA – LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR: SPANISH OPEN 2018

The 23year-old Dutch golfer claimed her 2nd title in a row in Spain, winning the Andalucía Costa Del Sol Open de España 2018 when she sank that putt on the last day, having scored a total of 13-under-par. Azahara Muñoz, the winner of the last two years, was hot on her heals, but Anne kept her nerves and never seemingly let it get to her, carding 3 birdies in her last 5 holes. Muñoz tried her best, but was left to watch the trophy slip away. Catriona Matthew from Scotland finished 6-under-par, one shot ahead of Spain’s Natalia Escuriola and Germany’s Olivia Cowan. Watch the video now, to find out how things went on the last day of the tournament, and why Anne really loves competing in Spain!

UEFA NATIONS LEAGUE FINALS from 5 – 9 June 2019

This brand new football competition for the world is an excellent idea! 2018/19 being the inaugural season, there’s so much to look forward to in this international football association’s competition: the league-phase, which take place throughout September, October and November. Unfortunately, it’s men’s only, but who knows what’s possible in the future with the success of women’s football today. 55 member nations will battle it out for the top spot and to hold the cup, whilst the competition serves to seed the teams for the qualification process of UEFA Europe 2020! Watch the video to get the drift, no understatement then, if we say that this is MASSIVE. Get tickets and join in: uefa.com

SOTOGRANDE – ANDALUCÍA VALDERRAMA MASTERS 2018

It was a dramatic four days of incredibly tough golf in Southern Spain, which saw Sergio García come out on top last year in the 2017 edition! A well deserved win for ‘Super Sergio’, finishing 12 under par, who saw off stiff competition from Joost Luiten with determination, grit and a mind set for battle! What did Joost think of his result on day 3? Hit the play button below to find out…This is Sergio’s second win at this famous golf course, which hosted the titanic Ryder Cup in 1997 (who can forget it?), his sixth win in Spain and his fourteenth European Tour title. See how he feels about winning this much coveted trophy by clicking the start button below, and do watch out for the full video coming soon! andaluciavalderramamasters.com

WOMEN IN POLO – EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH CLARA CASSINO & KATE MCKINNEY
SOTOGRANDE/ SPAIN: SANTA MARIA POLO CLUB

It’s a man’s world…but the girls are coming! Women playing polo is enjoying more and more success these days, so just what does it take to play rugby on horseback and win in a tournament, playing alongside Germany’s and Argentina’s No.1? Watch these exclusive interviews with up & coming player Kate McKinney (UK) and established 6-goaler Clara Cassino (ARG) to find out!

SOTOGRANDE – 45TH INTERNATIONAL POLO TOURNAMENT/ HIGH GOAL GOLD CUP FINAL

Watch the biggest event in the polo calendar during the month of August in stylish Sotogrande/ Andalucia on Spain’s Costa del Sol! The climax of the season at the Santa Maria Polo Club is the High Goal Gold Cup Final, attracting the best players in the world to compete for the much coveted cup. Last year, it was won by the Dubai Polo Team – will they be able to hold on to the cup? Video coming out soon…but in the meantime, check out what happened in the 44th Int’l Polo Tournament’s final, which saw Adolfo Cambiaso and Juan Martín Nero riding neck at neck in order to become champion!

CHRISTOPHER CLARKE – EXECUTIVE TRAINER TO THE STARS

Personal trainer and wellness consultant Christopher Clarke looks after the health and fitness of countless stars, celebs, diplomats and athletes! Based in Jamaica, he also flies all over the world to make those gifted people sweat wherever they are! Check out his tips & tricks on buffing up and staying in shape, which he revealed to Claudia Peifer when she spoke to him at the Global Gift Gala 2016 in sunny Marbs!

RAVE AND RIDE – held at a place near you!

What a fab way to get super fit and raise money for charity at the same time with RAVE AND RIDE! These guys hold spinning and indoor cycling events all over Europe, like in the UK, The Netherlands and Ibiza, to name but a few, and raise thousands for charity whilst getting you properly buffed. It’s massive fun to take part, so do your bit and join them at one of their next events! raveandride.com

FLEXIBLE TRAINING - FLEXIBLE FITNESS:

TruBe - LONDON’S FIRST BESPOKE TRAINING APP HAS LAUNCHED!
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This is an immensely useful app for the modern age: with on-demand services it allows you to work out whenever, where ever you are! This London-based personal training app has a wealth of experience offered by instructors, readily available to train with you when you want to. Forget the excuse that you couldn’t make it to the gym, TruBe’s modern & wholesome approach literally offers everything in training from boxing to ballet, and even HIIT, which allows you to decide yourself on the ability and intensity of the workout, and very importantly, to dictate your health goals with your personal trainer! You can train alone or in groups, it’s just £65/hour! So, download it for free now…what are you waiting for? trubeapp.com

High Goal Final of the 44th Int’l Polo Tournament at Santa Maria Polo Club in Sotogrande, Andalusia/ Southern Spain!

What do the two 10-goal players of the High Goal Final of the Gold Cup in the 44th Int’l Polo Tournament at SMPC think about the battle they’ve just fought? Find out what Adolfo Cambiaso and Juan Martin Nero have to say about their play and the game in the two videos below…

POLO PROFILE – MALCOLM BORWICK

The UK top-class player talks polo and Royal Salute, the worldwide annual polo circuit, the hunt for the best horse, playing with Prince William and Prince Harry for Sentebale, what it takes to win on the field and why he may give a career in film a miss – all that straight after Royal Salute defeated Yaguara in the Medium Goal Final of the Silver Cup at the 44th Int’l Polo Tournament at the Santa Maria Polo Club!