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Ice Skating for Free at Valby

Ice skating is a sport for all ages.  Since there are indoor ice arenas all over the world, it can be enjoyed year-round.  It is also a winter sport.  Recreational ice skating burns more that 250 calories per hour. […]

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Copenhagen Marathon

Many people nowadays are into staying fit as a  fiddle so why not join the Copenhagen Marathon?  This is an annual road running event including races over the marathon, half marathon and 10 kilometer distances. […]

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Cycling In Denmark : The best tips

You must have been told to try cycling in Denmark and oftentimes, the thought of it has left you wondering why. In truth, most tourists would wonder why they would want to go around Denmark cycling when they could take tourists bus to various destinations. The answer is pretty easy. There are many reasons why you should try cycling and why Denmark is the best place for it. Here are some of them to get you started. […]

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Notable Athletes of Denmark

Denmark has managed to produce some of the more notable athletes in various sports. This is not only true in football which is the most popular sport in the country. Excellent athletes have likewise been produced in such sports like golf, handball, badminton, cycling, boxing, mixed martial arts, cricket, tennis, hockey, and motor sports. […]

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What was the Danish Dynamite?

When one hears the words “Danish Dynamite”, it will not be very easy to conclude in what area of Danish life it is related to. It was actually a name used to refer to the Danish national football team specifically under Coach Sepp Piontek. This was during their glory days from 1980 to 1990. […]

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Indoor Handball – A Danish Creation

The sport of handball has long been lorded over by European countries. This is true in its outdoor version and its indoor version as well. Denmark however holds the distinction of being the country where indoor handball originated. This fact is not very known especially since many associate the discovery of handball to Germany.This is probably because Germany has won in several handball competitions from the time they were organized. Historians however have found evidence that the sport has existed during the time of Ancient Greece. […]

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Badminton World Cup 2014 Goes to Denmark

The Badminton World Cup goes back to Denmark for the year 2014. The City of Copenhagen has hosted this prestigious event for three years before this year’s event. The first one was in 1983, then in 1991, and then in 1999. 
This is a badminton tournament organized by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). It started in 1977 wherein the first event was held in Sweden. What started as an every-three-year event eventually became an annual event starting year 2006. China, by far has obtained the most number of gold medals in the entire run of the event.  […]

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How Defeat in War Encouraged Interest in Sports

Tracing the history of the great interest of Danes in sports will reveal an interesting story behind it. Apparently, defeat in the Danish-Prussian War of 1863-64 encouraged the start of what is now termed a sthe extraordinary interest of Danes in sports and recreation. What started as training in small arms and physical readiness became the foundation of programs leading to sports excellence. […]

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Anholt

It has less than 200 inhabitants and from tip to tip spans only seven miles long, yet it is one popular tourist destination in Denmark. Welcome to Anholt, one of the most isolated island communities in the country, situated right in the middle of Kattegat in the Jutland peninsula. It is officially a part of the Norddjurs municipality and has been a settlement since the New Stone Age, with evidence of some Viking finds in the area. […]

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Best Danish Olympic athletes

Denmark has produced some of the world’s finest athletes who have competed in the World Olympic Games since it started in 1896. It has reaped over 170 medals, with most of them in team sports such as sailing, handball and rowing. This year, Denmark is represented by 113 athletes in 17 disciplines. Get to know some of the best Olympic athletes in Denmark: Wilson Kipketer. […]