Athletics week with Team GB Captain, Goldie Sayers

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According to top British Athletics coach, Mike McNeill, "a javelin never lies" and you can tell if it's been thrown right as soon as you see how it flies. One lady who knows how to really make the javelin fly is Great British team captain, Goldie … [Read more...]

Lorne Highland Games in Scotland

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You can hear the bagpipes, it just has to be time for the Highland Games and nothing can be more iconic in sport than to don a Kilt and toss a Caber on the grassy knolls of Scotland. This week the 50 Sports in 50 Weeks crew travel to the north west … [Read more...]

Dragon Boat Racing at Milton Keynes

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The 50 sports team hit the water for an exciting team sport that originated in China and now gets hearts pumping in racing festivals all over the world, Dragon Boat Racing. the highlight of the week will be the Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Racing … [Read more...]

Slacklining with Team Gibbon in Stuttgart


When we encourage kids and their grown ups to live a healthy, balanced life we sometimes take it literally. This week the 50Sports team try their hand...and feet, at Slacklining. More than just walking a tight rope, the tricks, moves and feats of … [Read more...]

50Sports hit the RUHR Games in Essen, Germany

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It's our most ambitious challenge yet in the 50 Sports in 50 Weeks mission. To learn and play 5 sports in just 4 days and there is no better place to try than the RUHR games in the Essen region of Germany. We have some fantastic mentors lined up … [Read more...]

Dancing with the Stars of Latvia


Taking up the tempo in the Baltic States, Paul, Jacqui and Ben will hit the boards with Latvian Dance legends Slava Visnakovs & Tereza Kizlo to show yet another fun and exciting way for kids and their grown ups to get off the couch. Training … [Read more...]

Cycling with Olympic Champion Mario Kummer

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No engines needed to be fast and furious when it comes to road cycle racing. The 50 Sports team hook up with East German Olympic Gold Medalist and modern day mentor to the champions, Mario Kummer. We join him in his picturesque home city and … [Read more...]

Orinteering with Edgars Bertuks in Sweden and Latvia


Originally used as a training exercise for military personnel, the sport of orienteering can be done a number of ways but most traditionally is run on foot and always requiring the navigation of a previously un-disclosed course by map and compass. … [Read more...]

Hurling with the GAA at Tiperary, Ireland.


Considered by many as the world's fastest field sport, Hurling is an ancient game that remains almost a way of life for many Irish and like its cousin, Gaelic Football, Hurling has gained popularity in many parts of the globe for its high levels of … [Read more...]

Gaelic Football and the GAA Finals in Dublin

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The Irish love their Gaelic Sports and with the advent of International Rules, Gaelic Football is gaining global popularity as a fast and exciting contact game. This week the 50 Sports family travel to Dublin and the hallowed turf of Croke Park … [Read more...]