Polo tournament in Baotou/ Inner Mongolia postponed

The polo tournament planned from October 22nd to 24th at the Polo Club in Baotou in Inner Mongolia/China was canceled due to some corona cases in the region.  Carol Han, the organizer and manager of the new polo club in Baotou, announced that the state Baotou Sports Office has postponed the tournament by three weeks for the time being. Carol Han hopes that the event can be hold for the second half of November. The cancellation hits the Baotou Polo Club particularly hard, as de Club originally planned an international…

Torsten Geithner and Patrick Maleitzke are the German Beach Polo Champions 2021

Four days Sellin, a pituresque village at the east sea hosted the German Beach Polo Championship. Eight international teams, each with two players fought for the title. The games were commented on by Jan Erick Franck, “the Voice of Polo” Jan Erik Frank. The German Beach Polo Championship began on Thursday afternoon with the polo parade through the the village of Sellin. In the evening, Mayor Reinhard Liedtke and Head of Tourism Conrad Bergmann welcomed the players and VIP guests in the Seebrücken Restaurant. On Friday and Saturday the players…

Team Tédélou win French Polo Championship at the Chantilly Polo Club

What an amazing first French season for Isabelle Larenaudie and her team Tédélou. The Frenchwoman Isabelle Larenaudie played her very first season in France this year. She arrived from Singapore at the end of last year and settled down at the Chantilly Polo Club with her five horses. She organized an 8 goaler team around the Argentine Simon Zavaleta and this first French season has just ended in apotheosis with a title of French Champion for, obviously, her first participation. A very pleasant match on an exceptional field despite the rain…

50th International Gold Cup at Sotogrande

Marqués de Riscal’s team has been proclaimed the winner of the High Handicap Gold Cup (handicap 18 – 20), after defeating Ayala Polo Team by 14 to 10 in the grand final with which the 50th International Polo Tournament by La Reserva Club de Sotogrande. This trophy, the last to be contested after the Volvo Bronze Cup and the Terralpa Silver Cup, is part of the Grand Slam and is one of the four most important in the polo universe. The final was attended by the vice president of the…

Los Dragones are the winner of the Coupe d’Or Marta and Lucien Barrière

Mungo vs. Los Dragones… this was the unprecedented game of the 2021 Coupe d’Or Marta and Lucien Barrière final. Two well-balanced teams, no big handicaps, but players of the same level with two very efficient captains on the field, delivered a well-balanced game to the great delight of the public who had filled the venerable stands of the Deauville International Polo Club.  A beautiful polo battle from which Los Dragones emerged victorious at the end of a game that was settled in the final period under the watchful eye of…

Katerina Morgan Art presents Equestrian art by Anne Hansson

Anne Hansson is an artist living and working outside of Stockholm. Horse has for many years been her favorite source of inspiration and motive. Between charcoal sketches and oil paint In her semiabstract image, Anne Hansson embodies the horses’ individual movements very strongly. It is a language few outside the horse world understands but many are attracted to. The riders and owners can see their horse’s individual language directly in her pictures. In motion, in play and in training. For many years the horses and riders have taken their place in…

Thai Polo NP raise Gold Cup for the British Open Polo Championship in electric final

Gold Cup Final Gold Cup Final Gold Cup Final Gold Cup Final Gold Cup Final Gold Cup Final With persistent rain, looming dark clouds and even the threat of thunder and lighting, the conditions were testy for the Final of the 2021 Gold Cup for the British Open Polo Championship on Sunday 25th July at Cowdray Park Polo Club. Unperturbed by the wet weather, enthusiastic spectators sheltering under a canopy of umbrellas along the side-lines, looked eagerly on as Harald Link’s Thai Polo NP and H.H. Sheikha Maitha’s UAE Polo…

Ellipse will battle Altaris for the 2021 East Coast Gold Cup!

It was an exciting day of high-goal polo action at the Greenwich Polo Club, with both semi-finals being played to decide Sunday’s matchup. In the day’s first semi-final, Ellipse took on White Birch Farm in a rematch of their earlier E.C Gold Cup meeting, where Ellipsis earned an overtime win. However, today’s match would be settled in regulation, once again favoring Ellipse. Despite an 8 goal performance by White Birch’s Pablo Llorente, Ellipsis took the win 10-9 to punch their ticket for Sunday’s final. Lucas Diaz Alberdi and Toli Ulloa…

Emirates launches new passenger service to Miami

Emirates is connecting global business and leisure travellers with it’s first-ever passenger service between Dubai and Miami. The airline celebrated the inaugural flight of its four times a week service when it touched down in Miami at 1100hrs local time yesterday. Emirates flight EK213 was welcomed by Miami International Airport with a water cannon salute, and drew in an audience of passengers, aviation fans and guests. For the first flight, the airline operated its popular Boeing 777 Gamechanger, and on the ground, showcased the interiors of the aircraft to guests, featuring…

UAE Polo Team and Thai Polo NP claim places in the final of the Gold Cup

Four teams entered the much-anticipated Semi Final day of the Gold Cup for the British Open Championship at Cowdray Park Polo Club, beginning with Great Oaks LL against UAE Polo Team. Both teams led at different moments throughout the match, but it was a strong finish from UAE Polo Team that propelled them into the Final, defeating Great Oaks LL 12-10. Finishing with identical 47% shooting accuracy from the field, little separated Great Oaks LL and UAE Polo Team in the tightly contested match that ultimately came down to the…

Team Ingo Pyko Immobilien wins ELASTEN Ladies Cup 2021

The premiere of the ELASTEN Ladies Cup in Berlin was a great success. Six women’s polo teams with players from Hamburg, Nuremberg, the Black Forest, Chiemsee, Berlin, Nuremberg, Munich, Hanover, Bremen, Switzerland, the USA and Argentina were at the start, including the international professional polo player Fatima Balzano. she is one of the top players in international ladies polo. In Berlin she strengthened the team of the title sponsor ELASTEN: The referee of the ELASTEN Ladies Cup was the captain of the German polo national team and multiple German champion…

Scone and Thai Polo NP secure remaining semi finals places 

The third quarterfinal in the Gold Cup for the British Open Championship kicked off play on Sunday at Cowdray Park Polo Club as Scone used a strong second half to claim the 14-11 victory on the Lawns Grounds. A match displaying two high-profile offenses resulted in accurate shooting on both sides of the ball, with Scone holding the narrow edge. Converting 11 of their 19 shots, Scone overcame a slow start to pull even by halftime and then relied on their trio of Adolfo Cambiaso, Poroto Cambiaso and Isidro Strada,…