Russian “Hockey”: The World Championship of Bandy in Irkutsk

Russian “Hockey”: The World Championship of Bandy in Irkutsk

During the 2014 Winter Olympics, about 3,000 miles east of Sochi, teams from all around the world were gathering in Irkutsk, Siberia for the most important athletic competition of the year: the World Championship of Bandy. Read More


Naadam Festival: Opening Ceremonies

Naadam Festival: Opening Ceremonies

Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies 'wow' us with athletes, fireworks, movie stars, and a price tag of $50-100 million, more or less. Mongolia’s Naadam Festival of ancient athletic games has its own opening ceremonies as well, with a ‘wow’ factor that's priceless. Read More