Category: Sports

Could This Be World’s Most Spectacular Football Stadium?

On a picturesque island from the north of Norway there lies a spectacular football stadium. In the small Norwegian fishing village of Henningsvær which is situated on the southern coast of the island of Austvågøy, Lofoten, Nordland, the local football stadium overlooks a majestic natural landscape formed by tall mountains and the nearby waters of…


Entertainment During The Viking Age: Leisure, Games, And Sports

Life during the Viking Age in the Norse realms wasn’t as dull as some people assume. On the contrary, the Norsemen had been practicing a series of games and sports that nowadays we collectively can call entertainment. According to medieval Icelandic literature and archaeological discoveries, it is known that they played both indoor and outdoor…


The History Of Skiing In Scandinavia – How The Norsemen Started Skiing

Skiing is a very popular sport in the mountain regions of the world nowadays. It is mainly practiced for fun by many amateurs, but also professionally, and is quite noteworthy for such countries as Norway, Sweden, France, Germany, Austria or the United States when it comes to the Winter Olympics. The etymology of this sport…