The inaugural Dubai Cup gets underway today at Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club. The tournament will see five teams go head to head for the right to be crowned maiden winners of an event dreamed up by Mohammed Al Habtoor, founder of the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series.
Polo, law and friendship: these are the main pillars of Lawyers Polo. The group, founded in 2008 provides a unique opportunity for international polo playing lawyers to convene, dine, swap stories, compete and most importantly, to bond. “The idea was to create a networking event for lawyers around polo; it worked out very well, so well that today the sportive and friendship spirit around Lawyers Polo has eclipsed its original networking objective” explains Eduardo Bérèterbide, founder of Lawyers Polo and attorney at Shearman & Sterling in Paris.
MANILA, Philippines - Team Philippines rammed in four goals in the second chukker and went on to fashion out a 13-9 victory over Dubai in the Belo Polo Cup 2015 Battle of the Titans before a big crowd yesterday in Makati.
As Sir Winston Churchill so famously said ‘A polo handicap is a passport to the world’, with polo now being played in so many parts of the globe, it would truly seem if you have a number from -1 to 10 after your name there are now a multitude of pitches worldwide, with some of the most spectacular of backdrops, just waiting for you to swing your stick across.
One of the oldest sports in the world is experiencing a resurgence in Australia and losing its elitist tag. Polo has traditionally been a sport linked to the wealthy upper class, but it is quickly growing in popularity.
Pakistan - I'm part of the San Antonio Polo Team that was invited to play in a historic match at one of the oldest polo clubs in the world.
Saturday 21st March 2015 British Polo Day marked the start of the 2015 Global Series, presented by Land Rover, with the return of British Polo Day Abu Dhabi.
The power of the horse as an international language is one of the main ethos' behind British Polo Day, as Gareth A Davies finds out.
From 10th to 14th March, six teams fought for the 2015 Thailand Polo Ambassador Cup at the VR Sports Club in Bangkok. Teams from across Asia with Argentine and English pros gave an international feel to the tournament, teams included home side King Power, Shailai Liu’s Tang Polo from Beijing China, a young team playing under the L’Oreal Men’s Expert name, English patron (who is based in Thailand) Edward Batchelor of Cormix International Polo Team (who for the Ambassador Cup played under his sponsors name – Crockfords with English four goal pro Mike Howe), SPP (Siam Park Polo) and Globalport from the Philippines, which is headed up by businessman ‘Mikee’ Michael Romero, Vice Chairman of Air Asia Philippines.
Following the Finals of the Ambassador Cup, the VR Sports Club, Bangkok will play host to the sixth Lawyers Polo Tournament. This will be the first time the tournament (which runs from 17th – 20th March) will have been played in Thailand.