The island nation of the Maldives is poised to build a 18-hole floating golf course, luxurious accommodations and a convention centre.
Sports fans are well catered for by a new hotel design which popped up in China this month — shaped like a ping-pong racket. The wacky design, which will reportedly be built in the city of Huainan, in East China’s Anhui province, is perfectly modelled on an upside down table tennis racket and is designed … Continued
McLaren has teamed up with US bicycle manufacturer Specialized to create an aerodynamic road bike called the Venge. The racing road bicycle has been designed by Chris D’Aluisio and features an aerodynamic frame built entirely out of carbon fibre. The launch took place at the Formula One team’s HQ, two days ahead of Milan-San Remo, … Continued
Luxury SUV maker Land Rover will be making headway into the cycling market this year with the Range Rover Evoque Concept Road Bike. Built in cooperation with Karbona, the bicycle uses Formula One-derived technology, featuring a carbon fiber frame with an integrated seat tube, alloy handlebars, black chrome trim, a leather saddle, and a 20-gear … Continued
Odyssey Golf have unveiled a stunning one-off 2-Ball putter encrusted with rubies and diamonds to be sold in world-renowned department store Harrods. The putter comes complete with an 18-carat white gold head, 240 rubies and 378 diamonds – as well as a price tag of £100k.
Bell & Ross watches and Shaw Harley Davidson have teamed up to develop a one-off custom motorcycle: the Bell & Ross-inspired Nascafe Racer. Shaw Harley Davidson approached Bell & Ross about a bike design project that was inspired by the watchmakers’ vision on performance, precision and engineering. The same technical exactness that Bell & Ross … Continued
Ducati in collaboration to Cigarette Racing Team has unveiled at the Miami International Boat Show the new Cigarette Racing 42X Ducati Edition. The new boat is powered by two 1,100hp Mercury Racing engines that will sprint it to a top speed of 120 mph. The 42X is painted in white with a Ducati Red racing … Continued
Hublot and ECAL, the Lausanne University of Art and Design, have teamed up for this limited edition limited edition sledge that is perfect for hitting the slopes on. Following on from the Hublot skis and the Hublot All Black Bike, the Hublot Sledge unites these “sporting heavyweights”, genuine jewels of technology and design, just like … Continued
The Audi Concept Design Munich designed and developed the Audi Carbon Ski concept that combines technology from the motorsports and winter sports industries. The Audi Carbon Ski has wooden core plus layers of aluminum and titanium, all covered in a carbon case. At 1,550 grams (with a ski length of 170 cm), the ski will … Continued
Kicking off the 2011 ATP World Tour, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played the most unique round of tennis ever , in the waters outside of Doha, Qatar. The tennis stars faced off on a floating court in Doha Bay Sunday, just ahead of the first tournament of the year, the Qatar Open. The two … Continued
AC Milan reached dizzying new heights on Friday, when they played football at the top of the world’s tallest building, The Burj Khalifa. With a pitch specially created on the towering 828 metre-plus structure, the AC Milan team took their game to levels never seen before. The AC Milan squad were in Dubai for their … Continued
Westin has become the latest global hotel chain to partner with a sportswear manufacturer, announcing a collaboration with fitness brand New Balance. The luxury hotel brand said December 14 that it will provide guests with New Balance sneakers and sportswear to use when staying. In-room exercise programs that include stretching, cardio and yoga will also … Continued
French luxury designer Louis Vuitton has released their new 4Motion Performance Eyewear frames this week. The 4Motion line consists of styles for both water and snow sports with the frame adjusting to the wearer. The 4Motion line is exclusively available from Louis Vuitton stores worldwide in yellow, black, blue and red.
Infiniti, the luxury Japanese automaker, has partnered with Volant, the Austria-based manufacturer of premium ski equipment to create one hundred of Infiniti-Volant Limited edition ski packs for winter sport enthusiasts in Europe. The pack includes plus skis and bindings support bars for the car. Each pair of skis as Infiniti will be engraved with the … Continued
UK designer Paul Smith and Giro are collaborating on a selection of cycling helmets, reflecting Paul Smithâ€™s interests and youth. Paul has chosen one style of cycling helmet which he has customised in three different styles – each feature unique Paul Smith designs. A keen cycling fan, Paul Smith fell into fashion aged 17 after … Continued
Pop singer Madonna is opening a chain of fitness centers around the world to be known as Hard Candy Fitness global gyms. The first gym opens in Mexico City on November 29, with Madonna planning to attend the launch. The first Hard Candy Fitness center is “a beautiful and uniquely designed 30,000 square foot space” … Continued
The England rugby team today announced a long-term partnership with the French sports label, Eden Park, as their official formal-wear provider. Tailoring an exclusive collection of bespoke formal-wear for all 215 members of the England squad, it’s the first French brand to dress the England team. The six-year deal will cover the next two rugby … Continued
Forbes has unveiled a list of highest-paid tennis players in the world. Half of the top 10 are men and the half women. Roger Federer tops the list with whole year’s income of 43 million U.S. dollars while Russia’s Maria Sharapova follows him with earning of 24.5 million U.S. dollars. The rankings are based on … Continued
HermÃ¨s has unveiled a high-tech modular saddle featuring a tree made of carbon and injected thermoplastic. â€œThis is at the heart of the essence of HermÃ¨s, which is about marrying tradition and innovation,â€ said HermÃ¨s artistic director Pierre-Alexis Dumas. As you can see in on the pictures, this HermÃ¨s â€œTalarisâ€ Saddle is a highly structured … Continued
Dolce & Gabbana will design the formal club suits for Chelsea Football team after signing a new three-year partnership, according to Vogue UK. Using the club’s signature blue, the designer duo have created two outfits for the players – the first comprises a three piece suit with an embroidered logo crest. The second comprises a … Continued