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Google 9/21/2018 7:57:17 AM

Annual Liverpool Improvathon returns for over 30 hours of live comedy soap opera - Urbanista Magazine (press release)


Urbanista Magazine (press release)

Annual Liverpool Improvathon returns for over 30 hours of live comedy soap opera
Urbanista Magazine (press release)
A man who participated in Elephant Polo, invented the sport of polar bear baiting and the man who finally worked out how long a piece of string actually is. Over the course of the weekend you will be able to discover, via “unmissable hilarity”, the ...

Google 9/19/2018 11:39:14 AM

Unusual sports that still exist in India - Sportswallah


Sportswallah

Unusual sports that still exist in India
Sportswallah
Elephant polo is a variant of polo played while riding elephants. It is played in Rajasthan. The game originated in Meghauli, Nepal and Tiger Tops in Nepal remains the headquarters of elephant polo and the site of the World Elephant Polo Championships.

Google 9/6/2018 8:01:58 AM

Best things to do in Rajasthan - Daily Pioneer


Daily Pioneer

Best things to do in Rajasthan
Daily Pioneer
Watch Royal Elephant Polo: Since times immemorial, elephants have been a representation of the wealth of the royal classes in India. While you might think of these majestic animals as slow, they are also used in the game of polo in here. These gigantic ...

Google 8/23/2018 9:26:39 AM

IBM Drops Sponsorship of Cruel Bangkok Elephant Polo Tournament - LIVEKINDLY


LIVEKINDLY

IBM Drops Sponsorship of Cruel Bangkok Elephant Polo Tournament
LIVEKINDLY
The King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament, held at the Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, is marketed as a charity event for elephants. However, animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recently leaked video footage ...

Google 6/29/2018 11:46:17 PM

Victory! IBM Ends Sponsorship of Cruel Elephant Polo Match - PETA (press release)


Victory! IBM Ends Sponsorship of Cruel Elephant Polo Match
PETA (press release)
Armonk, N.Y. – In response to damning video footage released by PETA Asia showing handlers repeatedly beating elephants for Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort's 2018 King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament in Thailand, event sponsor IBM has informed ...

Google 6/27/2018 6:38:45 PM

Meet the Only All-Female Team at Bangkok's Storied Elephant Polo Tournament - TownandCountrymag.com


TownandCountrymag.com

Meet the Only All-Female Team at Bangkok's Storied Elephant Polo Tournament
TownandCountrymag.com
Five women mounted on elephant-back and wearing red devil horns atop their helmets raised their polo sticks in unison and let forth a primal scream. Here, on a humid March afternoon along the banks of Bangkok's Chao Phraya River at Anantara Riverside's ...

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Google 4/6/2018 6:36:14 PM

Elephant Polo Organizers Vow Changes as Sponsors Pull Out - Khaosod English


Khaosod English

Elephant Polo Organizers Vow Changes as Sponsors Pull Out
Khaosod English
BANGKOK — The organizers of an annual elephant polo tournament said Thursday they would train handlers to prevent future instances of abuse as more sponsors reportedly pulled their support. A spokeswoman for the venue of the King's Cup Elephant ...
Diageo stops sponsorship of elephant polo tournamentThe Spirits Business

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