Thursday, 6 August 2020

Sports Day

Football is the biggest national sport in Belgium. The most famous clubs are Bruges, Standard of Liege, Union St-Gilloise, and the RSC Anderlecht. Belgium also organises national championships each year. Cycling is the second biggest sport in Belgium.

Sports days (British English) or field days (American English) are events staged by many schools and offices in which people participate in competitive sporting activities, often with the aim of winning trophies or prizes.

Popular sports in Belgium are, among others: football, cycling, tennis, table tennis, athletics, swimming, basketball, badminton, judo, hockey, rowing, motocross, auto racing, volleyball and running.

The National Sports Day is celebrated on 29 August, on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand, who is regarded as nation's greatest hockey player of all time.

The National Sports Day in India is celebrated on 29 August, on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand . This day marks the birthday of Major Dhyan Chand Singh, the hockey player who won gold medals in Olympics for India in the years 1928, 1932 and 1936.

Belgian Sport Research

Krachtbal Facts

Wednesday, 5 August 2020


My Belgium Wildlife Expereience

Belgium is home to more than 350 bird species including buzzards, falcons, ducks, geese and more. Several small animals call Belgium home including foxes, badgers, weasels, beavers and seals as well as red deer, wild boar, lynxes and wild cats.

With the exception of Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, every European country in the study has a permanent and reproducing population of at least one of the four large carnivores, the researchers reported. The continent is home to 17,000 brown bears in 10 populations spread over 22 countries.

Wolves returned to Belgium in 2011 after being wiped out during the 19th century. The wolves in Flanders are thought to have travelled from lowland Germany via the Netherlands, while the majority in Wallonia have come from French mountain regions. ... Loos said wolves were killed by hunters rather than farmers.

Snakes. Belgium has only one venomous snake – the common adder (vipera berus). The snake is found only in certain areas of the country and avoids contact with humans. The effects tend to be only in the area of the bite and are unlikely to prove fatal.

The coat of arms of Belgium bears a lion or, known as Leo Belgicus (Latin for the Belgian lion), as its charge.

Wednesday Belgium Research

Belgium Animals/Wildlife