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Soweta Football Training Centre in South Africa Creates an Exemplary Sustainable Design

January 18, 2011 / No Comments

The Soweta Football Training Centre in South Africa is hailed as a marvelous design in the area of sustainable architecture and energy- efficiency that too built in a short time span of just six months. The building is a collaboration venture between Canadian firm RUFproject and Nike Global Football Brand Design.

Porsche 911 GT3R Hybrid Gears Up For North American Racing Debut

September 30, 2010 / No Comments

Porsche's 480-horsepower 911 GT3R hybrid vehicle will make its North American racing debut at the competition of the Petit Le Mans (PLM) in the unclassified category. The race will test the GT3R's on-track abilities and its unique hybrid propulsion system.

Green Pavilion at Rotterdam Football Club

September 10, 2010 / No Comments

The football club of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will get noticed for its new pavilion which could be considered as a different venture in eco-architecture and green living. This striking building features a translucent cantilevered roof, specially designed canopy and grass-covered slopes.

Liberty Tire Recycling is Official Sponsor of MAKE Motorsports Vehicle in NASCAR

August 18, 2010 / 1 Comment

Liberty Tire Recycling is the leading tire recycling company in the US. Reports are coming in of the company getting to be the official sponsor of the MAKE Motorsports' #50 Liberty Tire Recycling Chevy Silverado, which will be racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. This is the first such sponsorship in the ‘green’ category at NASCAR. The Chevy ...

Sun-Powered Golf Cart to Ride in Cocoa

August 17, 2010 / No Comments

The shopping district of Cocoa will have an all new ecofriendly touring option by the end of this summer. Previously the village, that attracts scores of shoppers, took them around in quaint horse-and-carriage rides. But now, the transportation will be via a solar-powered golf cart, which can go up to 35 mph.

Teeing off On a Greener Turf: Eco-friendly Golf Balls Arrive

July 7, 2010 / No Comments

Just when you though that golf could not possible get any greener – a Tempe company comes up with eco-friendly Dixon Earth golf balls. This is the only golf ball in the world that can be recycled further into several other products – playground equipment, artificial turf, experimental putter just to name a few.

M55 EVO-001 luxury electric bike for deep pockets

April 28, 2010 / No Comments

You’ll have to be biking freak with deep pockets to get a hold on this M55 EVO-001 aptly tipped-off as the luxurious "Ferrari of electric bikes." To you, if the word luxury stands for sleekness and lighter than air looks, then mind you, this bike is quite the opposite.

Rio 2016 Olympic bid includes planting trees

October 2, 2009 / No Comments

Brazilians have planted some 46,000 trees to neutralize all of the carbon emitted during Rio de Janeiro's bid to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. In fact, concern for the environment is one of the pillars of the Rio 2016 bid, and the saplings are part of the state government’s “Rio 2016 Zero Carbon” project. In all, Rio 2016 will ...

Chicago 2016 Olympic bid is blue-green

October 1, 2009 / 2 Comments

Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics is bold. It’s exciting. And, it’s green. In fact, Chicago 2016 organizers even call their concept of the Olympics the “Blue-Green Games.” Blue for clean air and water. And, green for parks and nature. Together, the blue and green combine to create the ideal conditions necessary for optimal athletic performance. What’s more, Chicago 2016 organizers have ...

Greenpeace Gives Beijing Thumbs Up

July 29, 2008 / No Comments

I am as surprised as the next guy. I didn't think anybody could make Greenpeace content about anything. However, the environmental extremists have pronounced their blessings on Beijing for their 2008 Olympic Games preparations. "We are glad to see that Beijing has improved its infrastructure in preparation for the Olympics," says Greenpeace China's Campaign director. It has made public transport more ...