Bike-lovers in Poland are riding high with the steady increase of rent-a-bike schemes in all major cities. According to the Statistics Office, there are currently over 11,200km of cycle paths across Poland and 15,500 bikes for rent in 34 cities.
The First Air Festival to be held in Świdnik, eastern Poland, on June 9 -10 will feature various types of modern and historical aeroplanes and helicopters as well as skyhigh acrobatic shows. The organisers expect around 30,000 visitors.
Roksana Zaspina (ZTA Zgierz) won the silver medal in the 55 kg freestyle category during the European Wrestling Championships, held in Kaspiisk, Russia. She lost to the Belarusian Iryna Kurochkina in the gold-medal match, which ended in a 4:4 draw.
Stretching a colossal 2,000km and taking 37 days to complete, Green Velo is the longest marked cycling path in Poland.
Football fans around the globe are counting down the days until one of the greatest sporting spectacles on Earth — the FIFA World Cup. And Poland is one of the 14 hopeful European nations getting ready for their campaign at the tournament, to be held this year from June 14 to July 15 in the Russian Federation.
A Polish attempt to scale the world's second highest peak, K2, in winter has been called off due to adverse weather conditions, the expedition's leader, Krysztof Wielicki, announced on Monday.
Poland set a world indoor record in the men's 4x400-meter relay on Sunday at the world indoor athletics championships in Birmingham.
The 6th edition of the Wolf's Trail commemorational run in honour of Poland's post-war Cursed Soldiers anti-communist underground set off on Sunday morning from the Warsaw Citadel.
The 13th Polonia Winter Games opened on Sunday evening in Krynica-Zdroj, south Poland. Attending the opening were the speakers of the lower and upper parliamentary houses, the Sejm and Senate, Marek Kuchcinski and Stanislaw Karczewski.
Poland manufactures nearly 22,000 yachts every year. Our specialty is yachts with a length of up to nine metres, Michal Bak, secretary general of the Polish Chamber of the Yacht Industry and Water Sports, has told PAP.