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Jim Edwards
Jim Edwards, who died on March 23 aged 73, was the co-founder of the World Elephant Polo Championships, which are held in Nepal each year. Although there is some evidence that the game may have been played in India in the ear...
2009-03-27   London, United Kingdom Category: people

It’s polo Jim, but not as we know it
The world may be lurching into recession, but in the jungles of southern Nepal, it’s business as usual for the eclectic bunch of jetsetters gathered for their annual festival of Pimm’s and elephant polo. An idea thought ...
2008-12-05   Meghauli, Nepal Category: misc

Elephant Polo Draws Anger of Animal Welfare Groups
Eighteen protesters from organizations across India were arrested Friday at Jaipur's polo ground as they demonstrated against a game of elephant polo, a sport they say is cruel to the elephants. The protesters say sharp steel...
2006-11-20   JAIPUR, India Category: welfare

Elephant Polo: A Rumble With The Jumbos
It started life on the back of a beer mat. But 25 years on, elephant polo boasts corporate sponsorship and competitions that draw teams from across the globe. This is the sixth year of the Cup, which takes place annually wi...
2006-10-16   Chiang Saen, Thailand Category: event

Polo, With a Big Difference. Rookies From D.C. Area Travel to Thailand to Vie On the Elephant Circuit
During America's debut in the extra-wide world of elephant polo last week, frustrated U.S. captain Kimberly Zenz nearly screamed herself hoarse. Zenz overcame the Thong Kao curse and scored, almost upsetting one of the top Br...
2006-09-10   CHIANG SAEN, Thailand Category: event

Elephant Polo 2006 Marks Tsunami Recovery for Sri Lanka
The 5th Taprobane Trophy Elephant Polo Championships heralded the welcome return of international sport to the South Coast of Srilanka for the first time since the tsunami. The coastal towns and villages along the south &...
2006-01-28   Galle, Sri Lanka Category: event

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