petanque.org is actually one of the oldest user-driven websites on the internet today. When we started up in 1997 there was no plan, it all started with a group of web-designers and programmers that enjoyed drinking beer at the local pub. However we realized that drinking beer was not a good excuse to leave home at any given time, we needed a better plan. Or just simply a plan. Full story
Petanque.org is based on user contributions, and without your help the service would be useless. So if you have anything you would like to contribute with, please do so.Full story
Petanque.org is a non-comercial online community owned and run by persons who all share a passion for Petanque. Our goal is to make petanque.org the largest, best and most useful website for petanque players and people who want to know more about this classic game. Full story
Petanque.org is an idealistic organisation, but this does not mean that our bandwith, server and software is free. Unfortunately, we are loosing money every day. Not much, but we would like to rectify the situation.
So we need advertisements to make up for our losses.Full story
Petanque.org nominated for the 2000 European Online Journalism Awards
To our great surprise and joy petanque.org has been nominated for the 2000 European Online Journalism Awards . The awards will we handed out on July 6th, in London, England.
We have recieved an invitation to take part in the festivities, but as we are non-commercial and do not make any money we have a sligh cash-flow problem with plane-tickets etc..Full story
Petanque.org was nominated in the category 'Best Sports Reporting' in the prestigeous 2000 Europeean Online Journalism Awards. An award focusing on the combination internet technology and journalism and storytelling. Both excellent journalistic work and innovative use of technology was the main criterias used by the jury.Full story
December 2000: All our databases are now integrated into one big, cozy lump of data. We have some new ideas on what to do, but it might take some time..Full story
This is what makes petanque.org tick - and not tick when the server has problems.Full storyblog comments powered by Disqus
We have done some redesigning here, and things are starting to look a bit more like 2013. The last change was back in 2005, and that was our 5th redesign. So here we are in the middle of our 6th change since 1996.
FInally there is a petanque-app for the android-users out there. And it is free. The perfect xmas-present perhaps?
We have set up a system that will publish 2 new postcards to twitter every day from petanque.org. It will not work forever of course, in only 2,5 years we will start with re-runs of cards we have already previously published on Twitter . We do have a lot of petanque-postcards here.
We have a very nice collection of postcards here on petanque.org, and all of them are about petanque of course. Currently we have more than 1750 postcards available for your enjoyment.
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