Entertainment News Archive - August 01, 2010


HONG KONG, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ANTA Sports Products Limited (HKSE: 2020.hk), a leading branded sportswear enterprise in China is pleased to announce that it has signed NBA superstar Kevin Garnett as its second endorsed NBA player following Luis Scola in Beijing today.

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- BMX legend Jamie Bestwick made X Games history yesterday as he won his fourth consecutive gold medal in the BMX Vert. In doing so he earned his place in the Guinness World Records as the first-ever athlete to achieve four repeat gold medals in the event.

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'