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2011-08-17 13:00:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2012 World Championships for the sport of Bocce will be coming to the San Francisco Bay Area in May of 2012. The International Olympic Committee (IOC), Confederazione Boccistica Internazionale (CBI), and the Confederation Mondiale des Sports de Boules (CMSB) have selected Livermore, California's Campo di Bocce as the venue for this International competition. Top teams qualifying from more than 20 countries around the world will be...

2011-07-06 13:00:00

LOS GATOS, Calif. and LIVERMORE, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States will be sending its National Championship team to compete in the World Bocce Championships in Feltre, Italy this coming September 4-11. The 2011 National Bocce Championships, held at Los Gatos, California and Livermore California's Campo di Bocce June 25th through July 2nd, qualified five of the top players in the US to represent America in the 2011 World Bocce Championships. The US Volo team will...

2011-06-08 10:11:00

LOS GATOS, Calif. and LIVERMORE, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Bocce Federation (USBF) has selected Campo di Bocce as the venue for the 2011 National Bocce Championships. This National Championship draws the best-of-the-best players from an estimated 25-million bocce enthusiasts across the US. Next to soccer and golf, bocce is the third most participated sport in the world and is considered the oldest know sport in world history, dating back to 5000 B.C....

2009-02-04 09:27:00

DETROIT, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Bocce Palooza charity event Media: Great visuals of community leaders and grant recipients playing bocce ball Where: Palazzo di Bocce, 4291 Lapper Road, Orion, MI 48359 When: Saturday, February 7, 2009, 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Why: To raise funds for rehabilitation and therapy for those with spinal cord injuries The Mary and Charles A. Parkhill Foundation for Spinal Cord...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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