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2014-07-15 23:01:06

Sport Court® provided all surfaces for the new International Olympic Committee (“IOC”) Sports for Hope training facility in the Republic of Haiti that was unveiled today in Croix des Bouquets. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Sport Court® provided all surfaces for the new International Olympic Committee (“IOC”) Sports for Hope training facility in the Republic of Haiti that was unveiled today in Croix des Bouquets. The new facility that broke ground in 2012,...

2014-06-30 00:20:57

MOSCOW, June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A delegation of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, headed by Organizing Committee President Dmitry Chernyshenko, has flown to the Republic of Korea, where from June 28 to July 05, the city of PyeongChang will host the IOC Debriefing of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, an event devoted to the transfer of knowledge from the 2014 Games organizers to the Organizing Committees of the next Olympic Games. The President of the Sochi 2014...

2014-06-16 16:22:29

LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two nationally recognized coaching organizations have bestowed honors on LA84 President Anita L. DeFrantz for her decades of achievement and leadership in sport. DeFrantz, the captain of the 1976 Olympic bronze medal women's rowing team, was selected for induction into the Women's College Rowing Coaches Hall of Fame. She also received the Champion Award from the Alliance of Women Coaches for her dedication to cultivating the next generation...

2014-06-13 00:20:06

TOKYO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Company to Serve as Official Tire of Olympic Games - Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) announced on June 13 it has entered into an agreement with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that makes the world's largest tire and rubber company an official TOP worldwide Olympic partner through the 2024 Olympic Games. The announcement was made in Tokyo at a press conference and ceremonial signing of the TOP agreement attended by IOC...

2014-06-06 20:21:10

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Explosive new videos on alleged FIFA corruption from Andrew Jennings British investigative journalist Andrew Jennings has released exclusive stories on the eve of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The renowned author speaks candidly about his investigations into the alleged endemic corruption of the FIFA leadership and the high price paid by the people of Brazil to host the world's biggest sporting event. As the fallout from the Qatar 2022 bribery...

2013-08-02 23:00:54

New AIBA league would allow professional boxers to compete. Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Famed boxing promoter Don King ripped the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) yesterday for a plan to launch a pro fight league whose boxers could compete in the Olympics. “In the interests of the people, I totally reject the notion of pitting professional fighters against amateur fighters,” King said. “I am frightened, shocked and appalled that the AIBA and the...

2013-06-27 23:37:15

Samsung, an IOC TOP Partner and world leader in the production of electronics, has become an Official Supplier of the XXII Olympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi in the "Computer/reprographic hardware" category. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Samsung, an IOC TOP Partner and world leader in the production of electronics, has become an Official Supplier of the XXII Olympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi in the "Computer/reprographic hardware" category. The announcement was made at...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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