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2014-08-28 08:20:40

SINGAPORE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company"), announced today that its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), has supplied approximately 85% of the engines used in the over 3,000 public transportation vehicles serving the Second Summer Youth Olympic Games ("Youth Olympic Games") held in Nanjing, China. GYMCL's engines at the Youth Olympic Games are either natural...

2014-08-27 23:07:56

Beginning in September K9 Dog Park will launch Daycare Olympic Games (DOG) as an interactive, fun way for daycare dogs to learn and compete. Escondido, California (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Beginning in September, K9 Dog Park will launch doggy Daycare Olympic Games (DOG) as an interactive, fun way for daycare dogs to learn and compete. The September Games will be free to all K9 Dog Park Doggy Daycare clients who bring their dogs into the facility for at least two days per week. Clients will...

2014-08-27 08:24:09

The company signed an exclusive-supplier contract for the first Olympics in history to take place in South America CESENA, Italy, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technogym has signed an exclusive-supplier contract - fitness equipment supplier for all athletic preparation centres - for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140827/703208-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140827/703208-b ) For Technogym,...

2014-08-08 23:07:18

Head Over Heels Athletic Arts is pleased to announce that Michael Ashe has been selected by the USA Gymnastics Men’s Technical Committee as a gymnastics judge at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Emeryville, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Head Over Heels Athletic Arts is pleased to announce that Michael Ashe has been selected by the USA Gymnastics Men’s Technical Committee as a gymnastics judge at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. Ashe is the Head Coach of...

2014-07-29 23:15:11

As the Commonwealth Games draw to a close in Scotland – and on the heels of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi earlier this year - the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is proud to have, among its diverse array of members, athletic trainers (ATs) that provide sports health care during these international competitions. In understanding the extent of emergency planning, injury management, and overall performance enhancement...

2014-07-16 16:22:40

TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada has officially unveiled Special Olympics Team Canada's logo for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, which will take place in Los Angeles, California from July 25 to August 2, 2015. The official 2015 World Games Team Canada logo was created by long-time Special Olympics Canada partner and supporter, GREY Canada, and reflects the determination and athletic spirit of Special Olympics Canada's athletes. The logo,...

2014-06-30 23:03:49

With the IAAF World Junior Championships, featuring top athletes from 180 countries, marking the first time ever held in the United States Eugene, Oregon from July 22-27, 2014, special focus is paid in preparing athletes and ambassadors to deal with external stressors that threaten athletic performance. The Sports Conflict Institute’s Dr. Don Murray has developed a tool to understand and manage key stressors that threaten athletic performance. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 What was...

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...

2014-06-23 12:27:09

MOSCOW, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MegaFon's innovative project wins Russia's first Grand Prix MegaFon's Olympic pavilion won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions festival, a major event for professionals in the advertising and creative industries. This is the first time in 61 years that a nominee from Russia has won the main prize. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/693716 ) MegaFon OJSC is a leading Russian...

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...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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