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2009-09-10 09:20:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) today announced an addition to their Ralph Lauren Collection App with the launch of the Rugby App. This unique app will enable consumers to make their own Rugby directly from their iPhone(TM) and iPod(TM) touch. Consumers can customize with patches, share and order their own Rugby styles within the app. Following up on the successful launch of rugby.com and m.rugby.com, Polo Ralph Lauren has launched...

2009-09-02 13:12:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Setanta Sports, a leading international sports broadcaster, announced its recent availability to Comcast customers in Northern California. Through a subscription to Setanta Sports, sports fans will receive live and exclusive international sports presented in their original format, including the world's top soccer, such as the Barclays English Premier League, the UEFA Champions League, the FA Cup, and the FIFA 2010 World Cup qualifiers. Highlighted...

2009-08-19 10:08:04

A British doctor may face an inquiry over allegations she helped a rugby union player fake an injury, sources say. Citing unnamed sources, The Times of London reported Wednesday that that Dr. Wendy Chapman, 46, allegedly confessed Monday at a rugby union disciplinary hearing to purposely opening and then stitching closed a scalpel wound inside the mouth of player Tom Williams, 25. Williams, a winger for Harlequins, has admitted using a blood capsule to fake an injury during a Heineken Cup...

2009-08-13 10:28:50

Golf and rugby will likely be added to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee executive board said in Berlin Thursday. The secret-ballot committee vote will be finalized when the entire IOC membership meets in Copenhagen, Denmark, in October, the governing body said. The 2016 Games will feature 28 sports if golf and rugby sevens are included. Rugby sevens is a variant of rugby union in which teams are made up of seven players, instead of the usual 15, with shorter...

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2009-06-15 14:33:34

Officials from seven sports, including baseball and golf, gave arguments Monday to an International Olympic Committee panel for inclusion in the 2016 Games. The IOC's Executive Board heard from representatives of baseball, golf, karate, roller sports, rugby, softball and squash as to why they should either be reinstated as or become Olympic sports. The board in August is to recommend two sports to be added to the 28-sport schedule for the 2016 Games. The IOC will decide in October whether to...

2009-06-01 09:47:00

Comcast Delivers Access To Best Live European Sports Coverage, Including Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League & Tri-Nations with Setanta Sports NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Setanta Sports, a leading international sports broadcaster, announced today the availability of Setanta on the Comcast Atlanta lineup in a move which reinforces the tremendous growth in popularity of soccer and rugby in the US. The channel will be available in the greater Atlanta Metro market, but will...

2009-05-28 12:10:00

Judges at Britain's Smelliest Cheese Championships said the winning concoction, called Stinking Bishop, smells like a rugby club changing room. Stinking Bishop, which was made by Charles Martell of Gloucestershire cheese maker Martell and Son, was chosen over a cheese called Driftwood by Whitelake Cheeses and a dairy product known as St. Oswald by Gorsehill Abbey at the contest, which was part of The Royal Bath and West Show in Shepton Mallet, England, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday....

2009-04-24 12:24:00

DENVER, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Churchill Cup will take place in Colorado this summer, marking the first time North America's premier XV-a-side rugby tournament has been staged solely in the United States. This year will see the USA Eagles, Canada, England Saxons, Ireland A, Argentina Jaguars and Georgia play doubleheaders at Infinity Park in Glendale - the first municipally-owned rugby-specific stadium in North America - on June 6, 10 and 14. These pool stages will be followed by...

2009-04-08 09:10:00

Free preview will be offered to Cox Arizona customers April 10-26, 2009 NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Setanta Sports, a leading international sports broadcaster, announced today the availability of Setanta on Cox Communications lineup in a move which reinforces the tremendous growth in popularity of soccer and rugby in the US. Setanta Sports brings quality and depth of programming of more than 1,000 live events, including UK and European soccer, as well as world-class rugby, highlight...

2009-04-01 12:06:00

GLENDALE, Colo., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Rugby has chosen Glendale's Infinity Park as the site to host international rugby play between the USA Women's Rugby Team and Canada on June 23rd and 27th, 2009. According to USA Rugby, "The USA A team will take on Canada's A team on June 23rd at 6 pm (MST) while the USA Women's National Team will play an official test against the Canadian Women's National Team on June 27th at 6 pm. Both games will be played at Glendale's Infinity Park and ticket...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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