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2014-08-26 00:20:42

BEIJING, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hisense Australia announced it will continue as naming rights sponsor for Hisense Arena for an additional three years. Hisense Australia has also signed an agreement with Tennis Australia to extend its sponsorship of the Australian Open as official TV and refrigeration supplier until 2017. Year after year, Hisense Arena plays host to many successful entertainment and sporting events in the flourishing Melbourne & Olympic Parks precinct. In...

2010-12-24 08:26:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Euroleague at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=f7b09419-5f84-40d4-bb99-883c58d06c83 Nathan Jawai of Partizan rises high to reject Stanko Barac's has been chosen the Play of the game Caja Laboral - Partizan mt:s About thenewsmarket.com thenewsmarket.com delivers free broadcast- and streaming-quality video and multimedia content directly to media around the world, 24/7. More than 25,000 media outlets...

2009-09-02 12:02:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV will be the exclusive American television home to the 2009 National Rugby League playoffs and championship game, it was announced today by Brian J. Diamond, senior vice president, sports & specials, Spike TV. The network will telecast three weekly NRL playoff contests beginning Friday, September 11, culminating with the Grand Final on Sunday, October 4. All NRL games will emanate from Australia and will air on Spike TV same day-tape. (Logo:...

2008-08-11 12:05:00

Australia's golden girl Trickett gets her first gold BEIJING, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Australia's golden girl Libby Trickett snatched her first individual Olympic gold in Monday's women's 100-meter backstroke. With a solid start, reigning world champion Trickett led all the way to the finish and win the gold in 56.73. U.S. swimmer Christine Magnuson won silver in 57.10 seconds. Her teammate, Australia's "Madam Butterfly" Jessicah Schipper settled for a bronze. Chinese swimmer Zhou Yafei ranked...

2008-07-30 09:00:39

By STEPHEN WADE By Stephen Wade The Associated Press BEIJING Olympic organizers are backtracking on another promise about coverage of the Beijing Games, keeping in place blocks on Internet sites in the Main Press Center and venues where reporters will work. The blocked sites will make it difficult for journalists to retrieve information, particularly on political and human rights stories the government dislikes. On Tuesday, sites such as Amnesty International or any search for a...

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