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2014-03-10 08:25:45

Sports have been termed as a necessary element in the development of physical strength, health and wellness. OSLO, Norway, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sports have been termed as a necessary element in the development of physical strength, health and wellness. According to fitness experts people who engage in different sporting activities as part of the leisure are physically stronger and healthier compared to those who don't. Nutritionists say that in the current age of...

2013-11-19 00:20:22

-New three-motor hybrid system delivers V-8 power and 4-cylinder fuel efficiency TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 377-horsepower Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD luxury-performance sedan will be on public display for the first time tomorrow at the Los Angeles International Auto Show, showcasing Acura's dynamic new three-motor hybrid system. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131118/LA19670) (Logo:...

2013-10-15 16:23:09

OTTAWA, Oct. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee is proud to announce that Catherine Gosselin-Després will lead the organization's Sport Department as Executive Director, Sport. "We are truly excited to welcome Catherine to the CPC leadership team," said Karen O'Neill, Chief Executive Officer for the Canadian Paralympic Committee. "Catherine has a strong track record as a sport technical leader within the Canadian sport community and is an outstanding choice to...

2013-07-02 16:20:28

CYPRESS, Calif., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) today reported that the U.S.-built Outlander Sport in June showed its best-ever sales for a single month. The 2,634 units sold represent a year-over-year sales increase of more than 80 percent. The record total marks the tenth consecutive month of sales increases for the fuel-efficient CUV. Outlander Sport sales are up more than 54 percent year to date. "We can't emphasize enough the...

2013-06-03 16:20:16

CYPRESS, Calif., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) today reported the U.S.-built Outlander Sport achieved a year-over-year sales increase of more than 79 percent in May. The 2,226 units sold is the second-highest-ever total of Outlander Sport sales in a month and marks the ninth consecutive month of sales increases for the fuel-efficient CUV. Outlander Sport sales are up more than 48 percent year to date. "Outlander Sport continues to lead an increase in...

2013-05-22 23:19:01

Massachusetts-based nonprofit marks decade of providing more than $8 million in critical sports equipment to youth nationwide. Quincy, MA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 In the past decade, more than 500,000 kids have hit the country´s fields and courts with donated uniforms, shoes, balls and other equipment, thanks to Good Sports, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit dedicated to partnering with manufacturers to provide youth with sporting goods. Now, the organization is celebrating the donation of...

2012-11-14 16:23:53

OTTAWA, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Today I was pleased to learn that the Canadian Olympic Committee is investing $100 million in Canadian high-performance sport. This funding, which comes largely from the private sector, is a testament to the value we place on sport in this country. It will make an important difference in shaping the future of sport in Canada. In particular, I was pleased to see a specific envelope dedicated to the development of Canada's team for the Toronto 2015 Pan...

2012-11-07 12:23:02

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- High school age athletes (14-to-18 years old) can test fitness levels, train for their sport of choice and improve all aspects of their athletic performance at the Strength, Speed and Agility Clinic presented in collaboration with Velocity Sports Performance Powered by Cutting Edge and i9 Sports at the Great Park North Lawn on Sunday, November 18. The deadline for registration is Friday, November 16 at noon. Participants can register through the...

2012-10-18 19:20:40

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today it was announced by Time Inc. Editor-in-Chief John Huey that Paul Fichtenbaum is now Editor of the Time Inc. Sports Group. He succeeds Terry McDonell who spent the past decade as Sports Group Editor and is now a Senior Advisor to Time Inc. concentrating on digital initiatives for the company. Huey also announced that Chris Stone has been promoted to Sports Illustrated Managing Editor. He is the ninth person to hold this position in SI...

2012-08-18 10:20:17

DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To help reduce the possibility of head injury and its severity, UNEQUAL® Technologies, the leading provider of athletic protective wear featuring a patented military-grade composite, armored up participants with supplemental helmet and body protection during Saturday's 2012 Battle X youth football tournament at Dallas Cowboys Stadium. Sports-related and recreational concussions occur in nearly 3.8 million cases each year across professional,...