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2014-09-15 08:26:15

Tickets start at $20 at TORONTO2015.org/tickets TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Early access to the best TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games tickets begins today. The ticket portal is now live at TORONTO2015.org/tickets, along with ticket pricing and a detailed competition schedule. Almost 1.4 million tickets -- starting at $20 -- are available for spectators anywhere in the world to submit their requests, but only until October 6! This international early access period is the time to stake your claim...

2014-09-15 08:26:07

GENEVA, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Geneva-based Saudi businessman congratulates the new world achievement recorded by the Saudi Football Team for Athletes with Special Needs in winning the Championship of World Football Cup 2014 in Brazil, on the 23rd of August 2014, for the third time. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/705930 ) Mr Ibrahim Abd El Elah Dshishah announced that he will hold a function in the Saudi capital, Riyadh,...

2014-09-15 08:25:29

LONDON, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian-based Sports Trading Club Partnership has sold 50% to BVI's Universal Sports Group (USGP.org) which was recently rebranded USG Partner. The 50% acquisition will see the Sports Trading Club licensee, which currently operates across Australia and New Zealand, expand to include South Africa and Asia. Sports Trading Club General Partner Anne Larter said USGP, a subsidiary of British Virgin Islands company Jenforth...

2014-09-15 04:20:54

WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With one year to go until the 2015 Solheim Cup and as the official global technology partner, SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today previewed its plans to drive a new digital golf experience at one of the most prestigious tournaments in women's golf. As a first step with this initiative, a new Solheim Cup 2015 mobile app for fan engagement powered by SAP HANA® Cloud Platform was unveiled at the Solheim Cup Charity Promotion Event taking place...

2014-09-15 04:20:43

HELLERUP, Denmark, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saxo Bank, the trading and investment specialist, today announces that legendary road cyclist Alberto Contador has won the red jersey and the overall Vuelta a Espana title as the race's final stage concluded yesterday in Santiago de Compostela. Contador finished with a time of 81 hours, 25 minutes and five seconds, one minute and 11 seconds ahead of his closest rival, Chris Froome of Team Sky. A fractured tibia...

2014-09-14 23:01:57

The board game Go made headlines back in June, when Google featured the Go master Honinbo Shusaku on its home page. Now it's going local, as Go aficionados in 20 different countries teach the game to thousands of people as part of 'Learn Go Week'. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 The world's most powerful computers still haven't cracked it, but thousands of people in 20 countries are learning to play the board game "Go," as part of Learn Go Week. From...

2014-09-12 23:07:10

College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) recently recognized the top rushing performances in Division I-FBS and Division I-FCS college football for the first two weeks of the 2014 season. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) recently recognized the top rushing performances in Division I-FBS and Division I-FCS college football for the first two weeks of the 2014 season. USF running back Marlon Mack was recognized as CFPA National Running...

2014-09-12 23:04:36

World Racing League (WRL) will host its second race of the year in Colorado at High Plains Raceway on Sept. 13. Byers, Colo. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 World Racing League is primed to host its second race in Colorado this year at the High Plains Raceway in Byers, Colo. The race, set for Sept. 13, is a 12-hour endurance race. This is the sixth race in World Racing League’s eight-race inaugural season, and the second race in Colorado this year. Teams are travelling from as far away as...

2014-09-12 23:04:34

Appy Pie’s Game Builder using HTML5 & JS to create these mobile games so they are cross platform compatible and the games are built on one of the best open source game engine, Game Closure DevKit. New York (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Appy Pie adds In-Game Purchase & Leader Board Features to its popular Game Builder, allowing customers without any programming experience to purchase in-game goods like bonus game levels, new characters, bonus lives etc. as well integrate leaderboard...

2014-09-12 23:02:59

Ticket Down announces that tickets for the Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) at the following venues will go on sale September 12th at 10:00 a.m. local time: Giant Center, Wells Fargo Center, Sleep Train Arena, Pepsi Center, Verizon Center, Erie Insurance Arena, Toyota Center, Quicken Loans Arena, Key Arena, Van Andel Arena, Consol Energy Center, Huntington Center, Nassau Coliseum, Mohegan Sun Arena, Amalie Arena, US Bank Arena, Prudential Center, Mohegan Sun Arena, Chesapeake Energy Arena,...


Latest Sports Reference Libraries

Agricultural Show
2013-08-21 06:49:05

An Agricultural Show is a public event and is synonymous with the term state and county fairs. Agricultural shows exhibit all things pertaining to agriculture including equipment, animals, sports, and recreation. Livestock entered into the show is judged for various merits with ribbons being awarded. Competitions are held as well as trading of equipment and breeding stock. Agricultural shows are an intricate part of life in small country towns or other farming communities. The shows can...

Southern Cricket Frog, Acris gryllus
2013-07-26 13:49:45

The Southern Cricket Frog (Acris gryllus) is a small Hylid frog that is native to the Southeastern United States. It's very similar in appearance and habits to the Northern Cricket Frog, Acris crepitans, and was previously conspecific. The scientific name Acris is from the Greek word for locust, and the species name gryllus is Latin for cricket. The Southern Cricket Frog is approximately 0.75 to 1.5 inches. It has a pointed snout. The hind leg is more than half of the body length when...

European Free-tailed Bat, Tadarida teniotis or Tadarida insignis
2013-06-18 12:46:10

The European free-tailed bat (Tadarida teniotis or Tadarida insignis) is a species of free-tailed bat that is native to many areas in the Old World. It was reportedly seen in Korea in 1931, but no other reports have been recorded since that year. The body length of this species reaches between 3.3 inches and 3.7 inches, with a wing length of up to 2.5 inches. The European free-tailed bat appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Least Concern.” Image Caption: European...

Big-eared Woolly Bat, Chrotopterus auritus
2012-07-17 11:09:49

The big-eared woolly bat (Chrotopterus auritus), also known as Peter’s woolly false vampire bat and the false woolly vampire bat, is the only member of its genus. It is native to South and Central America, with a range that includes southern Brazil, Paraguay, and southern Mexico to Argentina. It prefers a habitat within subtropical forests, roosting in hollow logs and caves. The big-eared woolly bat is large, making it a rather slow flier. It will fly at altitudes of up to 6.5 feet. It...

Natterer's Bat, Myotis nattereri
2012-06-25 17:20:04

Natterer's bat (Myotis nattereri) is a small bat that is native to Europe. Typically, this bat bears brown fur on the back, wing, and leg membranes, with the wings appearing to be lighter in color. The underbelly is white in color. Its name is derived from Johann Natterer, an Austrian naturalist. As is typical with bats, Natterer’s bat uses echolocation to navigate and find food. The frequencies of its calls range between 23 and 115 kHz and can last up to 3.8 milliseconds. During the hot...

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