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2012-07-03 23:02:40

After the fast and the furious sports of track cycling and BMX have come to a close at the London 2012 Olympic Games, the 6,000 seat velodrome and outdoor BMX track will form part of the new Velopark. (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 After the fast and the furious sports of track cycling and BMX have come to a close at the London 2012 Olympic Games, the 6,000 seat velodrome and outdoor BMX track will form part of the new Velopark. The Velodrome itself will need very little transformation and will form...

2012-02-20 19:00:00

The London 2012 Velodrome has been praised by riders as the UCI Track Cycling World Cup presented by Samsung concluded yesterday with an overall victory for Great Britain who won five gold medals and broke two world records. (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 The London 2012 Velodrome has been praised by riders as the UCI Track Cycling World Cup presented by Samsung concluded yesterday with an overall victory for Great Britain who won five gold medals and broke two world records. Download images...

2010-07-28 10:09:00

PONTIAC, Mich., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- When two of Europe's premier professional soccer teams play at the Silverdome next week, will attendees and TV viewers hear the now-famous drone of vuvuzela noisemakers? The owners and managers of the Silverdome are asking for soccer fan input at their SilverdomeEvents.com web site in advance of the "Match of the Titans" featuring AC Milan and Panathinaikos FC on August 6. One long-time soccer fan already knows how he'll vote. Roger Faulkner was the...

2010-03-11 12:45:00

PONTIAC, Mich., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Silverdome, one of North America's largest stadiums, is returning to operation as a premier sports and entertainment venue after years of inactivity. The Silverdome's ownership group, Triple Investment Group LLC, today announced that the 82,000-seat arena will host six to eight quality and affordable sports and entertainment events in 2010 with an expanded schedule in future years. The first event will be "Domination in the Dome," a monster...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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