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2014-02-06 08:26:35

Johnson Publishing's Linda Johnson-Rice and Desiree Rogers Also Set to Speak; R&B Star Tank to Perform at Black Enterprise 2014 Women of Power Summit in Boca Raton, Fla. NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BLACK ENTERPRISE (BE) will present world-class achievers from the worlds of sports, business and corporate America, including tennis great and entrepreneur Venus Williams, as headliners for the 2014 Women of Power Summit in Boca Raton, Fla. The Women of Power Summit is the...

2013-12-22 12:20:17

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Dec. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BallenIsles Country Club's Member residents and world-class tennis sensations, Venus and Serena Williams will team up in doubles matches on the Stadium Court of the Club's state-of-the-art Sports Complex today, December 22, 2013 at 3 p.m. The celebrity tennis exhibition from 3 - 4:30 pm will pit the Williams sisters against Brenda Schultz-McCarthy who holds the world record for the fastest serve and Nicole Melichar from Stuart,...

2013-11-13 20:22:36

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nigerian polo champion Neku Atawodi is getting the international spotlight with a feature TV piece on Trace Sports Stars. The TV channel, broadcast in 104 countries throughout Africa, Europe, India, Mexico and more, tells the exciting stories of sports stars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Venus Williams, David Beckham and now Neku. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131113/NY16811) The series follows Neku's competition experiences around...

2013-08-26 04:20:29

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The debate, which was presented by Credit Suisse, partners with the Roger Federer Foundation, also featured Justin Gimelstob, a member of the ATP World Tour's Board, as well as businessman Lorne Abony, the Chairman and CEO of Mood Media, and Janine Haendel, the CEO of the Roger Federer Foundation. This followed the inaugural London Tennis Debate held last November. -- During the debate, hosted by Bill Macatee of CBS Sports and The Tennis...

2013-07-10 16:24:55

Kastles Win 34th Straight Match, Set New U.S. Major Pro Sports Record WASHINGTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- History was made this week in tennis when the accomplishments of the Mylan World TeamTennis champion Washington Kastles were recognized on and off the tennis court. Prior to their home opener on Monday, the Washington Kastles were recognized by President Barack Obama for their 2012 WTT Championship during a private meeting in the Oval Office. This marked the first time in...

2013-02-13 12:24:10

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon fans have spoken! Voting for their favorites in television, sports, music and film, kids everywhere have made their voices heard as the network announces the nominees for Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, airing Saturday, March 23. Vying for the sought-after blimp award are mega-stars Adele, Justin Bieber, Big Time Rush, Bon Jovi, Miranda Cosgrove, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr., Selena Gomez, Anne Hathaway, Vanessa Hudgens,...

2012-12-20 12:25:48

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Dec 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BallenIsles Member resident and world-class tennis sensation, Venus Williams will co-captain a Women's team with Brenda Schultz-McCarthy, and Caroline Wozniacki in a "Battle of the Sexes" on the Stadium Court at the Club's state-of-the-art Sports Complex on Sunday, December 23, 2012 from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121220/FL33224 ) The "Mars vs. Venus Celebrity Tennis Exhibition" will pit the...

2012-07-09 06:26:38

2011 champions seek to defend Perfect Season and capture third title in four years with roster filled with Grand Slam champions and Olympic contenders WASHINGTON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Kastles begin defending the first undefeated season in World TeamTennis history tonight, with five of six players from the 2011 team returning and two fresh Wimbledon champions helping to lead the way. Kastles' players and coaches have won 65 Grand Slam titles in total...

2012-04-17 14:21:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ: JMBA), a leading healthy, active lifestyle company, announced today the year-two launch of their Team Up for a Healthy America(TM) campaign established to help raise awareness of our nation's obesity epidemic. During 2011, the inaugural year for Team Up, Jamba Juice®, together with corporate, community and celebrity partners, helped engage millions of individuals in healthy activities while...

2012-04-05 14:20:32

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ: JMBA), a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand, supported and celebrated Venus Williams and the launch of the Venus Williams EleVen Capsule Collection at the private tennis courts of the Bath Club in Miami Beach on Monday March 19, 2012, and will continue to be present at the remaining parties scheduled this year. Over 100 guests enjoyed the featured Jamba Juice smoothie, Berry UpBEET, made with only...