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2014-08-19 08:26:37

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The Street League Skateboarding (SLS) Super Crown World Championship is coming to Newark, and Cricket Wireless, the event's exclusive wireless partner, is kicking off the weekend with engaging activities in the New York City and Newark metropolitan areas to interact with and meet the face of street skateboarding Paul Rodriguez (P-Rod). Rodriguez is the latest Cricket brand ambassador and is on a mission to get fans excited about the best pro...

2014-08-13 12:21:11

DULUTH, Minn., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cirrus Aircraft and Team Goulian are gearing up for the next leg of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship at Ascot Racecourse, England on Aug. 16-17. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135894 Air race and aerobatic pilot Mike Goulian will join fellow competitors in the skies over the historic Ascot Racecourse. Ascot is home to England's premier horseracing event, Royal Ascot, and known for its challenging triangular nature,...

2014-08-01 23:04:55

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word Winners Top 400,000 Participants Worldwide Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Certiport (http://www.certiport.com), a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announces the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist World Champions in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint, culminating the most popular technology skills competition on Microsoft...

2014-07-21 23:00:56

Adobe Sponsors Competition and Kiva Serves as Client for 32 Student Competitors from 17 Countries Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announces the 2014 Adobe® Certified Associate (ACA) U.S. National Champions. The winners will travel to Anaheim, California to compete in the ACA World Championship from July 27 – 30, 2014. Students entered the...

2014-07-10 12:28:49

The Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship Takes Place July 10-19 in The Mile High City DENVER, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Don't miss "the fastest sport on two feet" (according to The New York Times) in Denver from July 10-19, 2014, showcasing the world's greatest lacrosse players. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140710/126073 The Federation of International Lacrosse World Championships brings the top men's lacrosse players from across the world...

2014-06-27 00:20:44

TORONTO, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team is off to the semifinals after defeating Australia 63-47 on Thursday evening at the 2014 Women's World Championship at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Ont. Team Canada, the reigning world championship bronze medallist, will face defending Paralympic bronze medallist the Netherlands in the semifinal contest at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 27 with a berth to the gold medal game on the line. It was...

2014-06-21 20:20:17

TORONTO, June 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Team Canada is 2-0 after cruising past Brazil 63-25 on Saturday at the 2014 Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championship at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Ont. Canada pressured the young Brazilian side early and went on a 16-3 run in the middle of the opening quarter and never looked back en route to a 42-17 lead at halftime. While the offence got it done in the first part of the game, the Canadian defence took over in the latter half...

2014-06-16 12:25:53

TORONTO, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The 2014 Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championship begins on June 20 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Ont., and members of the media are invited to attend the Opening Ceremony at 12:30 p.m. ET immediately prior to Team Canada's first game of the tournament. The milestone event features teams from 12 competing countries and marks the largest women's world championship in the history of the sport. Team Canada is in pursuit of an...

2014-06-10 20:22:18

- Canada's #1 English and French specialty networks maintain complete Canadian exclusivity of the entire FIA Formula One World Championship(TM)- - TSN and RDS remain home to the FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA, the biggest motorsport event on Canadian soil - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/1q19dGW MONTRÉAL, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Media's TSN and RDS and the Formula One group announced today that they have reached a new multi-year partnership, which allows Canada's #1...

2014-03-04 08:36:55

Regional Competitions Exceed 68,000 Students in 33 Countries ARMONK, N.Y., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the expansion of its Master the Mainframe Contest to include a first-ever IBM Master the Mainframe World Championship competition. As part of IBM's ongoing commitment to develop the skills of a new generation of mainframe experts, the competition will highlight the modern capabilities of the mainframe, designed to handle today's complex Big Data,...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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