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2014-09-19 20:21:35

Sponsorship Will Highlight Panasonic's Line of Rugged Adventure Products at Four 2014 Spartan Race Events in Vermont, Massachusetts and California NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic, a leader in high-performance, rugged consumer products, announced today a multi-event sponsorship of the 2014 US Spartan Race Series beginning this weekend at the Spartan Race World Championship in Killington, Vermont. Panasonic will have awards sponsorship of the short-course sprint event in...

2014-09-07 20:20:43

MONT-TREMBLANT, Quebec, Sept. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shining through the beautiful surroundings of Mont-Tremblant, Quebec were Javier Gomez (ESP) and Daniela Ryf (SUI), as they captured the crown at the 2014 Subaru IRONMAN(®) 70.3(®) World Championship triathlon. Gomez posted a winning time of 03:41:30 outdoing a men's field that saw the top 10 all finish within 10 minutes of each other. Ryf continued her dominant season with a winning time of 4:09:19. The race celebrated the first...

2014-09-04 12:26:42

Sheboygan, Wis., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International, regional and local organizations are ramping up preparations as six teams from five nations prepare for the journey to Sheboygan, Wisconsin to compete in the Plenco IFDS Blind Match Racing World Championship. Teams made up of three person, blind crew members will race head-to-head on the waters of Lake Michigan from September 9-14. Public viewing of the event will be at Blue Harbor Resort on the shores of Lake...

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...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.