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  List of sports events
Each year is annotated with a significant event as a reference point.
1999 in sports - Death of Joe DiMaggio
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 A passion for sport - Australia in Brief - Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Going to sports events is also a popular pastime, with about 48 per cent of Australians aged 15 years and over attending at least one sports event during 2002.
Sports Ability is an inclusive activities program that aims to provide teachers and support staff with more ways of including young people with a disability in physical activity and sport, particularly those with higher support needs.
Its main areas of focus are physical education; youth leadership; national sporting federation development; community club strengthening; women in sport initiatives; and developing opportunities in sport for people with a disability.
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 History of Sports
The sport was developed for mortal or brutal combat in wars.
In the 1930's it was known as the depression sport.
When the sport first began, two men were required to climb up ladders and get the ball out of the peach basket that was used.
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 The Law of Internet Gambling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Betting on professional and college sports events was the first form of Internet wagering; though, operators used their websites primarily to advertise toll-free or 900 telephone numbers.
Sports betting is already associated with at-home gambling: placing a bet by phone (although with an illegal bookie) and watching the game on T.V. Sports betting, legal and illegal, began to boom with the broadcasting of Monday Night Football.
Wagering on sports events and horse races was not a widespread social problem when bettors had to be physically present at the event.
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 African Americans in the Sports Arena
On view are seven major sporting events - boxing, horse racing, cycling, track and field, basketball, baseball, and football - which opened the doors to the expanding Sports Arenas of today.
The world of sports is such a strong part of the recognizable American fabric that it would be hard to imagine the social, cultural, or political development of this nation without this pastime.
On the other hand, American sports are filled with records of African American athletes capable of participating in the broad sports arena but not given the chance due to their race.
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 1877   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Given that the cds and the postage-due seal are both anomalous and that the State stamp is merely pen-cancelled, we also assume that it originated at a regional branch office of Srinagar.
The British stationery stamp sports the L-3 obliterator used with the Sialkot postmark used from 1877 to 1884.
A 1a 'orange' from the first Kashmir plate is seen on a 17 October 1877 cover to London bearing two 2a yellows and a pair of 4a in British postage.
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 Sports Trader   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
There is not even consensus about the use of the term ‘extreme sports’… some say the correct term is ‘alternative sports’, others ‘adventure sports’… nor is there agreement about which sports can be grouped under the latest buzzword ‘extreme sports’, for the definition keeps on evolving into more radical twists, heights and depths.
Sport climbing is not limited to mountains and can be practiced in kloofs, on small crags and in and around cities — and indoors.
As with all extreme sports, there is a risk involved, and experienced staff need to assist with basic instruction on the safe use of this equipment,” says Fontyn.
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 Aerodynamics in Sports Equipment, Recreation and Machines - Golf - Instructor
This is a good property in a sport like golf.
However, in 1877, British scientist P.G. Tait learned that a ball, driven with a spin about a horizontal axis with the top of the ball coming toward the golfer produces a lifting force.
Newton at the Bat: The Science in Sports, Edited by Eric W. Schrier and William F.Allman, Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1984.
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 History of Women in Sports Timeline - Part 1- to 1899
Women's hockey will become a new sports opportunity in the 1980's and '90's, with the US Women's team winning the gold medal in 1998, the first year women's ice hockey is a medal sport.
She was the first woman named to the Lincoln Journal Sports Hall of Fame in 1954.
By the 1990's, bowling is the second-largest participation sport in the world, with more than 100 million athletes, 46% of whom are women who compete equally with men.
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 Reference.com/Web Directory/Top/News/Newspapers/Regional/Canada/Ontario
Mitchell Advocate - Provides local news, sports, columns and opinion for residents of Mitchell and area.
Ontario Press Council - Documents standards of conduct for newspapers in Ontario by representing the collective opinion of a newspaper's conduct shared by people from a broad cross-section of Ontario society and from the newspaper field, and adjudicates where complaints are filed.
Parry Sound North Star - News, sports and community events for Parry Sound and the Georgian Bay region of Ontario.
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 the knowledge.com ™ directory - news - newspapers - regional - canada - ontario
Documents standards of conduct for newspapers in Ontario by representing the collective opinion of a newspaper's conduct shared by people from a broad cross-section of Ontario society and from the newspaper field, and adjudicates where complaints are filed.
OCNA is a non-profit industry association comprising about 265 member newspapers located throughout Ontario, and works to help its members by lobbying, providing tools and information about the industry and acting as a means to work together on common interests.
News, sports and community events for Parry Sound and the Georgian Bay region of Ontario.
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 Eccles and District History Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 1877 the Home Secretary, at the request of the Eccles Local Board, banned the Wakes.
The sports of the Wakes were ruder and more grotesque than those which delight the public of the present day.
The attractions during the week have included the usuual old village sports, save that of pole climbing, which was ruined by some mischievous boys pulling down and running away with the pole.
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 1877 in sports -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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First open tournament held at (A suburb of London and the headquarters of the club where annual international tennis championships are played on grass courts) Wimbledon
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 The New York Yankees
What would become the most recognizable insignia in sports the interlocking "NY" made its first appearance on the uniforms of the New York Highlanders in 1909.
The design was actually created in 1877 by Louis B. Tiffany for a medal to be given by the New York City Police Department to Officer John McDowell, the first NYC policeman shot in the line of duty.
Their traditional white uniforms were now trimmed with fl pinstripes, creating a look that would become the most famous uniform design in sports history.
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 Sports Betting Truths - Best Sports Gambling Sites
The first ever recorded sports bets, took place on 10 September 1858, by two spectators watching a game between the Brooklyn Eckfords and the New York Mutuals, placed a 100$ bet as to whether or not John Holden would hit a home run.
In 1865 again, in a match between the same teams, three players from the Mutuals agreed to deliberately loose a game in return of $100 each.
Gamblers Anonymous was formed way back in 1957, when two men started meeting on a monthly basis and discussing their gambling and supporting each other.
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 Prints Old & Rare - Winter Sports page
Cover is beginning to split along the spine, but it is still attached with the original staples.
Hand colored engraved image from Harper's Weekly titled, "Norwegian Sport at Ishpeming, Michigan" drawn by Thulstrup and Graham.
Hand colored engraved image from Leslie's Illustrated Weekly titled, "A Down Hill Dash on the Ski-a Favorite Feminine Sport." Shows two young women having fun and holding hands as they ski down a slope.
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 Sports timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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The Vanity Fair Print Company is the leading dealer of Vanity Fair Prints in the USA and the only company in the world dealing in just Vanity Fair Prints.
Sir John Grieve and is dated Dec 22nd 1877.
Complete, though image was restricted in size due to limitations of the scanning surface.
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 Sporting Goods at Sports Authority - Exercise Equipment, Under Armour, Bowflex and more
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Sports Authority - the nation's preeminent full-line sporting goods chain.
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 Handbook of Texas Online: SAN ANTONIO, TX
With the coming of the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway in 1877, San Antonio, formerly without a transportation system, entered a new era of economic growth.
Tourism is one of the city's most important industries, for San Antonio's many attractions, including sports, draw tens of thousands of visitors every year.
In sports, the Alamodome hosts major college football and basketball events, and the SBC Center is the home venue for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association and the city's newest franchise, the Silver Stars of the Women's Basketball Association (WNBA).
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/SS/hds2.html   (2172 words)

 CNBC Europe - Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A star studded field will be unveiled as the world’s best golf players will be chasing a $6 million prize purse and should they win a $1,080,000 first prize.
In 1877, the first Lawn Tennis Championships, an amateur event, was instituted at The All England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club.
By the turn of the century, The Championships, Wimbledon, had assumed an international character and in 1905, May Sutton of the United States became the first overseas champion when she won the Ladies' Singles title.
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 Competitions from Sky Sports - Win Prizes
Sky Sports have five pairs of tickets to give away.
Ricky 'The Hitman' Hatton - without question one of the most exciting boxers to have ever graced the world stage - and this is his definitive collection.
Sky Sports have got piles and piles of skysports.com goodies to give away - including hats, bags, pens and a whole lot more.
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 games and sports trivia, uncommon facts about athletes and play time - Trivial Trivia Collections
The first cover of "Sports Illustrated," in 1954, showed National League umpire, Augie Donatelli, behind the plate with two major-league stars: catcher Wes Westrum, and batter Eddie Matthews.
The first professional football team to sport an insignia on their helmets was the Los Angeles Rams in 1950, who hand painted yellow horns on their blue leather helmets.
The first Wimbledon Tennis Competition took place in 1877 solely as an amateur competition.
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 1877: 1877 |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
334notout's Ashes 1877 - 2003 - 2003 - History, records, player profiles, news and commentary, match reports, statistics and scorecards from both the Australian and English perspective..
Residents of Spring Creek / Graytown 1869-1877 - Graytown (previously called Spring Creek) is situated in the centre of Victoria, Australia (Mt Moormbool being the geographical centre) 22 kilometres south west of Nagambie.
Cecil Rhodes' Confession of Faith, 1877 - Rhodes' own description of his goals vision, first pennedJune 2, 1877, in Oxford and revised in Kimberley..
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 Social Studies - Grade 8
The learner will be able to identify the influence of individuals on political and social events and movements.
The learner will be able to develop and interpret United States history timelines from 1750 to 1877 by designating appropriate intervals of time and recording events according to the chronological order in which they occurred.
The learner will be able to recognize historical perspective by identifying the historical context in which events unfolded and by avoiding evaluation of the past solely in terms of present-day norms.
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 Sport Archives, Special Collections & Virtual Exhibits
Contains a short description of the Reford Sporting Books collection of over 272 books on hunting, fishing and horse racing primarily from the UK and North America.
A research center for equestrian and field sports, the library holds over 11,000 books published from the 1500s to the present, searchable through their online catalog.
There are extensive files on individual sports and organizations, especially the AAU, NCAA and the US.
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 Sports Economics Publications, UVic Econ. Dept.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Past Sports Economics publications, and those that have been accepted for future publication, are listed here.
These illustrate the areas of research activity in Sports Economics at UVic.
Jones, J.C.H. Ferguson & K.G. Stewart, "Blood Sports and Cherry Pie: Some Economics of Violence in the National Hockey League", American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 1993, 52, 63-78.
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 Sports Encyclopedia
In 1992, baseball was made an official medal sport in the Summer Olympics.
The National League was challenged by several rival leagues that came and went between 1877 and 1892.
However, the baseball owners, fearing that the game was in danger of being destroyed, hired the sport's first commissioner, a tough judge named Kenesaw Mountain Landis, to clean things up.
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Australia had beaten England in the first ever test match played at Melbourne in 1877.After a series of test matches played in the interim, however, when Australia beat England at the Oval in 1882, it was regarded as a national disaster in England and a mock obituary appeared in the ‘Sporting Times’ the next day..
In this match, England had been set 85 runs to win, but a superb spell of fast bowling from Fred Spofforth, ‘the demon’, left them groping by seven runs.
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 The World Sports Calendar - The Traveler's Guide to Great Sporting Events
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Note: Forms must be submitted to the All-England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, P.O. Box 98, Church Rd., London SW19 5AE, England, by the previous December 31.
This is the world's fourth-most popular sporting event -- after the Summer and Winter Olympics and World Cup Soccer (and bigger than the Super Bowl).
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