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  Feminist Majority Foundation
Getting interested and involved in sports is difficult for women and girls with disabilities because of the limited exposure they get to sports, especially when they are young.
Sports sway the focus from people's disabilities and place attention on their abilities.
Women who participate in sport and who are also disabled are rarely mentioned in these two arenas.
www.feminist.org /sports/disability_new.asp   (1224 words)

 Jews in Sports from A to M
The sport began in 1865 and four years later Montagu Mayer competed in canoe races in England.
Though an outspoken advocate of multiracial cricket, he was to have led his all-white team in the Commonwealth Matches at Edinburgh in 1970, but violent opposition in England to South African apartheid in sport caused cancellation of his team's participation.
In 1964, when this sport was added to the Olympic program for the first time, James Bregman (1941-) of the United States won a bronze medal in the middleweight division.
www.jewishsports.com /jewsin/history/a2mhistory.htm   (2739 words)

 AAU Sports - Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The AAU was founded in 1888 to establish standards and uniformity in amateur sport.
After the Amateur Sports Act of 1978, the AAU has focused its efforts into providing sports programs for all participants of all ages beginning at the grass roots level.
Disney's Wide World of Sports features a double-deck 7,500 -seat baseball stadium and baseball quadraplex, a fieldhouse that accommodates up to six hardwood courts, a softball quadraplex, two youth baseball fields, a track and field complex four multi-purpose performance fields sized for soccer tournaments.
www.aausports.org /default.asp?a=pg_about_aau.htm   (453 words)

The Principality, the crossroads of the world of sport with its world-renowned events - the Monte Carlo Rally, the Grand Prix, the International Tennis matches and so on - is also a think-tank for the official bodies which govern sports...
Towards the end of the nineteenth century there was already in existence in the Principality a "Regatta Committee" which was replaced in 1888, on the initiative of a group of a dozen Monégasques, by a sports association established to promote, encourage and develop water-borne sports such as sailing and rowing.
Similarly, other sports including golf (with the opening in 1910 of the first course on the slopes of Mont Agel), tennis, fencing, shooting, boxing, football and athletics all took wing and on the eve of the 1914-1918 war, the sporting activities of the Principality were already exemplary and were to continue :
www3.monaco.mc /monaco/info/sport.html   (1153 words)

 Endurance Sports - Press Release 1
Endurance Sports is a new outdoor specialty retail store aiming to help West Michigan's endurance athletes achieve their goals.
All staff at Endurance Sports has extensive knowledge of athletic shoes, and understands that not all feet are created equal, nor are shoes created equal.
Roxanne is well versed in the sport of running tackling one of West Michigan's toughest races, The Fifth Third River Bank Run, and several other local running events.
www.endurancesports.biz /Press/PressRel1.htm   (409 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : 1888   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar).
In Germany, 1888 is known as the 1888 Year of Three Emperors.
1885 1886 1887 - 1888 - 1889 1890 1891
www.hallencyclopedia.com /1888   (1273 words)

 Jews in Sports from P to Y
A favorite sport of the Rothschild banking family since the 1890s, they helped popularize polo in Austria and France.
She was inducted into the International Women's Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.
Baron Robert de Rothschild (1880-1946) was the 1936 bobsledding champion of France, and in 1888 E. Cohen of the United States won the Grand National of Tobogganing at St. Moritz, Switzerland.
www.jewishsports.com /jewsin/history/p2yhistory.htm   (2707 words)

The sport became organised in the United States in 1933 with the formation of the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA).
The sport was originally played by men and did not become popular with women until the formation of the ASA.
Author Karen Christensen, in Encyclopedia of World Sport, notes that softball spread to the United Kingdom because of an American movie.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/programme/history_uk.asp?DiscCode=SO&sportCode=SO   (385 words)

 Sports timeline - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
1994 in sports - World Series cancelled after player strike; Roland Ratzenberger dies during qualifying for the San Marino Grand Prix at the Villeneuve corner and Ayrton Senna dies at the Tamburello corner during the race.
1993 in sports - Monica Seles is stabbed during a tennis tournament
1928 in sports - Women's Olympic athletics and gymnastics are held for the first time at the 1928 Summer Olympics.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/s/p/o/Sports_timeline.html   (2091 words)

 Welcome to Gaylord Sports Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
AJB Sports Management was formed in July 2001 with the specific purpose of managing professional golfers playing on the various International Tours.
Now with 17 years experience in the Sports Marketing industry, Managing Director Tony Bouffler has worked with some of the best players in the world including major winners Greg Norman, Ian Baker Finch and Steve Elkington as well as LPGA player and former world number one Karrie Webb.
More recently AJB Sports Management has now partnered with the International client managers Gaylord Sports Management and International Sports Management to form a worldwide partnership focusing on the specific needs of each of their respective clients in each territory around the world.
www.gaylordsports.com /affiliates.html   (335 words)

 PowerPlay NYC: Sports Directory
The camp includes instructional sports activities in basketball, volleyball, tennis, dance, martial arts, and swimming, with an educational component.
In addition, Precinct Sporting Leagues are organized in baseball, basketball, boxing and other sports, and serve virtually every precinct within the five boroughs.
You can also contact PAL Headquarters at 212-477-9450 (ask for extension 333 for the sports department or extension 351 for the liaison unit) for information on specific sports programs and leagues, as well as information on the part-time centers.
www.powerplaynyc.org /sportsdirectoryQueens.htm   (4858 words)

 Endurance Sports - Press Release 2
Muskegon, MI- Endurance Sports partnered with Muskegon Y.M.C.A. and Camp Pendalouan will be hosting an Off Road Triathlon/Duathlon located at Camp Pendalouan.
Anyone who has biked at Owasippe knows this trail is challenging to even the most accomplished rider.” Says Matt Vander Sys owner of Endurance Sports.
After the event athletes will be able to relax and enjoy a wide variety of food and drinks, along with a generous award ceremony.
www.endurancesports.biz /Press/PressRel2.htm   (337 words)

 Louis Rubenstein
The unofficial championships (no federation yet existed) were held in St. Petersburg, Russia, where organizers first tried to prevent the Jewish skater from participating and later tried to deny his victory.
Rubenstein was North America’s first famous figure skater, winning Canadian championships from 1883 to 1889, the North American crown in 1885, and U.S. titles in 1888, 1889, and 1891.
After retiring from active skating, Rubenstein held the presidency of various Canadian organizations representing tenpin bowling, curling, bicycling, tobogganing, lifesaving, and ice skating.
www.jewishsports.net /BioPages/LouisRubenstein.htm   (115 words)

 WPI Physical Education, Recreation & Athletics - WPI Athletics Set to Spring into Spring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Each year, hundreds of WPI students keep the spirit of competition alive, balancing the rigors of academics with the intensity of competitive play, Gilbert notes.
"If you play competitive sports, you know that your friendships with your teammates are some of the closest you'll ever have," Gilbert says.
Interested students can learn more about athletics and about participating in a specific sport at WPI by visiting our team Web sites.
www.wpi.edu /Academics/Depts/PE/Releases/20001/springsports.html   (271 words)

 Women's Sports Net Forums
On Thursday, November 11, 2004 from noon to 4:00pm, the YWCA of Brooklyn’s Young Women’s Leadership Academy will host “Girls in Action Day” a free afternoon of sports activities for girls, ages 8 to 18 to coincide with the school break.
“Obviously, sports help to promote health and fitness but it also develops empowering teamwork and leadership skills that can prepare girls for successful futures.
Founded in 1888, the YWCA of Brooklyn has a long tradition of working to build strong and healthy communities with a particular focus on gender equality and racial justice and serves over 8,500 women, men and children each year.
www.womenssportsnet.com /forums/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=869   (357 words)

 Sports Temples of Boston: Boston Arena
Located on Columbus Avenue and Walpole Street at the present site of the MBTA’s Ruggles Street Station in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood, the South End Grounds was the first baseball "temple" and a home for Boston major league baseball for over four decades.
The South End Grounds was also used for college sporting events including baseball and football.
In 1888, the original structure was torn down and rebuilt as Boston’s first double-decked ballpark.
www.bpl.org /sportstemples/southend_new.htm   (229 words)

 Worst Logo -> Baseball Finals - Sports Central Message Boards
Unless you've been living under a rock the past two weeks, you should all know by now that we've been discussing the WORST logos in ALL of professional sports over at the Other Sports Blitz Forum, for the past month or so.
Now, we're down to the final two teams in each sports' division and, eventually, we'll get down to the the Final Four, and, lastly, the Final Match-Up to determine the WORST logo in ALL of professional sports.
Remember, you are voting for the WORST logo out of the two that are given to you, and be sure to browse around the NBA, NHL, and MLB boards to vote in other divisions.
www.sports-central.org /community/boards/showthread.php?t=1888   (553 words)

 1888 Brooklyn Bridegrooms Statistics and Roster - Baseball-Reference.com
Baseball-Reference part of Sports Reference, Inc. (Copyright ©2000-2006).
Statistics may come from our work, the Baseball Databank, or other sources including SABR.org.
Copyright © 2000-2006 Sports Reference, Inc. All rights reserved.
www.baseball-reference.com /teams/BRO/1888.shtml   (287 words)

 NASC: Native American Sports Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Click on the athlete's name for a more complete description of the Athlete and his or her Olympic accomplishments.
Many of our Native American athletes participate in sports which enables them to be paid or to win prize money.
The following is a list of these "Sports Warriors" who have distinguished themselves in their professional quest for excellence.
www.nascsports.org /index.php?page=athletes&sub=thorpe&back=olympians   (169 words)

 Little Jockey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Four 1880's baseball players shared the limelight with a water queen and forty-five other 'champs' representing a wide variety of early sports.
In 1888 tobacconist William Kimball inserted a free N184 collector's card into each packet of Little Jockey and High Grade cigarettes that he sold.
Reproduction of any kind is strictly prohibited without prior express written consent...
www.wclynx.com /burntofferings/packslittlejockey.html   (176 words)

 Open Directory - Sports: Soccer: Statistics
Centre Sport Statistics - Includes national teams, World Cup finals 1930-1998 and NHL 1918-2000.
English Professional Football History - Final standings by division and club for The Football League and the FA Premiership since 1888, plus Play-offs and the Football Conference.
Football Focus - Final tables for the top four divisions from 1888 to the present plus a picture gallery, the F.A. Cup, and the League Cup with flow-charts.
dmoz.org /Sports/Soccer/Statistics   (979 words)

 Winter Sports press release
We are a team of 8 that wants to establish ourselves in the sport of freestyle snowmobiling.
With exactly two months to go before the Winter Games begin in Turin, Italy, tens of thousands of sports fans are frantically in search of accommodations in the city center.
Ludus Tours, an American company who has availability in more than 16 centrally-located hotels in the city center and the surrounding mountain venues, is offering its rooms throughout the month of February 2006 to tourists from around the world.
www.1888pressrelease.com /Sports-Winter-Sports-1-209.html   (656 words)

 Bogga Wararka ee www.Somaliland-democracy-watch.co.uk
Over 260 foreign players compete in the league, and 101 stars from England's domestic leagues competed in the 2002 World Cup in Korea and Japan.
Premier League teams such as Manchester United and star players such as Thierry Henry, Steven Gerrard or Ruud van Nistelrooy have become worldwide sporting icons.
The Premier League is particularly popular in Scandinavia, with ferry operators offering "football ferries" to Norwegian football fans wishing to see their favourite teams in action.
www.sdwo.com /Sports.htm   (929 words)

 Third Quarter 2004 Adult Sabbath School Lessons
This is one of the most tragic outcomes of our corporate rejection of the 1888 message and the consequent delay of Christ’s second advent by more than 100 years.
We have set our corporate house ablaze, and our children are perishing in the flames of so-called higher education which calls into question the plain reading of God’s Word, vile television programming, “entertaining” videos, Internet pornography, mindless computer games, demonic toys, competitive sports, rock and roll radio, sensual magazines, and stomach-churning news broadcasts.
One of the fruits of the 1888 message that has never been realized within our ranks is a wholesale reform in education.
www.1888msc.org /ss_insights/3q04/3q04_3parenthood.htm   (1199 words)

 Women's Sports Foundation HOME   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
You’re in luck, because our Annual Salute to Women in Sports Award Dinner and Auction is right around the corner.
Very little research has focused on the relationship between physical activity and health within the young Hispanic population, with the exception of the groundbreaking Women’s Sports Foundation Report: Minorities in Sports (Sabo, Melnick and Vanfossen, 1989).
The current report highlights key indicators of the status of both the status of physical activity and health for Hispanic female youth in the Chicago metropolitan area; these indicators are then compared with national averages in order to contextualize the results.
womenssportsfoundation.org /.../sports/gogetfit/article.html?record=155   (197 words)

 Free Sports Picks - Sports Handicapping Monitor
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REDZONE SPORTS is a nationally respected handicapping service.
Best Bets are included as part of the overall record and are broken off separately on the right side of the chart.
www.nationalsportsmonitor.com /handicapper_profile.asp?hid=493   (126 words)

 Sports press release
Kidz in2 Sport are based in Manchester and provide sport and activity courses and coaching to children ranging
The richness of Italian living throughout Piemonte — from the Alps in the north to the unique culture and museums in Torino to the unforgettable wine country and world-famous Slow Food of the Langhe in the south — Piemonte is poised to shine on the world’s biggest stage.
Pressure is part of all sports and its impact in kids’ sports is something we need to carefully evaluate.
www.1888pressrelease.com /Sports-0-40.html   (1326 words)

 Roboxer 2 - Sports Games, Play Free Roboxer 2 Online Now
Taking punches would hurt, so why not let your little robot take all the abuse.
Try to beat all six different progressively harder robots in Roboxer 2 including the incredibly hard super bot on level 6.
I thought Roboxer 2 online game was ok, but it got old, fast.
www.1888freeonlinegames.com /flash-sports-games/online-roboxer-526.html   (175 words)

Here's a look at all of the SEC gridiron action from Saturday, September 9th, including No. 12 Georgia posting its first shutout in three years with an 18-0 road win over South Carolina.
Lincoln Financial Sports and the Southeastern Conference have announced the broadcast information for the Arkansas at Vanderbilt football telecast on Saturday, September 16th.
Lincoln Financial Sports and the Southeastern Conference have announced the broadcast information for the Auburn at Mississippi State football telecast on Saturday, September 9th.
www.secsports.com /index.php?url_channel_id=2&url_publish_channel_id=1888&url_subchannel_id=&well_id=2   (231 words)

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