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  Sports in Israel
During the Roman period, sports were associated with the cruelty and violence of gladiatorial combat.
The Maccabi movement, founded in Jerusalem in 1911, was initially affiliated with the General Zionist movement, the forerunner of the Liberal party which subsequently became a partner in the Likud party.
Through the Council For Sporting Excellence, run by the Ministry of Education’s Sports Authority, several hundred talented sportsmen and sportswomen recommended by the Council are allowed by the IDF to serve in non-combat positions near their place of training and are given leave of absence to compete in major competitions abroad.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Society_&_Culture/sports.html   (4544 words)

  
  Kimber 10mm
Available as a full size pistol, this 1911 variant sports all of the features found in Kimber's newer generation target pistols; adjustable sights, good trigger, full guide rod, decent grips and a matte sandblasted stainless steel finish.
The magwell is not exactly super funneled like a race gun, but it does sport some beveling with plenty of extra room in it for improvement if the owner is so inclined to do it or have it done.
With these things in mind, the 1911, and especially the 10mm cartridge are not tools of a novice level shooter.
www.savvysurvivor.com /kimber_10mm.htm   (3238 words)

  
 Premium Quality 1911 Auto Pistols from D&L Sports, Inc.
D & L Sports signature pistols have properly fitted controls that give professional level shooters the responsiveness they are looking for, and the blended parts, edges, and corners allow for comfortable high speed handling.
Component corrosion protection on D & L Sports 1911 signature pistols is handled with satin hard chrome as a standard overall finish.
The 1911 tends to be reasonably tolerant of mud, which is typically expelled from the slide and frame rail interface during the action cycle.
www.dlsports.com /signature_firearms_1911.html   (11607 words)

  
 Ada Mackenzie - Celebrating Women's Achievements / Women in Canadian Sport
From 1903 to 1911, she attended Havergal College in Toronto, a stylish private school for girls.
But golf was her first love and it was through this sport that she earned a reputation on the national and international scenes.
From 1911 to 1914, she was a sports instructor at Havergal College; from 1914 to 1930, she worked at the Canadian Bank of Commerce.
www.collectionscanada.ca /women/002026-233-e.html   (823 words)

  
 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1911 is a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar).
1908 1909 1910 - 1911 - 1912 1913 1914
November 5 - After declaring war on Turkey on September 29, 1911, Italy annexes Tripoli and Cyrenaica (this act was confirmed by an act of the Italian Parliament on February 25, 1912).
www.yourencyclopedia.net /1911.html   (1002 words)

  
 Czech Americans in Sports. By Mila Rechcigl
There were three more waves of Czech migrations: first, prior to the Second World War, the second, after the Communist coup d'etat in 1948, and the third in 1968, after the squelching of the Prague Spring, during the Dubcek era, and the occupation of Czechoslovakia by the Soviet troops.
Sports, athletics and gymnastics have been an integral part in the life of Czechs for at least the last 150 years.
In 1957, he was named to the Nebraska Sports Hall of Fame as the greatest wrestler of his time.
hometown.aol.com /rechcigl/myhomepage/fan.html   (4279 words)

  
 Al-Ahram Weekly | Sports | Portrait of a pro: Hussein Hegazi
When a 20-year-old Egyptian joined Dulwich Hamlet Football Club in September 1911, little was he to realise how much of a controversy he would kick up in the space of a couple of months.
It was a pattern that became the norm, going on to score for his high school and then the National Sporting Club -- competing against teams chiefly drawn from the British army bases, and government offices stationed in the Middle East.
He was, however, said to have a tendency towards distraction, but the shortcoming did little to keep the crowds from warming to this enigmatic Egyptian youngster.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2004/672/sp6.htm   (896 words)

  
 Canadian Football League West Division - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At the time the sport was generally called rugby or rugby football because its rules were similar to rugby union's, although this would change drastically in the coming decades.
The three provincial unions then in existence soon set out to create a unified Western Canadian competition, with the view that the Western champion should be able to challenge for the Canadian Rugby Union's new championship trophy, the Grey Cup.
Initially, the Western champions were not allowed to compete for the Grey Cup, because the CRU believed the caliber of the new compeition to be inferior to those in the East.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Western_Interprovincial_Football_Union   (1487 words)

  
 Digital History
Sports occupy a central place in contemporary society.
Thus it comes as a great surprise to discover that modern sports are less than 200 years old.
Competitive team sports and professional sports, with clearly defined rules and carefully-maintained records, are a relatively recent innovation.
www.digitalhistory.uh.edu /learning_history/timelines/sports.cfm   (128 words)

  
 This date in baseball - May 13 - Boston.com
1911 -- Detroit's Ty Cobb hit his first grand slam.
1911 -- The New York Giants scored a major league record 10 runs before the St. Louis Cardinals retired the first batter in the first inning.
Fred Merkle drove in six of the Giants' 13 runs in the first en route to a 19-5 rout.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/articles/2006/05/13/this_date_in_baseball___may_13   (582 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for 1930 in sports
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport; 3/1/2003; Lipping, Alar; 361 words; Between 1900 and 1930 the number of school physical education...
Pinkster in Chicago: Bud Billiken and the Mayor of Bronzeville, 1930-1945.
He said he insured HIV positive sportspeople in other sports such as golf, table tennis, netball and basketball and felt "very comfortable about it" because they were mainly...
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 Scout.com: The Origins of the Big Ten: Part III of IV
Illinisports discusses the infamous nature of college sports in their infancy and the steps taken by Midwestern universities to unite for a common purpose in this article.
The first cross country meet occurred in 1908, while the first tennis meet was 1910, and the first swimming meet was held in 1911.
And the need to find quality athletes to compete in the various sports was great but was gradually alleviated as more students enrolled at the various institutions.
illinois.scout.com /2/514985.html   (891 words)

  
 Links: 1911Forum.com - 1911 news, reviews, and more!
1911 history, production information, care and use, and more.
Specializing in the 1911 handgun and AR type rifle.
NCG brings to you a fixed, gas operated barrel for the 1911.
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 Woodley Sports Sports Links - RealSportsNetwork.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
-- Charles Brower Woodley Sports "The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom." (William Blake) There is no one so bound to his own face that he does not cherish the hope of presenting another to the world.
Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821 - 1881) Woodley Sports "The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties." (Oscar Wilde) Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
-- Sydney Smith Woodley Sports "To avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, be nothing." (Elbert Hubbard, American author, 1856-1915) Every mother generally hopes that her daughter will snag a better husband than she managed to do...but she's certain that her boy will never get as great a wife as his father did.
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 Holland Sports Sports Links - RealSportsNetwork.com
-- The Smiths (Morrissey) Holland Sports He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose -- Jim Elliott Try praising your wife, even if it does frighten her at first.
-- Albert Einstein Holland Sports "It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire, 1694-1778) Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that he sometimes has to eat them.
So is it better not to have been born or to have lived Holland Sports It was a day like this Marco Polo left for China.
realsportsnetwork.com /Soccer_UEFA_England_Clubs_H_Holland_Sports.html   (1580 words)

  
 Teacher Resources - Collection - Photographs from the Chicago Daily News, 1902-1933
Over 20,000 images in this collection are of sports and sporting events, reflecting the increased organization and popularity of sports during the Progressive Era.
Although football was becoming a popular sport in the first decade of the twentieth century, there were so few teams that university squads often played against high school teams.
While African Americans were considered unsuitable for playing sports with caucasians, women were considered unsuitable for playing any sports at all — it was thought that they breathed differently from men.
lcweb2.loc.gov /learn/collections/chicago/history6.html   (728 words)

  
 Kimber - Continuing The Legacy: Accessories
Kimber is a proud member of the National Shooting Sports Foundation.
Kimber 1911 magazines are available in many different finishes, sizes and calibers - one for virtually any caliber and any brand of mil-spec 1911.
Kimber offers a full line of premium 1911 grips that fit perfectly on almost any mil-spec 1911 pistol, regardless of caliber.
www.kimberamerica.com /accessories   (415 words)

  
 C-MORE Systems - Serendipity
Designed around the 1911 frame and competition race guns, the Serendipity started the heads-up revolution in shooting sports.
Although the Serendipity was designed for the 1911 frame, the dimensions of the mount allow it to be installed on other "select" frames as well.
With each model, you choose the color of the sight and the size of the dot.
www.cmore.com /serendipity.html   (287 words)

  
 D&L Sports Locking 1911 Firing Pin Stop
The FPS is generally held in place by the firing pin head and spring pressure, as well as FPS fit to the slide.
In the hurry up world of production line 1911 construction proper fit is often overlooked and the FPS is retained in place only by the firing pin head and FP spring pressure.
A small, indented seat is placed in the rear of the slide to provide the lock screw with a solid grip on the slide.
www.dlsports.com /locking_1911_firing_pin_stop.html   (536 words)

  
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Extreme Sports Channel is adventurous, rebellious and spectacular; embodying the attitude and the lifestyle of extreme sports participants themselves.
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 Drugs — KCRW | 89.9FM
Worse, she was unfairly perceived as a poor sport, a whiner, because during the Games themselves she publicly accused her East German rivals of doping.
The court system in Germany has since found many coaches, doctors, sports authorities and athletes guilty of cheating back then, and now the Olympic movement tries to do right by those who competed fair and square.
Just about the time the East Germans were pumping up on steroids, in the -60's and -70's, the then Soviet athletes were being groomed literally from birth to pursue various sports, depending on their genetic make-up, and the Western press considered that genetic selection an outrage.
www.kcrw.com /etc/programs/ts/ts050505drugs   (719 words)

  
 Biography of Ronald Reagan
On February 6, 1911, Ronald Wilson Reagan was born to Nelle and John Reagan in Tampico, Illinois.
There, he studied economics and sociology, played on the football team, and acted in school plays.
Upon graduation, he became a radio sports announcer.
www.whitehouse.gov /history/presidents/rr40.html   (647 words)

  
 1911 in sports
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The Gun Digest Book Of The 1911: A Complete look At The Use, Care & Repair of the 1911 Pistol, Vol.
The Book of Two Guns: The Martial Art of the 1911 Pistol and AR Carbine
www.abacci.com /wikipedia/topic.aspx?cur_title=1911_in_sports   (147 words)

  
 CAC Manuscripts: MS 157
Over 100 samples of photographs depicting scenes of the Island's transportation services, ice fishing, the regatta, Perry's Victory Monument, Put-in-Bay, the sports car races, vineyards, and grape festivals are included.
An extensive grouping of approximately 1100 negatives complements the prints and expands the collection by providing an excellent picture of life on South Bass Island during the 1950s as seen through the eyes of Robert J. Dodge.
1898, 1911, 1942, 1943, 1947-1957, 1961-1969, 1971-1978, 1980-1982, n.d.
www.bgsu.edu /Colleges/library/cac/ms0157.html   (1454 words)

  
 Other collections
Started in 1898 in Brockton, Massachusetts by Walter Thomas Stall and Charles Dean, the Stall and Dean Company is one of the oldest sporting goods manufacturers in America.
The business rapidly expanded, and within a few years, they were producing athletic shoes for numerous sports, caps, bats, balls, mitts and fielding gloves for baseball, boxing gloves, tennis racquets, nets for tennis and volleyball, and supporters and protective equipment.
Many Hall of Fame athletes from many sports wore Stall and Dean uniforms, including Bobby Orr and Ted Williams, and their catalogs contained endorsements from many famous players, including Ty Cobb.
americanhistory.si.edu /archives/d9669.htm   (458 words)

  
 1911 Society
In 1996 a meeting was held at the USPSA Limited Nationals and it was decided to form the 1911 Society, so that the 1911 Pistol could be promoted and to also insure that the Single Stack Classic would continue.
The 1911 Society has also sponsored major IPSC/USPSA and IDPA matches in the promotion of the 1911 pistol.
Late in 2005, the 1911 Society was approached by USPSA to help launch their Single Stack Division.
www.1911society.org   (592 words)

  
 1910 in sports Summary
Baseball continued to dominate the American sports scene in the 1910s.
Attendance at professional baseball games remained high throughout the decade, rising slightly from 6,206,447 in 1910 to 6,532,439 in 1919; the numbers might have been higher without...
See also: 1909 in sports, other events of 1910, 1911 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
www.bookrags.com /1910_in_sports   (131 words)

  
 List of sports events
This page indexes the individual year in sports pages.
Each year is annotated with a significant event as a reference point.
1993 in sports - Monica Seles is stabbed during a tennis tournament
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/l/li/list_of_sports_events.shtml   (585 words)

  
 American Handgunner: 1911 news - Insider
The XD was formerly imported as the HS2000, but with the Armory bringing its marketing muscle and sales savvy to bear, this interesting pistol from the Balkans has some major potential.
Complete with super-thin grips, the Micro Compact is as small as a 1911 can be made in.45 ACP caliber.
The 7.45 LDA will be available in stainless and a new C6 LDA is set to debut with a six-round magazine and 3 barrel, also in stainless.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0BTT/is_157_26/ai_84428751   (634 words)

  
 1911 Society
In 1996 a meeting was held at the USPSA Limited Nationals and it was decided to form the 1911 Society, so that the 1911 Pistol could be promoted and to also insure that the Single Stack Classic would continue.
The 1911 Society has also sponsored major IPSC/USPSA and IDPA matches in the promotion of the 1911 pistol.
Late in 2005, the 1911 Society was approached by USPSA to help launch their Single Stack Division.
www.1911society.org /index.htm   (615 words)

  
 Education World ® : Lesson Planning: Celebrate the Century: Search the Web for U.S. History of the 1910s
In 1911, in New York, fingerprint evidence alone was used for the first time in the United States to arrest a burglar.
Known as the Manassa Mauler because he was from Manassa, Colorado, Jack Dempsey won the world heavyweight boxing championship in 1919 and held it for seven years.
The first Native American sports hero, Jim Thorpe was hailed as the greatest athlete in the world after he won the pentathlon and decathlon at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm.
www.education-world.com /a_lesson/lesson129.shtml   (1173 words)

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