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  Encyclopedia: 1989 in sports
Baseball is a team sport, in which a fist-sized ball is thrown by a defensive player called a pitcher and hit by an offensive player called a batter with a round, smooth stick called a bat.
Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music.
Horse-racing is an equestrian sporting activity which has been practiced over the centuries; the chariot races of Roman times were an early example, as was the contest of the steeds of the god Odin and the giant Hrungnir in Norse mythology.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1989-in-sports   (262 words)

 SOCT Sports Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Unified Sports is a program that combines approximately equal numbers of individuals with (athletes) and without (partners) intellectual disabilities on the same sports teams for training and competition.
Unified Sports was adopted by Special Olympics Inc. in 1989 to expand sports opportunities for athletes seeking new challenges while dramatically increasing their inclusion in the community.
By promoting Unified Sports as another one of the programs CAS offers, it is able to better fulfill their mission to improve the quality of education experiences for Connecticut students.
www.soct.org /sports/unified.shtml   (1097 words)

 The St. Louis Sports Commission: Co-Host of the 2004 Division I Wrestling Championships - NCAA Sports.com
The St. Louis Sports Commission is proud to join the University of Missouri, Columbia, and Savvis Center in hosting the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships.
As the regional non-profit organization responsible for benefiting St. Louis through sports, the Sports Commission spearheaded the area's efforts to bring the wrestling championships to the Gateway City in 2000, 2004 and 2005.
Since its inception in 1989, the Sports Commission has fulfilled its mission by producing a diverse lineup of high-profile events that excite area sports fans produce revenue for the region and generate positive exposure for St. Louis.
www.ncaasports.com /wrestling/mens/story/7160852   (561 words)

 The Daily Cougar--Sports News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Ware, the 1989 Heisman Trophy winner and first-round draft choice of the Detroit Tigers in 1990, had been playing in the Canadian Football League, but was signed by Oakland this spring and assigned to NFL Europe for development with the Berlin Thunder.
In 1989, Ware, UH's junior quarterback, was the recipient of the 55th annual Heisman Trophy.
In 1989, Ware was the premier player in college football, despite never playing a game on national television.
www.stp.uh.edu /vol64/163/sports/sports-index.html   (542 words)

 Sports page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Sports in the 1980s very similar to sports right now.
Baseball is also an old sport that goes back a very long time and is still loved by viewers.
Sports that have going on for a shorter time and are still being watched all over the world are hockey, football, soccer, and tennis.
www.olpillar.com /8_2003/1980_1989/sports%20page.html   (170 words)

 1989 - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.
1986 1987 1988 - 1989 - 1990 1991 1992
Thursday, August 24, 1989 - Following allegations that he gambled on baseball, Baseball player Pete Rose is banned from baseball for life by commissioner Bart Giamatti
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /1989.htm   (3161 words)

 Stevenson (1989) Sports clubs and political integration in the Yemen Arab Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Although not often studied, sport can be an important agency for developing a national consensus.
Outlines the history of sport in Yemen, as well as the contemporary sport policy and objectives of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, and shows that the number of sport clubs nearly doubled between 1981 and 1987.
Describes the current organizational structure of sport clubs, and emphasizes the importance of sport clubs as voluntary associations.
www.getcited.org /pub/103335540   (282 words)

 History of Women in Sports Timeline - Part 5 - 1980-1989
1989 - Shirley Muldowney becomes the first drag racing driver to post sub-five second runs in three consecutive national events; she is the only woman to have won the Labor Day NHRA US Nationals, the sport's premier event.
1989 - Judith Davidson is named athletic director for CentralConnecticut State University, becoming the only woman athletic director at a Division I school in charge of all sports including men's football and basketball.
1989 - Juli Furtado, a member of the US Ski Team from 1980 to '87, until knee injuries forced her out of the sport, wins the national cycling championship.
www.northnet.org /stlawrenceaauw/timelne5.htm   (3219 words)

 Sports Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Sports Council as a Committee of the Senate was established in 1968 with the sole responsibility for the organization and administration of sports in this University.
The day to day running of sports at the Sports Centre is the responsibility of the Director of Sports under the Directorate system, which came into existence in 1989.
The existing Sports Complex of the University is located between the Faculty of Education and the Kenneth Dike Library/Faculty of Education and Faculty of Science.
www.ui.edu.ng /unitssportscouncil.htm   (1104 words)

 ABC Sports - Wide World of Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The placement and angles of ABC Sports cameras was part of a controversy that involved Kentucky Derby winner Genuine Risk when she finished second behind Codex in the Preakness Stakes.
Wide World of Sports coverage of the World Alpine Ski Championships includes a gold medal for Steve Mahre in the giant slalom and silver medals for Cindy Nelson (downhill) and Christin Cooper (slalom and giant slalom).
Wide World of Sports coverage, via satellite, of the Dream Mile from Oslo, Norway marks the first time American television provided live coverage of a world record setting performance in the mile, with Steve Cram lowering the mark to 3:46.32.
espn.go.com /abcsports/wwos/milestones/1980s.html   (3312 words)

 Dáil Éireann - Volume 386 - 25 January, 1989 - Written Answers. - Sports Grant Allocations.
Naughten asked the Minister for Education if she will give details of the grants available to outstanding sports persons under the second allocation of grant aid for the current year; and the number of applications received in her Department from each national governing body of sport in respect of same.
Grants to the sum of £64,800 were allocated under the second allocation of this scheme.
Details regarding (a) the number of applications received from each national governing body and (b) the grantees classified by sport and amount of grant-aid allocated are set out in the table hereunder and in the attached press release, (Appendix 2).
www.oireachtas-debates.gov.ie /D/0386/D.0386.198901250187.html   (147 words)

 REM, 5 October 1989, McNichols Sports Arena, Denver CO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
REM, 5 October 1989, McNichols Sports Arena, Denver CO October 1989
McNichols Sports Arena, Denver, CO Having heard REM on the airwaves for years, I must honestly state that I've never gotten into this band.
But, given that one of their influences was the Byrds (one of my favorite groups), and given Peter Buck's use of Rickenbacher guitars, I accepted an invitation of a co-worker to see them live, in hopes that their on-stage sound would surpass their studio productions.
home.att.net /~StevenT/Reviews/19891005.htm   (164 words)

 Colossus Collectibles - Magazines: Sports Illustrated 1979 and earlier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Sports articles include a 6-page feature on Bill Walton of the Portland Trail Blazers; a 3½-page feature on tennis player Stan Smith; a 4-page feature on Cleveland sports teams owner Nick Mileti; and a 7-page feature on racehorse breeder Dan Lasater.
Sports articles include a 4-page feature on the end of the UCLA Bruins (basketball) 88-game winning streak and a 4-page feature on a chess match between Boris Spassky and Robert Byrne.
Sports articles include 4 pages on runner Jim Ryun; 4 pages on Muhammad Ali; and a six-page article written by Curt Flood of the St. Louis Cardinals.
www.colosscollect.com /mags/si/si1970s.html   (752 words)

 CNNSI.com - More Sports - 1989 Kentucky Derby winner Sunday Silence dies - Monday August 19, 2002 01:41 AM
In 1989, Sunday Silence became the fourth horse since Affirmed won the Triple Crown in 1978 to win the first two legs, only to fall short in the 11/2-mile Belmont Stakes.
Easy Goer, a son of Alydar, was the 4-5 favorite at the start of the 1989 Derby, but Sunday Silence took the lead in the final turn and beat him by 21/2 lengths.
In June 1990, the horse was sold to Shadai Farm in Japan and was the country's champion sire from 1994 to 2000.
www.cnn.com /cnnsi/more/news/2002/08/18/sunday_silence_ap   (610 words)

 People's Daily Online Sports Lottery
In 1989 a sports lottery was introduced in China for the first time in an attempt to raise funds for the 11th Asian Games.
In 1994 the Sports Lottery Management Center under the State Physical Culture Administration was established and soon branch offices in provinces and cities were created.
A nationwide lottery-selling network was established and sports lottery was brought under standardized management for its distribution, printing and allocations.
english.people.com.cn /data/China_in_brief/Sports_Physical_Fitness/Sports_Lottery.html   (173 words)

 Colossus Collectibles - Magazines: Sports Illustrated 1990 - 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Cover feature is a retrospective look at the 20th century, with 9 pages on the greatest athletes of the 20th century and 48 pages on the greatest sports events of the 20th century.
Sports articles include a 9-page feature on the assault on ice skater Nancy Kerrigan; a 4-page feature on Andy Benes of the San Diego Padres; a 7-page feature on Emmitt Smith of the Dallas Cowboys; an 8-page feature on boxer Sonny Liston; and a 4-page feature on college basketball coach Dick Baldwin.
Sports articles include a 4-page feature on Cliff Robinson of the Portland Trail Blazers; a 6-page feature on boxer Julio Cesar Chávez; and a 4½-page feature on the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.
www.colosscollect.com /mags/si/si1990s.html   (2565 words)

 Tallahassee Sports Council - About
The Tallahassee Sports Council is a non-profit organization whose main goal is to maximize the economic benefits of sports for the betterment of the local community.
This is accomplished through the aggressive pursuit and proficient hosting of international, national, regional, and state events that span a wide spectrum of sports and performance levels.
This degree of involvement is credited, in large part, to the dedication and expertise of Tallahassee Sports Council committee members, hundreds of volunteers and cooperation from local venue operators.
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 Women's Sports Foundation Get Involved
In 1989 women's sports received only 5% of the coverage.
If your newspaper or television station is not covering women's sports, write a letter to the editor or station manager asking them for fair coverage.
Whenever you see great coverage of women's sports in your local newspaper or on television, write the sports editor or station manager expressing your appreciation.
www.womenssportsfoundation.org /partners/feministmaj/issues/inv/article.html?record=824   (235 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.
1851 in sports - Birth of the America's Cup
www.teachersparadise.com /ency/en/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_sports_events.html   (364 words)

 Colossus Collectibles - Magazines: Sports Illustrated 1980 - 1989   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Sports articles include a 4-page feature on Mark Jackson of the New York Knicks; a 5-page feature on sportscaster Al Michaels; a 5-page feature on Danny Ferry of the Duke Blue Devils; a 4-page feature on Pat LaFontaine of the Islanders; and a 7-page feature on boxer Beau Jack.
Sports articles include a 6-page feature on the America's Cup yacht race; a 5-page feature on the Big Ten basketball conference; and a 4-page feature on Christian Ansgar Welp of the Washington Huskies.
Sports articles include a 4-page feature on Pete Rose of the Montreal Expos; a 3-page feature on Bernard King of the New York Knicks; and a 6-page feature on Donald Trump, owner of the New Jersey Generals.
www.colosscollect.com /mags/si/si1980s.html   (564 words)

 Katia Gordeeva's Mail/1989 Sports Calendar
According to this mail, the student of the famous school of figure skating at CSKA with Garry Kasparov, Sergei Bubka, Vyacheslav Fetisov and Vladimir Krutov is very popular among international sports fans.
For example, Eric Haas from USA found out somewhere that I like to cook and bake, he sent me salad and apple pie recipes and in exchange asks to send him a Russian cook book...
Katia, as people call this pretty girl, in pair with Sergei Grinkov won all the possible titles in the sport.
www.gordeeva.com /articles/english/katiasmail.shtml   (267 words)

 NationMaster.com - Country Comparison Statistics - Sports
Sports > Chess > GrandMasters (per capita) *
Sports > Mt Everest ascents > Duration 1953-2001 (per capita) *
Sports > Mt Everest ascents > Duration 1991-2001 (per capita) *
www.nationmaster.com /cat/Sports   (587 words)

 Dáil Éireann - Volume 388 - 13 April, 1989 - Written Answers. - Sports Clubs Funding.
Dáil Éireann - Volume 388 - 13 April, 1989 - Written Answers.
Bruton asked the Minister for Education if funds are not available for distribution from the proceeds of the national lottery to sports clubs at present, when money will become available; and if she will make a statement on the matter.
O'Rourke): A final decision has not yet been made by the Government on the 1989 allocation from the national lottery for the capital grant scheme for the provision of recreational facilities.
www.oireachtas-debates.gov.ie /D/0388/D.0388.198904130042.html   (92 words)

 Montreal Expos ALL-STARS 89 Poster - Sports Illustrated 1989   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
After the last few years of salary dumping, people tend to forget about how good the Montreal Expos were in the late 1980s and early 1990s, culminating in a best-in-baseball record when the lockout hit in 1994.
Marketcom posters, produced in the late 1980s and early 1990s primarily under the Sports Illustrated brand name, are noted for their focus on great photography and simple design, and the inclusion of facsimile player autographs on their lithos.
All images contained on this site are property of their respective rights holders, and may not be copied or reproduced without expressed written consent.
www.sportsposterwarehouse.com /warehouse/expo89.htm   (165 words)

 Recreational Sports - Rules and Guidelines
Having opened in the winter of 1989, the Sports Complex is still growing and evolving with the Stonehill community.
To be considered a Sports Complex member, the faculty, staff or administrator must be currently employed by Stonehill College.
It is strongly requested that all members and guests bring their workout clothing with them, to the Sports Complex and change in the locker rooms.
www.stonehill.edu /srs/rules.htm   (3443 words)

 MAGIC: Magic & Sunshine Network, Inc./Sun Sports Extend Telecast Rights Agreement
In 1989, the television rights agreement with the Orlando Magic was Sunshine Network’s first-ever with a professional sports franchise,” said Cathy Weeden, Sun Sports vice president and general manager.
In addition to the Magic deal on Sun Sports, Fox-owned regional sports networks have become the exclusive cable/satellite television home for a continuing number of NBA, NHL and MLB teams.
Sun Sports is available via cable and satellite in Florida, nationwide via satellite, and much of its local/regional programming is available to digital cable subscribers outside Florida via Fox College Sports.
www.nba.com /magic/tvradio/Magic__Sunshine_Network_Inc-129848-800.html   (593 words)

 Palaestra: The sports. (1989 International Winter Special Olympics Games)@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The 1989 International Winter Special Olympics Games (IWSOG) involved competition in the following sports: alpine (downhill) skiing, nordic (cross-country) skiing, figure skating, speed skating, and floor hockey.
The rules for these sports are based on the International Sports Federations and National Governing Body rules, except when they are in conflict with the Official Special Olympics Sports rules.
Alpine skiing in the 1989 IWSOG involved over 300 athletes competiting in downhill, giant slalom, and slalom events.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:9336323&refid=holomed_1   (187 words)

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