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  Plus GSM
Polish players, both men and women, are among the world top leaders with an unmatched track record of victories relative to other team sports in Poland.
The new agreement is a breakthrough for Polish volleyball, since it prompts the restructuring of the entire training procedure for sportsmen and coaches alike and ensuring the best possible conditions for development.
The commitment of Plus GSM to the development of Polish volleyball goes far beyond close cooperation with the national volleyball representation.
www.polkomtel.com.pl /EN/?nfl=&viewId=viewSport   (508 words)

  Pila - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Polish language was banned from offices and education and the city saw a significant influx of German settlers.
In 1834 the city was again struck by a fire that destroyed a large part of the city centre and the city archives.
It was captured by the joint Polish and Soviet forces after two weeks of heavy fights.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Pila   (966 words)

In 1335, it was incorporated with almost the entirety of Silesia into the Kingdom of Bohemia and was part of it until the 1740s; from 1526, it was ruled by the Empire's Habsburg dynasty.
Most of the surviving German inhabitants were forcibly expelled to one of the post-war German states between 1945 and 1949; the ones not directly "evacuated" left due to Polish repression or poverty later on.
Wrocław was resettled by Poles either from small towns and villages of central Poland or from Polish lands annexed by the Soviet Union in the east.
www.oobdoo.com /wikipedia/?title=Breslau   (2164 words)

 Ivy League Sports
However, with the help of EuroBasket.com, we've been able to track nearly 30 former Ivy League players (as of August 13, 2002) who have made the decision to further their careers either overseas or in the developmental leagues, with a handful getting a shot at NBA stardom.
A 1998 Ivy League Player of the Year and three-time selection as first team All-Ivy, Princeton’s Steve Goodrich has been the most recent Ivy addition to an NBA roster.
While many Ivy Leaguers are associating themselves with successful teams here and abroad, there are those that fall prey to the unfortunate instablitity that is minor league and foreign basketball.
www.ivyleaguesports.com /article.asp?intID=1771   (1869 words)

 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Nysa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Nysa is the name of several rivers in Silesia, southern Poland (Polish Nysa, German Neiße, Czech Nisa).
NKS Nysa is a men's volley ballteam, based in Nysa Town playing in Polish Volleyball League.
The Nysa van was produced in Nysa, Poland from the 1950s to the early 1990s.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/Nysa   (344 words)

 SLAM! Sports - Soccer - New committee to bring Polish government and federation together   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Polish sports ministry and the federation have clashed over corruption allegations against soccer officials and a match-fixing scandal.
It will also deal with discrepancies between Polish law governing sport and FIFA rules as the ministry wants changes in the federation's leadership and statute.
More than 30 people are facing match-fixing and bribery charges in Polish soccer since prosecutors in the western city of Wroclaw opened an investigation last year.
slam.canoe.ca /Slam/Soccer/2006/10/19/2069225-ap.html   (246 words)

 Polish Sports Club, Polonia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
At the conclusion of World War II, the majority of Polish prisoners in Germany decided not to return to Poland and live in the country where the freedom was still unknown, and where their fate could become a new prison camp.
They were looking for a Polish organization where they could continue to contribute to their Polish heritage and to obtain satisfaction in youths through sport.
The Lake Erie Soccer League’s 1st division is the most competitive soccer league in Northern Ohio and is made up of other ethnic teams such as the Croatian Rebels, Karadjordje Serbians, and Donauschwaben Concordia.
www.poloniacleveland.com /soccer/history.html   (1172 words)

 Volleyball Canada
Volleyball Canada has made some great improvements to their 20U Volleyball Nationals this year and bumping up the age to 21U (athletes born 1986 or later) is just the beginning.
The Canadian indoor men's national volleyball team will be greeted by a sea of red and white for their opening match of the second round of play at the 2006 Volleyball World Championships, but instead of the usual red maple leaf being present on spectators' flags, it will be replaced by a single red dot.
As Canada’s national men’s volleyball team departed from the Winnipeg International Airport for the 2006 FIVB Volleyball World Championships in Japan on Monday morning there was a new face amongst the athletes traveling, and absent was one of Team Canada’s key veterans.
www.volleyball.ca   (5473 words)

 Polish Elections 2005: Shift to the right in the polls, shift to the left on the streets
Since 1989, Polish elections, to put it euphemistically, have not been characterised by exceptionally high turnouts, but it is only this time that the psychological barrier of 40 per cent has been reached.
And this was in spite of the wholesale propaganda on the part of the government, the president, the media, the church and virtually everybody from the establishment who all explained that the most important duty of every citizen is to vote.
The situation of Polish capitalism, despite continuous GDP growth, is already very volatile with high unemployment and the artificially high value of the Polish zloty.
www.marxist.com /polish-elections-2005.htm   (1873 words)

 Players Volleyball Sports
Many of the players were involved with Junior Olympics volleyball, which gave them an upper hand once the season started.
The match was played in front of 2,517, the second largest crowd in OSU volleyball history.
She and other members of the volleyball team were victims of theft the previous...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Sports/Volleyball/Players   (532 words)

 News & Events
He stopped playing volleyball in 2004 at the age of 82 when the Hollywood YMCA scheduled "Volleyball-Play" in the gym at 10 p.m.
With her passion for beach volleyball, Silva dominated the sand throughout the late 1980s and into the 1990s.
The Volleyball Hall of Fame, incorporated in 1978, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to honoring the great men and women of the sport, and the promotion of volleyball worldwide.
www.volleyhall.org /2006announce.html   (1355 words)

 VolleyballSeek - World League Pool B: VEN vs. POL
The polish volleyball selection could one more time beat Venezuela in another exciting match in Barquisimeto.
Piotr Gruzska (3) was one of the most valuable players in the visitor's squad, Venezuela did not have answers to his attacking, Dawid Murek was not present in the Polish offensive until the fourth set.
The polish blocking was the key in the fifth set, and once again made the final difference in the match.
www.volleyballseek.com /news.cfm?Counter=1428   (387 words)

 Sport in Chicago - PolskiInternet.com
Chicago has two major league baseball teams: Chicago Cubs and White Sox and Minor League's Kane County Cougars and Schaumburg Flyers.
Chicago Fire became league's champion the first year the league started.
Polish Soccer Club, which is Metropolitan Soccer League Champions.
www.polskiinternet.com /english/info/chic/sport.html   (203 words)

 The Los Angeles Athletic Club
The Los Angeles Athletic Club is now hosting open court volleyball every Tuesday night at 7:00 on the 6th floor gym.
There is a co-ed league which is offered to members and non-members.
If you are a lover of the sun, sand, and beach volleyball, there will be a Fun in the Sun Beach Volleyball tournament to start off the summer.
www.laac.com /cms/index.cfm?vNavID=94&mainid=2   (177 words)

 Live and Results. Men and Women. - Volleyball - Eurosport
Polish Olympic volleyball star Arkadiusz Golas died early Friday morning in a car accident near Klagenfurt, Austria while going to Italy.
China and Russia advanced to the women's volleyball final in dramatic fashion on Thursday.
Olympic champions Cuba slumped to defeat against Germany on Saturday as the women's volleyball tournament began with a major upset.
www.eurosport.com /volleyball   (423 words)

 Rugby In Poland
I’m not Polish but as it stands they have a very slight chance of even being mentioned in the World Cup qualifying rounds net year, a great pity as I think the Polish guys could play a great game of Rugby- the Japanese can do it so I know the Poles can.
I am not at all Polish though, and can't speak the language so I might be in a bit of hot water.
I think you will see more and more Polish rugby players going abroad to improve, which may be good for the national team but not the league.
www.polishforums.com /rugby_poland-15_4068_0.html   (1884 words)

 Team Poland
It was not an easy decision for Polish head coach Waldemar Wspanialy: surprisingly Pawel Papke and Rafal Musielak, players he would like to rely on, were not included in his final selection for 2003 World League.
These key players have been constantly troubled by some minor injuries and the only reasonable solution was to give them a recuperation break after the Polish league’s season and ahead of the European Championship finals in Germany in September.
In the middle of the 1970s, the Polish squad claimed the absolute top position and dominated the international Volleyball scene for several years.
www.fivb.org /EN/volleyball/Competitions/WorldLeague/2003/History/team_pol.asp   (869 words)

 A Comprehensive History of Nest 65’s First 100 Years
On October 20, 1905, under the stimulus of Zygmunt Cybulski of Nest 36, Bridgeport, Conn., and Bronislaw Czarnecki of Nest 22, Brooklyn, N.Y., an organizational meeting was held with residents of Polish extraction of Union City, Conn., and the formation of a new Nest became a reality.
In 1914, Druh Joseph Czaplicki represented Nest 65 at a meeting of the Polish Falcons of America in Pittsburgh to begin organizing a Polish Army to fight in Europe.
After the war, when the interest of the members seemed to be dwindling, the Nest voted to open a Polish bakery as an incentive to work together for a common cause.
www.polishfalcons.org /nest/65/history.html   (592 words)

 POLISH NEWS - White and Red Debutantes 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
She attended Maria Konopnicka Polish Language School, was involved in Polish Scouting as a Polish Scout, sang in the Polne Kwiatki Children’s Choir, and learned folkloric dancing and singing through the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America.
He was active in Polish Saturday Schools, but most of his work was dedicated to the veterans of the Polish Armed Forces.
He is a cofounder and the first president of the Polish Resistance (AK) Foundation in the USA, which was formed in 1984 to take over the educational and charitable work of the veterans of AK, as their ranks deplete.
www.polishnews.com /text/young/debutantes_2006.html   (3126 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Sports | Big zero   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The International Volleyball Federation decided to give the World League a record $20 million and thus set an unprecedented level for a global team sport event.
Citing the Volleyball Federation's web site, the participation of Egypt makes the World League the first international sport event to be played across all five continents.
The history of the World League goes back to 1987, a new idea was conceived, to organise a professional event for men's volleyball which would become the show window of the sport.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2006/807/sp5.htm   (760 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
There will be some tough competition in the Final Round, when the winners of the four pools, Poland as the host country and a wild-card team (one of the second place teams to be decided) will converge on Katowice from July 11-15 to battle for a share of the USD $20 million prize money.
Polish Volleyball Federation President Miroslav Przedpelski said: “It is an honour and big pleasure for the Polish Volleyball Federation to entertain the Final Round of the 2007 World League.
Italy is already preparing the 2008 World League Finals as part of its preparation for the 2010 Volleyball Men’s World Championship.
www.usavolleyball.org /VolleyballNews/news.asp?id=1529   (301 words)

 Ivy League Sports
Created: 2/22/2006 7:00:16 PM Ivy Leaguers have performed a wide variety of sports at the Olympic Games over the decades.
The quick overview is that one person slides a 42-pound rock 90 feet down a sheet of ice, trying to have their rock the closest to the center of a target.
Each team also has sweepers, who use brooms to polish the ice to make the rock move faster or even change course.
www.ivyleaguesports.com /article.asp?intID=4952   (220 words)

 BOT - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Bird of Time, an R/C glider originally designed by Dave Thornburg and now sold as an ARF by Dynaflite.
BOT (holding) - BOT Holding Bełchatów-Opole-Turów Górnictwo i Energetyka S.A. BOT Skra Bełchatów is a Polish volleyball playing in Polish Volleyball League (Polska Liga Siatkówki, PLS).
BOT GKS Bełchatów - is a Polish football club playing in Oragne Ekstraklasa
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/BOT   (95 words)

 Nest 580, Pittsfield, Mass.
Skowron was another force on the volleyball court for her team.
As a setter, her coach said that he considers Skowron to be one of the top two pure setters in their league, and she was one of the few players capable of performing back sets.
Both Janis and Skowron took part in the Polish Falcons Youth Volleyball Program when they were very young, and I’m sure that the training they received with us helped give them the skills and confidence to play in the public school system.
www.polishfalcons.org /nest/580   (704 words)

 Polish - Information
Polish has two, can mean: the Polish people, or culture.
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Most also cavalry Towarzysz in Lithuanian Commonwealth Polish Independent Carpathian Brigade language Polish Samodzielna Brygada a Army Polish military unit the soldiers exiled the Defence War mostly Polish veterans of the soldiers were the Polish forces of polish.
home.tiscali.de /onlineinfo/polish.html   (255 words)

 Polonia Volleyball Club History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The team, initially led by Boleslaw Lesiecki (General Secretary for the Polish YMCA), gradually developed and progressed through the divisions recruiting new players from the youth nurtured from scouting.
During this time, a second Polish volleyball team, 'Gryf', was playing in the National League Division 1.
The team's resurgance was swift however, and under the leadership of Slavek Mitunicwicz, surged back in 1990/91 to clinch the KO Cup (3-2 winners over Liverpool), televised live for the first time on BBC's Grandstand.
www.polonialondonvc.co.uk /menhist.html   (602 words)

Lausanne Switzerland, 8 September 2005.- A historical decision was taken by the Volleyball World League Council today in Lausanne, with the Prize Money reaching 20 million USD for the first time ever and thus setting an unprecedented level for a global team sport event.
The stars of European Volleyball received their award during the European Volleyball Gala in the Austrian capital.
Opposite sides scored only two goals in four matches against them, thanks first of all to their young and talented goalkeeper, who is considered to be one of the most promising prospects of the game in the country: Daniel Illyes.
www.sporttv.hu   (688 words)

 Student Life - Summer 2003
But few recruiters visit junior colleges, and the young Polish immigrant had no one to guide her through the process.
Following a stint at the Polish National Training Center in 1997 and practice time with a professional team in 1998, Lodzik joined her mother in Chicago, where the older woman had been struggling to learn English and hold down several jobs.
A powerful reminder came in the form of a flier for volleyball tryouts during her second semester at Triton.
www.northwestern.edu /magazine/northwestern/summer2003/studentlife/lodzik.html   (770 words)

 USA Volleyball: FIVB World League 2006
After the historic decision by the Volleyball World League Council in 2005, prize money for the 2006 World League was set at a record $20 million and thus set an unprecedented level for a global team sport event.
CSTV will be replaying all the World League matches played in the United States leading up to its broadcast of the finals from Moscow, Russia.
Despite losses in the first two matches of 2006 FIVB World League play, several members of the U.S. Men's National Team are among the leaders in individual categories.
www.usavolleyball.org /National/06worldLeague.asp   (2523 words)

 SuperExpo.com - Online Trade Shows: Sports - Soccer, Softball, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Vlolleyball, ...
Dalarnas Volleybollförbund - volleyball in Dalarna, Sweden, includes results from the local beach circuit and the league's of indoor volleyball (in Swedish).
Polish Volleyball League - results and standings of Polish men's and women's volleyball league.
Tri-County Volleyball Association - local volleyball club sponsoring league, recreational freeplay and both indoor and outdoor tournaments throughout the Charleston area.
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