Leisure/Travel/Hotels

Beijing 2008 Tickets Go on Sale

BEIJING, April 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- More than seven million very affordable tickets are now on sale for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG) announced yesterday. About 75% of the tickets will be sold domestical...

2007-04-16 19:45 1178

Olympic Torch Relay Route to be Announced in the Near Future

BEIJING, April 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The route and torch of the torch relay program for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games will be made public in the near future. The news came from the 81st session of the Executive Board of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX O...

2007-04-13 19:45 1086

Legends Sports Magazine Profiles a Sports Giant

Leather Basketball Shoes Were Yao Ming's First Motivation LAS VEGAS, April 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The latest issue of Legends Sports Magazine towers over the competition with its feature story on the NBA's tallest player, the Houston Rocket's Yao Ming. Standing 7 feet 6 inches ta...

2007-04-04 10:32 1279

ispo china winter 07 - Beijing Welcomes the International Sporting Goods Industry on March 14th

-- New location - ispo china winter 07 moves to the National Agricultural Exhibition Center in Beijing -- ispo china winter 07 fully booked: 13,500 square meters interior and 2,000 square meters exterior exhibition and event space -- Online visitor registration consid...

2007-03-12 09:00 1469

IPICO Sports Launches New Sports Tracking and Timing Solution

System benefits participants, coaches, spectators and more PEORIA, Ill., March 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- IPICO Sports has launched a new turnkey tracking and timing solution for use in the global sports industry that is more accurate, more reliable, less expensive and easier to use than othe...

2007-03-09 13:23 1369

Ctrip Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2006 Financial Results

SHANGHAI, China, Feb. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider for hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dece...

2007-02-12 07:00 1154

Abu Dhabi to Host Formula 1(TM) Grand Prix in 2009

Thousands celebrate Ecclestone confirmation at F1 showcase on Abu Dhabi streets ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In front of an elated crowd of tens of thousands of people, Formula One(TM) Management today announced that Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the Unite...

2007-02-05 20:36 1738

ING Renault F1 Team launches 2007 R27 Car

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands and LONDON, Jan. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The ING Renault F1 Team officially launched the ING-branded R27 2007 F1 car to over 600 journalists from the international media in Amsterdam today. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200701250958.jpg ) (Photo: ht...

2007-01-25 09:00 1816

What were China's 450 million mobile users 'Searching' for in 2006?

mInfo Provides Insights on User Behavior of Chinese Mobile Search Users in 2006 SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- mInfo(R) Inc. ( http://www.minfo.com ), the leading Chinese mobile search provider, is releasing some key search statistics that shed light on real user behavior a...

2007-01-18 21:00 1170

China's Top Collectors Club Opens Its Doors in Panjiayuan, Beijing

BEIJING, Jan. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Antique Collectors Club International announced today that the first premium club that focuses on the collection of antiques and curios in Beijing has opened. Given the name China Antique Collectors Club International, or Panjiay...

2007-01-17 09:00 2698

Ctrip Announces Robert Stein's Resignation from the Board

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider of hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, today announced that Mr. Robert Stein recently resigned from the company's board of di...

2007-01-11 19:30 1309

Muhammad Ali's 65th Birthday on January 17, 2007; Send Your Personal Birthday Wish!

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Muhammad Ali, who once said, "Old age is just a record of one's whole life," will be turning 65 years young on January 17. Fans, friends, and admirers from around the world are invited to help celebrate the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali by send...

2007-01-05 20:50 1205

Countdown to 2007 with Spectacular Performances at Santa's Town in Central

HONG KONG, Dec. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has packaged a full programme of stunning performances and entertainments for three consecutive nights from 30 December 2006 to 1 January 2007 in Santa's Town at Statue Square, where visitors and local residents can c...

2006-12-29 18:24 1423

NIKE, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Earnings Per Share of $1.28

-- Revenue up 10 percent; worldwide futures orders up 7 percent -- Improved tax rate contributes $0.13 to earnings per share BEAVERTON, Ore., Dec. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended November 30, 2006. Fo...

2006-12-22 12:04 2626

The Night for Liszt Ferencz

-- The Solo Concert by Japanese Pianist Mamiko Tomari BEIJING, Nov. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Japanese pianist Mamiko Tomari’s solo concert will be held on December 23th in the hundred anniversary auditoria of Peking University. She will perform the works of great musician Liszt Feren...

2006-11-29 14:19 1114

Chinese Sensation Ziyi Zhang Joins Special Olympics as Newest Global Ambassador

International Actress Vows to Spread Special Olympics Message of Acceptance WASHINGTON D.C., Nov. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- November 10, 2006, leading Chinese actress Ziyi Zhang, known for her starring roles in Memoirs of a Geisha and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, joins the Special O...

2006-11-16 22:00 2489

The Netherlands Gets Dancing for World Record in Call for Action Against Obesity

BENNEKOM, Netherlands, Nov. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday 16 November at 11:15 a.m. more than 200,000 Dutch people will be dancing simultaneously for five minutes as part of the ‘Get the Netherlands Dancing’ campaign, an initiative by the Dutch Institute for Sport and Exercise (N...

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