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Special Olympics Team USA Meet in Los Angeles Before Heading to Shanghai for the 2007 World Summer Games

Donation from Bank of America Charitable Foundation Assists with Special Olympics Team USA’s Preparation for World Games LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- In less than 24 hours, Special Olympics Team USA’s 550 delegates will be heading to Shanghai, China for the 2007 Special Olymp...

2007-09-26 23:54 828

2007 Law Enforcement Torch Run(R) for Special Olympics Final Leg to Begin with Celebration in Beijing before Touring Through China on Way to World Summer Games

Law enforcement officers and athletes from around the world to deliver "Flame of Hope" to the Opening Ceremonies of the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games BEIJING, 24 Sept. /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Beijing will welcome the Special Olympics "Flame of Hope" at the Great Wall at 8 p.m. tomor...

2007-09-25 08:00 962

Szavay Wins China Open After Stunning Comeback Against Jankovic

BEIJING, Sept. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Agnes Szavay of Hungary survived a match point to stage a stunning comeback against Serbia's Jelena Jankovic to win the China Open 6-7 7-5 6-2 in Beijing Sunday. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200709241300.jpg ) At one set down and 5-1...

2007-09-24 13:44 821

NIKE Reports First Quarter Earnings Per Share of $1.12

Revenue up 11 percent; worldwide futures orders up 11.5 percent One-time tax benefit contributes $0.20 to earnings per share BEAVERTON, Ore., Sept. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) today reported financial results for the first quarter, ended August 31, 2007. Revenu...

2007-09-21 07:39 899

Fernando Gonzalez Of Chile Wins Men's China Open Title In Three Sets

BEIJING, Sept. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, in Beijing, Chile's Fernando Gonzalez won the Men's China Open final 6-1 3-6 6-1 against Spain's Tommy Robredo. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200709181604.jpg ) In front of a full house on a balmy evening, number two seed Gonz...

2007-09-17 18:00 908

Chinese Tennis Star Zheng Jie Named UNESCO-Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Promoter Of Gender Equality

Grand Slam Doubles Champion Joins Global Promoters Venus Williams And Tatiana Golovin In Effort To Create Leadership Opportunities For Women BEIJING, Sept. 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China’s two-time Grand Slam doubles champion Zheng Jie has been named a "Promoter of Gender Equality" as part o...

2007-09-17 22:00 926

KongZhong Corporation and the NBA Launch the Official NBA Chinese Mobile Website

NBA Fans in China Can Stay Connected to the NBA Anywhere, Anytime BEIJING, Sept. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- KongZhong Corporation (Nasdaq: KONG) and the National Basketball Association (“NBA”) jointly announced today a multi-year cooperation agreement and launched the official NBA Chinese ...

2007-09-14 20:00 841

The 7th Lomography World Congress London 2007 & The LomoWorldWall Exhibition on Trafalgar Square

-- London Design Festival -- Monday 17th to Sunday 23rd of September 2007 -- http://www.lomography.com/congress2007 VIENNA, Austria, Sept. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Lomographic Society International was invited by the city of London and the London Design Festival to launch this years fe...

2007-09-14 07:31 949

Four Points by Sheraton Appointed Operations Center for the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Four Points by Sheraton Shanghai, Daning, announced that the hotel was officially appointed as the operations center for the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai. On August 16, 2007, Mr. Lee Todd, Chief of World Games and C...

2007-09-12 09:00 1152

The 2007 China Open Draw

BEIJING, Sept. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Open Promotions Limited announced today that following two days of qualifying matches, the 2007 China Open has officially started the main draws for both the ATP and ITF rounds. On the morning of September 8, the 4th China Open was launched...

2007-09-10 20:00 1022

BBDC Named Chief Sponsor of 2007 China Open

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Announced Official Car of China Open BEIJING, Sept. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today, Beijing Benz-DaimlerChrysler Automotive Co. Ltd. (BBDC), together with China Open Promotion Limited, formally announce Mercedes-Benz E-Class the official car for 2007 China Open. This mea...

2007-09-05 16:00 896

BBDC Named Chief Sponsor of 2007 China Open

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Announced Official Car of China Open BEIJING, Sept. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today, Beijing Benz-DaimlerChrysler Automotive Co. Ltd. (BBDC), together with China Open Promotion Limited, formally announce Mercedes-Benz E-Class the official car for 2007 China Open. This m...

2007-09-05 16:00 865

The Peninsula Tokyo Opens Its Doors

Luxury And Glamour Meet High Design And Technology At Tokyo's Newest Landmark TOKYO, Sept. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Peninsula Hotels' rich history, glamour and legendary service arrived in Japan with the opening of its eighth hotel, The Peninsula Tokyo, on September 1, 2007. Offic...

2007-09-03 10:00 933

Star-Studded 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games Fundraising Event to be Held in Boise, Idaho

Be a Fan with Sharon Stone, Henry Winkler and Jennifer Holliday! BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Glitz, glamour and Hollywood will descend upon Boise for a once-in-lifetime gala fundraising event -- Share the Magic -- scheduled for Thursday, September 6, at the Boise Center on th...

2007-08-31 05:21 1005

Enjoy the UBS Hong Kong Open in Style

HONG KONG, Aug. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The UBS Hong Kong Open is one of the oldest golf tournaments in South East Asia and attracts over 140 of the world's best players throughout the four day competition that runs from the 15th - 18th November 2007. Taking place at the Hong Kong Gol...

2007-08-13 11:00 1127

McDonald's(R) to Sponsor 'Champion' Children From Around the World at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

Olympian Michael Phelps to Serve as Global Ambassador OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- As part of McDonald's ongoing commitment to children, the company will launch its newest Olympic Games program, McDonald's Champion Kids, on Aug. 9, 2007 in Beijing. ( Photo: http://w...

2007-08-08 08:20 1083

2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games 'Flame of Hope' Arrives in U.S. on Global Journey to Shanghai, China

-- At White House ceremony, President and Mrs. Bush welcome Special Olympics athletes, law enforcement personnel, Chinese government officials and DHL, Official Global Partner of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the 2007 Games WASHINGTON, July 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Flam...

2007-07-27 09:47 1051

Flame of Hope(TM) for 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games Arrived in Washington D.C.

President Bush and First Lady Laura Bush Welcomed Special Olympic Athletes in Rose Garden Ceremony at White House SATELLITE NEWS FEED THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2007 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM (1:00 PM PDT) FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2007 4:00 AM - 4:15 AM (1:00 AM PDT) WASHINGTON, July 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ --...

2007-07-26 10:46 890

Promote volunteerism in China Through the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

A Project Launched to Support Olympic Volunteerism as a Resource for Development in China BEIJING, July 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -– A project was launched today to strengthen volunteerism in China through the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games by providing trainings to Olympic volunteer leaders and o...

2007-07-25 10:03 1053

Special Olympics athletes and police officers from across America to carry the torch to stops throughout the Nation's Capital

WASHINGTON, July 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- What: The Flame of Hope(TM) for the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games will make its only U.S. visit to Washington, DC, where the flame will light the torch that will be carried in th...

2007-07-24 07:16 992