Sports

China Golfer Shoots Hole-in-One at 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Word of the ace spread like wildfire through the fairways at the Shanghai Tianma Country Golf Course at the 2007 World Summer Games. Special Olympics China athlete Haijuan Shao, 30, shot a hole-in-one, every golfer's dream, on the 3-par, 18th hole. ...

2007-10-08 07:29 990

Global Leaders Converge for Special Olympics Global Policy Summit

Government, Health, NGOs, Sports, Academic, and Business Leaders Issue a Call to Action to Improve the Well-being of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Leaders across government, health, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), sports, ac...

2007-10-05 13:48 967

Special Olympics Announces Launch of New Global Football Initiative

SHANGHAI, China, Oct. 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Special Olympics today announced the launch of a new global initiative to expand football opportunities for players with intellectual disabilities. This was presented at a press conference prior to the final of the FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007 ...

2007-10-01 12:22 926

Mercedes Benz E-Class Prize Goes to Chinese National Female Tennis Team, Achieves Perfect Combination

BEIJING, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- For their outstanding performance at the just wound-up 2007 China Open tennis tournament, a Chinese national female tennis team was awarded one free year of driving a brand new Mercedes-Benz E 230, a prize that Beijing Benz-DaimlerChrysler Automotive ...

2007-09-28 20:00 986

World Leaders, United States Presidential Delegation, Sports Greats and Celebrity Guests to Participate in 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai, China

World's Largest Sporting Event of the Year Now Days Away WASHINGTON DC, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today Special Olympics announced expected guests of the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games, including President George W. Bush's designated U.S. Presidential Delegation, who will ...

2007-09-28 21:00 783

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 23:54 837

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 08:00 969

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 13:44 828

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 07:39 907

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 18:00 924

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 22:00 936

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 20:00 846

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 07:31 958

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 1169

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 1032

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 16:00 904

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 16:00 873

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 10:00 938

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 1016

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 1142
1 ... 80818283848586