U.S. Women Bobsledders Look Ahead to Sochi Olympics

Elana Meyers of Georgia and Aja Evans of Illinois are two bobsledders with a common goal: They want to represent the United States at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Meyers notes in her blog that Olympic
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Super Bowl Sunday: An Unofficial Holiday for Millions

Each year, on a Sunday at the end of January or beginning of February, tens of mil­lions of Americans declare their own unofficial holiday. Gathered in groups large and small, nearly half of all U.S. households participate vicariously in a televised spectacle that has far outgrown (more...)

International Cycling Championship In Philadelphia

Mayor Michael A. Nutter committed the City of Philadelphia to work toward securing a major pro cycling event in 2014 in the wake of an announcement that the current cycling championship has been canceled for this year. “While we are all greatly disappointed by the cancellation of the Philadelphia International (more...)

Hockey Diplomacy Helped Break the Ice in Moscow

By Chandley McDonald Staff Writer In early October, 20 young ice hockey players and four coaches traveled to Moscow for 10 days as part of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s vision of “smart power,” which embraces a full range of diplomatic tools, including popular sports exchanges. The program supports (more...)

Top Ten Men & Woman Confirmed For U.S. Open Squash in Philadelphia

Player lists have been released for the 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, revealing that ALL of the world’s top ten men and women will be competing in this year’s event!With every major star in the squash world heading to Philadelphia to compete for the prestigious title, (more...)

Philly vs Columbus Crew Jewish Heritage Night

Join DAVAI and cheer on our Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union, during their Jewish Heritage Night game at the PPL
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Spain Football Team – Champions Of Europe Again

" Certainly the best in the world and maybe the best ever. Definitely not boring. Spain opened a fresh debate on its place in world football history after sweeping to a majestic 4-0 victory over Italy in the European Championship," CBS News reported. In the final (more...)

U.S. Open Announces Major Title Sponsor For 2012/2013

U.S. SQUASH has announced that Delaware Investments, a global asset manager and member of Macquarie Group, will be the title sponsor of the U.S. Open Squash Championships for 2012 and 2013. “The success of the Delaware Investments U.S. Open last year has compelled us to continue (more...)

Giving Girls a Chance to Succeed in Life Through Sports

Before 1972, only one in 27 girls in America played in secondary school varsity sports. Today, two in five play. What has changed ever since? In 1972 Congress passed Title IX, a civil rights law that requires that boys and girls receive equal educational and athletic opportunities in schools that (more...)

Basketball March Madness Thrills Fans, Boosts Morale

It descends on America every year in March, together with spring showers and the first blossoms on trees. It is a collective giddiness, excitement, even frenzy that involves gathering in groups, missing classes, making wagers and telling tall tales about the amazing Final Four and the (more...)

Super Bowl Sunday an Unofficial Holiday for Millions

By Michael Jay Friedman Staff Writer Each year, on a Sunday at the end of January or beginning of February, tens of millions of Americans declare their own unofficial holiday. Gathered in groups large and small, nearly half of all U.S. households participate vicariously in a televised spectacle that (more...)

2012 NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park

A historic rivalry will heat up the chilly January air as the Philadelphia Flyers take on the New York Rangers during 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on January 2. The fifth annual Winter Classic, a New Year’s tradition celebrating ice hockey’s outdoor roots, will be held at Citizens (more...)

Emelianenko Won Clear-Cut Unanimous Decision

Former MMA champion Fedor Emelianenko ended his losing streak on Sunday in a fight against U.S. Jeff Monson in the Moscow Olympiysky arena. Emelianenko, nicknamed "The Last Emperor," lost three fights in a row in 2010-2011, after a 32-fight winning streak. His opponent, Jeff "The Snowman" Monson, won (more...)

Smokin’ Joe Passed Away in Philadelphia

Mayor Michael A. Nutter has released the following statement regarding the passing of Philadelphia boxing legend Joe Frazier: “Joe Frazier was the quintessential Philadelphia boxer. He represented the heart and soul of boxing in our great city. In the ring and in the neighborhoods, he carried himself with dignity and courage. (more...)

Lebedev Didn’t Leave Toney a Chance

The match is over, the champion was named: Denis Lebedev won a match against James Toney on points. Referees were unanimous in their decision. At the beginning of the match, Toney was passive, probably using a strategy to exhaust his young rival before making a smashing attack. However, his plan didn’t (more...)

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