Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl LII Championship Celebration

The City of Philadelphia is proud to honor the 2018 Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles with a parade this Thursday, February 8, starting at 11am, along a route that will stretch from the Lincoln Financial Field stadium complex
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Football: A Fall Tradition in A Schools Across America

By ShareAmerica It’s Friday night in the United States, and all across the country a fall ritual is unfolding. Cheerleaders ready their pompoms. Marching band members warm up their musical instruments. Teenage boys gather in field houses to pull on protective gear, cinch up their cleats and get ready to charge (more...)

Why Americans Go Crazy Over the Super Bowl

By ShareAmerica More than 100 million people across America are expected to watch the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons vie for the coveted Super Bowl football championship on February 5. American football is the most (more...)

Magnus Carlsen Has Retained The World Chess Championship

Norway’s Magnus Carlsen won the World Chess Championship for the third time, seeing off Sergey Karjakin, a Russian grandmaster.  Carlsen, the world’s top-ranked player, has been world champion since 2013. He became a grandmaster at the age of 13 and turns 26 on Wednesday. Karjakin qualified as a challenger by winning (more...)

Despite Protests, Political Woes, Mishaps, Brazil Celebrates Olympic Opening

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US Women Beat Japan to Win World Cup

VOA News Captain Carli Lloyd had a sensational hat trick (3 goals), including a goal all the way from the halfway line, as the United States roared to a shocking 4-0 lead in the Women's World Cup and easily held on to beat defending champion Japan, 5-2, in Vancouver, (more...)

<!–:en–>Interpol Suspends $22M FIFA Partnership<!–:–><!–:RU–>Интерпол приостановил сотрудничество с ФИФА<!–:–>

VOA News The international law enforcement agency Interpol says it has suspended its 10-year partnership deal with football"s governing body FIFA over its corruption scandal. Interpol announced Friday that it is suspending its Integrity in Sport program, a 10-year project funded by a $22 million donation from FIFA. Interpol says the program (more...)

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 its origins as a (more...)

Astronauts Lose Their Hair Over World Cup Wager

Astronaut Alexander Gerst of Germany (top) begins shaving the head of U.S. astronaut Reid Wiseman aboard the International Space Station on June 26. Wiseman gambled his hair on the United States beating Germany in their World Cup match in Recife, Brazil, that day, but Germany pulled (more...)

First MVP EXPY Award Nominees Revealed

Reception 5/31 with Sports Legends On Saturday evening May 31, between 6 and 9:30 pm, the Sports & Education Expo, in partnership with SMART (Strengthening the Mid-Atlantic Region for Tomorrow), will be hosting the first MVP “EXPY” Awards reception recognizing “Excellence in Preserving Youth Sports” at the Pennsylvania Convention (more...)

Carry The Load Announces 2014 National Relay Route

Carry The Load announced today the dates for its 2014 National Relay, which will begin on April 29 in West Point, NY, and end with its 20 hours and 14 minutes Memorial March in Dallas, TX, during Memorial Day weekend on May 25-26. The vision of Carry The Load (more...)

Paralympics Athlete Brings Worlds Together

By Morgan O’Brien Staff Writer With a most dynamic background, Team USA Paralympic skier Tatyana McFadden’s story is one of remarkable balance: equal parts winter and summer, old hand and rookie, road and snow, and Russia and the United States. A veteran of three Paralympic Summer Games (Athens 2004, Beijing (more...)

Kerry at Hockey Game on Sochi Olympics

Interview Secretary of State John Kerry With Al Koken of Comcast SportsNet QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, given the understandable political climate around the Sochi Games, how important is it for you and others to be here on a night where you honor the athletes that will be representing the (more...)

U.S. Delegation to Opening Ceremony of Sochi Games

President Obama Updates Presidential Delegation to the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games President Barack Obama today announced an updated designation of the Presidential Delegation to the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russian Federation. Presidential Delegation to the Opening Ceremony of the (more...)

Heading To The Super Bowl? Take The Love Train

Credit: Photo courtesy Visit Philadelphia™ Philadelphia is headed to the Super Bowl. Wrapped With Love, Philadelphia XOXO®, this double-decker New Jersey Transit train runs from Secaucus Junction to the Meadowlands through March 2014. The inside of the train features 100 Phillyosophy ads, the new evolution of Visit Philadelphia’s (more...)


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