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Sports & Recreation

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Herta, Honda Win Monterey Season Finale, Manufacturers’ Title

MONTEREY, California, Sept. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Rookie standout Colton Herta led 83 of 90 laps in today's season-ending Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey to earn his second NTT IndyCar Series victory of 2019, and the ...

4 coaches from the Americas shortlisted as “Future Stars” by Arsenal and WorldRemit

LONDON, Sept. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, WorldRemit announces that 4 applicants from the Americas have been shortlisted for its Future Stars programme. Of these 4 coaches, one is a woman. <img ...

Revolutionary Mini-Pitch Brings Soccer to Underserved Areas

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Girls and boys across the country, including thousands in underserved communities, will gain new access to Safe Places to Play over the next seven years thanks to a new and enhanced ...

Smart Fit rises in ranking, entering top 5 of the world’s largest networks of...

SÃO PAULO, Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Smart Fit has risen two levels and now holds 3rd place among the largest companies in its industry in terms of number of facilities owned. According to IHRSA data, the company that owns ...

Herta, Honda Claim Portland Pole

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- After leading practice on Friday, Honda-powered rookie Colton Herta again led the way today at Portland International Raceway today, claiming the pole on his final qualifying lap ...

Welcome to the World of Thrills and Skills!

DENVER, Aug. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Do you really know what it takes? The new exhibition "Extreme Sports: Beyond Human Limits," opening at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Sept. 13, goes inside the minds and ...

Arsenal and WorldRemit launch second edition of Future Stars

DENVER, Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Arsenal and online money transfer service, WorldRemit, are offering one male and one female football coach from the Americas or Africa...

Sato, Honda Win Thriller in St. Louis

MADISON, Ill., Aug. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ Recovering in the best possible fashion following an opening-lap crash last weekend at Pocono Raceway, Takuma Sato took advantage of an off-sequence pit strategy and a fast Rahal ...

All Acura Front Row at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin, Aug. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ Acura Team Penske swept the front row in qualifying today for Sunday's Road America Road Race Showcase, with Dane Cameron claiming the pole with a new lap record time of ...

America’s Anglers Reach Record-Breaking Diversity

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- America's anglers are more diverse than ever, a key finding of the 2019 Special Report on Fishing, released today by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). ...

Sixth Annual Latino Conservation Week Kicks Off This Weekend (July 13 – 21), Breaks...

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Communities throughout the country will enjoy and connect with the great outdoors during the 6th annual Latino Conservation Week, which begins July 13 and runs through July 21. With as ...

Gov. Polis, Mayor Hancock and Colorado Soccer Communities Launch Effort to Confirm Denver Among...

DENVER, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Following the U.S. Women's National Team's return from another FIFA Women's World Cup Championship in France, the Colorado Soccer Association, which represents nearly 70,000 youth and ...

Stand Up To Cancer & Major League Baseball Launch New PSA For Celebration Of...

LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is set to launch a brand new public service announcement (PSA) campaign in collaboration with founding donor, <a target="_blank"...

New Live-Action Dora and the Lost City of Gold PSAs Inspire Families to Spend...

NEW YORK, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The USDA Forest Service and the Ad Council have joined forces with Paramount's Dora and the Lost City of Gold to encourage families to experience nature, find their own adventures, and ...

Eight-Division World Champion Manny Pacquiao Faces Unbeaten Champ Keith Thurman in Welterweight World Title...

DENVER, June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Boxing's only eight-division world champion, Philippine Senator and regular WBA welterweight champion Manny "Pac Man" Pacquiao returns to face undefeated Super WBA Welterweight World ...

South American Soccer Titans Argentina And Chile To Face Off In First International Match...

LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will play host to another historic event when South American soccer rivals Argentina and Chile clash on Thursday, September 5th at 7 p.m. in a ...

Allstate Designates Official “Day for Play” in 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup™ Tournament Cities

NORTHBROOK, Illinois, June 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- As part of its commitment to the soccer community, Allstate announced today it will designate an official "Day for Play" in select 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup™ cities ahead of key ...

Fall in Love with Sprint and Get in Fútbol Mode During the 2019 Gold...

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, June 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- There have never been more reasons to fall in love with Sprint (NYSE: S)! Marking its seventh year as the official wireless sponsor of the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup, Sprint is ...

MSG Networks To Air Golden Boy DAZN Thursday Night Fights Series

NEW YORK, June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Golden Boy, DAZN and MSG Networks today announced that Thursday Night Fights, the new monthly boxing series from Golden Boy and DAZN, will now be televised on MSG Networks, bringing live ...

Traveling Fishing Pop-Up Begins Maiden Voyage for National Fishing and Boating Week

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- More people than ever will have easy opportunities to experience fishing this year as part of National Fishing and Boating Week (NFBW), taking place <span...

Life Fitness and Smart Fit celebrate partnership to equip 450 gyms in three years

SAO PAULO, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Life Fitness will equip 450 Smart Fit gyms by the end of 2021 in the region. With more than 600 units distributed in Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Dominican Republic, Peru, Colombia, Argentina ...

Hennessy Toasts Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez As He Remains The Middleweight Champion Of The World

NEW YORK, May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Hennessy, the world's best-selling Cognac, begins the month of May celebrating Canelo Álvarez's historic victory over the weekend. Retaining his current belts and, after winning the IBF ...

Media Invited to CForce Chuck Norris 5K in College Station, Texas on May 4th

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Chuck Norris is coming to town! The first ever CForce Chuck Norris 5K is on May 4th and aims to set the world record for most people dressed as Mr. Norris himself. The ...

Herta, Honda Are Texas Tough, Win at Circuit of the Americas

- Rookie Colton Herta victorious in third NTT IndyCar Series start - First victory for Harding Steinbrenner Racing - Ryan Hunter-Reay runs third; Honda drivers claim eight of top ten finishing positions AUSTIN, Texas, March 24, 2019 ...

Minor League Baseball Expands “Copa de la Diversión” for 2019

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) this week revealed the on-field identities of the 72 teams participating in its 2019 "Copa de la Diversión™" ("Fun Cup™") competition. ...

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