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Sports & Recreation

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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. ...

Acura #SuperHandling Challenge Taps Tournament Basketball Fans to Showcase Their “Super Handling” Skills

TORRANCE, California, March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Acura is partnering with basketball influencers, including ESPN analyst and host Jay Williams (@realjaywilliams) and sports commentator Filayyyy (<a ...

Errol Spence Jr. and Mikey Garcia Square Off in Welterweight World Championship Broadcast Live...

Fathom Events, FOX Sports, and Premier Boxing Champions Present 'Spence vs. Garcia' Live from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas DENVER, Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- On March 16, IBF Welterweight Champion Errol Spence Jr. ...

Errol Spence Jr. and Mikey Garcia Square Off in Welterweight World Championship Broadcast Live...

Fathom Events, FOX Sports, and Premier Boxing Champions Present 'Spence vs. Garcia' Live from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas DENVER, Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- On March 16, IBF Welterweight Champion Errol Spence Jr. ...

March Of Dimes Teams Up With The National Basketball Wives Association To Fight For...

ARLINGTON, Virginia, Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- March of Dimes, the nonprofit organization leading the fight for the health of all moms and babies, today announced a partnership with the <a target="_blank"...

Polo America, LUXURY LV Magazine and Other Prestigious Partners Host One Of the World’s...

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Las Vegas Polo Classic takes center field April 13-14, 2019 for its annual extravaganza. Long considered the "Sport of Kings," historically this is only the second time outdoor polo ...

MundoHispanico.com Launches MundoDeportes, a New Digital Destination for Latino Sports Superfans

ATLANTA, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today MundoHispanico.com launched MundoDeportes, a new digital channel that brings the latest in sports news and information to Latinos in Spanish. Fueled by a partnership with industry ...

Indy 500 Winner Helio Castroneves Joins The Concours Club as an elite Founding Member

MIAMI, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Widely considered to be one of the brightest stars in motorsports, three-time Indianapolis 500 Champion Helio Castroneves has joined to become one of the forty Founding Members of The ...

The City Of Toledo, Metroparks And Gotcha Announce Toledo’s First Bike Share Program

CHARLESTON, South Carolina, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz and the City of Toledo, Metroparks Toledo and Gotcha announced today they are launching ToleGO Bike Share, the first public bike share program ...

Rossi Dominates Crash-Marred Pocono Run

LONG POND, Pennsylvania, Aug. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Already a winner of one 500-mile race – the historic 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 in 2016 – Alexander Rossi added another "500" win to his IndyCar Series career ...

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