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Rocky Mountain House

. In the air, Rocky Mountain House is served by its airport (Rocky Mountain House Airport). Sports The Recreation, Parks & Community Services Department hosts five annual sports tournaments. They include two slo-pitch, a sno-pitch, a volleyball and a hockey slo-pitch combined tournament. birth_place Rocky Mountain House, AB (Alberta), CAN (Canada) draft 287th overall DATE OF BIRTH November 25, 1984 PLACE OF BIRTH Rocky Mountain House, AB (Alberta), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH


Pittsburgh metropolitan area

and Ryder Cup matches. Annual sports events Annual sporting events include the Head of the Ohio crew race, Three Rivers Regatta, Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, and the Pittsburgh Marathon. The regions rivers have hosted the Bassmaster Classic and Forrest Wood Cup and the city has enjoyed having one of only two teams to host the Major League Baseball All Star Game a record eight times. The area has also hosted the NHL All Star Game, NHL Winter Classic


Surrey, British Columbia

schools. The event is the city's largest annual sports tournament. One of the lesser-known events in Surrey is the annual Nicomekl River Race. Every year, in early June, teams of four meet at Nicomekl Park in Langley, British Columbia (Langley, British Columbia (city)) to begin the race. Unlike most traditional boat races, the Nicomekl River Race requires that all boats be made by the participants. The racecourse extends from Nicomekl Park to Blackie Spit Park


Leicester

), and the Leicestershire County Cricket Club. Sports clubs include: Leicester Coritanian A.C. (athletics) and Leicester Penguins Swimming Club who were awarded Sports Club of the Year by the ''Leicester Mercury'' at their annual sports awards for 2007 and 2008. Leicester Racecourse is located to the south of the city in Oadby. After a period of success for the football, cricket and rugby teams around the turn of the millennium, Leicester was for some time dubbed (by the local press and local inhabitants at least) the sporting capital of the UK, and a statue commemorating this period was erected in the town centre. Leicester Tigers on Welford Road (Welford Road Stadium) are one of the most successful Rugby Union teams in Europe, having won the European cup (Heineken Cup) twice, the first tier of English rugby (Aviva Premiership) ten times, and the Anglo-Welsh cup (EDF Energy Cup) seven times. Notable former players include England's Rugby World Cup winning captain Martin Johnson (Martin Johnson (rugby union)), Neil Back, Dean Richards (Dean Richards (rugby player)) and Austin Healey. Leicester City have also enjoyed a fair degree of success. They have championed the second tier of the English league system on a record seven occasions, competed in the top flight regularly during their history, won three Football League Cups and reached the FA Cup Final four times although they have never won the trophy. In the 2008–09 season they competed in and won League One (Football League One) (third tier), to which they were relegated for the first time. In 2014, they returned to the Premier League after 10 years away. Their current stadium is the King Power Stadium (formerly the Walkers Stadium), situated south of the city centre and near to the site of Filbert Street from which they relocated in 2002 after 111 years. Notable former managers include Jimmy Bloomfield, David Pleat, Brian Little (Brian Little (footballer)), and Martin O'Neill. Notable former players include Gordon Banks (England's World Cup winning (1966 FIFA World Cup) goalkeeper in 1966), Peter Shilton, Frank Worthington, Gary Lineker (the second highest goalscorer of all time for the England team with 48 goals between 1984 and 1992), Alan Smith (Alan Smith (footballer born 1962)), Emile Heskey, Neil Lennon, Simon Grayson and Matt Elliott (Matt Elliott (footballer)). Motorcycle speedway racing has been staged in Leicester on and off since 1928. In the pioneer days speedway was staged at a track known as Leicester Super situated in Melton Road and at 'The Stadium (Leicester Stadium)' in Blackbird Road. Post war, the Leicester Hunters joined the National League Division Three in 1949 and operated at various levels until closure at the end of 1962. The sport was revived for a spell from 1968 before the sale and subsequent redevelopment of the site ended the first Leicester Lions (Leicester Lions (speedway)) era in 1983. Planning permission was granted in October 2009 for a brand-new speedway track at Beaumont Park, with Leicester Lions returning to action in the Premier League (Premier League (speedway)) from 2011 to 2013. In 2014 the Leicester Lions will race in the Elite League (Elite League (speedway)). Leicester is also home to the Leicester Falcons, an American football team that competes as part of the BAFA National Leagues and in 2011 was promoted to the BAFA Premier League, the highest tier of British American Football. The Falcons' home ground is located at Babington Community College, in the Beaumont Leys area of the city. Leicester Phoenix (Leicester Phoenix Rugby League Football Club) are a rugby league club based in the centre of the city. The club was founded in 1986. After playing in different British Amateur Rugby League Association leagues (namely the Midlands and South West Amateur Rugby League and the East Midlands Amateur Rugby League) the Phoenix were one of the 10 founder members of the Rugby League Conference (then the Southern Conference League) in 1997 reaching the grand final in the inaugural season. Since then they have been one of the league's most consistent performers. Their 1st Grade Team currently compete in the Midlands Premier (Rugby League Conference Midlands Premier) division of the Rugby League Conference. Leicester Rowing Club is a rowing (sport rowing) and sculling club based in the centre of the city on the River Soar. Formed in 1882 they represent Leicester in Regatta and Head Races (Rowing (sport)#Head races) around Great Britain and Worldwide. The club insignia is based on the mythical Wyvern and rowers compete in the club's colours of black and white.


Seoul

Trujillo , and David L. Rabinowitz. In 1948, Sir Ludwig Guttmann (Ludwig Guttmann), determined to promote the rehabilitation of soldiers after World War II, organized a multi-sport event between several hospitals to coincide with the 1948 London Olympics (1948 Summer Olympics). Guttmann's event, known then as the Stoke Mandeville Games (World Wheelchair and Amputee Games), became an annual sports festival. Over the next twelve years, Guttmann and others


Helsinki

: www.sportbusiness.com blog 10-things-we-learnt-at-sports-marketing-360-181925 '10 things we learnt at Sports Marketing 360’, Luke Upton, ''SportBusiness International Online'' (September 20, 2010) and the ‘Dean’ of the ‘Sports Marketing University’. In 2009, his pioneer status within the industry was recognized with a nomination in the ‘Outstanding Contribution’ category at ''SportBusiness Magazine''’s annual Sports Event


Pittsburgh

). Local courses have sponsored annual major tournaments for 40 years: Annual sports events thumb Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (File:PVGP 2008.jpg) Pittsburgh also hosts several annual major


Dominican Republic

sports_30th_winners_data.html "Winners of 30th Annual Sports Emmy Awards announced" . EmmyOnline.tv. National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, April 27, 2009. (Press release). In May, 2011 Goldberg won another sports Emmy, this one for his story on the connection between head trauma suffered by athletes and a disease similar to ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Fang's Bites. May 3


Saudi Arabia

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New Zealand

was recognized with a nomination in the ‘Outstanding Contribution’ category at ''SportBusiness Magazine''’s annual Sports Event Management Awards. '2009 SportBusiness Sports Management Awards Shortlist’, Matt Cutler, ''SportBusiness International Online'' (October 12, 2009) Buckley's international studies programs sent the theatre department on tours

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