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CLG Names Jonathon McDaniel League of Legends General Manager

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 7:00pm

CLG announced today that Jonathon McDaniel has been named general manager for the organizations League of Legends team.

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  • CLG announced today that Jonathon McDaniel has been named general manager for the organizations League of Legends team.
  • McDaniel most recently served as the assistant general manager of the Golden Guardians.
  • While with the Golden Guardians, McDaniel was charged with finding and developing talented League of Legends players who would embark on successful professional careers.
  • CLG fields teams in all leading esports titles: League of Legends, Fortnite, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Apex Legends, Valorant, and Super Smash Bros.

Ready, Set, Gold! Launches 2021-2022 School Year Program Hosted by Top Olympians and Paralympians

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 4:00pm

Jordan Wilmovsky (Malibu, Calif.) - Malibu native Wilmovsky is a two-time Olympian and three-time World Championship medalist (1 gold, 2 silvers).

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  • Jordan Wilmovsky (Malibu, Calif.) - Malibu native Wilmovsky is a two-time Olympian and three-time World Championship medalist (1 gold, 2 silvers).
  • has traditionally hosted in-classroom programs since 2006 serving the Los Angeles Unified School District and ICEF, Newport-Mesa Unified School District, Chula-Vista Elementary Unified School District and Claremont Unified School District.
  • This one-of-a-kind program launched in 2006 with the mission to promote fitness and life-long healthy habits by pairing Olympians and Paralympians with schools throughout Southern California.
  • Guided by its original mission, the foundation delivers and supports initiatives that promote accessible, fair, and abuse-free sport for youth.

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing READY FOR DESERT DOUBLE

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 9:12am

Toyota City, Japan, Oct 25, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Hypercar history will be written when the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) titles are decided in a Bahrain double-header, and four-time Le Mans winner TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is ready for a duel in the desert.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Oct 25, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Hypercar history will be written when the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) titles are decided in a Bahrain double-header, and four-time Le Mans winner TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is ready for a duel in the desert.
  • A 100% win record this season means TOYOTA GAZOO Racing travels to Bahrain in pole position to retain the World Championship.
  • TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has a very strong record in Bahrain, having won five times from eight visits to the 15-turn, 5.412km Bahrain International Circuit, including three wins for its legendary TS050 HYBRID LMP1 car.
  • Having two races on consecutive weekends is a tough challenge for all drivers and teams but I know everyone at TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has prepared strongly for Bahrain and we will be ready.

Ducati Begins Electric Era: It Will Produce Bikes for FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup From 2023 Season

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:32pm

We will work to make available to all participants of the FIM Enel MotoE World Cup electric bikes that are high-performance and characterized by lightness.

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  • We will work to make available to all participants of the FIM Enel MotoE World Cup electric bikes that are high-performance and characterized by lightness.
  • Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO Dorna Sports:"We are very proud to announce Ducati as the new, single manufacturer for the FIM Enel MotoE World Cup.
  • This first step of Ducati in the world of electric bikes will also have an influence on the evolution of the product range.
  • Ducati's experience in the FIM Enel MotoE World Cup will be a fundamental support for product R&D, together with the physiological evolution of technology and chemistry.

2021 Inductees to Canadian Disability Hall of Fame Announced

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:00pm

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons (CFPDP) proudly announces the upcoming induction of three new members into the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame .

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  • TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons (CFPDP) proudly announces the upcoming induction of three new members into the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame .
  • The Canadian Disability Hall of Fame recognizes extraordinary individuals who, through their outstanding work and achievements, have significantly enriched the quality of life for people with disabilities.
  • Over the years, so many incredible Canadians have been nominated and it is always a remarkably difficult process to choose just a handful of inductees, said The Honourable David Crombie, Chair, Canadian Disability Hall of Fame.
  • The Canadian Disability Hall of Fame presented by CIBC recognizes outstanding achievement in volunteerism, the arts, sports, rehabilitation, science and medical research, advocacy and public policy.

PortAventura Business & Events centralises the operations of the RallyRACC Catalunya-Costa Daurada for the sixteenth consecutive year

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:11pm

This sporting event, which will celebrate its 56th edition from 14 to 17 October, has brought together 73 teams, including the best drivers in the world.

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  • This sporting event, which will celebrate its 56th edition from 14 to 17 October, has brought together 73 teams, including the best drivers in the world.
  • BARCELONA, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --PortAventura World.- PortAventura Convention Centre has been chosen for the sixteenth consecutive year as the operations centre of the RallyRACC Catalunya-Costa Daurada, which will celebrate its 56th edition from 14 to 17 October.
  • Whilst still in the midst of a pandemic, protecting everyone against COVID-19 is the number one priority of this sporting event.
  • I would like to thank the organisation, once again, for the trust placed in the Business & Events team".

Top Paddlers Signing Up for Carolina Cup - The Only Official APP Event in 2021

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:38pm

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --"The Carolina Cup is the only official Association of Paddlesurf Professionals event in 2021," said Tristan Boxford, CEO of the APP.

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  • WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --"The Carolina Cup is the only official Association of Paddlesurf Professionals event in 2021," said Tristan Boxford, CEO of the APP.
  • The Carolina Cup is a four-day festival of events featuring seven races, seminars and clinics by the pros, product exhibits and demonstrations.
  • Ideally located with both oceanfront and soundside beaches, all races and activities start and end at Blockade Runner Beach Resort, the official resort of the Carolina Cup.
  • "I'm really excited to see and catch up with everyone and to support the APP and the Carolina Cup despite all the world challenges."

The Women's Sports Foundation Celebrates Inspiring Athletes, Girls and Leaders in Sport at the Annual Salute to Women in Sports

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00am

The Salute was presented by WSF partners Athleta, espnW, Gatorade, NBC Sports Group and Yahoo Sports.

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  • The Salute was presented by WSF partners Athleta, espnW, Gatorade, NBC Sports Group and Yahoo Sports.
  • WSF research has shown that sport participation provides many life-long benefits including health and wellness, goal-setting and mastery, discipline, confidence and leadership skills.
  • "The Women's Sports Foundation is an ally, advocate and catalyst for girls and women to reach their highest potential in sport and life," said Billie Jean King, WSF Founder.
  • The Women's Sports Foundation exists to enable girls and women to reach their potential in sport and life.

MAD Lions Fuels Partner Roster with GOIKO Hamburgers

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 1:00pm

Adding MAD Lions first quick service restaurant (QSR) partner expands its reach to new audiences while providing an opportunity to create fresh content aligned with its overall brand strategy.

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  • Adding MAD Lions first quick service restaurant (QSR) partner expands its reach to new audiences while providing an opportunity to create fresh content aligned with its overall brand strategy.
  • GOIKO has a fresh, fun brand very much aligned with our approach at MAD Lions.
  • We want 2021 to be the year GOIKO emerges as a gamer brand and joining MAD Lions provides us with the perfect opportunity to level up.
  • MAD Lions was born in 2017 as an esports club that, with its name, (MAD: Madrid; Lions: Lions of the Cybele) aims to become a world-renowned team in Madrid.

MPT to broadcast live coverage of inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 8:48pm

The Eventing competition, October 14 - 17, will take place at the Fair Hill Special Event Zone in Elkton, located in Cecil County, Maryland.

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  • The Eventing competition, October 14 - 17, will take place at the Fair Hill Special Event Zone in Elkton, located in Cecil County, Maryland.
  • Among those expected to participate in the inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill are top horses and riders from the United States and countries around the world.
  • One of only two 5 Star events in the United States, and seventh worldwide, the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill will continue the storied legacy of Eventing at the new Fair Hill Special Event Zone in Elkton, Maryland, located in Cecil County.
  • The Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill is produced by The Fair Hill Organizing Committee, an affiliate of the Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland, and in partnership with Fair Hill International.