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San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 11, 2006

“I wish to go to Italy.” “I wish to go to a taping of Fear Factor.” “I wish to go to Wimbledon.” So many of the wishes made to the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation by children with life-threatening medical conditions require travel, and as we all know, travel is expensive. To help lower the cost of travel wishes, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America has developed a partnership with a number of airlines which allow members of their frequent flier programs to donate their unused miles to charity. With the contributions of frequent… Continue reading

Cairo, Egypt; Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) November 14, 2006

Tennis players at the Egyptian Pyramids have just gained a major advantage over their opponents, and a significant means of improving their games. Dr. John F. Murray, a Palm Beach, Florida sport performance psychologist, recently agreed with owners of the Equelite Juan Carlos Ferrero Tennis Academy in Cairo, Egypt to provide a three-day mental training program starting on December 15. Dr. Murray works with professional and junior athletes and produces sport psychology training programs worldwide. See http://www.JohnFMurray.com.

Khaled el Shawarby, General Director of the academy located at the Wadi Degla… Continue reading

Hampshire, UK (PRWEB) November 17, 2006

Mobile sports information and entertainment services are expected to take an increasing share of the global mobile sports, leisure and information content (infotainment) market over the next five years.

According to Juniper Research, the global market for mobile sports content and services will grow from just over $ 1bn 2006 to $ 3.8bn in 2011 at an average annual growth rate of 27 percent. This is out of a total sports, leisure and information content market worth just under $ 4.2bn in 2006 and growing to $ 9.5bn in 2011. Over the whole… Continue reading

Munich, Germany (PRWEB) December 15, 2006

National Bonds Corporation, the pioneer of Shari’a compliant saving schemes in the United Arab Emirates, will host international football clubs at the inaugural ‘Mohammed Bin Rashid International Football Championship’ held in association with the Dubai Sports Council, from January 8 to 10, 2007 at the Al Ahli Football Stadium, Dubai.

Mohammed Bin Rashid International Football Championship, with a prize fund of US$ 2 million, will be an annual event that would showcase global football talent for football lovers in the UAE.

The inaugural Mohammed Bin Rashid International Football Championship was announced to… Continue reading

Budapest, Hungary (PRWEB) January 26, 2007

First, the political tension that led to street violence between police and violent protestors, then the death of Ferenc Pusk?s, one of the world’s great football geniuses. So, what can visitors expect to find when they touch down in Budapest in 2007?

Local party organisers Stag Republic (http://www.stagrepublic.co.uk) and Hen Nation (http://www.hennation.co.uk), both Impact Leisure brands, are based in Budapest and have the inside track on what’s really happening in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. The answer is, there’s plenty to write home about, but nobody is getting hurt.

Josey Walker,… Continue reading

Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) February 21, 2007

Wattpad, the global leading story sharing community for mobile users, today announced the immediate availability of 17,000 eBooks from Project Gutenberg. Founded in 1971, Project Gutenberg is the world’s first and largest single collection of eBooks. With the new content Wattpad now boasts close to 25,000 stories available to 2 billion mobile users worldwide in 9 languages including English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese.

“Since Wattpad’s launch our users have uploaded thousands of stories.” said Ivan Yuen, Founder of Wattpad. “Now with the inclusion of Project Gutenberg’s… Continue reading

FIFA News

Karen Duggan speaks to FIFA.com about Republic of Ireland's quest to make the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ their first major tournament and explains why she has opted against turning profe [read]

In the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting some classic FIFA World Cup images. This week we look back to 1974 and the spectacular scenes that greeted the beaten Netherlands team on [read]

With just 22 matches played, all friendlies, since the December edition, it is no surprise to see few significant changes in the first FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking of 2018, with Germany remaining on t [read]

Presidents and general secretaries from 21 FIFA member associations and three confederations (AFC, CONCACAF and UEFA) debated issues, including the FIFA Forward Programme and the future of youth and w [read]

Two-time FIFA World Player of the Year and FIFA World Cup winner Ronaldinho has retired from professional football, bringing to an end a two-decade career on the pitch adorned with medals, trophies an [read]

Trinidad and Tobago will be the setting for the ninth edition of the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship, which begins on Thursday, with three places at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup up for [read]

The FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 moved a step closer on Wednesday 17 January, with the announcement of the match schedule. [read]

In the hunt to win the first ever MLS Cup, New York Red Bulls have already made a new signing – two-time Grand Finalist Michael Labelle. [read]

As they chase a first FIFA Women's World Cup in the wake of humbling two-time champions Germany, Iceland are reaping the benefits of significant FIFA Forward-supported investment. FIFA.com hears [read]