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Zaha Hadid Architects’ sports center shoots for sustainable design

Following an international architecture competition, a proposal from Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been selected for a huge new sports complex in Hangzhou, China. The ambitious project will feature a focus on sustainable design and be centered around an eye-catching soccer stadium with a louvered facade. The Hangzhou International Sports Center’s main soccer stadium will …

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Manhoben’s Lee, Poppe most outstanding swimmers in international meet | Guam Sports

Four swimmers from Guam showcased their skills against a few hundred other athletes and prevailed, walking away with 19 medals at the Langoy Pilipinas Masskara Festival Swim Meet held Oct. 22-23 at the St. John’s Institute Sports Pavilion in Negros Occidental, Philippines. Representing the Manhoben Swim Club, Mia Lee, John Moore IV, Israel Poppe and …

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ODU and JMU Athletics Formalize ‘Royal Rivalry’ with Challenge from TowneBank

Story Links NORFOLK, Va. – The athletics departments at Old Dominion and James Madison Universities announced a unique partnership today with TowneBank, which will amplify school pride between the universities. The alliance coincides with the long-time state peers rekindling a decades-old rivalry steeped in tradition and memorable moments across all shared sports programs as they …

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JMU & ODU Formalize ‘Royal Rivalry’ with Challenge from TowneBank

Story Links Townebank Royal Rivalry Challenge Townebank Royal Rivalry Website The athletics departments at James Madison and Old Dominion announced a unique partnership today with TowneBank, which will amplify school pride among the universities. The alliance coincides with the long-time state peers rekindling a decades-old rivalry steeped in tradition and memorable moments across all shared …

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RAINBOW LACES CAMPAIGN: BURTON ALBION SUPPORTER CALLUM PRINCE’S STORY – News

FOLLOWING on from our official Rainbow Laces fixture on Saturday reaffirming Burton Albion’s support for making sport a welcoming environment for LGBTQ+ people, we are today bringing you Brewers supporter Callum Prince’s story: Hello! My name is Callum Prince, I’m 24 years old and for this year’s Rainbow Laces campaign (2022) I have decided to …

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Endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh completes Red Sea swim to highlight coral plight

British endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh has completed the world’s first swim across the Red Sea to highlight the threat climate change is posing to coral reefs. The UN patron of the oceans swam 123km (76 miles) from Tiran Island, Saudi Arabia, to Hurghada, Egypt, ahead of the latest round of international climate talks which are …

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Girls swimming: Larsen breaks second OHS swim record | Sports

OTTUMWA — At first, Willow Larsen was slightly disappointed. Larsen had a goal of finishing the 100-yard breaststroke on Monday night in the final regular-season meet of the season for the Ottumwa High School girls swimming team in 1:08.51. With that time, Larsen would secure her a spot at state in a second event having …

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Diamonds star Jo Weston says players wouldn’t change sponsorship stance, Hancock Prospecting

Veteran Australian Diamonds defender Jo Weston is adamant the playing group wouldn’t change they way they have approached and handled the furore over losing a $15m sponsorship despite growing fallout. The players have copped both criticism and support amid varying degrees of backlash following a decision from Australia’s richest woman, Gina Rinehart, to pull her …

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