Month: August 2012

The NAMA Board holds its 2012 meeting in the Southwest Wisconsin Room, Luce Center, University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Joyce Benjamin, Samuel Slocum, Mary Kelly, Jody Morey, Norm Standish, Bill McCarthy, Jim Corlett, Brad Prendergast, John Prendergast. Later joined by Norman Gill. …

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An undisputed champion in the cycling world, Mark Cavendish MBE has now become the focus of a set of specially designed stamps issued by the Isle of Man Post Office, and includes a souvenir sheet which will appeal to those …

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The Compass Pipeline Peel Traditional Boat Weekend celebrated its 21stanniversary with the return of the ‘Espanola’ which was once owned by Alphonse XIII King of Spain. Built in 1902 by Samuel Bond of Birkenhead, she was constructed with teak planks …

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Manx olympic gold – a century before Mark Cavendish – Isle of Man News – Isle of Man Today This is a link to a fascinating article about the last gold medal won by a Manxman – 100 years ago!

PETER Kennaugh helped Team GB set a new world record on their way to claiming a gold medal in the men’s team pursuit at the London 2012 Olympics this evening (Friday). The Manx cyclist was part of a four-man group …

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Straight off the Reuters newsfeed: LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Britain won the Olympic men’strack cycling team pursuit qualification on Thursday. Results Table 1. BritainEdward Clancy/Geraint Thomas/Steven Burke/Peter Kennaugh 3 minutes 52.499 Q WR seconds 2. AustraliaJack Bobridge/Glenn O’Shea/Rohan Dennis/Michael …

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The Isle of Man Shooting Club will be represented at the Olympics with former club chairman and Stewart Watterson an international jury member at the Games’ target shooting events. A former Commonwealth Shooting Championship winner and Commonwealth Games medallist, Stewart …

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PokerStars today announced that the Company has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Southern District of New York. As part of the settlement agreement, PokerStars has also acquired the assets of Full Tilt Poker, and has …

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