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Ice Hockey Jerseys Made from Plastic Bottles

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca // In 2013 Nike unveiled new sets of ice hockey apparel which will be used by teams competing at the Winter Olympic Games 2014 in Sochi. The jerseys and socks are made from 73% recycled polyester. Seventeen plastic water bottles were used to produce one jersey and five bottles to make a sock. You can see…
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Baseball in Quebec

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca // It is no secret that ice hockey is the most popular sport in the Canadian province of Quebec. Nevertheless, baseball does have a following in this mainly French-speaking part of the country. Sadly, in 2004, the Montreal Expos, the first Major League Baseball team in Canada, moved from the province after…
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Golf in Nanjing

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// Golf will make its first Youth Olympic Games appearance in Nanjing in 2014. On Monday, the International Olympic…
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The FIFA Under-17 World Cup Is Underway

Click to listen Audio by Evoca // The 2013 FIFA Under-17 World Cup is currently taking place in the United Arab Emirates. The tournament started on October 17 and ends on November 8. Twenty-four teams are competing. Unlike the FIFA World Cup, the Under-17 World Cup takes place every two years. The next tournament will take place in Chile in 2015.…
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Tokyo in 2020

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// The International Olympic Committee met in Buenos Aires last weekend and decided that Tokyo will host the 2020…
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The World Series?

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// Why do they call the American baseball championship the World Series? That is one of the most frequently asked questions in sports. After all, only teams from the United States and Canada compete, unlike soccer’s World Cup, in which national sides from around the globe play against each other. We have…
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Rounders

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// One of the most popular recreational sports in the United Kingdom is one we don’t read a lot about in the sports…
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Lacrosse, a Sport Created by Native Americans

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// Lacrosse is a team sport played with rubber balls and sticks. The sticks are equipped with netting that can be used to catch and throw the ball. Points are scored by shooting the ball into an opponent’s goal. A form of the game was originally played by American Indians. Lacrosse is the national summer…
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A Guinness Record for Running a Marathon in a Suit

Listen here Click to listen // It is safe to say that the makers of Adam Campbell’s suit had no idea how he was going to use the attire. Adam wore the suit while he was running in the 2012 Victoria Marathon. The 33-year-old lawyer wanted to raise money for Access Pro Bono, an organization in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada that provides legal…
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Do You Remember the Vuvuzela?

Listen here Click to listen // Spain won the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Yet what many people remember about the tournament is the vuvuzela, the noisy instrument that fans played at every game. The vuvuzelas were so loud that some people found them distracting. A vuvuzela app for iPads and iPhones was even created for the tournament. Words…
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