March Madness

Photo: Las Vegas Skyline The springtime NCAA Basketball Tournament is affectionately known as ‘March Madness.’ We are fascinated by how the beginning stage of the tournament brings so many basketball fans to Las Vegas for sports betting and camaraderie. Planeta.com’s coverage focuses more on the viewing parties and technological innovations than scores. Included here are …

Olympics

Poster Spotlight: Olympics … 2020 Tokyo Olympics scheduled July 24 to August 9 in Tokyo, Japan, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on July 22. Wikipedia 2021 Tokyo 2020 Olympics Headlines https://thehill.com/homenews/media/451719-former-rio-de-janeiro-governor-says-he-paid-2-million-bribe-to-host-olympics https://deadspin.com/nobody-wants-to-host-the-olympics-anymore-1831259597 Planeta.com Sports Sports Tourism Tourism Definitions Legacy of the Rio Olympics 2016

Super Rugby

Logo Super Rugby Key Links super.rugby @SuperRugby Background SANZAAR is the body that administers Super Rugby, and has the Australian, New Zealand, South African and Argentine rugby unions as its sole members. SANZAAR also runs the Rugby Championship tournament that is contested by Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa following the conclusion of the …

Vegas Golden Knights

Photo Las Vegas – Everything is hyped from the start, but Vegas Golden Knights aka VGK – nhl.com/goldenknights – exceeded everyone’s expectations in its debut year. Now back for season #3. Hashtag: #VegasBorn The team has Home Ice Advantage in the Mojave Desert. Key Linksnhl.com/[email protected] AlsoToshiba PlazaThe Park 2019-2020Rocky Mountain AT&T SportsBroadcast Schedule (PDF)Print Your …

Sports Betting

Buzzwords Sports betting = the activity of predicting sports results and placing a wager on the outcome Recommended Listening The Las Vegas Sportsline Headlines The Supreme Court Made It Easier For More People To Place Bad Sports Bets Supreme Court Ruling Favors Sports Betting – The New York Times What to Expect in a World …

Rugby

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Rugby Bingo

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Rugby Links

Photo: Damian Synnott, Lineout Links related to rugby presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines ラグビーの歴史・経済・未来・課題──今、歴史的転換点を迎えている (The Future of Rugby) @mbeith Elsewhere on the Web Kia Ora Hakinakina Booklet Buzzwords Brilliant – Captain – Clear – Contested – Decision – Dropped Goal – Forward – Knock On – Lineout – Penalty – Referee – Rugged – …

Australian Baseball League

Photo The Australian Baseball League (ABL) is a professional baseball league in Australia. The league is governed by the Australian Baseball Federation (ABF). Season: November–February Official spin: “A landmark partnership between Baseball Australia, Major League Baseball, and the Australian Sports Commission, the ABL features a 45-game season and serves to elevate baseball’s profile on the …

Sports

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