HOPKINTON, MA – April 13, 2017 – John Hancock brought 2012 men’s champion Wesley Korir, 2015 women’s champion Caroline Rotich, and several other elite Kenyan athletes to a pre-marathon rally with nearly 600 students from Hopkinton’s Elmwood Elementary School. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the first time John Hancock brought Kenyan athletes to […]
Boston, Jan. 14, 2016, — Ahead of Saturday’s AFC Divisional Round game between the New England Patriots and the Kansas City Chiefs, Governors Charlie Baker (R-MA) and Jay Nixon (D-MO) have staked a friendly bipartisan bet on the playoff game. Gov. Baker at minority media round table meeting in March 2015(file photo).
BEIJING, Dec. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Wanda Sports Holdings Co. signed a cooperation agreement with the Xiamen Municipal Government on December 24. Under the agreement, Xiamen will become the first city to host Ironman events in China. Wang Jianlin, CEO of Wanda Group, lectures at Harvard University.
Boston, Dec. 17, 2015, — Youth soccer players, a long snowy winter is cancelling good chances of playing soccer outdoors. Do you have a strong hunger for footballing due to inclement weather conditions? Stronger than ever? Soccer players clear a field after a blizzard in early 2015.
By Xinming Li, bostonese.com Cambridge, Mass., Sept. 30, 2015, — The ancient Chinese game Weiqi, also known as Go in the US, is the only board game that super-computer hasn’t defeated human yet. For the first time in history, the semi-finals of an Asian professional Go tournament: 2015 China’s Chang Qi Cup was held on […]
By Xinming Li, bostonese.com Chicago, Sept 7, 2014, — UIUC Old Corns defeated Chicago Purple Warhead 3:0 in the final match of Mid-America Cup soccer tournament at Oak Brooks Central Park on Sunday afternoon. It’s the first time that a championship team having two woman players, according to organizer Mr. C.M. Lei of Mid America […]
By Eric Wu, bostonese.com Boston, Sept. 3, 2015, — By the end of the World Championships held by American Taekwondo Association in Little Rock, Arkansas, Kathryn Tian from Los Angeles had won championships in three competitions, including the women’s 15-to-17-year-old creative martial arts competition, competition with equipment and the ultimate boxing match. So far, she […]
Beijing, June 12, 2015, (ECNS) — Can you touch your belly button with your hand by reaching around the back of your body? The challenge has become an addictive trend on the Internet as women try hard to twist their bodies to complete the feat and show how slim they are, Nanjing-based Modern Express reported. […]
Thank you for running the 14th Annual Harpoon 5-Miler to benefit The Angel Fund! 4,300 finishers, 300 volunteers, and hundreds of spectators helped us raise $180,600 (and counting!) for The Angel Fund, which supports critical research for Dr. Robert Brown and his team at UMASS Medical Center. This puts the 14 year total over $1,147,322!
By Man Li, zumba dance instructor First of all, I’d like to thank you all for your passionate interest and support for making the “Romantic Zumba Club” possible. I feel completely honored and flattered to see all of the overwhelming responds to my callings. Ms. Man Li leads her students in a zumba class at […]