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August 10, 2017

‘Field in a Box™’ is a Game Changer for Underprivileged Youth

One year after FedEx and the UEFA Foundation for Children installed their first ‘Field in a Box™’, an artificial turf football (soccer) field delivered in two shipping containers to Cañada Real, an impoverished neighborhood near Madrid, the impact has been far reaching. “This football field has been a game changer for the young people of

September 23, 2015

Our 2015 Chase Journey – Direct from Denny Hamlin

Notes from Denny Hamlin each week as he leads the #11 team through the Chase. Entries by date: 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/06, 10/21, 10/28, 11/04, 11/10, 11/17 November 17, 2015: The stage is set for NASCAR’s championship event at Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend, and although our FedEx team is not part of that again this

September 16, 2015

Business and the Beautiful Game: The UEFA Europa League

Football (soccer) is often referred to as the ‘beautiful game’, enjoyed by the masses, particularly in Europe where it features heavily on television and radio schedules in almost every country and loyalties are formed in childhood and hotly debated and defended throughout adulthood. The well-documented passion for the game across all sections of society perhaps

July 21, 2011

China Badminton Team Packs a Powerful Swing

When asked what the most popular sport is in China, I would vote for Badminton. Why? Because badminton has become a fun national sport that can be enjoyed amongst a wide range of people of all ages.   Simply speaking, this sport is played on a hard court divided by a net. It can be played either in singles or doubles with players using rackets to hit the shuttlecock. Sounds easy right? But it requires continuous movement, high reaction speed, and smooth coordination of your whole body.  

June 16, 2011

It Might Get Loud: 8 Questions with Loudmouth Golf

1. Where did the name “Loudmouth Golf” come from?The entomology of 'Loudmouth' has 3 parts, like a water molecule.

March 29, 2011

It’s Not Your Grandfather’s Cricket

What is it about India and cricket?  If you mention going to a cricket match, most people in US smile politely, then picture an Old World of young men lazing away the day on the cricket field with lunch and tea breaks to boot.  Hardly the case these days. The crisp whites of the linen-and-parasol set have long been replaced by teams of superb athletes in uniforms in bright blue or orange or green.  Multiple game formats have evolved with the shortest version of the game time now lasting about three hours.