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You don’t need a well-manicured grass pitch. You don’t even need all 22 players, or fancy uniforms … or even shoes, for that matter. All you need is a ball and people willing to play.

Football-brings-kids-together-in-South-Africa-300x189.jpg?width=300The most popular sport in the world – football (known as soccer in the USA) – can be played anywhere by anyone. That’s the simple beauty of a sport that traverses borders, has brought bitter enemies together, even stopped wars, and has been a unifying force across the planet.

“As a consequence of its simplicity and g

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9008890680?profile=originalThe exciting Manuel Antonio Stand-Up Paddle Games 2014 will come to the Marina Pez Vela in Quepos, Costa Rica, in December.

At the Marina Pez Vela in Quepos, Costa Rica on Dec. 13 and 14, 2014, athletes will compete in four events in the popular sport of stand-up paddle boarding. There will be a 300-meter time-trial race, a 300-meter competitive race, an obstacle course, and distance racing in three events: 1.5, 4.5 or 9 kilometers. The competition is open to three categories: adults, teens and c

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9008823879?profile=originalTired of that heavy winter coat, snow boots and wet, dismal weather? We agree. As record-high levels of snow, ice and rain and record-low temperatures continue to grip North America and Europe, Costa Rica is looking better and better as a Spring Break 2014 destination.


It’s time for some sun, and Costa Rica has plenty of it. Costa Rica’s dry summer season continues to deliver endless tropical sunshine over most of the country – welcome news for beleaguered residents in the cold north.


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Friday, February 21, 2014 

Join us for the 2nd Annual FOCOS Black & White Masquerade Ball in NYC

Special Guest, NBA Legend, Dikembe Mutombo

Open Bar/Silent Auction/Black Tie Optional


Apella Event Space. 450 E. 29th St, NYC. 9pm-12am.

For details and tickets, visit www.orthofocos.org and www.thefacebook.com/orthofocos

In addition, for just $20, enter to win a one week stay at a luxurious Miami condo!  Enjoy six nights in either a one or two bedroom apartment in one of South Beach's exclusive Continuum

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