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    also beginnings in hockey that are set in stone such as the first organized hockey game, the first hockey league, and the donation of the Stanley Cup. The origins of hockey or for any sport are hard to trace or exactly say where and when they started due to unrecorded experiences that are now just memories or thoughts ("The Birthplace or Origin of Hockey"). Also "The Birthplace or Origin of Hockey" says, “Many activities that could be considered precursors to modern hockey have been played on ice under a variety of names; Hockey, Hurley, Hurling,…

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    Three Cups Of Tea

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    Three Cups of Tea is a book written by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. Mortenson and Relin wrote Three Cups of Tea in 2006. Mortenson has co-written two books about his humanitarian efforts in northern Pakistan. Mortenson co-authored Three Cups of Tea because he wanted to gain publicity for his charity, the Central Asia Institute. Relin collaborated with Mortenson on the book because he had a passion for victims of poverty in Central Asia, and he had traveled to Vietnam in the past. Relin…

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    Lord Stanley, the governor general, donates the Stanley Cup as a hockey trophy. 1893- Lord Stanley, the governor general, donates the Stanley Cup as a hockey trophy. Lord Stanley, bought a 7” high and 11” wide silver cup (the Stanley Cup) what had cost 10 guineas. (What is $50) In 1926 the Stanley cup became the national trophy for the national hockey league. He donated the Stanley cup because of that he thought that there should be a challenge cup for the league. The first Stanley cup was…

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    World Cup Brazil Analysis

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    One objection to hosting the World Cup mentioned by author one includes the excessive amount of government money used to host the event. In addition, concerns that hosting the event led to increased government corruption have also led to objections. On the other hand, author one explains how hosting the World Cup benefitted Brazil’s tourist industry. Due to the World Cup, companies trained workers to better satisfy customers by learning new languages. As a result, workers in Brazil became more…

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    The FIFA World Cup hosted in Russia for 2018 is upcoming. FIFA struggles to find sponsors for the world’s most popular sport, soccer. The organization has been mired in controversy throughout the past several years, possibly deterring brands from wanting to sponsor them. However, this year seems to be an outlier. Compared to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil the organization had less sponsorship deals, which is troubling. FIFA maintained it usual sponsors such as Coca-Cola, Hyundai-Kia Motors, Visa…

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    Brazil World Cup Essay

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    Right from samba and an unforgettable football, Brazil had bought home the world cup in the year 2002, with Germany landing in the 2nd lead his troops up and was handed the cup. Brazil being one of the most successful football team and having won the world cup five times had a nail biting experience in 2014 because they were not sure if they would even make it to the 3rd football history when Brazil was beaten 7-1 by Germany in the world cup. The goals were coming thick and fast and it…

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    The FIFA World Cup, or more commonly refered to as the World Cup is a global sports event that is organized once every 4 years. The most recent World Cup is hosted in the largest country in South America, Brazil, which is held from the 12th of June till the 13th of July of this year. The event has caused many troublesome effects on Brazil as a whole such as, rising inflation, decreasing jobs after the event, and spending government resources badly. According to Oxford English Dictionary,…

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    In 1993, mountaineer and nurse Greg Mortenson wandered into the Karakoram mountains of Pakistan after a failed attempt to climb K2, the world’s second-tallest mountain. After many weeks spent in the mountains, and struggling with bad health and weakness, Mortenson finds himself in the Korphe village. He spends weeks there as the village people nursed him back to full health and strength. Inspired by the village’s hospitality and anguished by their hardships and poverty, Mortenson promises that…

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    The 2010 Fifa world cup as a nation builder The most watched sport biggest event. The Fifa world cup played a definitive role in the nation building of South Africa this small event inspired people and built the nation’s economy and infrastructure. Nation building through sport has its origins from the ancient Greeks through the Olympics. But nowadays the Fifa world cup is the biggest contributor to building a nation through unity and a love for the beautiful game. The word cup inspired the…

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    guide will walk you through various leagues and associations around the globe and demonstrate why this one sport, more than any other, is truly the world’s game. Chapter One International Soccer and the World Cup Soccer players the world over aspire to greatness, and the dream of representing their country in international competition. The pride of a nation is truly on the line, and soccer has turned into a global competition that unifies countries and brings out the best in everyone, from…

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