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Source: National Swimming Pool Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 18, 2015 — As the swimming season kicks off, health experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Water

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Source: PHIT America

SILVER SPRING, MD – May 19, 2015 -- When it comes to team sports, the U.S. is becoming a nation of spectators and not participants.  Recent statistics released by the Sports

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Source: Whirlpool Corporation

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. ─ May 18, 2015 ─ Whirlpool Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire American Dryer Corporation (ADC), a privately held company that

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Source: GymValet

Shaker Heights, OH, 5/13/15 - GymValet®, along with Planet Fitness gyms in the Greater Lansing, Michigan area, were recently awarded the 2015 Tri-County Environmental Leadership

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Source: Fuji Mats + Facility Design

NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 14, 2015) – Fuji Mats + Facility Design unites three of the industry’s leading experts to create a new company that serves professionals in

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Source: The Sports & Fitness Industry Association

Silver Spring, MD – May 14th, 2015 – The Sports & Fitness Industry Association published the first 25 of their 94 single sport and fitness

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Source: Daktronics

BROOKINGS, S.D. – May 13, 2015 – Polk County and Global Spectrum have selected Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, to design, manufacture and install a new

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Source: UniMac

RIPON, Wis. — (May 13, 2015) — UniMac®, a leading provider of on-premises laundry equipment, announced Southeastern Laundry Equipment Sales as 2014 Distributor of the Year

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Source: World Rugby

BOULDER, Co. (Wednesday, May 13, 2015) – World Rugby announced today that the United States has won the bid for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens. World Rugby accepted a bid put

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Source: Technogym

New York, NY – May 13, 2015 - Technogym (www.technogym.com), a world-leading company supplying products, services and solutions in wellness and fitness, today announced the renewal

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