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April 26, 2017

Sailing & Sports

Roger Williams University Men’s Polo Team Wins National Championship

The Roger Williams University Men’s Polo team captured the 2017 United States Polo Association Intercollegiate National Championship Saturday afternoon with a 14-13 victory over Southern Methodist University. The championship is the is the first national title in the young program’s history, as the 2016-17 academic year marks only the team’s second season as a varsity

Newport County YMCA Opens Doors to RhodySquash

The Newport County YMCA has partnered with RhodySquash offering a permanent home for their program in Newport County, it’s being called a “perfect match with a combined focus on healthy living and social responsibilities” by both organizations. “RhodySquash provides an opportunity for the youth of our community to achieve their personal best through the integration

24 From Newport County Will Run 121st Boston Marathon

Two dozen runners from Newport County will participate in the 121st running of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17th. The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. The Boston Athletic Association manages this American classic, which is sponsored by John

Fourth Annual Newport Night Run Hits Record Registration

With nearly 1,000 runners already registered, the 2017 Newport Night Run will be the largest race to date. Gray Matter Marketing and the Newport Public Education Foundation continue their annual partnership on the Newport Night Run, an after-hours 5K run/walk to benefit the Foundation. With a cap of 1,200 participants and 1,000 runners already registered,

Registration for Sail Newport’s Summer Youth Program Closes on February 19th

Registration for the Sail Newport’s 2017 Youth Sailing Programs, Rhode Island’s most sought-after summer sailing program, will close on February 19th, 2017. The Youth Sailing Program has the goal of developing solid sailing skills, and to provide inspiration to young sailors, from the beginner to the advanced or racing sailor, with an emphasis on fun

Dell Technologies Signs on as Multi-Year Title Sponsor of the International Tennis Hall of Fame Open

The International Tennis Hall Of Fame announced in a press release on Wednesday that Dell Technologies has committed to a five-year, multifaceted sponsorship of the International Tennis Hall of Fame (ITHF)  that includes the title sponsorship of the Hall of Fame’s annual ATP World Tour tournament. The company is also contributing its technology solutions and

Volvo Ocean Race Newport

Team MAPFRE Will Return to the Volvo Ocean Race

MAPFRE has announced that they will once again take part in the Volvo Ocean Race, they are the third team to confirm their presence on the start line of the 2017-2018 edition of the offshore race. MAPFRE thus continues as a sponsor, having begun with the team in the 2011-2012 race, with a more secondary presence,

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