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Newport Gulls seeking host families

The Newport Gulls announced today that they are actively seeking local families to join their Host Family Program for the 2018 Season.   The Newport Gulls Host Family Program is the foundation on which the Newport Gulls family is built. Host families have opened their homes to Newport Gulls players who hail from all over

17 runners from Newport County complete 122nd Boston Marathon

More than a dozen residents from Newport County participated in the cold, wet, and windy 122nd running of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16th. 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,

17 Newport County residents will run 2018 Boston Marathon

More than a dozen residents from Newport County will participate in the 122nd running of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16th. 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

Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys to play in Exhibition Match at International Tennis Hall of Fame in July

Reigning US Open Champion Sloane Stephens and Finalist Madison Keys will compete in a women’s exhibition match at the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Friday, July 20. The best of three sets match is set to take place late Fridayafternoon, following that day’s quarterfinal matches of the Dell Technologies Hall of Fame Open, an ATP World

2018 Newport Night Run

Newport Night Run sees record number of participants

It may be safe to say that spring has finally arrived in Newport. On Saturday night, more than 900 runners gathered at Rogers High School to ring in the start of the warmer running season at the fifth annual Newport Night Run. The event, which benefits the Newport Public Education Foundation, had the largest number of finishers

5th Annual Newport Night Run returns this weekend

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. More than 1000 runners are registered for the April 7th race. The family-friendly 5K begins at 7:30 p.m., starts and finishes at Rogers High School and is open to both runners and

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Newport Rugby will take on Providence Rugby inside the walls of Fort Adams on April 8th

Newport Rugby kick off their 2018 season in historic fashion when they compete for the Rhode Island Cup inside the walls of Fort Adams on Sunday, April 8.  The 2 pm game will headline festivities to commemorate 30 Days to the opening of the Volvo Ocean Race Village in conjunction with Sail Newport, Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover, the Fort Adams Trust

New York Yacht Club and Bella Mente Quantum Racing to challenge for 36th America’s Cup as ‘American Magic’

The New York Yacht Club and Bella Mente Quantum Racing Association today announced they will compete under the name New York Yacht Club American Magic in their challenge for the 36th America’s Cup, to be held in New Zealand in 2021. Philip Lotz, Commodore of the New York Yacht Club, said in a prepared statement, “America was the first boat to win the

Carol Kent wins Top Charter Yacht Broker of the Year Award from IYBA

Carol Kent, owner and CEO of Carol Kent Yacht Charters in Marblehead, Massachusetts and Newport, Rhode Island, was awarded Charter Professional of the Year for her excellence in the charter yacht industry by the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA) this past Saturday during their annual meeting and dinner gala in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This prestigious award is

UPDATE: Anglo-American Baseball Project hopes to host World War I baseball game at Cardines Field on Fourth of July

The Anglo-American Baseball Project (AABP) has announced that they will present a World War I baseball game at Cardines Field in Newport on July 4th, 2018, in cooperation with the U.S. Naval War College. Update & Correction: An earlier version of this story was titled “World War I baseball game to be held at Cardines Field on Fourth of

Providence Boat Show set for Super Bowl Weekend

Scheduled for Super Bowl Weekend, the three-day Providence Boat Show presented by Washington Trust plans on joining in the spirit of the “Big Event” with an appearance by former New England Patriots Defensive Lineman and two-time Super Bowl Champion Jarvis Green. Green will be cooking up his Oceans 97 Shrimp at the show’s “Sea to Table” demonstrations on Friday and Saturday (February 2 and 3) and signing

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