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WNBA 17 All-Star Starting Teams
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• Tina Charles New York Liberty
• Elena Delle Donne Washington Mystics
• Tiffany Hayes Atlanta Dream
• Jonquel Jones Connecticut Sun
• Jasmine Thomas Connecticut Sun
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• Sue Bird Seattle Storm
• Sylvia Fowles Minnesota Lynx
• Maya Moore Minnesota Lynx
• Candace Parker Los Angeles Sparks
• Diana Taurasi Phoenix Mercury

The All-Star reserves, who will be selected by the WNBA’s 12 head coaches, will be revealed Tuesday, July 18 during ESPN2’s telecast of the Storm and the Chicago Sky (9 PM. ET)
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Pro Football Hall Of Fame Class of 2017 Presenters
The Class of 2017 will be honored and celebrated during the Enshrinement Week Powered by Johnson Controls in Canton, Ohio Aug. 3-6
• MORTEN ANDERSEN Sebastian Andersen, Morten’s son
• TERRELL DAVIS Neil Schwartz, Terrell’s agent and friend
• KENNY EASLEY Tommy Rhodes, Kenny’s high school coach
• JERRY JONES Gene Jones, Jerry’s wife
• JASON TAYLOR Jimmy Johnson, Jason’s coach with Dolphins
• LaDAINIAN TOMLINSON Lorenzo Neal, LaDainian’s teammate with Chargers
• KURT WARNER Brenda Warner, Kurt’s wife
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Feb292012

At 150-Day Countdown, London Embarks On Final Major Pre-Summer Olympics Test

By Barry Janoff

February 29, 2012: With 150 days to go until the 2012 Summer Olympics, organizers of the London Games are preparing to test various elements of both on- and off-field play in anticipation of the main event.

The test run will be of particular interest to local, national and international security departments in light of the unrest that swept through London and other British cities last summer.

From April 18-May 8, the London Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games, under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee, will test "elements including venue operations, spectator flows, workforce, security, the field of play, scoring, timing and results" as part of a 42-event London Prepares series.

The Summer Games will be held from July 27-Aug. 12. The Paralympic Games will be held from Aug. 29-Sept. 9.

“We are now in the home straight and, having staged 31 successful test events, we are in a good position as we head towards the Games themselves," Debbie Jevans, London 2012 Director of Sport, said in a statement. "As with all our test events, we will be testing a range of our event operations including field of play and also our workforce."

As part of the London Prepares series, Olympic marketers are also making their final preparations. No surprise there as companies are expected to spend in excess of $1 billion in sponsorship, marketing and activation by the end of the 2012 Games.

“We are now in the home straight . . . we are in a good position as we head towards the Games themselves." — Debbie Jevans

Global IOC partner Visa, for example, is sponsoring five of the six test sports events scheduled from May 2-8. Other top-tier partners will also have activation.

In addition to Visa, worldwide IOC partners include Coca-Cola, Acer, Atos, Dow Chemical, GE, McDonald's, Omega, Panasonic, P&G and Samsung.

Top-tier partners of the LOCOG are adidas, BMW, BP, British Airways, BT, EDF and Lloyds.

Many of the events will take place in Olympic Park, one of the key sites for the Summer Games. LOCOG will pay particular attention to Saturday, May 5, when Olympic Park is expected to host upward of 80,000 visitors over the course of the day.

Included in the events will be soccer, synchronized swimming, water polo, shooting, wheelchair tennis and wheelchair rugby.

In addition, the British Swimming Championships 2012 (Selection Trials) will be held March 3–10 at the Olympic Park Aquatics Centre.

"This will be invaluable,” said Jevans.

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