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October 2012

People Places and Programs

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Academy President and CEO Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich has been appointed to serve on the Global Advisory Board for the International Sports Hall of Fame in Austin, Texas. The Hall of Fame annually awards at least six athletic legends in March at the Arnold Schwarzenegger Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio. Betsy Smith, Director of Academic Administration and Continuing Education, earned a Certificate of Merit from the Academy for leading the successful Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) study tour…

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Academy Sport Artist of the Year Sergey Eylanbekov Unveils New Sculpture in Azerbaijan

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Sergey Eylanbekov, the United States Sports Academy’s 2004 Sport Artist of the Year, recently unveiled a bronze monument on the new state-of-the-art campus of the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy that pays tribute to Azerbaijan President Heydar Aliyev. Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy located in Baku, Azerbaijan, is a school of international relations, which was established in March 2006 and accepted its first undergraduate students in 2011. The world-renowned sculptor was born in Russia in 1960 and trained to…

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Wiregrass Museum Displaying Exhibit of Academy’s Southern Sports Artists

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Some of the most celebrated sporting athletes, events and American pastimes created by a few of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Artists of the Year are now on display at the Wiregrass Museum of Art in Dothan, Ala. You can see, for example, “Crimson Rose,” by Tuscaloosa, Ala., painter Rick Rush, the Academy’s 2011 Sport Artist of the Year. His colorful painting depicts the University of Alabama’s victory in the 2009 college football national…

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Thailand Students' Education Continues on Tour of American Sports Programs

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For some Thailand students in the United States Sports Academy’s year-long sports certification program in sports management and sports coaching, they received an educational experience they will never forget traveling across America from San Francisco to Orlando. For the sixth consecutive year, the Academy led Thailand sports officials and students on a two-week tour of American sports facilities and programs, including a San Francisco Giants baseball game and tour of the IMG Academies sports training…

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Thrilling U.S. Open Champions Voted September’s Athletes of the Month

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The men’s and women’s U.S. Open champions who both won in thrillers—Andy Murray and Serena Williams—were chosen as the United States Sports Academy’s September Athletes of the Month. Murray had to dig deep for stamina and mental strength to outlast Novak Djokovic in a nail-biting, five-set U.S. Open final to win 7-6 (10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2. The 25-year-old Scot almost let a two-set lead against Djokovic evaporate, before prevailing in a fifth set. He…

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