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Synonyms for bocce

Italian bowling played on a long narrow dirt court


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Copeland was coaching basketball when he got interested in bocce ball, a lawn bowling game that originated in Italy.
Athletes from 48 states won a total of 4,923 medals in 13 sports: aquatics, basketball, bocce, bowling, flag football, golf, gymnastics, powerlifting, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field and volleyball.
Practice for Special Olympics bocce ball is held from 10 a.
Special Olympics is seeking nondisabled peer partners of all ages to participate in soccer, bowling, bocce ball and skiing.
The work will include, but will not necessarily be limited to, providing all labor, materials, equipment, and appurtenances for the construction of the following: Construction of a building expansion for restroom facilities, one baseball/softball field, playground, two parking lots, stormwater facilities, shuffleboard, horseshoe pits, bocce ball, quoits, amphitheater seating, picnic pavilion, gazebo and other amenities as further described in the contract documents.
Syria is participating in the event with a team consisting of 56 athletes who will compete in 10 games: swimming, track and field, cycling, equestrian games, weightlifting, table tennis, badminton, gymnastics, rollerblading, and bocce.
But make no mistake—this ain't your great uncle Vinny's bocce.
On Sunday, the Grafton High School gym was turned into a bocce court for the second annual unified bocce tournament, featuring teams composed of Special Olympics athletes and student council members from across the state.
From the lobby and resident lounge to the basketball and bocce ball courts, 50 North 5th Street offers a refreshed lifestyle with very special community spaces.
Originally popular in ancient Rome and introduced in the United States by Italian immigrants, the essential goal of bocce is to try to throw the bocce balls closest to the smaller pollino ball in an edged court.
Well known in the community for his generous spirit, in addition to serving on the NBCU board, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus, a past grand knight of Father Tomko Assembly and a member of the Norristown Bocce Club.
Thirty one athletes will represent Morocco in several sports, namely swimming, track and field, tennis, bocce, weight lifting, table tennis, horse riding, and badminton.
In the event, which is being staged for the mentally-retarded athletes from across the world, Pakistan will take part in eight disciplines: swimming, athletics, badminton, basketball, bocce, cycling, football and table tennis.
Bocce, a game that's been around for thousands of years, is traditionally played outside.
The 36-year-old bocce and basketball star has his sights sets on further glory in the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2011 to be staged at the home of the sporting spectacular - the Greek capital of Athens, from June 25 to July 4.