Tag: ESPN Wide World of Sports

Are you Ready to Conquer the Tower of Terror?

Are you Ready to Conquer the Tower of Terror?

| August 9, 2012 | 1 Reply

Don’t look now, but we’ve turned the calendar to August.  That means the fall season at Walt Disney World is just around the corner.  This year the folks at runDisney are giving us a treat, or a scare.  I’m not sure which, but it may be a little of both.  This September 29th runDisney is […]

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Video: Brazilian Soccer Star Kaká at ESPN Wide World of Sports

Video: Brazilian Soccer Star Kaká at ESPN Wide World of Sports

| June 20, 2011 | 5 Replies

Kaká, the Brazilian soccer star who plays professionally for Real Madrid, recently spent time at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.  He was on hand to help promote next month’s Disney Cup International Youth Soccer Tournament.  The competition brings in nearly 200 youth soccer teams from 16 different countries including Kaká’s home country of Brazil, […]

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Gold Medal Gymnast Nastia Liukin Helps Girls at Walt Disney World

Gold Medal Gymnast Nastia Liukin Helps Girls at Walt Disney World

| June 4, 2011 | 1 Reply

On Friday, June 3, four Orlando-area gymnasts had their dreams come true when they received advice from 2008 Olympic Gymnast Nastia Liukin (gold medal all-around) in a private training session at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.  One of the athletes, Olessia Dunaeva of Clermont, FL said, “She’s my idol.  It’s always a dream to […]

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Greeny and Golic Talk Disney’s ESPN: The Weekend with the DIS

Greeny and Golic Talk Disney’s ESPN: The Weekend with the DIS

| March 4, 2011 | 2 Replies

Spring is in the air at Walt Disney World, and the International Flower and Garden Festival has opened with the theme “Epcot Springs to Life.”  Well another Disney theme park is also “springing” to life as Disney’s Hollywood Studios hosts its 8th Annual ESPN the Weekend March 3rd – 6th.  The co-hosts of the event, ESPN’s Mike […]

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Video: Globetrotters Return to Disney Thanksgiving Weekend

Video: Globetrotters Return to Disney Thanksgiving Weekend

| October 23, 2010 | 1 Reply

There will be plenty of opportunity for basketball fans to get their fix Thanksgiving Weekend at Walt Disney World.  The Harlem Globetrotters return to the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex for two games Saturday, November 27, 2010.  The Globetrotters game is embedded in the middle of the 5th Annual Old Spice Classic November 25-28.  […]

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Video Tour of Disney’s Inaugural Wine & Dine Half Marathon Course

Video Tour of Disney’s Inaugural Wine & Dine Half Marathon Course

| October 9, 2010 | 4 Replies

A new event popped up on the runDisney race calendar this year.  The Inaugural Wine & Dine Half Marathon took place Saturday, October 2, 2010 coinciding with the opening of the 15th Epcot International Food and Wine Festival.  The starting gun fired at   10:00 pm, and competitors wound their way from ESPN Wide World of […]

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Video: Disney And Soccer Help Haiti Rise From Earthquake Rubble

Video: Disney And Soccer Help Haiti Rise From Earthquake Rubble

| July 20, 2010 | 2 Replies

The Disney Cup International youth soccer tournament was played last week (July 12-17, 2010) at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex with more than 200 elite teams from around the world competing.  For one team, the Haiti National Women’s 17 & under (U17) team, just making it to Disney for the tournament required many […]

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