July 29, 2012 - 8:08pm
For most taking part, the trip to Louisville was just another step towards reaching their personal goals and dreams of playing professional basketball. For others it was all about the experience of trying out and seeing where they measured up against solid competition.
This past weekend at the Hoops facility in east Louisville, 264 athletes from all around the world came together to take part in tryouts for the NBA's Development League.The tryouts had an international appeal. Nine countries were represented at the tryouts: Congo, Ecuador, Jamaica...
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
Just before dawn on the first Saturday in May, Carol Belser adorns the Churchill Downs winner’s circle with roses. She appreciates this early-morning moment as the only part of her day that is almost completely silent. During the rest of her hectic weekend there is little time for reflection.
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July 29, 2012 - 7:52pm
1998 peace treaty praised by Bill Clinton
Jamil Mahuad, who governed Ecuador as president from 1998 to 2000 and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999, will speak Tues., March 30 at Bellarmine University, 2000 Norris Pl. He will discuss U.S.-Latin American relations and Latin American politics, including economic and social...
March 17, 2010 - 10:32pm
Before planning your next international trip, call the University of Louisville Travel Clinic. Their doctors will help you prevent a plethora of really nasty and hard-to-pronounce diseases.
One of my main concerns with traveling to South America with Jack was keeping him healthy on our trip. I am an admitted germaphobe, so I seriously would have put that kid in a plastic bubble if it was socially acceptable. It was difficult to decide with our Pediatrician which vaccinations...
March 10, 2010 - 10:49pm
My family just got back yesterday from a 8-day trip in Ecuador. I was surprised by all of the family-friendly stuff there was to do in Quito, and the surrounding areas. Here are some of the highlights from my trip.