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tournament

a term used to describe competition between employees of an organization to achieve promotion (like ‘medieval tournaments’) so that the potential for promotion, as well as pay, affect motivation. See LABOUR MARKET.
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Kuwaiti team arrives in Irbil for West Asian Football tourney By Faisal Al-Khumaili IRBIL, Aug 2 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait national team arrived on Friday in Irbil Kurdistan Iraq to partake in the West Asian Football Federation Championship's second group, which includes Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Jordan.
Taiwan defeated host country Japan 2-1 on Monday to secure its 12th International Boys Nankyu Baseball World Championship (IBA-Boys), an international tourney for players under the age of 12.
with the Cargo Movers looking to sustain their fiery form against the HD Spikers, who are eager to bounce back after absorbing their first setback in the women's club tourney bankrolled by Team Rebel Sports, SOGO, Eurotel, PCSO, Cocolife, UCPB Gen, Mueller, Senoh, Asics, Bizooku and One Sport.
Event organizer Jim Dimitroff with the Jaycees said the fishing tourney started more than 30 years ago in 1983.
66-year-old javelin thrower hauls gold medals in Singapore tourney !-- -- Luisa Morales (Philstar.com) - May 10, 2019 - 11:12am MANILA, Philippines Age is just a number for 66-year old Filipina javelin great Erlinda Lavandia as she bagged four gold medals as well as the Best Athlete of Field Events award for Team Philippines in the Singapore Masters Athletics' 40th Anniversary Track and Field Tourney last weekend.
Mundhir al Barwani, chairman of Oman Golf Committee said, 'We had to suspend the tourney on Friday due to bad weather, however, it resumed on Saturday.
featured encounter of the women's club tourney that has ESPN5 and 5Plus as broadcast partners.
figure By TITUS MAERO Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) Championship side Western Bulls RFC on Saturday stormed into the quarter finals of the Enterprise Cup after Wasps from Egerton University withdrew from the tourney.The withdrawal of Wasps from the annual competition saw Bulls awarded four points on a score margin of 24-0 and a ticket to feature in the quarter-finals of the competition, which features only Kenya Cup and Championship League teams.
Accordingly, Manama Club the title bearer will have to confront Al Ahli in the 16th tourney and in the rest of matches Bahrain will confront Al Etihad, Hala will play versus Budaiya, Shabab and Al Najma, Muharraq and East Riffa, Hid with the winner from Sitra, Qalali and Riffa with the winner from Al Etifaq, Isa Town and Al Malikiya with the winner from Al Busaiteen and Al Tadamon.
Reyes said the revelations in the nine-day tourney were 6-foot-8 Filipino-German Christian Standhardinger and Carl Bryan Cruz of Alaska.
21 April 2016 - US-based online sports league management company Sports Illustrated Play (SI Play) has acquired Iowa-based tournament management and scheduling software provider Tourney Machine, the company said.