S. Retail. “With the opening of NikeTown Denver, we have crossed the finish line with our build out plans for the United States, with 13 NikeTowns located across the country from New York to Honolulu.”The 30,000 square foot sports showcase store is located in the Denver Pavilions, between Welton and Glenarm Streets, on the 16th Street Mall.NIKETOWN DENVER GRAND OPENINGColumbia Records recording artists Evan and Jaron, who sing the title track in the just released movie Runaway Bride, performed a free concert at the store to launch the opening day festivities.”NikeTown Denver is a home run for the city,” said Denver Mayor Wellington Webb.At Field Day, on Monday, more than 1,000 youths from the Denver metro area showed up to play in baseball, basketball, football and soccer interactive areas where they learned the basic skills of each sport and had the opportunity to compete for various Nike prizes.
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SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileA manned mission to Mars may be decades away, but an international team of researchers will try to experience what one might be like by locking themselves up in a windowless capsule for a year and half the time needed for a round trip to the red planet.The all male crew of three Russians, a Frenchman, an Italian Colombian and a Chinese won’t endure weightlessness, but from Thursday they will live for 520 days in the spartan conditions of a mock spaceship and follow a harsh regimen of experiments and exercise.The main task of the Mars 500 experiment is to study the effects of long isolation to help a real space crew of the future cope better with stress and fatigue.”When everybody interacts with the same people in the same space, habits and behaviour become apparent very quickly. These habits may irritate and cause indignation and even fits of aggression,” said Mikhail Baryshev, a psychotherapist connected to the program.The researchers will communicate with the outside world via internet, delayed and occasionally disrupted to imitate the effects of space travel. They will eat canned food similar to that currently offered to astronauts on the International Space Station and take a shower once every 10 days mimicking space conditions.