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Bally Member Accused of Killing Another Bally Member with Barbell
A member of a Bally Total Fitness in South San Francisco is dead, and another member was arrested for allegedly killing him with a barbell at the club.
Downtown YMCA in San Diego Closing after 90 Years 
The Downtown YMCA in San Diego will close at the end of October, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
Technogym Named Official Supplier of 2016 Rio Olympics
Technogym, Cesena, Italy, announced last week it has signed a contract to become the official equipment supplier at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Duke University Partners with Local JCC on Discount Membership Program 
Duke University, Durham, NC, is expanding its Duke Fitness Club employee discount gym membership program to a local Jewish Community Center (JCC).
Former Planet Fitness Employee Sentenced in Peeping Tom Case 
A former Planet Fitness employee in Michigan was sentenced Monday to state prison after secretly attempting to videotape a woman undressing in the club's tanning room.
YMCA Landlord Convicted of Embezzlement 
The property manager of the Bethlehem (PA) YMCA's housing unit was convicted of stealing more than $94,000 from the Y.
Fired Rec Center Director Waives Preliminary Hearing 
Amy Wagner, the former University of Pennsylvania rec center director who was fired earlier this year for allegedly stealing money and items from the rec center, waived a preliminary hearing on Monday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
JCC Aquatics Instructor Charged with Solicitation of a Minor 
An aquatics instructor at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Greater Baltimore has been fired after he was arrested last week and charged with sexual solicitation of a minor.
Air Force Reservist Dies after Fitness Test 
A reservist with the U.S. Air Force collapsed Saturday as he was about to complete a fitness test and was pronounced dead later that day.
Houston Club That Offered Groupon Deals Closes
A women-only club in Houston that was offering deals on Groupon and selling discounted pre-paid annual memberships last week has closed.
Man Charged with Sexual Assault of 14-Year-Old at Planet Fitness
A 35-year-old man was charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl at a Planet Fitness in Lancaster Township, PA.
Two Pennsylvania Ys Unite to Create Regional Association 
The YMCA of the Brandywine Valley, West Chester, PA, and the YMCA of the Upper Main Line, Berwyn, PA, will merge to become the YMCA of Greater Brandywine effective Jan. 1, 2015.
InterContinental Hotels Group Opens First Fitness and Wellness Hotel Brand

The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Atlanta, has opened its first EVEN Hotel, the company's lifestyle hotel brand with a focus on fitness and wellness. The new EVEN Hotel is in Norwalk, CT.

Air Force Introduces New Fitness Program 
The U.S. Air Force has introduced the Air Force Team Cohesion Challenge pilot program at 18 installations. The challenge involves a base-wide 5K run and a rucksack challenge.
Snap Fitness Sponsors NASCAR Driver Landon Cassill
Snap Fitness, Chanhassen, MN, is sponsoring the No. 40 car driven by Landon Cassill in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Cassill's first race will be June 28 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY.
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