Sports On TV for Thursday, March 5

GOLF3:30 a.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, Africa Open, first round, at East London, South Africa9 a.m., TGC - PGA Tour-WGC, Cadillac Championship, first round, at Doral...
Margaret Germain

...born and raised in a small town outside of Liverpool. In later years she traveled to Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Mexico, Africa, Rome and to London where she visited with her cousin-in-law, then Prime Minister Tony Blair. She also enjoyed a trip...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Feb.26 Squaw Valley, Calif.1968 - Thirty-two African nations agree to boycott the Olympics because of the presence of South Africa.1981 - The Boston Bruins beat the Minnesota North Stars 5-1 in a game marred by fights. The teams set an NHL record with...
Today in sports history for Monday, Jan. 26

...Australian Open title. Capriati saved four match points before veating Martina Hingis 4-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2.2005 - South Africa's Ryk Neethling breaks his own short-course world record in the 100-meter medley, finishing in 52.01 seconds at a World...
Players withdraw complaint in Canada over World Cup turf

...rules in 2004 to allow sanctioned matches on certain artificial surfaces. A few games at the 2010 men's World Cup in South Africa were played on grass that had been reinforced by artificial fibers.FIFA rules also state that all matches and practices for...
Star Wars EMP exhibit shows the force is with the costumes

...insider information about costume construction and idea development.The displays also talk about cultural influences from Africa to Asia. Quotes from actors talk about the way the costumes made them feel, from Carrie Fisher's experience in what she...
Africa dreams

Juneau may be home, "but East Africa is what I dream about every night," said Rosie M. Ainza."Africa in general has always been really enigmatic...the idea that maybe one day I'd go to Africa with him."Eventually they purchased...
This is Africa: A semester in Botswana

Upon reflection, my semester in Africa becomes a series of snapshots represented...insignificant by the sunny disposition of Africa and her people. This refreshing blend...TIA." TIA, which stands for "This Is Africa," could be uttered in a sort of humored...
Alaska Guard members leave for Africa mission

...scheduled to deploy Tuesday to the Horn of Africa as part of Operation Enduring partner nation operations in East Africa to defeat extremist organizations.They...members who have been conducting missions in Africa since May.This deployment is for about...
Sports On TV for Dec. 10

...Bangkok1:30 a.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, Alfred Dunhill Championship, first round, part I, at Mpumalanga, South Africa (same-day tape)MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL3 p.m., ESPN2 - Columbia at Kentucky3 p.m., ESPNU - High Point at Ohio...


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