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Today in Sports History

...6-4, while Graf takes her second straight championship over Martina Navratilova 6-2, 6-7 (1), 6-1. 1991 - South Africa is readmitted by the International Olympic Committee to the Olympic movement, ending decades of sports isolation and clearing...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-09
Sports
Brazil Beat

...still to play - are more than in South Africa in 2010 or Germany in 2006.Naturally...to pack their scoring boots for South Africa brought them to Brazil. Arjen Robben...five for Colombia. Scoreless in South Africa, Lionel Messi has four for Argentina...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-04/brazil-beat
Sports
Second Street Cafe: Group photography exhibit

...in this group photography exhibit, which opened in May. Featured locations include Ecuatorial Guinea on the west coast of Africa and Alaska, with the photographs demonstrating fewer differences between them than just temperature and culture.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-03/group-photography-exhibit
Art
Costa Rica coach learned from Dutch master

...experienced midfielder, Wesley Sneijder, appears to be running into form at just the right time.The team's top scorer in South Africa four years ago broke his Brazil duck against Mexico with a sizzling drive in the 88th minute, after substitute Klaas Jan Huntelaar...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-04/costa-rica-coach-learned-dutch-master
Sports
US World Cup ends with 2-1 extra time loss to Belgium

...Ghana to reach the knockout rounds of consecutive World Cups for the first time. Four years ago, they were eliminated in South Africa by Ghana 1-0 on a goal in the third minute of extra time.Fans who had made the trek south of the equator chanting "I believe...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-02/us-world-cup-ends-2-1-extra-time-loss-
Sports
Africa's female business entrepreneurs take the lead

...school, is part of a growing trend in Africa where more women are running businesses...that was unthinkable a generation ago. Africa now has the highest growth rate of female-run...self-employed in the informal sector in Africa, more than twice the worldwide rate...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-11/africas-female-business-entrepreneurs
Not For Web
Today in sports history

...of Fame as players. In the Builder Category, Jimmy Devellano and the late Daryl "Doc" Seaman get elected.2010 - South Africa becomes the first host nation not to advance in 80 years of World Cup play. The host nation does beat France 2-1 in its final...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-22/today-sports-history
Sports
Suarez pushes England to edge of World Cup exit

...playing."The match provided little joy though, as the 2-1 loss of the Ivory Coast's chances to advance in doubt.Africa has had a miserable showing at the World Cup, with just 4 points out of a possible 21.For South America, the home advantage...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-20/suarez-pushes-england-edge-world-cup-e
Sports
Today In Sports History

...third consecutive NBA title with a 99-98 victory over the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of the finals.1994 - Ernie Els of South Africa becomes the first foreign winner of the U.S. Open since 1981, beating Loren Roberts on the second sudden-death hole...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-20/today-sports-history
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-30/africa-semester-botswana
Neighbors

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