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Five cities set to be in running for 2024 games

...campaign that features bids from three former Olympic host cities - Los Angeles, Paris and Rome.Barring any late entry by the Azerbaijan capital of Baku, which appears unlikely, IOC President Thomas Bach will officially announce a five-city field rounded...
LA mayor pitches 2024 Olympic bid to IOC president

...facilities.Los Angeles joins a field that includes Paris; Rome; Hamburg, Germany; and Budapest, Hungary. Toronto and Baku, Azerbaijan, had also been mulling bids but have given no indication they will enter by the Sept. 15 deadline."Los Angeles is a very...
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US begins World Cup training camp in California

...Wednesday afternoon at Stanford Stadium as the Americans began a two-week training camp leading up to a May 27 exhibition with Azerbaijan at San Francisco's Candlestick Park.While all 30 Americans have yet to arrive in the Bay Area, Klinsmann will have the...
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...MontrealSOCCER3:45 p.m., ESPN2 - MLS, New York at Kansas City5:55 p.m., ESPN2 - Men's national teams, exhibition, United States vs. Azerbaijan, at San FranciscoTENNIS1 a.m., ESPN2 - French Open, second round, at Paris
Azerbaijanis study state's permanent fund

A decade ago, post-Soviet Azerbaijan languished as it struggled 1,100-mile pipeline from Azerbaijan, through Georgia and Turkey to...not-too-distant future. A delegation from Azerbaijan's State Oil Fund was in Juneau...
Senate consultants assess legislation's impact honestly

...descending order for new development at $100 per barrel, they are: Syria, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Bolivia, Oman, Trinidad, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan.PFC summarized the effect of the state's present tax regime, dubbed Alaska's Clear and Equitable Share...
Body slam for wrestling: Sport cut from Olympics freestyle and seven in Greco-Roman at last year's London Olympics, with Russia dominating the podium but Iran and Azerbaijan making strong showings. Women's wrestling was added to the Olympics at the 2004 Athens Games.Tuesday's decision came...
US, Iran find some common ground: Olympic wrestling

...Tehran, said that officials from 10 of the world's top wrestling nations will meet Wednesday in Iran. Delegations from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, the United States, Russia and Turkey will gather to discuss...
Competitions grew up in a Kennedy backyard

...An expected 2,500 or more athletes and coaches from about 80 countries will compete. P0articipating countries include Azerbaijan, Belarus, Brazil, Chinese Taipei, Costa Rica, Egypt, Greece, Jamaica, Kuwait, Mexico, Monaco, Russia, Slovenia...
Juneau beauty queen turns camel racer

...said. After that she will be a substitute doctor in Kwajalein, the Papua New Guinea mines and the Baku oil operations in Azerbaijan. ``I may even work in Alaska,'' Annerud said. ``There's an emergency medicine position in Ketchikan that's been...


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