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Today In Sports History for July 24 and July 25

...disqualified when officials help him across the line.1931 - Paavo Nurmi sets the world record at 2 miles in a meet at Helsinki, Finland, with a time of 8:59.6.1960 - Jay Hebert beats Jim Ferrier by one stroke to win the PGA golf tournament.1967 - Don...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-24/today-sports-history-july-24-and-july-
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Today In Sports History for July 26

...at Yankee Stadium to retain the world heavyweight title.1952 - Bob Mathias wins his second Olympic decathlon in Helsinki, Finland.1955 - Doug Ford defeats Cary Middlecoff 4 and 3 in the final round to capture the PGA title.1981 - Pat Bradley shoots...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-26/today-sports-history-july-26
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Talks with skeptical creditors resume

...end of last year has been "destroyed by the last months."Finland is perhaps taking the hardest line of all. Reports out of the...Brussels contributed to this story. Matti Huuhtanen in Helsinki, Finland contributed to this story.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-12/talks-skeptical-creditors-resume
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Today In Sports History for July 14

...St. Andrews, Scotland.2010 - Caster Semenya wins her first race since being cleared to return to competition after undergoing gender tests, winning the 800 meters in a modest time against a weak field at a low-key meet in Finland.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-14/today-sports-history-july-14
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Douglas-born woman celebrates 100 years

...is buried in the Eagles Cemetery on Douglas. Her father remarried, to a woman hailing from a Swedish-speaking region of Finland. She learned to speak English to communicate with her stepmother and for her education. She attended Douglas Grade School...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/douglas-born-woman-celebrates-100-years
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Arts organizations meet to work toward global collaboration in the North

...formalized itself at a meeting in Rovaniemi, Finland, last spring. The group convened around...Museum (Russia), Oulu Art Museum (Finland), RiddiDuottarMuseat/The Sami Museum...Art Museum/Korundi House of Culture (Finland), Sami Center for Contemporary Art...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/arts-organizations-meet-work-toward-globa
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Canada, US, earn wins at hockey worlds

...equaled their record by routing Latvia 8-1. Last year's runner-up Finland blanked Norway 5-0 for its second win.Philadelphia Flyers center Sean...team on Wednesday.Joonas Kamppainen scored twice and had an assist for Finland.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-05/canada-us-earn-wins-hockey-worlds
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US, Canada, Sweden, Finland in semis

...intriguing matchup, top-seeded Sweden faces Finland in a rematch of the 2006 Turin Games final...both teams," Toews said.Sweden and Finland, neighbors in Europe, also are not fond...tournaments like this we're disrespected," Finland forward Olli Jokinen said.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-21/us-canada-sweden-finland-semis
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US, Czechs, Russia make quarterfinals at hockey worlds

...with Sweden's Filip Forsberg.The United States is atop Group B with 15 points from six games, one ahead of Russia, while Finland is in third with 12. Slovenia has zero and will be demoted to the second-tier tournament next year."All through the game...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-11/us-czechs-russia-make-quarterfinals-h
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Today In Sports History for May 10

...victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.1992 - Sweden wins its second straight world hockey championship with a 5-2 victory over Finland.1997 - Ato Boldon speeds to a mark of 9.89 seconds in the 100 meters at the Modesto Relays, becoming the sixth man in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-10/today-sports-history-may-10
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