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...being 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...
Today In Sports History

...11th round 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...
US beats Russia 8-3 to reach world hockey semis

HELSINKI (AP) - Paul Stastny of the Colorado Avalanche had two goals and two assists...penalty shot rule, that's for sure."In the second quarterfinal in Helsinki, Finland beat Slovakia 4-3. Petri Kontiola scored twice and assisted...
Sports Quote

...1922-Nov. 22, 2000) was a Czech long-distance runner best known for winning three gold medals at the 1952 Sumer Olympics in Helsinki. He won gold in the 5,000 meters and 10,000 meter runs but his final medal came when he decided at the last minute to...
Today In Sports History

...marathon in the first world track and field championships at Helsinki, Finland.1985 - Commissioner Peter Ueberroth announces the...the 100 meters at the world track and field championships, Helsinki, Finland. The 23-year-old Olympic champion wins in 9...
Olympic Hockey News

...Olympics but was knocked out in the quarterfinals four years later in Vancouver.Finland's Selanne headed for 6th Olympics HELSINKI - Finland veteran Teemu Selanne has been selected to play at his sixth Winter Olympics.The 43-year-old Anaheim Ducks...
In the Stacks: New international fiction

...time is in the midst of brutal climate changes that have all but done away with social mores, and there are no police left in Helsinki for him to turn to. His one consolation is that The Healer has only been targeting those he believes have contributed to their...
Arts are essential elements of education

...vast distances to be a part of a learning process led by Geza Silvay, the founder of Colourstrings in the Finnish capital of Helsinki.Using state-of-the-art videoconferencing technology, JAMM's principal violin teacher GuoHua Xia will participate...
Today In Sports History

...Brooklyn hit for the cycle for the second time in the season.1931 - Paavo Nurmi sets the world record at 2 miles in a meet at Helsinki, Finland, with a time of 8:59.6.1947 - Jackie Robinson stole home for the first time in his major league career in...
Sports On TV

...same-day tape)HOCKEY9 p.m., NBCSN - IIHF World Championship, preliminary round, United States vs. Latvia, at Helsinki (delayed tape)MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL9:30 a.m., TBS - N.Y. Mets at Atlanta10:10 a.m., WGN - Cincinnati at Chicago...


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