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World track championships coming to U.S.

...held every two years since 1991, the third edition of the competition. The first world championships were held in 1983 in Helsinki, Finland, followed by Rome in 1987.The 2015 competition will be held in Beijing, followed by London in 2017 and Doha...
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Shell seeks order to remove protesters from rig

...Discoverer while it was in port in New Zealand. Greenpeace activists a month later boarded two Shell-leased ice-breakers in Helsinki, Finland.Shell later obtained a federal court injunction in Anchorage that ordered Greenpeace USA to stay away from its...
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...
A big night in the arts

...seen across the state.She has also performed at venues around the world, including in New York City, Berlin, Stockholm, Helsinki, London, Spain and Greenland.Raised in Anchorage, her family is from the village of Kaktovik, in the northeastern corner...
Greenpeace boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...Lawless later pleaded guilty to trespassing.In March 2012, Greenpeace activists boarded two Shell-leased ice-breakers in Helsinki, Finland. Greenpeace said Shell leased the icebreakers for support of Arctic offshore drilling.Shell later obtained a U...
Today in Sports History

...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

...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...
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...

...can travel to a place and visit local designers in their own studios. Just last month, a group traveled to Stockholm and Helsinki, and next year they plan on visiting Switzerland.When asked about how the ADF acknowledges and addresses the uniqueness...
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...


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