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Today In Sports History for May 20

MAY 201900 - The second modern Olympic Games open in Paris.1919 - Babe Ruth of the Boston Red Sox wins a game on the mound and at the plate as he hits his first career grand...

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Today In Sports History for April 6

1896 - The first modern Olympic Games begin in Athens, Greece. James B. Connelly wins the first event - the hop, step and jump.1936 - Horton Smith edges Harry...

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Today In Sports History

AUGUST 11936 - The Olympic Games open in Berlin. The opening ceremonies is presided over by Adolf...him a total of six gold, the most won by a gymnast in a single Olympic Games.1994 - Algerian Noureddine Morceli sets a world record in the...

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Sports Quote

And from that nineteen sixty four, this was my goal to go to Olympic Games. And I realized what does it mean, Olympic Games, like big celebration. And, in nineteen seventy two Olympic Games I wasn't really going to be a star, and overnight I became a star.- OLGA KORBUT

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Today in sports history for Tuesday, Feb. 17

...Smetanina wins a gold medal with the Unified Team in the 20-kilometer cross-country relay to set the career Winter Olympic Games medal record with 10. Smetanina, 39, also becomes the oldest champion and the first to win a medal in five straight...

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Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 13

...four-decade dominance of the event.2010 - Hannah Kearney wins the women's moguls for first U.S. gold medal in the Olympic Games held in Vancouver, British Columbia. Apolo Anton Ohno wins a silver medal in the short-track 1,500-meter speedskating...

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Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 10

...and Nevada adopted it.In 1968, U.S. figure skater Peggy Fleming won America's only gold medal of the Winter Olympic Games in Grenoble, France.In 1981, eight people were killed when a fire set by a busboy broke out at the Las Vegas Hilton...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-10/today-history-february-10
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Ketchikan Kings make conference swing

...Jones.These athletes have been practicing weekly, and their season runs from March through May.The Alaska Special Olympic Games are the second Saturday in June at Anchorage and include sports such as basketball, swimming, track, gymnastics...

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Educator Spotlight: Janna Lelchuk

...all-state art competition. And, of course, my big pride is former Russian class student James Gomez, who worked at the Olympic Games in Sochi last winter as the Russian language translator. Every year, I participate and present at various state...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-21/educator-spotlight-janna-lelchuk
Neighbors
Top players make the game special

...Jones.These athletes have been practicing weekly, and their season runs from March through May.The Alaska Special Olympic Games are the second Saturday in June at Anchorage and include sports such as basketball, swimming, track, gymnastics...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-04/top-players-make-game-special
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