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APRIL 61896 - 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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-06/today-sports-history
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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

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-12-23/sports-quote
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Canada women beat US 3-2 in OT for Olympic gold

...and to bring it back (home) is amazing."Shannon Szabados made 27 saves for Canada, which has won 20 straight Olympic games since the Nagano final in 1998. That was the only gold medal for the United States, which lost in the Olympic final...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-21/canada-women-beat-us-3-2-ot-olympic-go
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...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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-13/today-sports-history
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NHL won't discuss 2018 Winter Games while in Sochi

...They all seem to want to keep having an opportunity to play for gold on the world's stage every four years."The Olympic Games is obviously a pinnacle of sports and it represents a lot," Canadian forward John Tavares said. "I think it's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-19/nhl-wont-discuss-2018-winter-games-whi
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Russian Sotnikova wins gold, Kim silver

...Olympic goal had come true."It's the Olympics. And it was a long way for me," she said. "To compete at the Olympic Games, I dreamed of any medal, but frankly speaking, I wanted a gold one."Lipnitskaia was fifth."I wanted to skate...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-21/russian-sotnikova-wins-gold-kim-silver
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Obama selects gay athletes for Sochi Olympic delegation

...stand with the members of the LGBT community in support of all athletes who will be competing in Sochi and I hope these Olympic Games will indeed be a watershed moment for the universal acceptance of all people," said King, who will attend the opening...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-12-18/obama-selects-gay-athletes-sochi-olymp
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Photo: Olympian teaches hockey clinic

...was the first Alaskan named to the U.S. Olympic women's hockey team. She won a bronze medal in the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy. Today will be her last in the Tongass Alaska Girl Scout training clinic.

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Today In Sports History

...weakened in the 13th and lost 1-0 to the Pirates on an unearned run, finishing with a four-hitter. 1936 - The Olympic Games open in Berlin. The opening ceremonies were presided over by Adolf Hitler.1941 - New York Yankees pitcher Lefty...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-01/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...Washington.1930 - Uruguay beats Argentina 4-2 for soccer's first World Cup in Montevideo.1932 - The 10th modern Olympic Games open in Los Angeles.1933 - Dizzy Dean struck out 17 Cubs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Chicago 8-2.1947...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-07-30/today-sports-history
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