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Today In Sports History for July 31

...at the London Games. With 19 career medals spanning three Olympics, Phelps moves one ahead of Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina...under the new electronic scoring system used at the Summer Olympics, even though all five judges credit him with more blows than...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-31/today-sports-history-july-31
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Quick to the gold

...success on Wednesday at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles, winning...are among 491 members of the Special Olympics USA team including 304 competitors with...and not the disabilities," Special Olympics Alaska President Jim Balamaci said...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-30/quick-gold
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Today In Sports History for July 30

...night of the world swimming championships in Rome are set, pushing the total to 29 and moving past last summer's Beijing Olympics. Ryan Lochte gets things rolling by breaking Phelps' mark in the 200-meter individual medley. The Chinese women finish...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-30/today-sports-history-july-30
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With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics was undercut by its own mayor, its skeptical...invented the modern-day template for the Olympics when it played host in 1984 - as the...conference, Walsh said the opposition to the Olympics amounted to about "10 people on Twitter...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/boston-out-can-la-revive-us-olympic-b
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Umbs wins bronze at World Games

...Christopher "CJ" Umbs is off to a fast start at the 2015 Special Olympics' 14th annual World Summer Games in Los Angeles.Umbs won...third with a score of 00:02:20.76 according to a Special Olympics press release.Umbs competed in the classification round for...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-28/umbs-wins-bronze-world-games
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Quick, Umbs have another strong Olympic day

Juneau's CJ Umbs and Christine Quick continued to impress at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games on Tuesday in Los Angeles.Umbs put in a heavy workload in the pool with three events, two of which garnished...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-29/quick-umbs-have-another-strong-olympic
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Today In Sports History for July 29

...male swimmers to win golds in three Olympics.1996 - Record-setting sprinter Michael...individual-sport medal in five consecutive Olympics.2012 - Dana Vollmer of the United States...the 100-meter butterfly at the London Olympics. Vollmer, third at the turn, finishes...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-29/today-sports-history-july-29
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Two Juneau athletes in World Games

...competing in aquatics at the 2015 Special Olympics' 14th annual World Summer Games in Los...Quick has been involved with Special Olympics for just three years but has become a...will be among 491 members of the Special Olympics USA team including 304 competitors with...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-21/two-juneau-athletes-world-games
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Sports On TV for Wednesday, July 29

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 10 a.m., MLB - Colorado at Chicago Cubs 4 p.m., ESPN - L.A. Angels at Houston SOCCER 5 p.m., FS1 - MLS, All-Star Game, MLS All-Stars vs. Tottenham, at Commerce City, Colo. SPECIAL OLYMPICS 3 p.m.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-29/sports-tv-wednesday-july-29
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Poll: Americans support home Olympics

...While Bostonians are hesitant to host the Olympics, Americans across the country overwhelmingly...people are asked if they would want the Olympics in their local area. It dips even further...89 percent - support a bid to host the Olympics somewhere in the United States. Yet...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-29/poll-americans-support-home-olympics
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