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Today In Sports History for July 31

...world champion at 106 pounds, loses to Rafael Lozano of Spain under the new electronic scoring system used at the Summer Olympics, even though all five judges credit him with more blows than his opponent as did five jury members used as a backup...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-31/today-sports-history-july-31
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With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...said in a statement. "We're better off for having passed on Boston 2024."The United States hasn't hosted a Summer Olympics since the Atlanta Games in 1996, or any Olympics since the Salt Lake City Winter Games in 2002. Bids for 2012...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/boston-out-can-la-revive-us-olympic-b
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Two Juneau athletes in World Games

...Ceremonies will be shown live on ESPN at 5 p.m. from the Los Angles Memorial Coliseum, site of the 1932 and 1984 Summer Olympics. The games will be held in 25 venues throughout Los Angeles. According to the Associated Press, about a half-million...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-21/two-juneau-athletes-world-games
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Today In Sports History for July 19

...Bowden is the first American to break the four-minute mile with a 3:58.7 time at Stockton, Calif.1980 - The Summer Olympics open in Moscow without the United States and 64 other boycotting countries.1987 - Nick Faldo of England wins the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-19/today-sports-history-july-19
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Today In Sports History for May 8

...1984 - On the day the Olympic torch relay begins, the Soviet Union announces it will not take part in the 1984 Summer Olympics. The Soviet National Olympic Committee Union cites the "gross flouting" of Olympic ideals by U.S. authorities...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-08/today-sports-history-may-8
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Today in Sports History

...in Nashville at age 76.In 1972, Dave Wottle of the United States won the men's 800-meter race at the Munich Summer Olympics.In 1986, a judge in Los Angeles sentenced Cathy Evelyn Smith to three years in prison for involuntary manslaughter...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02
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Today in Sports History

...Sweden.1992 - The U.S. women's basketball team is upset by the Unified Team 79-73 in the semifinals at the Summer Olympics.1997 - Michael Johnson wins his third straight 400-meter title at the world championships in Athens, Greece...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-05
Sports
Today in Sports History

...during his 60-second routine - one of the toughest feats in gymnastics - for a 9.975 and the gold.2008 - At the Summer Olympics in Beijing, Yukiko Ueno pitches 28 innings in two days, including seven to shut down the U.S. softball team...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-21
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NZ's All Blacks defeat USA 74-6

...and Fiji later this month. They have already qualified for the 2015 World Cup and hope to do the same for the 2016 Summer Olympics, where rugby (the seven-a-side version, instead of 15 players each) will return as a medal sport for the first...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-02/nzs-all-blacks-defeat-usa-74-6
Sports
Today In Sports History

...world champion at 106 pounds, loses to Rafael Lozano of Spain under the new electronic scoring system used at the Summer Olympics, even though all five judges credit him with more blows than his opponent as did five jury members used as a backup...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-01/today-sports-history
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