Today in Sports History: Oct. 4

...Lightning 2-1 in Prague, Czech Republic, and the Pittsburgh Penguins down the Ottawa Senators 4-3 in overtime in Stockholm, Sweden, as the NHL opens its regular season outside North America for the fifth time.2010 - The Europeans reclaim the Ryder Cup...
Amid Europe's migrant tensions, kindness arises too

...refugees across windy straits to safety in Sweden. A Romanian whose ancestors were driven...SAFETY"Welcome. Do you want to go to Sweden?"Annika Holm Nielsen and Calle Vangstrup...offering to sail them from Denmark across to Sweden, where asylum policies are friendlier...
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Now arriving: airport control towers without humans inside

NEW YORK - Passengers landing at remote Ornskoldsvik Airport in northern Sweden might catch a glimpse of the control tower - likely unaware there is nobody inside.The dozen commercial planes landing there...
Nation and World
'Can't Skate Can't Play' heats up Juneau ice

...year except during a three-year hiatus training players in Sweden. Her schedule stays busy considering the number of NHL coaches...teams began requesting her services. Muir has also traveled to Sweden to work with that country's elite team. Muir said the difference...
Battle shaping up in European Union over migrant quotas

...Afghans often hoping to settle in wealthy nations like Germany and Sweden, the EU is struggling find a more equitable solution that would...Denmark, said police spokeswoman Anne Soe. Many want to go to Sweden, Norway or Finland, because they have relatives there or believe...
Nation and World
Today In Sports History for Sept. 14

...Association, opens.1968 - Jimmy Ellis wins the WBA heavyweight title by beating Floyd Patterson in the 15th round in Stockholm, Sweden.1986 - Chicago's Walter Payton rushes for 177 yards, to reach the 15,000-yard plateau and scores his 100th career rushing...
US stages comeback to win Solheim Cup after disputed call

...eight birdies in a huge 6 and 4 win over Caroline Hedwall of Sweden, while Lizette Salas defeated Azahara Munoz of Spain 3 and...defeated Brittany Lincicome 3 and 2, and Anna Nordqvist of Sweden finished with a birdie to best Stacy Lewis 2 and 1.But after...
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Razor-lined boxcar marks Hungary's new border

...thought the train was going, Wale Nuru Deem from Nigeria said: "Sweden." He then asked a reporter how long the journey would take...not to permit people to travel rapidly through to Denmark, Sweden and other countries without leaving a paper trail. They said...
Nation and World
Europe leads US 8-5 at Solheim Cup

...darkness intervened.Stacy Lewis rediscovered her form as she and Gerina Piller were 1 up over Germany's Caroline Masson and Sweden's Caroline Hedwall after 16 holes played.Catriona Matthew of Scotland gave the Europeans reason to cheer when she birdied...
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Today In Sports History for July 14

1912 - Jim Thorpe wins the decathlon at the Stockholm Olympics and, in the closing ceremony, Sweden's King Gustav proclaims Thorpe the world's greatest athlete.1922 - Gene Sarazen shoots a final-round 68 to beat out Bobby...


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