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Sitka man gets medal, 6 decades late

...while the planes flew a 20-mile-wide air corridor through the Russian zone to West Berlin from the U.S. base in West Germany.Perensovich estimated he flew between two and five flights a day as a member of the 15th Troop Carrier Squadron in...
Today in Sports History Chris Evert, 6-0, 7-5.1974 - In Munich, West Germany beats the Netherlands 2-1 to win soccer's World...47.69 in a track meet at Oslo, Norway.1985 - West Germany's Boris Becker, 17, becomes the youngest champion...
World Cup final: Magical Messi or united Germany?

...dominant force in international football.And then there's the matter of settling a historical score. Argentina and West Germany played each other in two straight World Cup finals in 1986 and '90, games that are well remembered in the sports psyche...
Today in Sports History

...Jimmy Connors 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 in 100-degree temperatures to take the men's singles title at Wimbledon.1990 - West Germany wins the World Cup as Andreas Brehme scores with 6 minutes to go for a 1-0 victory over defending champion Argentina...
Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

...the title in 1978 - beating the Dutch - and in 1986. It lost the championship matches in 1930 and 1990. It played West Germany in both the '86 and '90 finals.The Netherlands, which has never won the World Cup, was seeking to reach its fourth...
Klinsmann was right: team not ready to win join the world's elite and far from attaining that level.Klinsmann was a World Cup champion as a player with West Germany in 1990 and coach of the German team that reached the 2006 semifinals. Having moved to California in 1998 with his...
World Cup: 7 teams vying for 3 spots in 2nd round erase some of the memories from the 1982 tournament, where Algeria was denied a spot in the second round after West Germany and Austria played out a result that suited them both.Russia still has a chance of advancing with a victory, but...
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Brazil Beat

...doubt returned to one of the most shocking incidents in World Cup history, which occurred in the 1982 semifinal between West Germany and France and involved another goalkeeper's excursion off his line.Harald Schumacher's airborne challenge on...
Today In Sports History

...a 15-round split decision over Max Schmeling to win the world heavyweight title in New York.1960 - Armin Hary of West Germany becomes the first man to run 100 meters in 10.0 seconds at a meet in Zurich, Switzerland.1964 - Jim Bunning of...
Uruguay's Batista shown fastest red card

...Scotland has yet to progress beyond the group stage. Uruguay, despite coming third in the group behind Denmark and West Germany, qualified for the round of 16 where it lost to eventual champion Argentina.


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