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Today in History for February 22nd

Added: 22.02.2020 18:56 | 13 views | 0 comments

Highlights of this day in history: George Washington, America's first president, is born; Iraqi insurgents destroy a Shiite shrine's golden dome; the 'Miracle on Ice' during the 1980 Winter Olympics; Pop artist Andy Warhol dies. (Feb. 22)


Japanese emperor, on birthday, expresses coronavirus concern, looks forward to Olympics

Added: 22.02.2020 16:16 | 2 views | 0 comments

Japanese Emperor Naruhito said on Sunday that he was looking forward to the Tokyo Olympics in summer but that he was concerned about the spread of the new coronavirus, which has killed three in Japan and is slowly spreading across the country.


Olympic wrestler adds to abuse allegations against University of Michigan doctor

Added: 22.02.2020 15:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

An Olympic wrestler on Thursday accused a University of Michigan doctor of touching him inappropriately during medical exams at the school.

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Phoenix gymnast Jade Carey wins in Melbourne to virtually lock up Olympic berth

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Phoenix gymnast Jade Carey wins vaulting in Melbourne to virtually lock up Olympic berth

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Opinion: Miracle On Ice was unforgettable night 40 years ago that ended with phone call to Mike Eruzione's home

Added: 22.02.2020 12:13 | 16 views | 0 comments

The USA hockey team stunned the world by beating the Soviet Union 40 years ago at the Lake Placid Olympics before going on to win the gold medal.

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Tokyo postpones training for Olympics volunteers over virus fears

Added: 22.02.2020 3:16 | 10 views | 0 comments

Organizers for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics have postponed training for volunteers because of the spread of the coronavirus in Japan.


Nike's Team USA uniforms for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are its most sustainable ever

Added: 21.02.2020 18:20 | 10 views | 0 comments

The sportswear behemoth has put sustainability front and centre

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