Roundup: Sweden pummels Denmark in world juniors opener

December 27, 2016 9:06 am0 comments
Roundup: Sweden pummels Denmark in world juniors opener

Swedish phenom Rasmus Dahlin didn’t take long to make an impression at the world junior hockey championship. The 16-year-old had a goal and an assist in limited ice time as Sweden routed Denmark 6-1 in the tournament opener before an announced crowd of 4,518 at the Bell Centre on Monday […]

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Sports News in Brief: Denmark’s greatest Olympic flame extinguished

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Sports News in Brief: Denmark’s greatest Olympic flame extinguished

When it came to winning gold at the Olympic Games, no Dane did it better than Paul Elvstrøm. The legendary sailor, who passed away yesterday aged 88, is the only Dane to have won four Olympic gold medals – and he did so at four straight Olympic Games from 1948 […]

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Denmark Prepares to Host World’s Best Archers

October 3, 2016 9:06 am0 comments
Denmark Prepares to Host World’s Best Archers

Denmark Prepares to Host World’s Best Archers The 2016 Hyundai Archery World Cup Final takes places on 24/25 September in Odense, the birthplace of famous author Hans Christian Andersen. The 32-archer line-up features Rio 2016 Olympic Champion Ku Bonchan, the most successful athlete in Hyundai Archery World Cup history Brady Ellison and host-nation […]

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Veteran Tank Williams Set for Two Fights in Denmark

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Veteran Tank Williams Set for Two Fights in Denmark

Veteran Tank Williams Set for Two Fights in Denmark Grand Bahamian native, Sherman “Tank “Williams keeps trudging on. The 44-year-old heavyweight champion of The Bahamas is not as nifty as he once was. He does not launch that vaunted overhand right (conch punch) with constant effectiveness, as before, but today, […]

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Refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini, makes history in Olympics pool

August 12, 2016 6:23 am0 comments
FILE - This is a Monday, Nov. 9, 2015 file photo of Yusra Mardini from Syria poses during a training session in Berlin, Germany. They’ve fled war and violence in the Middle East and Africa. They’ve crossed treacherous seas in small dinghies and lived in dusty refugee camps.They include a teenage swimmer Yusra Mardini from Syria, long-distance runners from South Sudan and judo and taekwondo competitors from Congo, Iran and Iraq. They are striving to achieve a common goal: To compete in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Not for their home countries, but as part of the first ever team of refugee athletes.(AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

Refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini, makes history in Olympics pool By Ben Tracy When Yusra Mardini dove into the Olympic pool, she made history. It wasn’t her time on the scoreboard — it was simply that she was there. “When you are an athlete, you don’t think if you are Syrian, […]

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Cricket: Pakistan Legend Hanif Mohammed Dies in Karachi

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Cricket: Pakistan Legend Hanif Mohammed Dies in Karachi

Cricket: Pakistan Legend Hanif Mohammed Dies in Karachi By Hafsa Adil Pakistan cricket legend and former captain Hanif Mohammed has died after protracted illness at a hospital in the southern city of Karachi.  Hanif, 81, had been battling lung cancer for more than two years and was admitted at a […]

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