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In the News (Tue 21 May 19)

  
  Sports Deep Background: Reference Detail
The Central Lenin Stadium, one of the largest sports complexes in the world, was constructed in 1955-1956 on a bend in the Moscow River near the center of Moscow.
From 1952 onwards, when the Soviets first sent a team to the Olympic Games, people in both countries enthusiastically kept track of whose athletes had won the most medals.
The final tallies for the rivalry are as follows: in the Summer Games between 1952 and 1992, the USSR won 445 gold, 356 silver, and 322 bronze medals for a total of 1123, while the USA won 410, 313, and 261, respectively, a total of 984.
www.pbs.org /redfiles/sports/deep/sports_deep_ref_detail.htm   (1033 words)

  
 SPORTS AMBASSADORS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Sports Ambassadors exists to evangelize the lost, encourage the pastor and his congregation, edify sports missionaries and equip the church.
Since 1952 Sports Ambassadors has been sending sports teams that have preached Christ to more than 11 million spectators in 67 countries.
Sports fans in the audience are given a brochure containing the personal testimonies of athletes who have found their way to Christ.
community.gospelcom.net /Brix?pageID=11360   (515 words)

  
 XOSports - Richmond, Virginia
XO Sports strives to be the leading provider of quality football and cheerleading uniforms and equipment at the best possible price to allow for maximum participation by America's athletes.
XO Sports is one of the Americas largest team dealers headquartered in Richmond, Virginia in a 40,000+ square foot warehouse.
We are proud to serve the sports of football and cheer leading for what these games teach our youth about life.
www.xosport.com   (263 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - SPORTS
Competitions began in this event in Europe in 1902 and interest in the sport is still concentrated mainly in Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand.
In 1900, a high jump and a long jump for horses were held for the only time, while in 1920, vaulting made a single appearance on the Olympic programme.
In 1952 these restrictions were lifted, and since then men and women have competed against each other in the equestrian events.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/programme/history_uk.asp?DiscCode=EC&sportCode=EQ   (194 words)

  
 Murray Olderman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Sports columnist and cartoonist Murray Olderman’s work appeared in 750 daily newspapers for the greater part of 35 years.
joined the NEA in 1952, became its sports editor in 1964, its executive editor in 1968, a contributing editor in 1971, and he loosely retired in 1987.
In 1974, and again in 1979, Olderman was named Sports Cartoonist of the Year by the National Cartoonists Society.
www.jewishsports.net /BioPages/MurrayOlderman.htm   (274 words)

  
 Harley Davidson model designator   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
K - Side valve 45 and 55 cubic inch sports bike that replaced the WL in 1953 and was replaced by the sportster in 1957.
Applied to 1918-1922 opposed twin Sport, 1944 military opposed twin, and 1957 to present Sportster.
There were others, such as the J series (a very nice looking bike that was about the hottest thing around in the 20's) but you're not likely to see them in daily use anymore.
ironheadsportster.com /model_codes.html   (331 words)

  
 University of Delaware Athletics and Sports Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
For nearly 50 years, Elbert has used both his voice and his pen to chronicle the rich history of University of Delaware athletics like no one else ever has.
Affiliated with the University since his days as a student in the early 1950's, Elbert served as Sports Information Director in 1952-54 and as Alumni Director in 1956-85.
Elbert earned his bachelor's degree in 1952 and his master's degree in 1959 from Delaware.
www.udel.edu /sportsinfo/hall_of_fame/chance.html   (126 words)

  
 Learn more about 1952 in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 - 1952 - 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957
November 4 - U.S. presidential election, 1952: Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower defeats Democrat Adlai Stevenson (correctly predicted by UNIVAC computer).
December 4 - Great Smog of 1952: A "killer fog" descends on London ("Smog" for "smoke" and "fog" becomes a word).
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /1/19/1952.html   (1353 words)

  
 Americana Resources - Sports: General   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Sports: "The Preakness Song," 33-1/3 RPM Sports-Fan Recording, 1960s in orig.
Sports: 1952 Race Schedule, The Virginia Gold Cup.
Sports: Box of four huge 60" x 36" Budweiser plastic advertising banners distributed for 4th of July promo use in 1999.
amres.com /catalogs/SP00.asp   (446 words)

  
 TSN : CFL - Canada's Sports Leader
Upon graduating in 1948, the native of Sarnia, Ont., was hired as a news reporter by the Toronto Star.
He moved to CKEY in 1967 as sports director of the AM radio station, eventually becoming news director.
In 2001, Hunt was honoured by Sports Media Canada, the Canadian arm of the international sportswriters' association, with an achievement award.
www.tsn.ca /cfl/news_story.asp?ID=157827   (529 words)

  
 BBVHS - Area History - Winter Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Through the efforts of Judge Clifford R Lynn, the Big Bear Sports District was formed in 1934 to develop winter sports in Big Bear.
In 1952 Tommi and his wife, Jo, formed a small investment group and began the construction of Snow Summit.
The future is bright for winter sports in Big Bear Valley.
www.bigbearhistory.org /wntrsport.htm   (369 words)

  
 Ned West, Longtime Tech SID, Dies at 91 :: Served as Tech sports publicist from 1952-76
West joined the Georgia Tech Athletic Association staff on June 1, 1952 and served as the publicist for Tech's athletics programs for 24 years until his retirement in 1976.
In 1964, he received the organization's Arch Ward Award for his outstanding contributions to the field, and in 1969, he was a member of the inaugural class of the CoSIDA Hall of Fame.
Before coming to Tech, West served as director of sports publicity at Florida State for three years and as sports editor of the Tallahassee Democrat for three years.
ramblinwreck.cstv.com /genrel/090103aaa.html   (424 words)

  
 The New York Times: This Day In Sports
SALT LAKE CITY-Against all Ouija board predictions and sentimental expectations, Sarah Hughes, a porcelainfaced 16-year-old from Great Neck, N.Y., won the Olympic women's figure skating gold medal tonight.
As the last seconds ticked off, the Pittsburgh Civic Center organist played "Taps." In 1993 the Penguins broke the mark by winning 17 games in a row.
1952: Dick Button, a Harvard senior, won his second straight Olympic figure-skating gold medal at the Oslo Games, defeating Hellmut Seibt of Austria (see Feb. 5).
www.nytimes.com /packages/html/sports/year_in_sports/02.21.html   (624 words)

  
 OLYMPICS - CBS SportsLine.com
SEATTLE -- Karol Kennedy Kucher, who with her brother won the silver medal in skating pairs in the 1952 Winter Olympics and was inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame, has died.
Peter switched sports after 1952 but failed to make the 1956 Olympic team as a skier.
Karol married, raised a family and in 1994 opened a children's clothing store that is now operated by a daughter and granddaughter.
cbs.sportsline.com /olympics/story/7459773   (321 words)

  
 The return to racing for Mercedes-Benz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The event that caused former Mercedes-Benz racing boss, Alfred Neubauer, to claimed that his second childhood began on May 2, 1952 was the return of Mercedes-Benz to motor racing for the first time since 1939.
Designed in 1951 for the 1952 sports car racing season, Mercedes' number one goal for the year was to win Le Mans.
Their goal was achieved with a one-two finish although a Talbot was in the lead with one hour to go.
www.ktsmotorsportsgarage.com /quiz/quiz19.html   (314 words)

  
 1952 in sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1951 in sports, other events of 1952, 1953 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
1952 Winter Olympics takes place in Oslo, Norway
March 22 — Bob Costas, American sports announcer
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1952_in_sports   (1090 words)

  
 Prairie Gold Saskatchewan Sports - Biography - 1952 Saskatoon Tech Curling Rink   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In 1952, Gary Thode, Gary Cooper, Doug Conn and Roy Hufsmith made curling history.
With Conn throwing second in 1952, Thode's rink captured the Northern playdowns, although it took a three-ender in the ninth end to win the game.
This team of Thode, Cooper, Conn and Hufsmith were inducted into the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame in 1989.
www.publib.saskatoon.sk.ca /sports/pages/S5.html   (176 words)

  
 Sports :
On the cover of this Sporting News, Volume 159, No. 24, dated July 3, 1965, is the all-time Home Run King, Hammering Hank Aaron(The Milwaukee Mauler), of the Milwaukee Braves.
It is in good condition for its age with just lower right thumbed corners and several tears in the edge of the cover horizontal to the spine.
This is the June '53 Sports Afield with a cover by Lloyd Hovland.
search.rubylane.com /collectibles/,db=_rlcollectibles,id=73,page=15   (1466 words)

  
 African Americans in Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The 1951 ABC championship was the first integrated bowling event for African-American "keglers," as bowlers are called.
The first African American featured on the "Breakfast of Champions" was Brooklyn Dodgers catcher, Roy Campanella, in 1952.
Michael Johnson (1996, track), Arthur Ashe (1997, tennis) and Tiger Woods (1998, golf) round out those African Americans who were first to be honored in their sport category.
www.jimcrowhistory.org /scripts/jimcrow/sports.cgi?state=Minnesota   (120 words)

  
 HiTEX! Enterprises :: The Future of Sports Media
He sports a 75-gallon hat and size 70 cowboy boots.
Enterprises president Ted Gangi and former CBS Sports colleague Kyle Tilton some time in the early '90s.
Gangi, a New York native, and Tilton, a native Texan, talked about one day starting their own media company, often while working late nights at "Black Rock" or the CBS Broadcast Center in New York.
www.sportswriters.net /hitex/why.html   (155 words)

  
 1952 Items
1952 Bowman LG #141 Gordon Soltau 49ers Minnesota VG
Mountaineers Sporting Goods is not responsible for the accuracy of these listings.
All listings are to the best of our knowledge current and accurate at the time of presentation, but due to the distributed nature of the online marketplace the price and/or availability of these items may change at any time.
www.sumountaineers.com /1952__8292664.html   (227 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Sports: Skater Kennedy Kucher dies at 72
Karol Kennedy Kucher, who skated to fame with her brother, Peter Kennedy, died Friday in Swedish Hospital of pneumonia.
Peter, who lives on Mercer Island, switched sports after the 1952 Olympics and almost made the 1956 Olympic team as a skier.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Children's Hospital Foundation and Guild Association.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/sports/2001967680_kennedy29.html   (324 words)

  
 The importance of sports 2002 and 1952
by Josh Fien-Helfman '02 at a gathering between the Class of '02 and their grandparent class, 1952.
Together, this diverse community celebrated many sports and academic achievements while at the same time mourning the violent deaths of more than half a dozen of our classmates, including two star student athletes.
This challenging, and at times frustrating, high school experience fostered my thirst for higher education and my motivation to accomplish something worthwhile.
www.princeton.edu /~paw/web_exclusives/more/more_101001a.html   (1122 words)

  
 1952   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
1949 1950 1951 - 1952 - 1953 1954 1955
November 4 - U.S. presidential election 1952 : Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower defeats Democrat Adlai Stevenson (correctly predicted by UNIVAC computer).
December 4 - Great Smog of 1952 : A "killer fog" descends on London (" Smog " for "smoke" and "fog" becomes a
www.freeglossary.com /1952   (1828 words)

  
 Prince of Wales School Sports Day - 1952/3?
About to win whatever race it was (100 yds?) is Tsipouras (see Scott Prefects, 1953).
So these Sports Day pics were probably 1952 or 1953.
Time keepers stacked up on the steps and facing the camera are (I'm pretty sure) - top to bottom - Mr Salmon ("Samaki" of course, and Canadian - well I can't be sure about this one - seems to me Samaki didn't have a moustache), Mr.
www.oldcambrians.com /Photos-SportsDay1952.html   (342 words)

  
 1952 - Gurupedia
Eniwetok island in the Bikini atoll located in the Pacific Ocean.
New York Daily News carries a front page story announcing that Christine Jorgensen, a transsexual woman in Denmark became the recipient of the first successful sexual reassignment operation.
Great Smog of 1952: A "killer fog" descends on London ("Smog" for "smoke" and "fog" becomes a word).
www.gurupedia.com /1/19/1952.htm   (1251 words)

  
 Suri Sports Industries P Ltd. - Hosted Under SIDBI Assistance Programme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Established in 1952, Suri Sports Industries initially Manufactured carrom boards.
These were followed by repeat orders and the products gained ready acceptance in the overseas markets.
We are member of the Sports Goods Export Promotion Council - a nodal agency sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India to assist Indian Sports Goods Manufacturers and Exporters in their export efforts.
www.indiansources.com /suri.htm   (279 words)

  
 Pakistani cricketer who toured India in 1952 dead - Sports News - Webindia123.com
Pakistani cricketer who toured India in 1952 dead - Sports News - Webindia123.com
Khurshid Ahmed, who was a member of the Pakistan cricket team during the inaugural Test tour of India in 1952, has died at the age of 72 in Britain.
Apart from playing for Pakistan against India in the inaugural Test tour of India, Ahmed - a wicketkeeper-batsman - also played for North Staffordshire.
news.webindia123.com /news/showdetails.asp?id=172096&cat=Sports   (111 words)

  
 SPORTS FILMS
Sport Parade, June 10 1948, A look at their third Boxing Match together, 10 minutes, v.g.
Sports News Review, Warners, Vitaphone, a look at the stars of the sports world in the early part of the century, including Knute Rocknie, Walter Hagen, Bobby Jones, Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, v.g.
1952, Columbia, Winter Sports including sled dog racing, sking, and other winter sports, v.g.
www.robbiesreels.com /sports_films.htm   (469 words)

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