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History of Vermonters at the Summer Olympic Games

Burlington Free Press 24 Jul 2024
It's been updated and edited with new information ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games ... The University of Vermont graduate captured a gold medal at the 1912 Stockholm Games, setting a then-Olympic record in the men’s long jump ... Louis Games in golf.

SA’s Olympic achievements in numbers

Independent online (SA) 24 Jul 2024
Since 1904, TeamSA has returned a tally of 89 Olympic medals in a total of 20 Games ... From a purely gold medal standard, it could be argued that Stockholm 1912 and London 2012 were the nation’s best Games.

Olympic surfing comes to Teahupo’o with beastly waves and controversy

Yahoo Daily News 24 Jul 2024
When Melbourne hosted the Games in 1956, the equestrian events had to be held in Stockholm five months prior because the Australian government refused to relax its strict six-month quarantine laws.

Second-rounder Pelle Larsson makes summer statement as Heat embrace the Swede life

Sun Sentinel 22 Jul 2024
... just kind of secondary to education and everything else,” the Stockholm native said ahead of the Heat’s Monday night appearance in the championship game of the Las Vegas NBA Summer League.

How diving works at the Olympics: Format, scoring and more to know

NBC Bay Area 20 Jul 2024
China has captured 47 of the last 64 gold medals, including 27 of the last 32, since winning its first gold at the 1984 Los Angeles Games ... Women's diving events were first added to the Olympic program at the 1912 Stockholm Games.

Nashville Predators re-sign Milwaukee Admirals' defenseman Adam Wilsby to one-year deal

Columbia Daily Herald 18 Jul 2024
Wilsby is a left-handed defenseman that has played 133 games for the Predators' AHL affiliate Milwaukee Admirals. Last season, he scored eight goals and had 13 assists for the Admirals in 61 games.

Van Niekerk eyes medals in both relays — and a place in history

Business Day 18 Jul 2024
Since the Olympics first staged the 4x100m and 4x400m relays at the same event, at Stockholm in 1912, no man has taken medals in both races at the same Games ... In 24 Games, 25 nations have medalled in both men’s relays in the same year.

Ludvig Persson to begin pro career in native Sweden

Grand Forks Herald 16 Jul 2024
Persson briefly joined Wheeling of the ECHL in the spring, but didn't play any games ... Persson started 34 of UND's 40 games, posting a 21-11-2 record with a 2.52 goals-against average, a .904 save percentage and five shutouts.

These AI powered devices add smells to virtual worlds

Sify 12 Jul 2024
Jens Lasthein / Stockholm University ... Developed by a team of researchers from the University of Stockholm and Malmö, the Nosewise Wine Game is currently Open Sourced with software, blueprints, and instructions for the machine all available online.

How they qualified for Paris: Obiena, Hoffman, Cabang

The Manila Times 12 Jul 2024
Obiena, the first Filipino to have qualified for the Paris Games, vaulted the Olympic entry standard height of 5.82 m at the Bauhaus-Galan at the Stockholm Olympic Stadium in Sweden in July of last year.

Prince Julian of Sweden, 3, steals the limelight with his cheeky pose, as parents Princess ...

The Daily Mail 11 Jul 2024
It comes after Princess Sofia of Sweden attended the launch of an educational game in Stockholm ... of Sweden, at the launch of the new children's game called, Dexi Ville at Mojang Studios in Stockholm.

What happened to the artworks which represented Ireland at the Olympics?

RTE 10 Jul 2024
"Deprived of the aura of the Arts contests," he once declared, "Olympic Games are only World Championships" Starting from the Stockholm Olympic Games in 1912, architects, sculptors, poets and painters took part in competitions for their arts.

Sweden’s Way Out West festival adds stage to highlight importance of music in fertilisation

NME 09 Jul 2024
A music festival in Sweden has added an unorthodox stage to its 2024 summer edition ... A press release explains ... The Future Fan Stage will be placed and activated at the Swedish IVF clinic Eliva in Stockholm.”. It’s time to play the numbers game ... .

Obiena finishes joint 4th in Meeting De Paris

The Manila Times 08 Jul 2024
The 28-year-old placed seventh at the Ostrava Golden Spike in Czech Republic but rebounded with a silver medal finish at the Oslo Bislett Games in Norway.

Paris Olympics 2024: New Zealand’s first gold medal recovered 112 years later

RNZ 06 Jul 2024
The New Zealand Olympic Committee are thrilled to have recovered the country's first Olympic gold medal, won by swimmer Malcolm Champion at the 1912 Stockholm Games ... and those attending future Games.