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American baseball legend: Slovak sounded beautiful – Other sports – Sports

What part of Slovakia did your ancestors come from?All I know is that both grandparents came to America from Czechoslovakia. I have no idea when or where from, but I’d like to know. However, I know from my father that my grandfather had brothers, so probably part of our family still lives in your country. …

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Five new sports are added in Tokyo, the premiere of skateboarding and surfing – 2016 Olympics – Sports

Skateboarding, surfing, karate, sport climbing and baseball with softball have certainly become part of the program of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Japan. Their inclusion was approved on Wednesday by a vote by delegates to the 129th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Rio de Janeiro. The inclusion of five new sports means …

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The Dodgers and Astros are tied in the World Series Finals

29/10/2017 11:27 | The Los Angeles Dodgers won Game 4 of the Major League Baseball (MLB) Overseas Playoff Final over the Houston Astros 6-2 to make the World Series 2-2. Before this game in Houston, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred announced the punishment for Cuban home player Yuli Gurriel for racist behavior towards opponent Yu Darvish. …

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Take advantage of discrimination. The left hand is a privilege in sports – Other sports – Sports

Violins, cameras, computer mice, can openers – these are just a few examples from a long list where today’s left-handers are significantly discriminated against compared to the majority of right-handers. However, the realities of everyday life often have little to do with sports. The minority, which falls short in many practical areas, often dominate in …

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The Slovak who taught Trump to play baseball predicted his triumph – World – News

First, he taught him how to properly hold a bat, and in a few decades helped him become the leader of the strongest power in the world. Theodore Dobias was Donald Trump’s first baseball teacher. He was born in January 1926 in the village of Klátova Nová Ves, which is located in the Partizánske district. …

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Sports stars who (un)successfully decided to shine in another industry

5/7/2020 12:45 pm | In the distant past, it was not uncommon for someone to excel at two (or more) different sports. Jordan’s wish to his father comes true However, that time has practically passed. Despite this, there are still “daring people”, even those we consider superstars in their “profession”, who are also trying in …

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Beer and baseball tickets will be bundled with vaccination in the US – World – News

Get vaccinated on game day at the New York Yankees or New York Mets stadium and your baseball tickets are yours. Andrew Cuomo, the governor of the fourth most populous state in the US, made such an offer to New Yorkers today. This is one of many new initiatives to motivate Americans to get vaccinated …

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A historic success. Slovakian baseball players to the European Championship – Other sports – Sports

Slovakian baseball players advanced to the 2021 European Autumn Championships in Italy. Their historic success was ensured by Saturday’s 12:2 win over Ireland in the final of the qualifying tournament in Bratislava. The Slovaks played a total of four matches on the field of BK Apollo Bratislava in Podunajské Biskupice during the qualifying tournament and …

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