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Image showing Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of Greece, giving assessment of the national recovery plan under NextGenerationEU, Athens, June 17, 2021.
2021-06-18, The National Herald
IOANNINA.Continuing his tour of Ioannina on Friday, Prime MinisterKyriakos Mitsotakis visited the research and development centre of the international information...
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) shoots between Portland Trail Blazers' Maurice Harkless (4), Enes Kanter (00) and Damian Lillard, right, during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Oakland, Calif.
2021-06-18, Wtop
Damian Lillard has a whole slew of reasons why he decided to play for USA Basketball at this summer’s Tokyo Olympics. Among them: The chance to play for U.S. coach Gregg...
The Maryville Daily Times: Arrests • KelseyTimnaHeaton, 24, WardDrive, Maryville, was arrested by Blount CountySheriff’s deputies at 11:04 a.m. June 17 and charged with vandalism. She was released on a $1,000 bond pending a 1:30 p.m. hearing June 21 in Blount County GeneralSessions...
Sports Illustrated: Quanera Hayes and Wadeline Jonathas also qualified by finishing...
Morning Times: ATHENS BOROUGH — The new Valley Playland had its grand opening on Saturday in AthensBorough. The event featured a ribbon cutting ceremony where a child had the honor of cutting a blue ribbon that was held by several adults near the playground entrance. When...
Metro USA: (Reuters) – Focus on track cycling at the 2020 Tokyo Olmypics: THE ABSOLUTE BASICS * There will be six different track cycling disciplines at the Tokyo Games — individual sprint, team sprint, keirin, team pursuit, omnium and madison. * Track...
Metro USA: (Reuters) – Focus on athletics at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics: THE ABSOLUTE BASICS * Athletics was at the heart of the original Ancient Greek Olympics and has been so ever since the modern Games began in 1896. * The fundamentals of sprinting, distance...
Metro USA: (Reuters) – Focus on equestrian sports at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics: THE ABSOLUTE BASICS * There are three equestrian disciplines: dressage, jumping and eventing. * In dressage, the horse and rider perform specific movements to music. * Jumping requires...
China Daily: Syrian refugee who was flag bearer in Rio eyeing Games return in Tokyo When he lost his lower-right leg in a 2012 bomb explosion in Syria, Ibrahim Al-Hussein never imagined he would one day swim in the pool where his Olympic idols broke records. Just four...
Metro USA: (Reuters) – Focus on swimming at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics: THE ABSOLUTE BASICS * There are races in four strokes — freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly — and also individual and relay medley events that involve one swimmer using...
Metro USA: (Reuters) – Focus on canoeing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics: THE ABSOLUTE BASICS * Paddlers compete in timed slalom or sprint races in canoes or kayaks. * Canoers kneel or sit with their legs under them and use a paddle with one blade. Kayakers sit with...
The Advocate & Democrat: JosephWayne Alcorn, 23, Campground Road, Madisonville, theft over $1,000, driving on a suspended license, reset for 7/6. Tyler JamesAnderson, 32, Highway 30East, Athens, burglary, bound over to grand jury. Barry Dean Atkins, 49, Green Hill Road,...
The National: Even as the Greek government scrambles to repay its debts and the economy shows little sign of improving, behind the scenes investors continue to eye the country with interest. If you want to buy low, this is the place. Mark Mobius, a veteran investor and the...
Johnson City Press: ATLANTA — Tropical Depression Claudette claimed 12 lives in Alabama as the storm swept across the southeastern U.S., causing flash flooding and spurring tornadoes that destroyed dozens of homes. Ten people, including nine children, were killed Saturday in a...
Daily Freeman: Gustavo Saume of Kingston graduated from Georgia Tech in Atlanta, with a master of science degree in computer science. Two area residents — Joshua Shafran of Kingston and Alexander Treloar of Woodstock — graduated from Georgia Tech, with bachelor of science...