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EXPLAINER: World champs, Olympic champs and the difference

Dothan Eagle 30 Jul 2021
By The Associated Press. TOKYO (AP) — Is an Olympic champion by definition a world champion? Can you be a world champion without being an Olympic champion? What's the difference, anyway? ... Here, Associated Press Deputy Sports Editor Howie Rumberg sorts it all out. OLYMPIC CHAMP, WORLD CHAMP ... And they declare world champions at their events.
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Back in the day, July 30, 1994: Just 9 days after Nebraska's first Powerball sales, ...

Lincoln Journal Star 30 Jul 2021
Omaha World-Herald ... The Hastings couple, both natives of Nebraska, opened a press conference four days later at the offices of the Nebraska Lottery by telling how they watched on television as the numbers 1, 2, 8, 21, 31 and the Powerball number of 18 were drawn the night of July 30 ... JEFF BUNDY, THE WORLD-HERALD ... KILEY CRUSE, THE WORLD-HERALD.
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Report: Cubs' Kris Bryant traded to the San Francisco Giants

Dispatch Argus 30 Jul 2021
Eight years later, with a National League Rookie of the Year and MVP awards, four All-Star honors and a World Series title to his name, Bryant lived up to expectations as he helped usher in one of the winningest eras of Cubs baseball ... TONY DEJAK, Associated Press ... TONY DEJAK, ASSOCIATED PRESS ... Associated Press ... GREGORY BULL, ASSOCIATED PRESS.
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EXPLAINER: The Difference Between World Records and Olympic Records

NBCBayArea 30 Jul 2021
Is an Olympic champion by definition a world champion? Can you be a world champion without being an Olympic champion? What's the difference, anyway? ... Here, Associated Press Deputy Sports Editor Howie Rumberg sorts it all out. Is a World Championship the same as the Olympics? ... And they declare world champions at their events.
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USWNT Defeats the Netherlands in Thrilling Penalty Kicks to Keep Its Olympic Hopes Alive

Time 30 Jul 2021
Stephanie van der Gragt bounced one in, barely, off the left post; Christen Press calmly put the U.S ... (Off the field, the team continues its legal battle for equal pay).“It’s hugely important,” forward Press told TIME about the World Cup-Olympic double in a recent interview ... And that’s the World Cup and the Olympics.
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World champs, Olympic champs: What's the difference?

Fox31 Denver 30 Jul 2021
TOKYO (AP) — Is an Olympic champion by definition a world champion? Can you be a world champion without being an Olympic champion? What's the difference, anyway? ... Here, Associated Press Deputy Sports Editor Howie Rumberg sorts it all out. OLYMPIC CHAMP, WORLD CHAMP ... And they declare world champions at their events.
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Press says expect a different US team against Netherlands

The Daily Post-Athenian 30 Jul 2021
TOKYO (AP) — Christen Press is practicing restraint in these Olympics, by design ... The Americans face the Netherlands — the team's opponent in the 2019 World Cup final in France — on Friday in Yokohama ... And I think when they won their Euro and when they made it to the World Cup final, that was new for them," Press said ... This is Press' second Olympics.
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U.S. women practicing restraint in Tokyo

The Berkshire Eagle 30 Jul 2021
TOKYO — Christen Press is practicing restraint in these Olympics, by design ... The Americans face the Netherlands — the team’s opponent in the 2019 World Cup final in France — on Friday in Yokohama ... And I think when they won their Euro and when they made it to the World Cup final, that was new for them,” Press said ... This is Press’ second Olympics.
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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Reliefweb 30 Jul 2021
Office of Press Relations. press@usaid.gov. July 30 is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The crime of human trafficking affects an estimated 25 million people around the world ... we will work to protect victims around the world and combat the heinous crime of human trafficking.
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Tokyo 2020: The difference between an Olympic champion and a world champion

The Independent 30 Jul 2021
Is an Olympic champion by definition a world champion? Can you be a world champion without being an Olympic champion? What's the difference, anyway?.
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Businesses weigh asking customers to put masks back on in light of new CDC guidelines

Dispatch Argus 30 Jul 2021
Mark Schiefelbein, Associated Press ... The Red Stars goalkeeper has been on two World Cup-winning teams — as the backup to Hope Solo in 2015 and as the No ... Poland’s Anita Włodarczyk holds the world record of 82.98 meters ... DON RYAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS ... She since has competed on the world stage and won bronze at the 2018 senior world championships.
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World of Outlaws back in Weedsport after three-year absence

Auburnpub dot com 30 Jul 2021
Mother Nature and a pandemic have kept World of Outlaws racing from entertaining Weedsport Speedway fans since 2018, but that will change this weekend if the weather cooperates. The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will headline a night of racing at the speedway on Saturday, July 31.
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Reports: Cubs trading Anthony Rizzo to Yankees

Dispatch Argus 30 Jul 2021
The New York Yankees have acquired Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and cash in a trade for prospects, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday ... PHILLIP, ASSOCIATED PRESS ... 3, 2016, after the Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game 7 of the baseball World Series in Cleveland.� MATT MARTON, ASSOCIATED PRESS.
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Watch now: New Illinois law to expand affordable housing through $75M investment, tax credits

Dispatch Argus 30 Jul 2021
Mark Schiefelbein, Associated Press ... The Red Stars goalkeeper has been on two World Cup-winning teams — as the backup to Hope Solo in 2015 and as the No ... Poland’s Anita Włodarczyk holds the world record of 82.98 meters ... DON RYAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS ... She since has competed on the world stage and won bronze at the 2018 senior world championships.
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Australian NRL clubs FINALLY admit they want the Rugby League World Cup postponed in case ...

The Daily Mail 30 Jul 2021
All 16 National Rugby League clubs have backed Australia and New Zealand's decision to pull out of the World Cup as they scramble to safeguard their domestic season ... Australia and New Zealand are the best two sides in the world, but they could be replaced ... 'They have panicked and now want to stop all players going to the World Cup.

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