Ice storm claims pine, but it's rooted in tradition

...presidency, but he never attended the Masters.In November 1956, just a few weeks after his re-election, an uprising in Hungary and a conflict between Syria and Iraq had Eisenhower's attention as he made his post-Thanksgiving sabbatical to Augusta...

Hungary's Voros leads qualifying field in modern pentathlon

MOSCOW -- Defending champion Szuzsanna Voros of Hungary collected 4,172 points to lead qualifying Thursday at the opening day of the modern pentathlon world championships. American...

Russia's Navka and Kostomarov win ice dance, Hungary's Sebestyen leads women's event

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Tatiana Navka and Roman Kostomarov of Russia won their first ice dance title at the European Figure Skating Championships on...

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Armstrong Atlantic women overcome deficit to beat USC Aiken

...team," USC Aiken coach Mike Brandt said. "They're as good a team as we've played all year."Barta, a freshman from Hungary, went 12 for 14 from the field and made all nine free-throw attempts, adding seven rebounds for the Pirates (15-6...

Shaun White rebounds from face-first fall, earns berth in Olympics

...that.On the women's side, Jamie Ander son won both contests to secure her trip in Sochi. FIGURE SKATING: In Budapest, Hungary, Javier Fernandez, of Spain, began the defense of his European figure skating title with an impressive short program and...

FBI agent never planned to be in agency

...College and later served as a team leader and recurring instructor at the International Law Enforcement Academy in Budapest, Hungary."We were in austere conditions at the Baghdad Police College, but they interacted very well with us," he said. "They...

Olympic slopestyle gold-medal favorite Mark McMorris of Canada is injured

...that the Russians will do the utmost in order to conduct adequately this Olympic Winter Games," Cinquanta said in Budapest, Hungary, during last week's European figure skating championships.At the same time, Cinquanta, who has led the ISU since 1994...

Jamaican bobsled team qualifies for Olympics, faces hurdle

...Sochi Games, with the men's roster spots going to Matt Antoine, John Daly and Kyle Tress. FIGURE SKATING: In Budapest, Hungary, Javier Fernandez, of Spain, successfully defended his European figure skating title ahead of two Russian rivals. PROTESTER...

Hungarian jump rope artist loves spotlight in Cirque du Soleil 'Quidam'

...Banhegyi had no idea when she started jumping rope as a child in Hungary that it would lead to incredible career opportunities."My...YouTube.A video of her jumping in the streets of her native Hungary was posted on YouTube on April 17 and within four days had...

Norwegian swimmers pay tribute to Dale Oen

DEBRECEN, Hungary - Norwegian swimmers were moved to tears when late teammate Alexander Dale Oen was remembered with a special tribute at the start...