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Baseball, softball up for consideration for 2020 Tokyo Games

TOKYO - Baseball and softball remain on course to get back into the Olympics. Squash, karate, surfing and four other sports are in contention to get into the games for the first time.Japanese organizers on Monday chose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-22/baseball-softball-consid
IOC president praises harmony of European Games

...came close to winning its first medal Sunday, but its hopes were dashed as Alvin Karaqi lost his bronze medal match in men's karate.Bach also had praise for Friday's opening ceremony, which was estimated by Sports Minister Azad Rahimov to have cost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-14/ioc-president-praises-ha
Karate champ vying for different crown

...cream-filled donuts. The 17-year-old karate champ is in training - for the swimsuit competition. "All my life I've been Miss Karate," she says. May 24 and 25 she'll...isn't as much tedious work or stress like karate," Midori says. "You don't have to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/13/xtr_208256.shtml
Xtreme
Pat Morita, Mr. Miyagi of 'The Karate Kid,' dies at 73

...advice "wax on, wax off" to a young karate student in his performance as the wise Mr. Miyagi in "The Karate Kid," has died. He was 73. Morita...Macchio's "Daniel-san," he taught karate while trying to catch flies with chopsticks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/26/ent_26051.shtml
Things to Do
Overtime: Hensley wins in U.S. Open karate tourney

...on Saturday. The owner of Martial Arts America in Evans, Hensley was second in weapons in the Open, one of the top three karate tournaments in the world. This one attracted more than 2,000 competitors, his wife said. The 41-year-old, who received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/01/oth_266922.shtml
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Chuck Norris in The Karate Kid?

Did you know Chuck Norris turned down the role of John Kreese in The Karate Kid? Here's the link to that fun little fact plus a bunch more. Top 25 Rejected Movie Roles

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tywebb/2006-06-07/chuck-norris-ka
Mark Wall

...most single parents, worked hard at getting Kaleigh and Mason to school, making their meals, taking them to gymnastics and karate and whatever else little girls like to do. He loved his girls and they adored him. They never wanted to be too far from their...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175006298
Richmond County deputy used stun gun to help in North Augusta arrest

...who Rollins was and made an "aggressive approach."When Rollins displayed his county-issued stun gun, Blocker tried a "karate-style kick" at him.Police said Rollins stunned Blocker with the device. Aiken County Deputy Joshua Mathis captured the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-08/richmond-county-deputy
2015 Summer Camps Guide: DAY CAMPS

...Kitchen: ages 5-8; June 29; cooking basics and cupcake funIntro to Tennis: ages 5 and up; June 15, July 13Little Warriors Karate: ages 5 and up; June 15Soccer Basics: ages 5 and up; June 1, July 27AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL: 285 Flowing Wells...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-30/2015-summer-camps-gui
Is that the scent of fall in the air, or Hai Karate?

...through an entire day of classes smelling like scorched pine straw, which is why it was common to keep those small bottles of Hai Karate, Jade East and English Leather aftershave in your locker. CALENDAR WATCH: Just two months from this morning will be Christmas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/25/kir_15394.shtml
Bill Kirby