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Norway's Kristoff wins 12th Tour de France stage as Italy's Nibali retains yellow jersey

...yellow jersey for a 10th day on Thursday.Kristoff powered out of the barreling pack at the end and beat Peter Sagan, of Slovakia, who was second, by nearly a bike length, while Arnaud Demare, of France, was third. The pack overtook a pair of breakaway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-17/norways-kristoff-win
Attacks in homeland weigh on Israeli team in world lacrosse championships

...As tension increases back home, the Israelis are turning heads at the tournament. The squad has knocked off Sweden, Slovakia, South Korea, Ireland and Germany by a combined score of 88-18. The favorites remain the United States and Canada...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-16/attacks-homeland-wei
US dominates Slovakia in opening game of Olympic men's hockey tournament

...got off to a roaring start in Sochi with a 7-1 victory over Slovakia in preliminary-round play Thursday.Ryan Kesler, David...Kessel and Dustin Brown also scored as the U.S. battered Slovakia for six consecutive goals in a 13:51 span, turning what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-02-13/us-dominates-slovakia-open
Italians have big day in Tour de France's seventh stage

...in the title chase.Trentin, a cheery 24-year-old who won a stage in the Tour of Switzerland earlier this year, beat Slovakia's Peter Sagan by what looked like no more than a centimeter or two on the finish-line photo of the final sprint. The finish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-11/italians-have-big-day-tour-de-fra
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali keeps yellow jersey in Tour de France

...2 minutes behind Nibali.Overall, Nibali has a two-second lead over teammate Jakob Fuglsang of Denmark. Peter Sagan of Slovakia was third, 44 seconds back. Two-time Tour champion Alberto Contador, a day after losing about 2 1/2 minutes to Nibali...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-10/italys-vincenzo-niba
Defending champ Chris Froome drops out of Tour de France

...forward to the cobblestones."Overall, Nibali leads Astana teammate Fuglsang by 2 seconds. Cannondale rider Peter Sagan of Slovakia was third, 44 seconds back. Contador, breathing hard under a mask of mud at the finish, lost about 2 1/2 minutes to Nibali...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-09/defending-champ-chri
New men's doubles team beats Bryan brothers to claim Wimbledon title

...Either Kozlov or Rubin will be the first American to win the title since Donald Young in 2007.In the girls' final, Kristina Schmiedlova of Slovakia will face Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia.Both junior finals are scheduled for Sunday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-05/new-mens-doubles-tea
Slovakia's Anatasiya Kuzmina repeats in Olympic biathlon sprint

...earlier, her brother Anton Shipulin faulted on the very last shot and finished fourth in the men's 10K race.Competing for Slovakia, the Russian-born Kuzmina shot flawlessly and finished in 21 minutes, 6.8 seconds for her third Olympic medal.Olga...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-09/slovakias-anatasiya-kuzm
Slovakia: Much has changed, yet it's still undiscovered

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia - For most Americans, Slovakia and its capital city, Bratislava, are still seen as secondary...awash in new construction and new wealth, the spoils of Slovakia's recent entry into the European Union. Yet the mostly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/18/liv_85500.shtml
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Czech, Slovakia to meet in historic final

...Canada 2-1 in one semifinal Friday after Slovakia upset Finland 3-1. The two nations...and we can beat them, too," said Slovakia's Michal Handzus, a forward for the...Miroslav Satan scored the winning goal for Slovakia. "It's our first medal," Handzus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/13/hoc_288534.shtml
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