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Poland hopes to play host to 2022 Winter Olympics despite setback

...official's departure but added that Poland and neighboring Slovakia could still play host to the games.Under Krakow's bid plans, Alpine ski events would be held across the border in Jasna, Slovakia. It would be the first time the Winter Games would be spread...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-04-13/poland-hopes-play-host-2
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
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
Overtime

...In Charleston, S.C., Serena Williams was ousted from the Family Circle Cup shocked 6-4, 6-4 by Jana Cepelova, of Slovakia, in the second round.Williams, the top seed and defending champion, was looking for her second consecutive title and her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-04-01/overtime
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
Life & style
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
Hockey
United States ties Slovakia for first point

...hockey world championships Monday by tying Slovakia 3-3. The Americans looked better in...Richard Lintner salvaged the tie for Slovakia when he slapped a shot from the point...Laviolette said. "We played better hockey. Slovakia played hard. Our guys played hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/27/oth_413649.shtml
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Slovakia gives Italy the boot

...said, "we touched rock bottom."For Slovakia, which beat the Azzurri 3-2 on Thursday...we're not here for a holiday," said Slovakia forward Erik Jendrisek.The party ended...they never recovered.Robert Vittek put Slovakia ahead in the 25th minute, taking advantage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2010-06-24/slovakia-gives-italy-boot
Slovakia beats US at Hopman Cup

...4-6, 7-6 (1) Monday to lead Slovakia to victory over the defending champion...his ranking slide to No. 250, gave Slovakia a winning 2-0 edge after teammate Dominika...The U.S., Australia, Germany and Slovakia are playing in Group A, while Russia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/06/oth_506639.shtml
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Slovakia, Croatia lead Davis Cup semifinals

Slovakia and Croatia took 2-1 leads in their...from a first appearance in the final. Slovakia's Karol Beck and Michal Mertinak beat...to reach its first final since 1981. Slovakia reached the semis for the first time after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/25/oth_6413.shtml
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