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Russian's bid for Nets criticized

Russian tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov 's bid to buy the New Jersey Nets was called "unpatriotic" by a member of his country's upper parliament chamber's sports committee.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/25/nba_549432.shtml
NBA
Overtime

Greenville scored 11 runs in two innings and beat Augusta to end the GreenJackets' winning streak at six games.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2010-05-21/overtime
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Overtime: Georgia gymnast wins award

...place. HOCKEY: Herb Brooks pulled off another miracle as France beat the United States 3-1 Monday at the World Ice Hockey Championships in Zurich, Switzerland, seriously damaging the Americans' chances of advancing to the second round...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/05/oth_227498.shtml
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Expo 2000 has something for everyone

HANOVER, Germany - From the steps of the brand-new subway station built for Expo 2000 as part of the city's multibillion-dollar face-lift, the entrance to the ``biggest world's fair in history'' doesn't look like much.\r\n

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/21/liv_289578.shtml
Life & style
Swedes and Finns advance to gold medal final

ZURICH, Switzerland -- Sweden and Finland advanced to the gold-medal game of the World Ice Hockey Championships on Thursday, setting up only the third all-Scandanavian final in the history of the tournament. After winning the first leg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/15/oth_228245.shtml
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Swedes, Finns close to all-Scandanavian final

...ZURICH, Switzerland -- Sweden and Finland are one win away from an all-Scandanavian gold-medal game at the World Ice Hockey Championships. The teams have played each other for the gold medal twice in the past, the last time at Stockholm in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/14/oth_228161.shtml
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Russia stunned by Switzerland 4-2

ZURICH, Switzerland -- Switzerland, which just squeezed into second-round play, pulled off its biggest-ever hockey upset Thursday night, stunning Russia 4-2 in the World Ice Hockey Championships. Marcel Jenni, the hero in Zurich the day before, Gian-Marco Crameri, Patrick Fischer and Michel Zeiter scored for the Swiss before a delirious, flag-waving crowd in Basel's St. Jakobshalle. Meanwhile, in second-round action in Zurich, Mattias Ohlund scored the only goal of the match to hand Sweden a 1-0 victory over archrival Finland, the Olympic bronze medalist.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/08/oth_227709.shtml
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