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Folclor y danza marcan fin de los Juegos Panamericanos

Los Juegos Panamericanos de Lima 2019 contaron con la mayor participación de deportistas de la historia. by DW Los Juegos Panamericanos tocaron su fin este domingo (), con un Estados Unidos que se llevó a manos llenas el oro que había en Lima 2019, mientras que Brasil se despidió con el segundo mayor cargamento. Los peruanos, grandes anfitriones, pasaron la antorcha a Santiago, tras haber organizado unos Juegos que desafiaron el frío y la humedad, y que rompieron sus propios récords en 50 años. Después de 17 días de competencias, concluyó la cita multideportiva más grande del planeta antes de…
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J.D. leads the way as Red Sox trounce Angels

By Jessica Camerato, reporter/editor for based in Boston BOSTON -- 1,495 feet. That’s the combined distance  Martinez covered with his two home runs and two doubles in the Red Sox’s dominating 16-4 win over the Angels on Friday night at Fenway Park. The designated hitter recorded the 14th multi-home run game of his career, and the fourth of this season. He last did it on June 14 at Baltimore. “When he gets locked in like this, it’s fun to watch,” Red Sox manager Alex Cora said. • Box score With a 4-for-5 evening (including four RBIs and four runs scored), Martinez extended…
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Colombia vence en penales a Argentina y se queda con el oro panamericano en fútbol femenino

Las cafeteras celebran su primera medalla dorada en el fútbol femenino desde que este deporte se estrenó en Winnipeg 1999. Además, obtuvieron la plata en la edición pasada. La selección colombiana de fútbol femenino conquistó este viernes () la medalla de oro en los Juegos Panamericanos Lima 2019, tras vencer en la tanda de penales por 7-6 a su par de Argentina. La final se decidió desde el punto de sentencia en el estadio San Marcos después de que los equipos empataran 1-1 en el tiempo reglamentario y no lograran romper la igualdad en el tiempo suplementario. Las colombianas anotaron siete…
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El Consejo Honorario del Schalke pisotea sus propios principios en el caso Tönnies

A pesar de los comentarios racistas, el consejo honorario del FC Schalke 04 deja en el cargo a Clemens Tönnies, presidente del Consejo de Vigilancia del club. El comité viola así los principios del club. \ DW/ Sten Ziemons Andreas El Consejo Honorario del FC Schalke tardó muchas horas en tomar una decisión en el caso de Clemens Tönnies, presidente del Consejo de Vigilancia del club alemán. Al final de la noche, después de una larga reunión, el resultado fue una medida blanda: Tönnies no será castigado, no será excluido del club, ni siquiera retirado de su puesto. El presidente…
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Meet Team MAPFRE

  MAPFRE wins leg 8 Newport, Rhode Island MAPFRE return to the Volvo Ocean Race and their goal could not be clearer – to win the Volvo Ocean Race trophy for the first time in Spain’s history. Skipper Xabi Fernández has built a mixed and multinational squad brimming with honours – from Olympic gold medallists and America’s Cup winners, to some of the most highly regarded offshore sailors on the planet. After finishing in fourth place last time out, it’s fair to say that MAPFRE look stronger than ever before in 2017-18. Skipper: Xabi Fernández Date of Birth: 19 October 1976 In: Ibarra,…
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Team Brunel keep upper hand – but it’s not over yet

Will Carson Team Brunel were on the brink of Leg 8 victory on Monday as they led the seven-strong Volvo Ocean Race fleet towards Newport, USA, with a 14-mile advantage. The Dutch crew, skippered by esteemed round the world yachtsman Bouwe Bekking, were speeding up after making it through a light wind patch lying 200 miles from the finish line ahead of their rivals. At 0700 UTC their lead had been reduced to just seven miles, pressed hard by Franco-Chinese outfit Dongfeng Race Team, but by 1300 the new breeze had allowed them to double that. Brunel had just miles…
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All change as fleet hits speed bump

On what should be the last night at sea for most of the fleet, the Volvo Ocean Race crews enjoyed extremely fast downwind sailing, with winds upwards of 35 knots, and speeds regularly exceeding 25 knots. At least that was the case until Team Brunel became the first to hit the speed bump - sailing out of the pressure into light winds and a big right-hand windshift at about 0500 UTC. Wind speed went from 30 knots to between 6-8 knots. And within an hour, a 12-mile lead over Dongfeng Race Team had all but disappeared. As of 0650 UTC, the…
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Closing the game on the final approach to Newport

The final 36 hours of Leg 8 will be decisive with the teams set to choose their final approach line into the finish in Newport, Rhode Team Brunel continue to hold the lead although Bouwe Bekking’s team have an advantage of less than nine miles on second-placed Dongfeng Race Team. What’s more, the top five boats are only 36 miles apart after 14 days at sea and with just over 500-miles of race track still remaining. The positions are so close as the fleet draws level with Bermuda that it would be a bold call to make as to which…
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New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman resigns effective Sept. 2

By Juliemar Ortiz, New Haven Register NEW HAVEN - Embattled Police Chief Dean Esserman Tuesday resigned from his position as top cop, effective Sept. 2, Mayor Toni N. Harp announced in a release. Esserman has been being away from the department for nearly six weeks, after he was placed on administrative leave following an incident during which he allegedly berated wait staff at a city eatery, then went on sick leave. “It has been a privilege to serve Mayor Harp and work alongside the remarkable men and women of the New Haven Department of Police Service, who no doubt have…
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Final Farewell to Mayor James Doyle

Former Mayor James E. Doyle died Friday night. He was 78. PAWTUCKET - Honorable James E. Doyle, 78, former Mayor of the City of Pawtucket (1998-2011), passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on Friday, August 26th, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Joan C. (Richer) Doyle for 52 years. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Vincent J., Sr. and Loretta C. (Tessier) Doyle. James devoted his life to his family and the City of Pawtucket. He was a 1960 graduate of Providence College, and began his service to the…
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