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Dominican Republic captures bronze in Tokyo

MLB
Nick Aguilera MLB – For more and to sign up click here Dominican Republic wins bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”dominican-republic-wins-bronze-medal-at-tokyo-olympics”,”type”:”story”}).parts.2″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”dominican-republic-wins-bronze-medal-at-tokyo-olympics”,”type”:”story”}).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”dominican-republic-wins-bronze-medal-at-tokyo-olympics”,”type”:”story”}).parts.3″:{“content”:”The South Koreans didn’t let their early struggles faze them, though. Former Orioles outfielder Hyun Soo Kim helped his team get back in the game, as he hit a double......

The U.S. baseball team beats the Dominican Republic, keeping its gold medal hopes alive.

New York Times
James Wagner YOKOHAMA, Japan — Behind one of its oldest and one of its youngest players, the United States toppled the Dominican Republic, 3-1, on Wednesday to advance to the semifinals and preserve its gold medal hopes. Scott Kazmir, 37, who reached the major leagues this season after five years......

USA Baseball Advances With Win Over Dominican Republic

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Andrew Gastelum Hoping to make its stamp on baseball’s return to the Olympics, Team USA defeated regional powerhouse Dominican Republic on Wednesday and earned a spot in the semifinal. The U.S. cruised to a 3-1 win  thanks to home runs......

Baseball-U.S. thrash Israel 8-1, Dominican Republic down Mexico

Reuters
YOKOHAMA, Japan, July 30 (Reuters) – Japanese league players and different generations of Major League Baseball (MLB) talent secured wins for the United States and the Dominican Republic on Friday, leaving Israel with two chances to win a game and Mexico facing a big match on Saturday. The U.S. in......

Basketball-Czech Republic beat Iran as basketball begins in Tokyo

Reuters
TOKYO, July 25 (Reuters) – The Czech Republic launched their Olympic hoop dreams in Tokyo on Sunday with a 84-78 win against Iran, holding off a late rally by the Iranians who cut the lead all the way down to four points with less than a minute to go. With......

‘No banana republic’: Brazil’s politicos guarantee 2022 vote after bombshell story

Reuters
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 22 (Reuters) – Brazil’s political leaders lined up on Thursday to stress next year’s presidential election is certain to take place, after a bombshell newspaper report that Brazil’s defense minister had issued a threat about holding the highly polarized vote. The Estado de S. Paulo story......

Dominican Republic evacuates residents as storm Elsa takes aim

Reuters
A passenger arrives at terminal D of Miami International Airport after heavy rains, as Hurricane Elsa moves towards south Florida, in Miami, U.S. July 2, 2021. Picture taken July 2, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria SANTO DOMINGO, July 3 (Reuters) – Elsa’s winds weakened slightly on Saturday as the Caribbean storm churned......

How to Watch Euro 2020: Czech Republic vs. Denmark

Sports Illustrated
In one of the unlikeliest of quarterfinal matchups, Denmark and the Czech Republic will meet in Baku, Azerbaijan, with a shot at reaching the semifinals on the line. Denmark has been the inspirational story of the tournament so far, overcoming the emotional toll of Christian Eriksen’s collapse in the opening......

Arizona Republic: Trump allies pressured Maricopa County election supervisors

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The attempted calls appear to be part of a pressure campaign led by his then-personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and the Arizona GOP Chair Kelli Ward to convince then-chair of the Board of Supervisors — Republican Clint Hickman — and......

How to Watch Netherlands vs. Czech Republic

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgyMDE0NzE5ODQwNzU2ODY3/netherlands.jpg Andrew Gastelum The Netherlands redemption tour enters the knockout stage of Euro 2020 with a round-of-16 meeting against the Czech Republic in Budapest.  The Oranje failed to qualify for Euro 2016 and the 2018 World Cup, but flew through the group stage at the Euros with wins against Ukraine,......

Baseball-Dominican Republic tops Venezuela for final Tokyo spot

Reuters
June 26 (Reuters) – The Dominican Republic on Saturday defeated Venezuela 8-5 to earn the sixth and final spot in the baseball tournament at the Tokyo Olympics next month. The Dominican Republic erased an early 3-0 deficit with a two-run homer from former New York Yankees outfielder Melky Cabrera and......

Rare tornado, storms rip through southern Czech Republic, killing three

Reuters
PRAGUE, June 24 (Reuters) – A rare tornado and strong storms struck along the Czech Republic’s southern border on Thursday to destroy parts of some towns, killing at least three people and injuring dozens more, emergency services and media said. The tornado, reported in towns around Hodonin, along the Slovak......

Czech Republic Scores Incredible Long-Range Goal

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Andrew Gastelum While only four days into the Euros, we may have already seen the goal of the tournament courtesy of Czech Republic forward Patrik Schick.  In the 52nd minute of the Czech Republic’s opener against Scotland, a blocked shot......

Russia’s Ties With West Fray Further After Czech Republic Expels Its Diplomats

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here PRAGUE — Russia’s unraveling relations with the West took a dramatic turn for the worse on Thursday when the Czech Republic, furious over it what said were Moscow’s fingerprints on a military-style sabotage attack on a Czech weapons......

Germany issues COVID travel warning for France, Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: People queue at a COVID-19 testing centre, after controls were tightened due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Czech-German border in Folmava, Czech Republic January 25, 2021. REUTERS/David Cerny/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany warned its citizens on Friday not to make unnecessary trips to neighbouring......

In Dominican Republic, proposal to ease abortion ban polarizes nation

Reuters
SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) – As the abortion rights movement gains pace across Latin America, the issue is heating up in the Dominican Republic – one of the few countries in the region with a total ban on abortion – where activists were camped for an eighth day on Friday outside......

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