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Bibian Mentel, Champion Paralympic Snowboarder, Dies at 48

Bibian Mentel, Champion Paralympic Snowboarder, Dies at 48

Bibian Mentel, Champion Paralympic Snowboarder, Dies at 48 Bibian Mentel, Champion Paralympic Snowboarder, Dies at 48 Bibian Mentel, a champion Dutch snowboarder who lost her lower right leg to cancer, then returned to the sport a few months later and dominated it for the next 16 years, died on Monday at her home in Loosdrecht, the Netherlands. She was 48. …

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Richard H. Driehaus, Champion of Classic Architecture, Dies at 78

Richard H. Driehaus, Champion of Classic Architecture, Dies at 78

Richard H. Driehaus, Champion of Classic Architecture, Dies at 78 Richard H. Driehaus, Champion of Classic Architecture, Dies at 78 Richard H. Driehaus, an avid investor who grew his grade-school coin collection into a fortune that he wielded to champion historic preservation and classical architecture, died on March 9 in a Chicago hospital. He was 78. The cause was a …

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Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Middleweight Champion of the 1980s, Dies at 66

Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Middleweight Champion of the 1980s, Dies at 66

Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Middleweight Champion of the 1980s, Dies at 66 Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Middleweight Champion of the 1980s, Dies at 66 Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who ruled boxing as the middleweight champion from 1980 until 1987, defending his title 12 times until he lost to Sugar Ray Leonard in a hotly contested split decision, died on Saturday. He was 66. …

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Metro Pictures, Champion of the Pictures Generation, Is Closing

Metro Pictures, Champion of the Pictures Generation, Is Closing

Metro Pictures, Champion of the Pictures Generation, Is Closing Metro Pictures, Champion of the Pictures Generation, Is Closing After more than 40 years, the gallery famous for representing artists like Cindy Sherman, Robert Longo and Sherrie Levine, has announced that it will close by the end of December. Metro Pictures Gallery announced Sunday that it would be closing toward the …

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Brayden Smith, Five-Time ‘Jeopardy!’ Champion, Dies at 24

Brayden Smith, Five-Time ‘Jeopardy!’ Champion, Dies at 24

Brayden Smith, Five-Time ‘Jeopardy!’ Champion, Dies at 24 Brayden Smith, Five-Time ‘Jeopardy!’ Champion, Dies at 24 Brayden Smith, a voracious reader and former captain of his high school quiz bowl team who became a five-time “Jeopardy!” champion on some of the last shows hosted by Alex Trebek, died on Feb. 5 in Las Vegas. He was 24. Mr. Smith’s death …

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Gavin Williamson to announce ‘free speech champion’ with power to sanction universities

Gavin Williamson to announce ‘free speech champion’ with power to sanction universities

Gavin Williamson to announce ‘free speech champion’ with power to sanction universities Gavin Williamson to announce ‘free speech champion’ with power to sanction universities Gavin Williamson is to announce a new role of a “free speech champion” who will be able to fine universities that stifle freedom of speech, according to reports. The education secretary will announce the new measures …

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Buccaneers Beat the Chiefs and Tom Brady Is a Champion Again

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Buccaneers Beat the Chiefs and Tom Brady Is a Champion Again Buccaneers Beat the Chiefs and Tom Brady Is a Champion Again A nearly flawless Tom Brady claimed his record seventh Super Bowl title on Sunday, winning a duel with his young rival Patrick Mahomes and burnishing his legacy as the greatest quarterback in N.F.L. history by leading the Tampa …

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Lubomir Kavalek, Czech Who Became U.S. Chess Champion, Dies at 77

Lubomir Kavalek, Czech Who Became U.S. Chess Champion, Dies at 77

Lubomir Kavalek, Czech Who Became U.S. Chess Champion, Dies at 77 Lubomir Kavalek, Czech Who Became U.S. Chess Champion, Dies at 77 Lubomir Kavalek, a chess grandmaster who fled Czechoslovakia after the 1968 Soviet invasion and, after moving to the United States, became a three-time national champion, died on Monday at his home in Reston, Va. He was 77. His …

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Hakuho, Sumo Champion, Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Hakuho, Sumo Champion, Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Hakuho, Sumo Champion, Tests Positive for Coronavirus Hakuho, Sumo Champion, Tests Positive for Coronavirus The recent spike in cases has alarmed Japanese officials, who are considering a state of emergency in Tokyo for the first time since April, and it has led to new restrictions in the capital. The authorities on Monday requested that restaurants and bars close by 8 …

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She’s a Chess Champion Who Can Barely See the Board

She’s a Chess Champion Who Can Barely See the Board

She’s a Chess Champion Who Can Barely See the Board She’s a Chess Champion Who Can Barely See the Board Have you heard this story before? Girl has rough start in life, discovers chess. She becomes a United States champion. She studies Russian. And now she needs to find a way to get to Russia to play chess, because she …

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