Forty-four years of the Diaz-Flor Olympic silver in Montreal-76

The silver medal obtained by the K-4 at the Montreal’76 Games, the first of the 16 Olympic medals of Spanish canoeing, turned 44 this Friday, as recalled by the Spanish Federation. The ceutí José Ramón López Díaz-Flor was part of that boat. Herminio Menéndez, Luis Gregorio Ramos Misioné, the ceutí José Ramón López Díaz-Flor and José María Esteban Celorrio, the crew of that boat, predict that the Spanish Olympic harvest will increase with at least three other medals in Tokyo …

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From Palermo to London on foot at 10 years old: 2,800 kilometers to embrace his grandmother again and demonstrate that traveling in a sustainable way is possible

@romeos_big_journey_home “I want to go see my grandmother Rosemary in London. Even on foot ”. The request from a 10-year-old Italian-British boy to visit his grandmother after forced separation by quarantine turned into an environmental challenge of 2,800 kilometers to demonstrate that it is possible to travel sustainably and raise funds for a solidarity project. , accompanied by his father, the British documentary filmmaker Phil Cox, began his journey a month ago from Palermo, in Sicily, to the British capital. …

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Clubs from Europe hailed Peru for its 199 years of independence – Diario Expreso

Important clubs in Europe joined the greeting for the 199 years of Independence of Peru. All messages were shared and disseminated through social networks. Paris Saint Germain, Monaco, Napoli, Tottenham, Bayern Munich, Lille and Eintracht Frankfurt paid tribute to our country on the Twitter social network. It is worth noting that each institution made them in its own way, publishing its maximum references, some representative phrase or the image of its imposing stadiums with the colors of our country. YOU …

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Ten years after WikiLeaks’ first “bomb” leaks

Archive image of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange appears before the media in London, England. EFE / Felipe Trueba / Washington Archive, Jul 25 (EFE) .- Ten years ago, the WikiLeaks portal launched its first major leak of secret documents about the war in Afghanistan, which provoked the wrath of the United States and turned its controversial founder Julian Assange, a global public figure in his controversial crusade for transparency. The more than 90,000 US military documents were revealed on July …

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Flood alert: Europe is experiencing one of the worst streaks in 500 years

Related news A study with the participation of scientists from the CSIC, the University of Barcelona (UB) and the University of Almería (UAL) shows that the highest current frequency of floods is exceptional compared to the last 500 years. The work, which appears published in the journal Nature, shows that the last three decades (between 1990 and 2016) are among the most abundant periods in number of floods, being also the second largest in spatial extent with almost two million …

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The 10 most outstanding athletes in Guatemala in the last 20 years according to ESPN

The most outstanding of the XXI century! The renowned international sports medium, ESPN, released a list of the top 10 Guatemalan athletes who have excelled in the past 20 years. The Guatemalan journalist, Josué Ultrilla, drew up a list of the great referents of Guatemalan sport that have obtained different achievements internationally and within the Olympic cycle. Get to know them! ESPN Top 10: The Most Outstanding Guatemalan Sportswomen Sofía Granda She is remembered for winning the gold medal at …

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Concorde: 20 years of the fateful accident in which the supersonic myth began to die

It’s hard to believe that a small piece 3 centimeters wide and 43 long can strike a 62-meter-long machine capable of traveling more than 2,000 kilometers per hour. But that is exactly what happened on that day twenty years ago to the Concorde of Air France Flight 4590. It was Tuesday. Shortly after 4.30 pm, the plane, bound for New York, took off from Charles de Gaulle de Gaulle Airport as scheduled. What was not in the plans is that …

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Joop Zoetemelk won the Tour 40 years ago after 10 attempts

Sports Writing, Jul 20 (EFE) .- Gerardus Joseph ‘Joop’ Zoetemelk (Rijpwetering, Netherlands, 73 years old) won the Tour de France 40 years ago, on July 20, at the tenth attempt, and one season after succeeding in The return to Spain. The arrival of a certain Bernard Hinault deprived him of more quota of glory. He is recognized as the best Dutch cyclist in history. Zoetemelk is known as ‘the Dutchman of the Tour de France’. Not surprisingly, he participated 16 …

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Hinault, 35 years after the fifth Tour is still the ‘badger’

Carlos de Torres Sports newsroom, Jun 20 (EFE) .- While cycling awaits the resumption of the season, the Tour honorees recall that this Tuesday marks 35 years since Bernard Hinault, ‘El Tejón’ or ‘El Caimán’, He achieved his fifth and last victory in the ‘grande boucle’ and the last of the French squad to this day. Hinault (Yffiniac, Brittany, 65 years old) figures at number 2 in history, second only to another historical cycling predator, the ‘Canibal’ Eddy Merck. Two …

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35 years after Live Aid, the strange day that ego and solidarity shook hands

35 years ago, summoned by the leader of Boomtown Rats, the Irishman Bob Geldof, 76 world rock and pop megastars were distributed on two simultaneous stages, at Wembley Stadium, London, and John F. Kennedy Stadium, Philadelphia ; to star in the most important charity concert in history, with the aim of helping to combat famine in Africa. It was Live Aid, the meeting of July 13, 1985 that definitively sealed the old and zigzagging alliance between rock and solidarity; and …

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