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UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 6, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, June 13, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.
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London, Phelps, Bolt star at Olympics

London, Phelps, Bolt star at Olympics

London and the home-standing British athletes stood out at the 2012 Olympics but the spotlight was grabbed by Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International
Olympic Roundup: Phelps is twice as great

Olympic Roundup: Phelps is twice as great

LONDON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- It was busy at the Olympics Saturday and the home fans cheered a lot, but the bottom line is that Michael Phelps has twice as many gold medals as anybody else.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 13, 2012.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 6, 2012.
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Olympic Medal: M Swim 200 Free

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Michael Phelps equaled the career Olympic gold medal record Tuesday by winning the 200-meter freestyle in world record time in Beijing.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008.
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The Almanac

UPI almanac for Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007.
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Moroccan runner Hicham El Guerrouj retires

CASABLANCA, Morocco, May 22 (UPI) -- Moroccan middle-distance runner Hicham El Guerrouj announced his retirement Monday.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2006 with 359 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2005 with 359 to follow.
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German misses chance for all-time record

ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Birgit Fischer of Germany missed out on a chance to set an all-time Olympic record Sunday.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2004 with 360 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2003 with 359 to follow.
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A Blast from the Past

It was on this date in 1994 that U.S. figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was clubbed on the right knee as she finished up practice for the upcoming U.S. Figure Skating Championships. Her attacker fled, leaving the injured Kerrigan to withdraw from the competiti
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A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast From The Past package for Jan. 6-12.
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