(Map of Olympic Games) But these are hardly the only moments when politics has injected itself into the Olympics. In 1896, at the first modern Games, Coubertin had trouble persuading Germans and French to compete against each other in Athens because of long-standing animosities dating to the Franco-Prussian War (1870-71).
Sport > World > Timeline > 1998. Sporting Highlights for 1998. Here are the sporting highlights of the world of sport in 1998. See the Top Earners for 1998.There were a few major world sporting events this year, such as the Winter Olympics, FIFA World Cup and the Commonwealth Games.
Feb 12, 2009 · Back in 1988, the Morris Worm was the first major attack on the Internet, disabling 10% of the Internet's 60,000 host computers.Today, hundreds of more sinister attacks are aimed at Internet users ...
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John Sacret Young, Producer: China Beach. John Sacret Young was born on May 24, 1946 in New Jersey, USA. He was a producer and writer, known for China Beach (1988), The West Wing (1999) and VR.5 (1995). He was married to Claudia Sloan and Jeannette Elizabeth Penick. He died on June 3, 2021 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
May 17, 2021 · In the 1990s, radio, film, television, books, and the internet defined the essence of American pop culture. In 1998, popular baby names were Jacob, Michael, Matthew, Joshua, Emily, Hannah, Samantha, and Ashley. The average life expectancy at birth in the U.S. was 76.58 years. The cost of a Super Bowl ad was $1,292,000.
Jul 08, 2021 · Chinese divers have won gold in this event at the last eight Olympics (dating back to 1988) and earned a second medal (either silver or bronze) at the last five Olympics. Reigning Olympic champion Shi Tingmao is unbeaten in major international competitions since 2013 and will be favored to extend this streak.
Aug 14, 2015 · On August 15, 1995, Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) launched public Internet access in India. IBNLive is commemorating 20 years of the Internet in India with a special series. Srinivasan Ramani, who played a significant role in creating ERNET - the precursor to the Internet in India and an inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame, documents ...
Dec 15, 2015 · Kwan is a five-time world champ and two-time Olympics medalist. She narrowly lost the Olympic gold to Tara Lipinski in 1998 and then in 2002, in another disappointment, she took home the bronze medal.