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News Switzerland » History: Black History Month Spotlight: K-Swiss Global Brands Marketing Director Patrick Buchanan

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/whats-hot/black-history-month-spotlight-k-swiss-global-brands-marketing-director-patrick-buchanan/ar-BBJkQiX
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

In honor of Black History Month, FN is recognizing African-American movers and shakers in the shoe industry. From rising stars to accomplished executives, here’s how they’re making waves and the lessons they’ve learned along the way. Patrick Buchanan ...

News Switzerland » History: The Latest: Hanyu wins 1,000th gold in Winter Games history

News channel or source: http://www.roanoke.com/news/wire_headlines/the-latest-federer-on-swiss-olympic-medalist-woooooow/article_4f1b624f-c673-5548-9919-72f274ee3002.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

5:30 p.m. Swiss freestyle skiers Fabian Boesch and Elias Ambuehl have ... Truth is, the American generally considered the greatest female ski racer in history botched things in the upper half of the super-G course Saturday, too. She wound up tied for ...

News Switzerland » History: The Latest: Switzerland wallops Korea 8-0 in women’s hockey

News channel or source: http://www.therepublic.com/2018/02/09/oly-pyeongchang-olympics-the-latest-5/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Switzerland is ranked sixth in the world ... 9:45 p.m. The Koreans have made Olympic history with the puck dropping in their first Olympic game with their women’s hockey lineup featuring three North Koreans under an unprecedented agreement.

News Switzerland » History: Old Lions Department: Cultural Historian Robert Darnton at 78

News channel or source: https://historynewsnetwork.org/article/167951
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

A local Swiss professor had used a small part of these archives to write some local history, he said. “It could’ve just been material for anecdotes about local history. It’s hard to predict what would have happened.” While it wasn’t a momentous ...

News Switzerland » History: Swiss ace Roger Federer chases history in Rotterdam with return to summit

News channel or source: https://in.news.yahoo.com/swiss-ace-roger-federer-chases-134224823.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The test begins at the Ahoy stadium when the 36-year-old, who claimed his 20th Grand Slam title a fortnight ago in Melbourne, returns to the Dutch port city for the first time since 2013. Top seed Federer starts in the first round against a qualifier in an ...

News Switzerland » History: One family has made Liechtenstein, a 38,000-person country, an Olympic skiing powerhouse

News channel or source: https://www.sbnation.com/2018/2/11/16995182/tina-weirather-liechtenstein-winter-olympic-medal-history-pyeongchang
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

On February 21, 1980, in Lake Placid, New York, Hanni Wenzel spoke to reporters about Liechtenstein, the tiny country nestled between Switzerland and Austria that then had a population of 25,000. They wanted to know what was so special about this little ...

News Switzerland » History: The Latest: Koreas make history in their 1st Olympic game

News channel or source: http://kron4.com/2018/02/10/the-latest-koreas-make-history-in-their-1st-olympic-game/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Then Switzerland responded by jumping out to a 2-0 lead ... Korean forwards as required in the deal creating the first combined Korean team in Olympic history. The women’s hockey coach faced some tough decisions after negotiations led to 12 North ...

News Switzerland » History: History repeating

News channel or source: https://newsroom.porsche.com/en/sport-lifestyle/porsche-356-911-turbo-s-swiss-alps-skis-iconic-photograph-drivetribe-marcus-hoffmann-history-repeating-14817.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

It was this that was at the forefront of fasion photographer Marcus Hoffmann’s mind when he planned a ski-wear shoot in the Swiss Alps. An image from the Porsche Museum’s archive that had appeared on the Porsche Drivetribe feed had caught his eye ...

News Switzerland » History: The best international player in the history of each franchise

News channel or source: http://hoopshype.com/2018/02/15/the-best-international-player-in-the-history-of-each-franchise/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

One of the fiercest shot-blockers in NBA history, Dikembe Mutombo got his start as a member ... During his five-plus year stint with Detroit, the Swiss forward averaged 7.6 points and 4.5 rebounds per contest. An underrated piece to the Golden State ...

News Switzerland » History: The Swiss Difference: A Gun Culture That Works

News channel or source: http://world.time.com/2012/12/20/the-swiss-difference-a-gun-culture-that-works/
Publication date: Wednesday 19 December 2012

But the “gun in every closet” tradition was challenged in 2001, after a disgruntled citizen opened fire with his army rifle inside a regional parliament, killing 14 and injuring 14 others — the only mass shooting in Switzerland’s recent history.