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WHITNEY HOUSTON: DEATH OF A MUSIC LEGEND

Hardly any other artist has left such a gigantic musical legacy as Whitney Houston. When the U.S. hit singer died in 2012 at the age of just 48, the world went into shock

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13 interesting facts about soccer

Soccer is popular all over the world. Almost every country has national teams that take part in this sport

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Interesting facts about the first modern Olympics

In June 1894, Baron Pierre de Coubertin spoke at a congress in the Sorbonne and proposed that the Olympic Games be resumed, following the example of those held centuries ago in ancient Greece

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Tragedy at Hillsborough Stadium

On April 15, 1989, one of the most horrific tragedies in the history of English soccer occurred. 94 Liverpool fans were crushed to death at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough Stadium during the FA Cup semi-final match against Nottingham Forest

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Interesting facts about soccer fields

A soccer field can have original sizes. For example, for backyard soccer, a few dozens of square meters will do

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Interesting facts about the England national soccer team

On July 11, 2021, the teams of England and Italy will meet in the final of the European Football Championship

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"Maracana" - the legendary Brazilian stadium

In 1946, at the next FIFA Congress, Brazil proposed its candidacy to host the FIFA World Cup. Originally it was supposed that the tournament would take place in 1949, but in the end it was held by the world championship a year later.

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Interesting facts about pole vaulting

The first images of people jumping with a pole date back to the IV-III centuries BC. And at that time it was not a competition, but quite a practical activity. For example

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Sotheby’s - a collector’s dream

Sotheby’s auction house is one of the oldest in the world, the date of its opening - March 11, 1744, and the first owner was a London bookseller Samuel Baker

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