Topic: Sports

PASADENA, Calif. — On September 22, newly named Caltech Women’s Head Basketball Coach Annie Tarakchian met with the students of the St. Gregory Alfred and Marguerite Hovsepian School in Pasadena,[...]

BELGRADE (Public Radio of Armenia) — Armenian Greco-Roman Wrestler Artur Aleksanyan beat Kiril Miliov of Bulgaria 5:1 in the final to be crowned World Champion in the 97 kilogram category.[...]

SARAJEVO — Armenian judoka Gor Karapetyan has won gold at the Cadet World Championships held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, from August 24 to 28. The young athlete took a[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — The element Armenian gymnast Artur Davtyan performed at the World Cup in Cairo has been officially registered after him, the Armenian Gymnastics federation informs.[...]

HEBRON, Conn. — The Armenian Open golf scramble will once again return to Tallwood Country Club in Hebron on Saturday, June 11. Once home to the original Armenian golf tournament[...]

WATERTOWN — The City of Smile pediatric cancer hospital mimics St. Jude’s Hospital in Memphis, TN, where all children are treated free of charge. Every year  approximately a 100 children in[...]

HERAKLION, Greece (Panorama) — Twenty-year-old Armenian weightlifter Garnik Cholakyan won gold at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships that began in Heraklion, Crete, on May 2. A European[...]

FRESNO, Calif. — Fr. Gomidas Zohrabyan, pastor of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church in Fowler, CA, with Olympic Gold Medalist Greco-Roman wrestler Artur Aleksanyan, visited the grave of Soghomon Tehlirian[...]

DETROIT — Rex Kalamian, the assistant coach of the Detroit Pistons, has been in the news lately. The Los Angeles native has been an assistant coach in the National Basketball[...]

By Stephen Kurkjian Special to the Mirror-Spectator WASHINGTON — Longtime baseball writer and ESPN’s TV analyst Tim Kurkjian said his first thoughts were of his father when he learned in[...]