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The Armenian Weekly. Hoops 4 Hayastan, a sports-focused non-profit organization founded in 2017 by two Armenian American members of that year’s Armenian National Basketball team, just wrapped up its biggest fundraiser, successfully raising about $50,000 last weekend. The group surpassed its initial goal of 10 to 12 thousand dollars the very first night. Fundraising events don’t …

Diaspora

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator. by  Artsvi Bakhchinyan YEREVAN/USTI NAD LABEM, Czech Republic — Viktor and Erik Agateljan (Aghatelyan), are Armenian professional boxer brothers from Czech Republic. Born in 1994 and 1995 in the town of Ararat, Armenia, from childhood they live with their family in Ústí nad Labem in the Czech Republic. Viktor, whose nickname is King, …

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“Today Armenians celebrate their Holy Christmas, which also coincides with the Epiphany. This year however we will mark the Feast of Holy Nativity with heavy hearts. Armenia & Artsakh are challenged to recover both from physical & moral wounds of the war. My compatriots were hit hard. Severe traumas must be treated urgently. And we …

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The Armenian Mirror-Spectator. AUSTIN, Texas (texassports.com) – The University of Texas (UT) at Austin has named Steve Sarkisian, currently offensive coordinator for the Alabama Crimson Tide, head coach of the Longhorn football team. He replaces Tom Herman, who was released earlier today on January 2. Sarkisian has a strong track record as both an offensive coordinator …

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MassisPost. COLUMBUS – Columbus Crew midfielder Lucas Zelarayan was named the 2020 MLS Cup’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) after scoring twice and providing an assist as his side thumped defending champions Seattle Sounders 3-0 on Saturday. The Argentine-Armenian playmaker, who arrived from Tigres in the offseason in a deal worth a reported $7 million, opened the …