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Bosnia and Herzegovina Issued Stamp on Handball

The first World Handball Championship for men was held in 1938 and for women in 1957. Handball, only for men, was included in the Olympic Games in Berlin in 1936, but shortly after these games it was excluded. Handball was … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Estonia

25 Years of The Constitution After the restoration of the independence of the state the Supreme Council of the Republic of Estonia formed a 60-member Constitutional Assembly that included an equal number of members of the Supreme Council and of … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Norway

UCI Road World Championships 2017 The Bergen region is hosting the UCI Road World Championships September 16-24.Several municipalities are sharing the event, and Bergen and Hordaland are set to show that they are prepared and ready for one of the … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Luxembourg

25th Anniversary of Josy Barthel Joseph “Josy” Barthel was a Luxembourg track and field athlete, Olympic champion and politician. Seen as an outsider, his final sprint to victory in the 1,500-m race at the 15th Olympic Games in Helsinki in … Continue reading

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Isle of Man Issued Stamps on Cavendish and Kneale 

Manx sports stars Mark Cavendish and Tim Kneale feature in a new set of Olympic stamps issued by the Isle of Man Post Office. To celebrate this victory the Post Office has issued a celebratory sheetlet featuring high definition images … Continue reading

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Uzbekistan Issued Stamp on Summer Asian Games

Republic of Uzbekistan has issued a stamp on XVII Summer Asian Games that were held in the Republic of Korea, Inchon. The stamp depicts battle athletes – taekwondo.Postage stamp is multicolor. Size of an item is 42х30mm. Circulation consists of … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on Rowing from Jagatpur

By Anil Kr Pujara A special Cover was released on 08.11.2012 from JagatPur on the occasion of 33rd Junior National Rowing Championship held from 7th-10th 2012. The cover was released by Odisha Association for Rowing and Sculling (OARS).OARS was setup … Continue reading

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Austria Issued Stamp on World Ski Championship 2013

The Austrian post has issued a set of commemorative stamps dedicated to the coming FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, which are scheduled for February 4–17, 2013, in Schladming, Styria, Austria.The motives of these stamps are by the internationally renowned Austrian … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Issued Stamps on 150 Years of Association Football

The Royal Mail has issued a set of stamps featuring some of Britain\’s greatest footballers to mark the 150th anniversary of Association Football rules being established.The first class stamps, Football Heroes, includes European footballer of the year winners Sir Bobby … Continue reading

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Kazakhstan’s Olympic Champions to Appear on Postage Stamps

Kazakhstan’s Olympic champions are now to appear on postage stamps. «Kazpost» JSC has released artistically rendered stamps corresponding to the theme of «Champions of Kazakhstan». All seven sportsmen who won gold medals at 30th London Olympic Games are painted on them. … Continue reading

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