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Armenia’s Aleksanyan Crowned World Wrestling Champion For Fourth-Time

Armenia's Artur Aleksanyan (97 kg) has been crowned world champion after defeating Bulgaria’s Kiril Milov 5:1 in the final, at the Greco-Roman World Championship in Belgrade, Serbia. With his victory, Artur added to his medal cabinet which now boasts 4x World Championships, 1x Olympic gold, and 5x European Championships.  He previously won the World championship in...

Dr. Raymond Vahan Damadian, The Inventor Of The MRI Machine, Passes Away At 86

Armenian-American Raymond Vahan Damadian, M.D., the inventor of the first Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanning machine, passed away at age 86 on August 3, 2022. Damadian was a physician, medical practitioner, mathematician, and inventor. He was born in New York on March 16, 1936, to an Armenian Genocide survivor.  Dr. Damadian was the first to perform...