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The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... See also: 2000 in sports, other events of 2001, 2002 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Michael Waltrip won the Daytona 500, a race that also saw the death of seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt in an unspectacular crash during the... See also: 2001 in sports, 2003 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Ward Burton wins the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Tony Stewart Indy Racing League - Sam Hornish Jr. ... // World Artistic Gymnastics Championships: Mens all-around champions: Paul Hamm, USA, Yang Wei, China Womens all-around champion: Svetlana Khorkina, Russia Mens team competition champion: China Womens team competition champion: USA April 13 — Rotterdam Marathon, Netherlands Mens Winner: William Kiplagat (KEN) 2:07:42 Women... // Athletics Mens 100 metres - Asafa Powell of Jamaica sets a new world record of 9. ... // For an extensive coverage see 2006 in athletics (track and field) May 12 — Justin Gatlin equals the 100m world record. ... See also:2006 in sports, 2008 in sports, list of years in sports. Scheduled Events For scheduled events of football (soccer), see: 2007 in football (soccer) November 25 - 95th Grey Cup held at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada February 4 - Super Bowl XLI held at Dolphins Stadium in Miami... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... The 21st century is the present century of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... The 22nd century (Gregorian calendar) will comprise the years 2101-2200. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The 1980s refers to the years of and between 1980 and 1989. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... The 2000s are the current decade, spanning from 2000 to 2009. ... The 2010s decade comprises the years from 2010 to 2019, inclusive. ... The 2020s is the 3rd decade of the 21st century of the Anno Domini (common) era. ... Millennia: 2nd millennium - 3rd millennium - 4th millennium Centuries: 20th century - 21st century - 22nd century Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s - 2030s - 2040s 2050s 2060s 2070s 2080s Years: 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 The decade as a whole This decade is expected to be called the... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ...

Events

On January 28, International Olympic Committee Vice-President Kim Un-yong is arrested on charges of corruption in Seoul. Prosecutors arrest Kim minutes after an arrest warrant is issued by the Seoul District Court, and the 72-year-old was put behind bars after his pre-trial detention was approved. January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stamp The International Olympic Committee is an organization based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrios Vikelas on June 23, 1894 to reinstate the Ancient Olympic Games held in Greece between 776 BC to 396 AD. Its membership is 203 National Olympic Committees. ... A vice president is an officer in government or business who is next in rank below a president. ... Seoul   is the capital of South Korea and is located on the Han River in the countrys northwest. ...


On April 27, the International Olympic Committee takes out insurance in case the Athens Olympic Games are canceled due to terrorism or natural disasters. April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Stamp The International Olympic Committee is an organization based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrios Vikelas on June 23, 1894 to reinstate the Ancient Olympic Games held in Greece between 776 BC to 396 AD. Its membership is 203 National Olympic Committees. ... Athens (Greek: Αθήνα - Athína) is the largest city and capital of Greece, located in the Attica periphery of Southern Greece. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... Terrorist redirects here. ... Mount Pinatubo eruption, 1991 A natural disaster is the consequence of the combination of a natural hazard (a physical event e. ...


On May 18, the International Olympic Committee announced the list of cities accepted as candidates to host the 2012 Olympic Games. The five candidate cities are Paris, New York, Moscow, London and Madrid. May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... Stamp The International Olympic Committee is an organization based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrios Vikelas on June 23, 1894 to reinstate the Ancient Olympic Games held in Greece between 776 BC to 396 AD. Its membership is 203 National Olympic Committees. ... 2012 (MMXII) will be a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Paris Eiffel tower as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ... NY redirects here. ... Location Position of Moscow in Europe Government Country District Subdivision Russia Central Federal District Federal City Mayor Yuriy Luzhkov Geographical characteristics Area  - City 1,081 km² Population  - City (2007)    - Density 10,469,000   9684. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Motto: De Madrid al Cielo (From Madrid to Heaven) Location Coordinates: Country Spain Autonomous Community Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid Province Madrid Administrative Divisions 21 Neighborhoods 127 Founded 9th century Government  - Mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón (PP) Area  - Land 607 km² (234. ...


2004 Summer Olympics

The 2004 Olympics opened in Athens, Greece on August 13. The 2004 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece, from August 13 to August 29, 2004. ... Athens (Greek: Αθήνα - Athína) is the largest city and capital of Greece, located in the Attica periphery of Southern Greece. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ...

2004 Summer Olympics medal count
Rank NOC Name  Gold   Silver Bronze Total
1 United States 35 39 29 103
2 China 32 17 14 63
3 Russia 27 27 38 92
4 Australia 17 16 16 49
5 Japan 16 9 12 37
6 Germany 14 16 18 48
7 France 11 9 13 33
8 Italy 10 11 11 32
9 South Korea 9 12 9 30
10 Great Britain 9 9 12 30
Further information: 2004 Summer Olympics medal count

The 2004 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece, from August 13 to August 29, 2004. ... This is the full table of the medal count of the 2004 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... This is the full table of the medal count of the 2004 Summer Olympics. ...

Athletics

A womens 400m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ...

Cross-country running

US Armed Forces cross country meet Cross-country running is a sport in which teams of runners compete to complete a course over open or rough terrain before other teams. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about a city in the United Kingdom. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Sileshi Sihine (born January 29, 1983 in Sheno) is an Ethiopian long-distance athlete. ...

Track

For months before the Olympic Games, runners relay the Olympic Flame from Olympia to the opening ceremony. ... Nickname: River City Location of Sacramento in California County Sacramento Government  - Mayor Heather Fargo Area  - City  99. ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... Marion Jones (born October 12, 1975 in Los Angeles, California) is an American athlete of Belizean and African American descent. ... 100 m is the classic sprints race distance. ... The 2004 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece, from August 13 to August 29, 2004. ... Long jumper at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... Timothy Montgomery (born January 25, 1975) is a former American athlete and 100 m record holder. ... A world record is the best performance in a certain discipline, usually a sports event. ... The 2004 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece, from August 13 to August 29, 2004. ...

Marathon

Although marathon sometimes refers to any athletic event requiring great endurance, more specifically it refers to a long-distance track event of 42,195 m (26 miles and 385 yards). ...

International Races

April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Rotterdam Marathon is an annual marathon arranged in Rotterdam, Netherlands since 1981. ... Felix Limo (born 1980) is a Kenyan distance runner who specializes in the marathon. ... Zhor El Kamch (Arabic: ) (born 15 March 1973 in Tiflet) is a Moroccan long-distance runner. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Crowds turn out on the Victoria Embankment to watch the London Marathon 2005 Fun runners surge out of the Blackfriars Bridge underpass onto the Victoria Embankment; four hours down and two miles to go Finishers medal The London Marathon is a marathon race that has been held each year in... Evans Rutto Evans Rutto is a Kenyan athlete who won the 2003 Chicago Marathon with debutant world record time of 2:05:50, the 2004 London Marathon, and the 2004 Chicago Marathon. ... Margaret Okayo (b. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The 100th running of the Boston Marathon, 1996 The Boston Marathon is an annual marathon sporting event hosted by the city of Boston, Massachusetts, on Patriots Day, the third Monday of April. ... Timothy Cherigat (b. ... Catherine Ndereba (born July 31, 1972) is a world class Kenyan marathon runner. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (137th in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Enschede Marathon is an annual marathon race over the classic distance of 42km and 195 metres held in the city of Enschede, The Netherlands. ... Nadezhda (Nadja) Alexeevna Wijenberg-Ilyina (born April 2, 1964 in Verknaja Jandoba) is a long-distance runner from Russia, who got the Dutch nationality in 1999 by marying her coach Ger Wijenberg from the Netherlands. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... The Womens marathon event at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place in August 22, 2004 in the streets of Athens, Greece. ... For other uses, see Athens (disambiguation). ... Mizuki Noguchi (Japanese: 野口みずき, born July 3, 1978) is a female long-distance athlete (track and field) from Japan. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... The mens marathon event at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place in August 29, 2004 in the streets of Athens, Greece. ... For other uses, see Athens (disambiguation). ... Stefano Baldini breaking the winning tape in the mens marathon event at the 2004 Summer Olympics. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... NYC Marathon Promophoto/ Copyright: NYRR. The New York City Marathon is an annual marathon foot-race run over a 26. ... Hendrik Ramaala is a long-distance runner, the mens winner of the 2004 New York City Marathon. ... Paula Radcliffe Paula Jane Radcliffe, MBE (born December 17, 1973) is a British long-distance runner. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Fukuoka marathon, held in Fukuoka (Japan), is a prominent international marathon race started in 1947. ... Tsuyoshi Ogata (born May 11, 1973) is a Japanese long-distance athlete competing mainly in the marathon. ...

National Champions

  • April 18 London, England
    • Men's Winner: Jonathan Brown — 2:13:39
    • Women's Winner: Birhan Dagne — 2:34:45
  • May 30 Ottawa, Canada
    • Men's Winner: Matthew McInnes — 2:18:52
    • Women's Winner: Nicole Stevenson — 2:34:45
  • July 4 Turku, Finland
    • Men's Winner: Petri Saavalainen — 2:24:22
    • Women's Winner: Marjaana Lahti — 2:55:38

April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Rotterdam Location Coat of arms The coat of arms of Rotterdam. ... Luc Krotwaar (a. ... Nadezhda (Nadja) Alexeevna Wijenberg-Ilyina (born April 2, 1964 in Verknaja Jandoba) is a long-distance runner from Russia, who got the Dutch nationality in 1999 by marying her coach Ger Wijenberg from the Netherlands. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada_(bordered). ... Motto: Advance Ottawa/Ottawa en avant Location of the City of Ottawa in the Province of Ontario Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Established 1850 as Town of Bytown Incorporated 1855 as City of Ottawa Amalgamated January 1, 2001 Government  - Mayor Larry OBrien  - City Council Ottawa City Council  - Representatives 8... For the United States holiday, the Fourth of July, see Independence Day (United States). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland_(bordered). ... Turku (IPA:  , Swedish:  ), founded in the 13th century, is the oldest and fifth largest city in Finland, with a population of 174,868 (as of 2005). ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... The Sydney Opera House on Sydney Harbour Sydney (pronounced ) is the most populous city in Australia, with a metropolitan area population of over 4,200,000 people[1]. Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

Auto Racing

Racing cars redirects here. ... This article is about the sport of stock car racing. ... The National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Daytona 500 is a 200-lap, 500 mile (805 km) NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race held annually at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. ... Dale Earnhardt Jr. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Kurt Busch (born August 4, 1978 in Las Vegas, Nevada) is a NASCAR driver. ... The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly American based open-wheel racing series. ... May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... Indy 500 redirects here. ... Buddy Rice (born January 31, 1976 in Phoenix, Arizona) is an auto racing driver best known for winning the 2004 Indianapolis 500 as part of Rahal Letterman Racing. ... Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... Michael Schumacher (pronounced / /, born January 3, 1969, in Hürth Hermülheim, Germany)[1] is a former Formula One driver, and seven-time world champion. ... Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans) is the worlds most famous sports car endurance race, held annually at Circuit de la Sarthe near Le Mans, France, in the French Sarthe département. ... Tom Kristensen can refer to two different people. ... Rinaldo Capello, nicknamed Dindo Capello, is an endurance racing driver from Italy. ... Seiji Ara is a race car driver born in Chiba, Japan on the 5th of May 1974. ... The Audi R8 is a Sports Prototype race car introduced for Sportscar racing. ... For other meanings, see Lola (disambiguation) Lola Racing Cars (also Lola Cars International) is a racing car engineering company founded by Eric Broadley and based in Huntingdon, United Kingdom. ... The Chevrolet Corvette is the sports car that has been manufactured by Chevrolet since 1953. ... Oliver Gavin is a British racing driver. ... Olivier Beretta (Montecarlo, November 23, 1969) was a Formula One driver from Monaco who raced for the Larrousse team. ... Jan Magnussen is a race car driver from Denmark. ... Dr. Ing. ... The Porsche Junioren (German: ) are a team of young racing drivers, employed by Porsche and driving for various private teams, as Porsche officially retired from factory racing after winning the 1998 24 Hours of Le Mans overall with the Porsche 911 GT1. ... Jörg Bergmeister (born February 13, 1976 in Leverkusen) is a racing driver from Germany. ... The Porsche Junioren (German: ) are a team of young racing drivers, employed by Porsche and driving for various private teams, as Porsche officially retired from factory racing after winning the 1998 24 Hours of Le Mans overall with the Porsche 911 GT1. ... V8 Supercars is a touring car racing category. ... This article is about the Australian car model. ... This article is about the Australian car model. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years). ... The Holden Commodore is a car built by the Holden division of General Motors (GM) in Australia. ... Hell Corner of the Mount Panorama Circuit The Bathurst 1000 is a 1000-kilometre motor race for touring cars, conducted each October at the Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia. ... This article is about the Australian car model. ... Formula 3000 is a type of formula racing. ... Vitantonio Liuzzi (born 6 August 1981) is an Italian Formula One driver, who drives for Scuderia Toro Rosso. ... GP2 Series, GP2 for short, is a form of motor racing introduced in 2005 following the discontinuation of the long-term Formula One feeder sport, Formula 3000. ... Nicky Pastorelli was born on April 11th, 1983 in The Hague (NL) and currently resides in Rijswijk, The Netherlands. ... Motto: Je Maintiendrai (Dutch: Ik zal handhaven, English: I Shall Uphold) Anthem: Wilhelmus van Nassouwe Capital Amsterdam1 Largest city Amsterdam Official language(s) Dutch2 Government Parliamentary democracy Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Beatrix  - Prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende Independence Eighty Years War   - Declared July 26, 1581   - Recognised January 30, 1648 (by Spain... The Asian Formula Three Championship, commonly abbreviated as Asian F3 or simply AF3, is a Formula 3 auto racing series held in South East Asia and China, occasionally races are also held in Australia and Japan. ...

Baseball

See also 2004 in baseball A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... The 2004 College World Series was held June 18 through 28, 2004 in Omaha, Nebraska. ... California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), often referred to as Fullerton State or Cal State Fullerton, is a part of the California State University System. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The College World Series is the tournament which determines the NCAA Division I collegiate baseball champion. ... The University of Texas at Austin, often called UT or Texas, is a doctoral/research university located in Austin, Texas. ... For the United States holiday, the Fourth of July, see Independence Day (United States). ... Éric Serge Gagné (born January 7, 1976 in Montreal, Québec, Canada), pronounced GAHN-yay, is a right-handed relief pitcher for the Texas Rangers. ... To save in a sport means to stop a goal or to maintain the lead. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 4, 19, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912) Brooklyn Superbas (1899-1910), (1913) Brooklyn Grooms... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) West Division (1998–present) Current uniform Name Arizona Diamondbacks (1998–present) Ballpark Chase Field (1998–present) formerly known as Bank One Ballpark (1998-2005) Major league titles World Series titles (1) 2001 NL Pennants (1) 2001 National League West Division titles (3) 2002... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... Barry Lamar Bonds (born July 24, 1964 in Riverside, California) is a Major League left fielder for the San Francisco Giants. ... In baseball statistics, an intentional base on balls (denoted by IBB), often called an intentional walk, is used in baseball to count the number of times a walk was issued with no intent of ever allowing a hit. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the Midsummer Classic is an annual baseball game between players from the National League and the American League, currently selected by fan vote for the starting position players and by the manager (the managers from the previous years... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers NY, NY, 3, 4, 11, 24, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885-1957) New York Gothams (1883-1885) Troy Union Cities / Trojans (1879-1882) Ballpark AT... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) West Division (1998–present) Current uniform Name Arizona Diamondbacks (1998–present) Ballpark Chase Field (1998–present) formerly known as Bank One Ballpark (1998-2005) Major league titles World Series titles (1) 2001 NL Pennants (1) 2001 National League West Division titles (3) 2002... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... Comerica Park is a baseball stadium located in downtown Detroit, Michigan. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds (1901-1911) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Name Detroit Tigers (1901–present) Ballpark Comerica Park (2000–present) Tiger Stadium (1912-1999) Bennett Park (1894-1911) Major league titles World Series titles (4) 1984 â€¢ 1968 â€¢ 1945 â€¢ 1935 AL Pennants (10) 2006 â€¢ 1984 â€¢ 1968 â€¢ 1945 1940... A knuckleball (or knuckler for short) is a baseball pitch thrown so as to minimize the spin of the ball in flight. ... Tim Wakefield (born August 2, 1966 in Melbourne, Florida) is a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who has played with the Boston Red Sox since 1995. ... Mark McGwire swinging for the fences. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers NY, NY, 3, 4, 11, 24, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885-1957) New York Gothams (1883-1885) Troy Union Cities / Trojans (1879-1882) Ballpark AT... Barry Lamar Bonds (born July 24, 1964 in Riverside, California) is a Major League left fielder for the San Francisco Giants. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Mark McGwire swinging for the fences. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related... Henry Louis Aaron (born February 5, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama), usually referred to as Hank Aaron, is a retired American baseball player and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. ... For the eponymous band, see Babe Ruth (band). ... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 6, 19, 31, 35, 42 Name San Diego Padres (1969–present) Ballpark PETCO Park (2004–present) Jack Murphy Stadium (1969-2003) a. ... Jacob Jake Edward Peavy, (born 31 May 1981, in Mobile, Alabama, USA) is a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who plays for the San Diego Padres. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) The Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths... Ichiro Suzuki ), often known simply as Ichiro ), born October 22, 1973 in Toyoyama, Nishikasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, is the center fielder for the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Lloyd James Waner (March 16, 1906 - July 22, 1982) was a Major League Baseball player. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar). ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Montreal Expos (French: Les Expos de Montréal) were a Major League Baseball team located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1969 to 2004. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ichiro Suzuki ), often known simply as Ichiro ), born October 22, 1973 in Toyoyama, Nishikasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, is the center fielder for the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) The Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths... George Sisler Michael Allen Sisler (March 24, 1893 - March 26, 1973), nicknamed Gorgeous George, was an American star in Major League Baseball, and one of the greatest fielding first basemen of all time. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds (1901-1911) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004... In Major League Baseball, the American League Championship Series (ALCS), played in October, is a playoff round that determines the winner of the American League pennant. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... The Seibu Lions ) are a professional baseball team in Japans Pacific League and are owned by Yoshiaki Tsutsumi, who was once listed as the worlds richest man. ... The Chunichi Dragons have won the Central League pennant seven times (including 2006), and won the Japan Series in 1954. ... The Yomiuri Giants have won twenty Japan Series, more than any other team. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds (1901-1911) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 42, 45, 85 Name St. ... For other events named World Series, see World Series (disambiguation). ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2004 throughout the world. ...


Basketball

  • November 19 - A game between the Detroit Pistons and the Indiana Pacers is called with less than a minute remaining after a fight between opposing players turns into a far more massive brawl between Pacers players and Pistons supporters. For more details on the brawl and its aftermath, see Pacers-Pistons brawl.

Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... The Pistons are congratulated by President George W. Bush after capturing the 2004 title. ... The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... Lakers logo 1966-1991 The Los Angeles Lakers are a professional basketball team, based in Los Angeles, California, which plays in the National Basketball Association. ... November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Pacers-Pistons brawl was an on-court altercation at a National Basketball Association (NBA) game between the Detroit Pistons and Indiana Pacers. ... Shaquille Rashaun ONeal (born March 6, 1972 in Newark, New Jersey), frequently referred to simply as Shaq, is one of the most famous American professional basketball players, generally regarded as one of the most dominant in the National Basketball Association. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Philip Douglas Phil Jackson (born September 17, 1945 in Deer Lodge, Montana) is the current coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, an American professional basketball team. ... Derek Lamar Fisher (born August 9, 1974 in Little Rock, Arkansas) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Utah Jazz of the NBA. Fisher is a 1992 graduate of Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, and attended the University of Arkansas... Rick Fox Ulrich Alexander (Rick) Fox (born July 24, 1969 in Toronto, Canada) is an actor and former professional basketball player. ... The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 of the top college basketball teams in the United States. ... The University of Connecticut, commonly known as UConn, is the State of Connecticuts land-grant university. ... The Georgia Institute of Technology, commonly known as Georgia Tech, is a public, coeducational university, part of the University System of Georgia, and located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, with satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia and Metz, France. ... Chukwuemeka Ndubuisi Okafor, abbreviated as Emeka Okafor (born September 28, 1982, in Houston, Texas), is an American professional basketball player playing at power forward and center for the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association. ... // Final four redirects here. ... The NCAA Womens Division I Championship is an annual basketball tournament for women. ... The University of Connecticut, commonly known as UConn, is the State of Connecticuts land-grant university. ... The University of Tennessee (UT), sometimes called the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT Knoxville or UTK), is the flagship institution of the statewide land-grant University of Tennessee public university system. ... Central Missouri State University is a 4-year public institution offering a diverse range of academic concentrations. ... Diana Lurena Taurasi (born June 11, 1982 in Chino, California) is a professional basketball player who plays for the Phoenix Mercury in the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA). ... The NCAA Womens Division I Championship is an annual basketball tournament for women. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... The Puerto Rican National Basketball Team (or Puerto Rican National Basketball Selection) is a team that is selected by the Puerto Rican Basketball Federation to compete in major international events in representation of Puerto Rico. ... The Dream Team was the unofficial nickname of the United States mens basketball team that won the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. ... The 2004 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece, from August 13 to August 29, 2004. ... The Euroleague is a high-calibre professional basketball league with teams from thirteen different European countries. ... Maccabi Elite Tel-Aviv (מכבי תל-אביב) is a basketball team based in Tel-Aviv, Israel. ... Fortitudo Pallacanestro Bologna is a prominent Italian basketball club based in Bologna. ... The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA; Chinese 中国男子篮球职业联赛) is the premier professional basketball league in the Peoples Republic of China. ... Guangdong Hongyuan Southern Tigers (广东宏远宝玛仕华南虎) or Guangdong Southern Tigers or Guangdong Hongyuan are a basketball team in the South Division of the Chinese Basketball Association, based in Dongguan, Guangdong. ... Bayi Shuanglu Rockets (八一双鹿电池火箭) or Bayi Rockets or Bayi Army Rockets or Bayi Shuanglu are a basketball team in the South Division of the Chinese Basketball Association, based in Ningbo, Zhejiang. ... The National Basketball League is Australias top-level professional basketball competition. ... The Sydney Kings are a basketball team competing in the National Basketball League in Australia. ... The West Sydney Razorbacks are a professional basketball team competing in Australias National Basketball League. ...

Boxing

Professional boxing bout featuring Ricardo Domínguez (left) versus Rafael Ortíz Boxing, also called pugilism (from Latin), prizefighting (when referring to professional boxing) or the sweet science[1] is a sport and martial art in which two participants of similar weight fight each other with their fists in a... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... February 29th, or bissextile day, is the 60th day of a leap year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 306 days remaining. ... The Mens 2004 European Amateur Boxing Championships were held in Pula, Croatia from February 19 to February 29. ... Pula (Italian Pola) is the largest city in Istria, Croatia, at the southern tip of that peninsula. ... Georgy Balakshin (born March 6, 1980) is a boxer from Russia. ... Gennady Kovalev (born 17 May 1983) is a boxer from Russia. ... Dimitar Stilianov (Bulgarian: ) (born July 17, 1976) is boxer from Bulgaria, who won a bronze medal at the 1999 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Houston, Texas. ... Oleg Saitov (born May 26, 1974 in Zhigulevsk) (then the USSR) is a Russian boxer. ... Gaydarbek Gaydarbekov (born October 6, 1976 in Kaspiysk) is an Russian boxer who has won two Olympic silver medals in Middleweight. ... Evgeny Makarenko (born 10 October 1975) is a boxer from Russia. ... Alexander Alekseev (born April 30, 1981) is a boxer from Russia. ... Alexander Povetkin (Russian: ; born in Kursk, Russia on September 2, 1979). ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... Sugar Shane Mosley (born September 7, 1971) is a boxer form Pomona, California. ... Ronald Lamont Winky Wright (born November 26, 1971 in Washington, DC) is an American boxer, the former junior middleweight Champion and a current middleweight contender. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Antonio Deon Tarver (born November 21, 1968), nicknamed the Magic Man, is a professional boxer from Orlando, Florida, who is the former undisputed light heavyweight champion of the world. ... WBC logo mark “WBC” redirects here. ... Roy Levesta Jones Jr. ... July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... Daniel Williams (born July 13, 1973, London, England) is a British professional heavyweight boxer, and former Commonwealth champion. ... Michael Gerard Tyson, (born June 30, 1966) is a former American World Heavyweight boxing Champion. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Quiroga (October 10, 1969 in San Antonio, Texas - August 16, 2004 in San Antonio) was the International Boxing Federation super flyweight champion from 1990 to 1993. ... The International Boxing Federation, or IBF, is one of many organizations which sanction world championship boxing bouts, alongside the WBA, WBC, WBO, and a dozen or so others. ... Mens classifications according to WBC, WBA, IBF, and WBO: Weight classes for boxing at the 2004 Summer Olympics: See also Boxing Categories: | ... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... Bernard Hopkins (born January 15, 1965) —nicknamed The Executioner— is a professional boxer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, regarded by experts to be one of the best middleweight fighters of all time. ... Oscar de la Hoya (born February 4, 1973) — nicknamed the Golden Boy — is a Mexican American boxer who won a gold medal for the United States Boxing Team at the Barcelona Olympic Games and considered one of boxings all time greats. ...

Cricket

see also 2004 in cricket For the insect, see Cricket (insect). ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (65th in leap years). ... Current under-19 team for West Indies which is playing in 2006 U-19 Cricket World Cup is as follows-- Leon Johnson--Captain Jason Mohammed Richard Ramdeen Gajanand Singh Andre Fletcher Nelon Pascal Kemar Roach Javon Searles Sharmarh Brooks Andre McCarthy William Perkins Sunil Narine Kieron Pollard Rishi Bachan Reference... The under-19 cricket World Cup 2004 wass held between February 15 and March 5, 2004. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (72nd in leap years). ... Shane Keith Warne. ... Spin bowling, sometimes known as slow bowling, is a technique used for bowling in the sport of cricket. ... A Test match in progress. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... One-day International (ODI) is a form of cricket, which is played over 50 overs per side between two national cricket teams. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ricky Thomas Ponting (born December 19, 1974, in Launceston, Tasmania) is an Australian cricketer and current captain of the Australia national cricket team (for both One-day International and Test cricket). ... Wisden is the main publisher of information on cricket in the United Kingdom. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... The Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) is the governing body for the sport of cricket in Zimbabwe. ... Heath Hilton Streak (born March 16, 1974, Bulawayo) is a Zimbabwean cricketer. ... Robert Gabriel Mugabe KCB (born 21 February 1924) is the President of Zimbabwe. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Brian Charles Lara (born May 2, 1969) (nicknamed The Prince of Port-of-Spain or simply The Prince) is a record-breaking West Indian cricketer who is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen ever. ... Matthew Lawrence Hayden (born 29 October 1971 in Kingaroy, Queensland) is an Australian and Queensland cricketer. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... Muttiah Muralidharan (born April 17, 1972 in Kandy), often referred to simply as Murali, is a Sri Lankan cricketer. ... Courtney Andrew Walsh (born October 30, 1962, Kingston, Jamaica) is a former international cricketer (fast bowler) who represented the West Indies from 1984 to 2001, captaining the West Indies in 22 Test matches. ... Harare (pronounced , formerly Salisbury) is the capital city of Zimbabwe. ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... ICC logo The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the governing body for international Test match and One-day International cricket. ... June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... Pro Cricket is a professional cricket league in the United States. ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... ICC Champions Trophy 2006 The ICC Champions Trophy is crickets one-day international tournament second in importance only to the Cricket World Cup. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Learie Constantine, was one of the first great West Indian players. ... The logo of the England Cricket Team which shows the three Lions of England below a five-pointed crown The England cricket team is a cricket team which represents England and Wales, operating under the auspices of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). ... See also: 2003 in cricket, other sporting events of 2004, 2005 in cricket Events February 15 - March 5 - Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2004 in Dhaka, Bangladesh - Pakistan beat West Indies by 25 runs. ...


Curling

Curling is a sport with similarities to bowls and bocce, played on a rectangular sheet of carefully prepared ice by two teams of four players each. ... The 2004 Nokia Brier was held at Saskatchewan Place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, from March 6 to March 14, 2004. ... For the Lebanese political coalition, see March 14 Alliance. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit(Latin) One defends and the other conquers Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Regional Municipality Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis - Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 11 - Senate seats 10 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... Mark Dacey and his team in 2003 Mark Dacey (born June 22, 1966 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian curler from the Mayflower Curling Club in Halifax, Nova Scotia, but originally from Saskatchewan. ... Motto: Fortis et liber (Latin: Strong and free) Official languages English (see below) Flower   Wild rose Tree Lodgepole Pine Bird Great Horned Owl Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant-Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ed Stelmach (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 28 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total... From left to right: Randy Ferbey, David Nedohin, Scott Pfeifer, Marcel Rocque; in their Team Alberta Brier coats Randy Ferbey (born May 30, 1959 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian curler from Sherwood Park, Alberta. ... The 2004 Scott Tournament of Hearts was held at the Enmax Centrium in Red Deer, Alberta from February 21 to 29, 2004. ... February 29th, or bissextile day, is the 60th day of a leap year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 306 days remaining. ... Colleen Jones (born December 16, 1959 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) is the most successful Canadian womens skip in curling history. ... ‹ The template below has been proposed for deletion. ... Marie-France Larouche (born June 5, 1980) is a Canadian curler from Quebec. ... The 2004 World Curling Championships was held in Gävle, Sweden from April 17 to 25. ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (115th in leap years). ... Colleen Jones (born December 16, 1959 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) is the most successful Canadian womens skip in curling history. ... Dordi Nordby, (born 8 April 1964 in Bærum, Norway), is a Norwegian right handed curler from Snarøya. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (116th in leap years). ... Peja Lindholm (often anglicized as Peter Lindholm) is a Swedish curler from Östersund, Sweden. ... Sebastian Stock (born November 15, 1977 in Immenstadt, West Germany) is a German curler living in Burgdorf, Switzerland. ... The curling Canada Cup is a major senior championship in Canada. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Colleen Jones (born December 16, 1959 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) is the most successful Canadian womens skip in curling history. ... Sherry Anderson (born January 6, 1964) is a Canadian curler from Delisle, Saskatchewan. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... From left to right: Randy Ferbey, David Nedohin, Scott Pfeifer, Marcel Rocque; in their Team Alberta Brier coats Randy Ferbey (born May 30, 1959 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian curler from Sherwood Park, Alberta. ... John Morris (born December 16, 1978 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian curler from Calgary, Alberta. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Glenn Howard (born July 17, 1962 in Midland, Ontario) is a Canadian curler from Penetanguishene, Ontario. ... Jeff Stoughton (born July 26, 1963 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian curler. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... John Morris (born December 16, 1978 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian curler from Calgary, Alberta. ... Jeff Stoughton (born July 26, 1963 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian curler. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Fortis et liber (Latin: Strong and free) Official languages English (see below) Flower   Wild rose Tree Lodgepole Pine Bird Great Horned Owl Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant-Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ed Stelmach (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 28 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total... Shannon Kleibrink (born October 7, 1968 in Norquay, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian curler from Okotoks, Alberta. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (de facto) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked 4th 1,076... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (de facto) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked 4th 1,076... Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Official languages English Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 36 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked 5th 944,735 km² 925,186 km² 19,549 km... Motto: Quaerite Prime Regnum Dei (Latin: Seek ye first the kingdom of God) Capital St. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit(Latin) One defends and the other conquers Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Regional Municipality Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis - Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 11 - Senate seats 10 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... The World Junior Curling Championships is an annual curling tournament featuring the worlds best curlers who are 21 years old or younger. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (87th in leap years). ... Linn Githmark (born September 22, 1982 in Oslo, Norway) is a Norwegian curler who has skipped her country to a world junior title, and also played in the Norway team that won a silver medal at the main world championships. ... Jillian Mouzar is a Canadian curler. ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (88th in leap years). ...

Cycling

Police officer on a bicycle Cycling is a recreation, a sport and a means of transport across land. ... The Giro dItalia, also simply known as the Giro, is a long distance road bicycle race for professional cyclists held over three weeks in May or early June in and around Italy. ... Damiano Cunego (born in Cerro Veronese, Verona province, September 19, 1981) is a professional cyclist. ... Alessandro Petacchi is a professional road cyclist born on January 3, 1974 in La Spezia, Italy. ... The 87th Giro dItalia was scheduled for May 9 - May 30, 2004 for a total distance of 3435 kilometers. ... The 91st Tour de France (July 3 - July 25, 2004). ... Commercial version of maillot jaune, 2004 Maillot jaune (French for yellow jersey, pronounced my-oh zhohn) is the jersey worn by the current overall leader of many bicycle races, originally and most notably the Tour de France. ... Lance Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson on September 18, 1971) is a retired American professional road racing cyclist. ... The polka dot jersey (French: maillot à pois rouge) is awarded for the best climber during the mountain stages of the Tour de France cycle race. ... Richard Virenque (born November 19, 1969 in Casablanca, Morocco) is a retired French professional bicyclist. ... The maillot vert (French for green jersey) is the jersey worn by the leader of the Tour de Frances points classification. ... Robbie McEwen (born June 24, 1972, Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian professional road bicycle racer, specializing in fast sprint finishes. ... The Maillot blanc (French for white jersey) is the jersey given to the best young rider in the Tour de France. ... Vladimir Karpets is a Russian cyclist currently riding for the UCI ProTour team Caisse dEpargne-Illes Balears, most notable for winning the white jersey for best young rider in the 2004 Tour de France. ... Presentation of the 2006 team in Mallorca. ...

Field Hockey

A game of field hockey in progress Field hockey is a popular sport for men and women in many countries around the world; it is the second most popular team sport after football (soccer)[]. Its official name and the one by which it is usually known is hockey [1][2...

World Competitions

  • Women's Champions Trophy in Rosario, Argentina
    • Gold Medal: The Netherlands
    • Silver Medal: Germany
    • Bronze Medal: Argentina

The Mens Field Hockey Olympic Qualifier for the 2004 Summer Olympics was held at the two artificial pitches of Club de Campo in Madrid, Spain, from March 2 until 13, 2004. ... Motto: De Madrid al Cielo (From Madrid to Heaven) Location Coordinates: Country Spain Autonomous Community Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid Province Madrid Administrative Divisions 21 Neighborhoods 127 Founded 9th century Government  - Mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón (PP) Area  - Land 607 km² (234. ... Hockey at the 2004 Summer Olympics was held at the Olympic Hockey Centre located within the Helliniko Olympic Complex. ... Athens (Greek: Αθήνα - Athína) is the largest city and capital of Greece, located in the Attica periphery of Southern Greece. ... The 26st edition of the Mens Champions Trophy took place in the National Hockey Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan from Saturday December 4 untill Sunday December 12. ... Lahore (Urdu: لاہور, Punjabi: لہور) is the capital of the province of Punjab, and the second most dense city in Pakistan, also known as the Gardens of the Mughals or City of Gardens, after the significant rich heritage of the Mughal Empire. ... The fourth Womens Hockey Olympic Qualifier was held in Auckland, New Zealand, from March 19 until March 28, 2004. ... Schematic map of Auckland. ... Hockey at the 2004 Summer Olympics was held at the Olympic Hockey Centre located within the Helliniko Olympic Complex. ... Athens (Greek: Αθήνα - Athína) is the largest city and capital of Greece, located in the Attica periphery of Southern Greece. ... Rosario is the largest city of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina, and the third most populous in the country, after Buenos Aires and Córdoba. ...

Regional Competitions

  • Men's Pan American Cup in London, Canada
    • Gold Medal: Argentina
    • Silver Medal: Canada
    • Bronze Medal: Chile
  • Women's Asia Cup in New Delhi, India
    • Gold Medal: India
    • Silver Medal: Japan
    • Bronze Medal: China
  • Women's Pan American Cup in Bridgetown, Barbados
    • Gold Medal: Argentina
    • Silver Medal: United States
    • Bronze Medal: Canada

London is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada with a metropolitan area population of about 447,286; the city proper has a population of about 351,267 (2002). ... Culture Tourist Attractions Delhi offers a multitude of interesting places and attractions to the visitor, so much so that it becomes difficult to decide from where to begin exploring the city. ... The City of Bridgetown, population 5,928 (1990) metropolitan area 110,000 (2000), formerly the Town of Saint Michael, is the Capital city of the island nation of Barbados. ...

Figure skating

Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... The Canadian Championships is an annual figure skating competition held by Skate Canada, the nations figure skating governing body. ... Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta, situated in the north central region of the province, an area with some of the most fertile farm land on the prairies. ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ice dancing is a form of figure skating which draws from the world of ballroom dancing. ... Tessa Virtue (born May 17, 1989 in London, Ontario) is a Canadian figure skater. ... Nickname: The Forest City Location of London in relation to Middlesex County and the Province of Ontario Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario County Middlesex County Settled 1826 as a village Incorporated 1855 as a city Government  - City Mayor Anne Marie DeCicco-Best  - Governing Body London City Council  - MPs Sue Barnes... Scott Moir (born September 2, 1987 in London, ON) is a Canadian figure skater. ... Ilderton is a small village in Middlesex Centre, just outside the city of London, Ontario. ... Jessica Dubé (born October 29, 1987 in Drummondville, Quebec) is a Canadian figure skater. ... Drummondville is a city in the Centre-du-Québec region of Quebec, located east of Montreal, on the Saint-François River. ... Bryce Davison (born January 29, 1986 in Walnut Creek, CA) is an Canadian figure skater. ... For the electoral district, see Cambridge (electoral district). ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is a city in Quebec, Canada about 50 km southeast of Montreal. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Marie-France Dubreuil (born August 11, 1974 in Montreal, QC) is a Canadian figure skater. ... Patrice Lauzon (born November 26, 1975 in Montreal, QC) is a Canadian figure skater. ... Boisbriand is a city in southwestern Canada on the Rivière des Mille_Îles in the Regional County Municipality of Thérèse_de_Blainville. ... The U.S. Figure Skating Championships is an annual event put on by the United States Figure Skating Association. ... Nickname: Hotlanta, The Big Peach, The ATL, A-Town Location in Fulton and DeKalb Counties in the state of Georgia Coordinates: Country United States State Georgia Counties Fulton, DeKalb Government  - Mayor Shirley Franklin (D) Area  - City  132. ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jeremy Barrett is an actor who did voicework for The Animals of Farthing Wood. ... Bradenton is a city of around 75,000 people in Manatee County, Florida, United States. ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Christopher Toland (born June 21, 1985 in San Francisco, CA USA) is an American figure skater. ... Morgan Matthews (born May 21, 1987 in Chicago, IL) is an American figure skater. ... Maxim Zavozin (born March 2, 1985 in Moscow, Russia) is an American figure skater. ... New York, NY redirects here. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... John G. Johnny Weir (born July 2, 1984 in Coatesville, Pennsylvania) is an American figure skater. ... Main Street is the commercial heart of Newark. ... Rena Inoue (born October 17, 1976 in Hyougo, Japan) is an American figure skater. ... John Baldwin (born October 18, 1973 in Dallas, Texas) is an American figure skater. ... Kimberly Meissner (b. ... Bel Air is the name of two places in the State of Maryland in the United States of America: Bel Air, Allegany County, Maryland Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Tanith Belbin (born July 11, 1984, Kingston, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian-American figure skater with dual-citizenship. ... Benjamin Agosto (born January 15, 1982, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is an American skater. ... Nickname: Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (Latin for, We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes) Location in Wayne County, Michigan Coordinates: Country United States State Michigan County Wayne County Government  - Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Area  - City  143. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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Mariusz Siudek (born: April 29, 1972, OÅ›wiÄ™cim), Polish figure-skater, starting in Pair category. ... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Brian Joubert (born September 20, 1984 in Poitiers, France) is a French figure skater. ... Russian figure skater Evgeny Plushenko (in fact: Evgeny Plushchenko, Евгений Плющенко) (born November 3, 1982 in Siberia) is the six-time National Champion, four-time European Champion, three-time world champion, and 2002 Winter Olympics silver medallist. ... Ilia Klimkin (born August 15, 1980 in Moscow) is a Russian figure skater. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Tatiana Navka (born April 13, 1975) is a Russian ice dancer. ... Roman Kostomarov (born February 8, 1977) is a Russian ice dancer. ... Albena Denkova (Bulgarian: ) (born December 3, 1974 in Sofia) is a Bulgarian ice dancer. ... Maxim Staviski (born November 16, 1977 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia) is a Bulgarian figure skater in ice dancing. ... Elena Grushina (born January 8, 1975 in Odessa, Ukraine) is a Ukrainian figure skater. ... Ruslan Goncharov (born January 20, 1973 in Odessa, Ukraine) is a Ukranian figure skater. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Júlia Sebestyén [] (born May 14, 1981 in Budapest, Hungary) is a Hungarian figure skater and the first lady representing Hungary, who won the gold medal at the Europeans. ... Elena Liashenko at the world championships 2004 in Dortmund Elena Liashenko is a Ukrainian figure skater. ... Elena Sokolova (born February 15, 1980 in Moscow, Russia) is a Russian figure skater. ... The World Figure Skating Championships is an annual event sanctioned by the International Skating Union in which elite figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion. ... Dortmund is a city in Germany, located in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr area. ... March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (84th in leap years). ... Tatiana Totmianina (born November 2, 1981) in Perm, Russia, is a figure skater and Olympic Champion. ... Maxim Marinin (born March 23, 1977) is a Russian figure skater. ... Shen Xue (Chinese: 申雪, Pinyin: ShÄ“n XÇ”e, born November 13, 1978 in Harbin, China) is a pairs figure skater from China. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Qing Pang (born December 24, 1979 in Harbin, China) is an Chinese figure skater. ... Jian Tong (born August 15, 1979 in Harbin, China) is an Chinese figure skater. ... March 25 is the 84th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (85th in leap years). ... Russian figure skater Evgeny Plushenko (in fact: Evgeny Plushchenko, Евгений Плющенко) (born November 3, 1982 in Siberia) is the six-time National Champion, four-time European Champion, three-time world champion, and 2002 Winter Olympics silver medallist. ... Brian Joubert (born September 20, 1984 in Poitiers, France) is a French figure skater. ... Stefan Lindemann (born September 30, 1980 in Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany) is a German figure skater. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (86th in leap years). ... Tatiana Navka (born April 13, 1975) is a Russian ice dancer. ... Roman Kostomarov (born February 8, 1977) is a Russian ice dancer. ... Albena Denkova (Bulgarian: ) (born December 3, 1974 in Sofia) is a Bulgarian ice dancer. ... Maxim Staviski (born November 16, 1977 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia) is a Bulgarian figure skater in ice dancing. ... Kati Winkler (born January 16, 1974 in Karl-Marx-Stadt (today Chemnitz)) is a German figure skater and specialized in ice dancing. ... René Lohse (born September 23, 1973 in Berlin, Germany) is a German figure skater and specialized in ice dancing. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (87th in leap years). ... Shizuka Arakawa (荒川 静香 Arakawa Shizuka, born December 29, 1981) is a Japanese figure skater who won the gold medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics in the Ladies Singles event in Turin, Italy on February 23, 2006, and the 2004 World Figure Skating Championship. ... Alexandra Pauline Sasha Cohen (born October 26, 1984) is an American figure skater. ... 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Football (American)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... BCS Logo 2006-Present The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) is designed to pair the top two teams in college football against each other in the BCS National Championship Game with the winner being the BCS national champion. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football game, usually played on January 1 at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ... The University of Southern California (commonly referred to as USC, SC, Southern California, and incorrectly as Southern Cal[4]), located in the University Park neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, USA, was founded in 1880, making it Californias oldest private research university. ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM, U of M or Umich) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... The Orange Bowl is an annual college football game that is usually played on January 1 in the Miami, Florida metro area, in the United States. ... The University of Miami (also known as UM or just The U) is a private university founded in 1925 with its main campus in the city of Coral Gables in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... The Florida State University (commonly referred to as Florida State or FSU)[4] is a public research university located in Tallahassee, the capital city of Florida. ... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Fiesta Bowl, now sponsored by Tostitos tortilla chips (a Frito-Lay product), is a United States college football game played annually since 1971. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Ohio. ... Kansas State University, commonly shortened to K-State, is an institution of higher learning located in Manhattan, Kansas, in the United States. ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the American football game. ... Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge, generally known as Louisiana State University or LSU, is a public, coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the main campus of the Louisiana State University System. ... University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma founded in 1890. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The logo for the 2006 NCAA Division I Football Championship Game. ... Wilson Hall, centerpiece of the JMU quad. ... University of Montana The University of Montana campus, 1999. ... Logo for the 2005 Division II National Championship game The NCAA Division II National Football Championship began in 1973. ... Valdosta State University is a public university located in the city of Valdosta, Georgia in the United States, and is part of the University System of Georgia. ... Pittsburg State University, also called Pitt State or PSU, is a public university with approximately 6,600 students (5,200 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students) located in Pittsburg, Kansas. ... The logo for the 2006 Division III National Championship game. ... Linfield College is a private institution of learning located in McMinnville, Oregon, United States. ... University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB), is a Christian co-educational liberal arts institution of higher learning with approximately 2700 students. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Date February 1, 2004 Stadium Reliant Stadium City Houston, Texas MVP Tom Brady, Quarterback Favorite Patriots by 7 National anthem Beyoncé Coin toss Earl Campbell, Ollie Matson, Don Maynard, Y.A. Tittle, Mike Singletary, Gene Upshaw Referee Ed Hochuli Halftime show Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Outkast, P. Diddy, Kid Rock... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames The Pats Team colors Nautical Blue, New Century Silver, Red, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft General manager Bill Belichick Mascot Pat Patriot League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–69) Eastern Division (1960–69) National Football League (1970–present) American Football... City Charlotte, North Carolina Other nicknames The Cardiac Cats Team colors Black, Panther Blue, and Silver Head Coach John Fox Owner Jerry Richardson General manager Marty Hurney Mascot Sir Purr League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1995–present) National Football Conference (1995-present) NFC West (1995-2001) NFC South (2002... Nickname: Space City Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... John Albert Elway, Jr. ... Barry David Sanders (born July 16, 1968) is a Hall of Fame American football running back from the NFL who spent his entire professional career with the Detroit Lions. ... Carl Eller (born January 25, 1942) was a professional American football player in the National Football League from 1964 through 1979. ... Robert James Brown (born December 27, 1944), is a stupid hippy, the inaugural Parliamentary Leader of the Australian Greens and the first openly gay member of the Parliament of Australia. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... Jerry Lee Rice (born October 13, 1962 in Crawford, Mississippi) is a former football wide receiver in the NFL. Rice is widely regarded as among the greatest wide receivers in NFL history, consistently showing exceptional performance and strong work ethic on and off of the field. ... City Oakland, California Other nicknames The Silver and Black, Da Raidahs Team colors Silver and Black Head Coach Lane Kiffin Owner Al Davis General manager Michael Lombardi League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–1969) Western Division (1960–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC... City Orchard Park, New York Team colors Navy blue, light blue, Red, light Red, White, Royal, and Nickel Head Coach Dick Jauron Owner Ralph Wilson General manager Marv Levy Mascot Billy Buffalo League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American... September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Morten Andersen (born August 19, 1960, in Copenhagen, Denmark) is an American football placekicker with the Atlanta Falcons. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... George Frederick Blanda (b. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, 361st in leap years. ... Peyton Williams Manning (born March 24, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana)[1] is an American football quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts NFL franchise. ... A touchdown is the primary method of scoring in American and Canadian football, in which the ball carrier causes the football to break the plane of the end zone, or an eligible receiver catches a forward pass in the end zone, thus earning 6 points for his team (in both... City San Diego, California Other nicknames Bolts, Super Chargers Team colors Navy Blue, White, and Gold Head Coach Marty Schottenheimer Owner Alex Spanos George Pernicano (Minority owner (3%)) General manager A.J. Smith Fight song San Diego Super Chargers League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The NFL Europe League is an American football league which operates in Europe. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... Year Founded 1999 Home Field Olympiastadion City Berlin, Germany Team Colors Black, Green, Tan, Orange, and White Head Coach Rick Lantz Championships 3 (2001, 2002, 2004) The Berlin Thunder is a franchise in NFL Europe, which is a springtime American football league serving primarily as a developmental league for the... Year Founded 1991 Home Field Commerzbank-Arena City Frankfurt, Germany Team Colors Purple, Orange Head Coach Mike Jones Championships 3 (1995, 1999, 2003) The Frankfurt Galaxy is an American football team based in Frankfurt, Germany. ... The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... Date June 27, 2004 Arena America West Arena City Phoenix, Arizona Attendance 17,391 Offensive Player of the Game Mark Grieb, QB, San Jose Defensive Player of the Game Ricky Parker, DS, Arizona Ironman of the Game James Roe, WR/LB, San Jose Winning Coach Darren Arbet Losing Coach Danny... Conference American Division Western Year founded 1995 Home arena HP Pavilion City, State San Jose, California Wild card titles 5: 1997, 1998, 2000, 2004, 2005 Division titles 5: 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Conference titles none ArenaBowl championships 2: 2002, 2004 The San Jose SaberCats are an Arena Football League... Conference American Division Western Year founded 1992 Home arena US Airways Center City, State Phoenix, Arizona Wild card titles 8: 1993, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006 Division titles 5: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2004 Conference titles none ArenaBowl championships 2: 1994, 1997 Arizona Rattlers are an Arena Football... Nickname: Valley of the Sun Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area  - City  515. ...

Football (Australian rules)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... High marking is a key skill and spectator attribute of Aussie Rules Precise field and goal kicking using the oval shaped ball is the key skill in Aussie Rules Football Australian rules football, also known as Australian football, Aussie rules, or simply football or footy is a code of football... This article is about the national league in Australian rules football. ... The Port Adelaide Football Club, often referred to as simply Port, is an Australian rules football club based in Adelaide, South Australia. ... The Brisbane Lions Australian Football Club (the trading name for the Brisbane Bears-Fitzroy Football Club) are an Australian Football League club based in Brisbane, Queensland. ... The Charles Brownlow Trophy, better known as the Brownlow Medal and colloquially as Charlie, is the medal awarded to the best and fairest player in the Australian Football League during the regular season (ie not including finals matches) as decided upon by umpires. ... Christopher Dylan Judd (born 8 September 1983) is the premiership captain of the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League and is considered as one the best players in the game today. ... The West Coast Eagles Football Club is an Australian rules football club competing in the Australian Football League. ... Results and statistics for the Australian Football League season of 2004. ...

Football (Canadian)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The Toronto Argonauts are a Canadian Football League team based in Toronto, Ontario. ... The British Columbia Lions, commonly known as the BC Lions, are a Canadian Football League team based in Vancouver, British Columbia and are the 2006 Grey Cup Champions. ... The 92nd Grey Cup game took place on November 21, 2004 at Frank Clair Stadium in Ottawa, Ontario _ the first time Ottawa hosted the Grey Cup since being granted the Ottawa Renegades franchise. ... Motto: Advance Ottawa/Ottawa en avant Location of the City of Ottawa in the Province of Ontario Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Established 1850 as Town of Bytown Incorporated 1855 as City of Ottawa Amalgamated January 1, 2001 Government  - Mayor Larry OBrien  - City Council Ottawa City Council  - Representatives 8...

Football (rugby league)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Rugby league football is a full-contact team sport played by two teams of thirteen on a rectangular grass field. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Wigan Warriors are a professional rugby league team based in Wigan, England. ... The Challenge Cup is a knockout competition for British Rugby League clubs that has been held since 1896. ... June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... Martin Gleeson is a rugby league player from Wigan, England. ... Sean Elizabeth Long (born September 24, 1976 in Wigan) is a rugby league player who currently plays for St Helens as scrum-half. ... St Helens Rugby League Football Club or simply Saints are a professional rugby league club from St Helens, England. ... Super League (Europe) began in March 1996 and is the only full-time professional rugby league competition operating in the northern hemisphere. ... Bradford Bulls are a professional rugby league club based in the city of Bradford, England. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Canterbury Leagues Club, Belmore The Bulldogs (formerly Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs) are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The Sydney Roosters (also known as The Roosters) are a professional rugby league football club based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, Australia. ... The National Rugby League (NRL) is the premier rugby league competition in Australia and New Zealand. ... The National Rugby League (sometimes referred to as the Telstra Premiership for sponsorship purposes) is a professional competition for rugby league clubs in Australia and New Zealand, and is Australasias primary rugby league competition. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... Leeds Rhinos are a professional rugby league club who are based in Headingley in north-west Leeds, West Yorkshire. ... Bradford Bulls are a professional rugby league club based in the city of Bradford, England. ... Super League (Europe) began in March 1996 and is the only full-time professional rugby league competition operating in the northern hemisphere. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The second Rugby League Tri-Nations tournament was contested between 16 October and 27 November of 2004. ...

Football (Rugby Union)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A rugby union scrum. ... The Hong Kong Sevens (香港七人欖球賽) is generally considered the premier tournament on the World Sevens Series in Rugby Union. ... The English national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ... Super 14, or Super 12 as it was known from 1996 through 2005, is a Rugby Union championship competed for by teams from New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. ... The Brumbies (formerly known as the ACT Brumbies, for sponsorship reasons referred to as CA Brumbies) are a Super 14 rugby union team based in Canberra, Australia and named for the wild horses which inhabit Canberras hinterland. ... The Crusaders (formerly the Canterbury Crusaders) are a New Zealand Rugby Union team based in Christchurch, New Zealand, Jade Stadium, and representing the Buller, Tasman, West Coast, Canterbury, Mid Canterbury and South Canterbury unions. ... The RBS 6 Nations Championship, (referred to as RBS 6 Nations for sponsorship reasons) known before 2000 as the Five Nations Championship, is an annual international rugby union competition held between six European sides: England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. ... In rugby union, the Triple Crown is an honour contested annually by the national teams of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland (also known as the Home Nations) as part of the Six Nations Championship. ... The Heineken Cup sponsored by Heineken (known as the H Cup in France due to alcohol advertising laws) is an annual rugby union competition involving leading club, regional and provincial teams from the Six Nations: England, France, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, and Italy. ... London Wasps is an English professional rugby union team. ... Stade Toulousain usually known as Toulouse is a French rugby union club from the countrys rugby capital, Toulouse in Midi-Pyrénées. ... The Tri Nations Series is an annual international Rugby Union series held between Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. ... First international British Isles 4 - 0 South Africa (30 July 1891) Largest win Uruguay 5 - 134 South Africa (11 June 2005) Worst defeat England 53 - 3 South Africa (23 November 2002) World Cup Appearances 3 (First in 1995) Best result Champions, 1995 Springboks redirects here. ... First international Australia 3 - 22 New Zealand (15 August 1903) Largest win New Zealand 145 - 17 Japan (4 June 1995) Worst defeat Australia 28 - 7 New Zealand (28 August 1999) World Cup Appearances 5 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 1987 The All Blacks are New Zealands national rugby... The Bledisloe Cup Rugby Unions Bledisloe Cup is contested between Australias Wallabies and New Zealands All Blacks. ... The IRB logo. ... Schalk Schalla Burger Jr. ... Jake White (born 3 November 1963 in Johannesburg) is a South African rugby union coach. ...

Football (Soccer)

For an extensive coverage see 2004 in football (soccer)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 2004 throughout the world. ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The African Cup of Nations is the main international football competition for CAF nations. ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... Futebol Clube do Porto (pron. ... The Association Sportive de Monaco Football Club is a Monegasque football club, founded in 1919. ... The UEFA Champions League (formerly named but still often called the European Cup) is an annual club football competition organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ... Gelsenkirchen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... For the United States holiday, the Fourth of July, see Independence Day (United States). ... The Union of European Football Associations, almost always referred to by the acronym UEFA (pronounced (you-AY-fuh) or (oo-Ay-fuh) or ), is the administrative and controlling body for European football. ... Euro 2004 Logo The 2004 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly called Euro 2004, was held in Portugal between 12 June and 4 July 2004. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... The Copa América is the main national football competition in South America, and is run by CONMEBOL, the South American football confederation. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... Logo of the 2004 Asian Cup The Asian Football Confederations Asian Cup 2004 finals were held in China between July 17 and August 7. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (239th in leap years). ... The football (soccer) tournament at the 2004 Summer Olympics started on August 11, (two days before the opening ceremony), and ended on August 28. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... The football (soccer) tournament at the 2004 Summer Olympics started on August 11, (two days before the opening ceremony), and ended on August 28. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... Cienciano del Cuzco is a football (soccer) club from Cuzco, Peru. ... Club Atlético Boca Juniors is one of the most popular Argentine sports clubs, best known for its football team. ... The Recopa Sudamericana (English: South American Recup, Portuguese: Recopa Sulamericana) is at stake in an annual football game between the reigning champions of the Copa Libertadores de América and Copa Sudamericana. ... Nickname: Venice of America Coordinates: Country United States State Florida County Broward Established 27 March 1911 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Jim Naugle Area  - City  36. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Club Atlético Boca Juniors is one of the most popular Argentine sports clubs, best known for its football team. ... // Bolívar may refer to: Simón Bolívar, the leader of several revolts and wars against Spain for independence in Latin America; known as El Libertador. ... The Copa Sudamericana (English: South American Cup, Portuguese: Copa Sulamericana) is an international football cup competition played annually by clubs of South America. ... For other uses, see Buenos Aires (disambiguation). ...

Gaelic Athletic Association

A stylised Celtic cross serves as the traditional logo of the GAA. The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael) is an organisation which is mostly focussed on promoting Gaelic Games - traditional Irish sports, such as hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, handball, and rounders. ... Camogie (in Irish, camógaíocht) is a Celtic team sport, the womens variant of hurling. ... // History Gaelic football Hurling External links Tipperary on Hoganstand. ... // History Gaelic football Hurling External links Tipperary on Hoganstand. ... Gaelic football (Irish: Peil or Caid ), commonly referred to as football, Gaelic or GAA (gah), is a form of football played mainly in Ireland. ... The Gaelic Athletic Association The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship (known for sponsorship reasons as the Bank of Ireland Football Championship) is the premier knockout competition in the game of Gaelic football played in Ireland. ... The Kerry County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (or Kerry GAA) is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Kerry. ... The Mayo County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Maigh Eo) or Mayo GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Mayo and the Mayo inter-county football and hurling teams. ... The National Football League (known for sponsorship reasons as the Allianz National Football League) is a Gaelic football tournament held annually between the county teams of Ireland, under the auspices of the Gaelic Athletic Association. ... The Kerry County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (or Kerry GAA) is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Kerry. ... :For more details of Galway GAA see Galway Senior Club Football Championship or Galway Senior Club Hurling Championship. ... The Tommy Murphy Cup is the name of a Gaelic Games competition that the so-called weaker counties of Gaelic football participate in. ... :For more details of Clare GAA see Clare Senior Club Football Championship or Clare Senior Club Hurling Championship. ... The Sligo County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cummann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Contae Sligeach) or Sligo GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Sligo. ... Ladies Gaelic Football is the most prominent amateur team sport for women in Ireland. ... :For more details of Galway GAA see Galway Senior Club Football Championship or Galway Senior Club Hurling Championship. ... The Mayo County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cumann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Maigh Eo) or Mayo GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Mayo and the Mayo inter-county football and hurling teams. ... For the Cornish sport, see Cornish Hurling. ... The Gaelic Athletic Association The Liam McCarthy Cup, the greatest hurling prize of all The All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship (known for sponsorship reasons as the Guinness Hurling Championship) is the premier knockout competition in the game of hurling played in Ireland. ... For more details of Cork GAA see Cork Senior Football Championship or Cork Senior Hurling Championship. ... The Kilkenny County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (Irish: Cummann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Contae Cill Chainnigh) or Kilkenny GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic Games in County Kilkenny. ... The National Hurling League (known for sponsorship reasons as the Allianz National Hurling League) is a hurling tournament held annually between the county teams of Ireland, under the auspices of the Gaelic Athletic Association. ...

Gliding

The World Gliding Championships is a gliding competition held every two years or so. ... County Hedmark District Østerdalen Municipality NO-1101 Administrative centre Elverum Mayor (2003) Terje Røe (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 80 1,229 km² 1,209 km² 0. ...

Golf

Main article: 2004 in golf

Men's golf The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, generally regarded as the worlds Home of Golf. Golf is a sport in which individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and also is one of the few ball games that does not use... Events January 11 - Mercedes Championships winner: Stuart Appleby, $1,060,000 (66-67-66-71--270) January 15-16 - At the age of 14, golf prodigy Michelle Wie becomes the youngest woman (and only the fourth overall) to play at a PGA TOUR event, shooting 72-68 (even par) at...

Women's golf The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... Philip Alfred Mickelson (born June 16, 1970) (nicknamed Lefty for his left-handed swing, even though he is right-handed), is an American professional golfer. ... June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... Michael Campbell holding U.S. Open Trophy The United States Open Championship is the annual mens open golf tournament of the United States. ... Retief Goosen (born February 3, 1969) is a South African professional golfer who has been in the top ten in the Official World Golf Rankings for several years. ... July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... Todd Hamilton (born October 18, 1965, Galesburg, Illinois) is a professional golfer. ... Royal Troon Golf Club is a golf course located in Ayrshire, Scotland. ... Theodore Ernest Ernie Els (born October 17, 1969) is a South African golfer who has been one of the top professional players in the world since the mid-1990s. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... 2007 PGA tournament logo The PGA Championship (referred to as the US PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... This article is about the golfer; for information on the politician, see Vijay R. Singh. ... Chris DiMarco during the 2005 U.S. Masters Chris DiMarco (born August 23, 1968 Huntington, New York) is an American golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. ... Justin Leonard (1972- ) is an American professional golfer. ... February 29th, or bissextile day, is the 60th day of a leap year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 306 days remaining. ... Personal Information Birth December 30, 1975 (age 31) Cypress, California Height 6 ft 1 in (1. ... The WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship is one of the annual World Golf Championships for male professional golfers. ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... This article is about the golfer; for information on the politician, see Vijay R. Singh. ... Personal Information Birth December 30, 1975 (age 31) Cypress, California Height 6 ft 1 in (1. ... The Official World Golf Rankings are a system for rating the performance level of professional golfers. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... The 35th Ryder Cup Matches were held between September 17 and September 19 at the Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Township, Michigan. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours dominated by men. ... This article is about the golfer; for information on the politician, see Vijay R. Singh. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours dominated by men. ... This article is about the golfer; for information on the politician, see Vijay R. Singh. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours dominated by men. ... Todd Hamilton (born October 18, 1965, Galesburg, Illinois) is a professional golfer. ...

January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Personal Information Birth October 11, 1989 (age 17) Honolulu, Hawaii USA Height 6 ft 1 in (1. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours dominated by men. ... Honolulu as seen from the International Space Station Honolulu is the largest city and the capital of the U.S. state of Hawai‘i. ... February 29th, or bissextile day, is the 60th day of a leap year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 306 days remaining. ...   (born October 9, 1970) is a Swedish professional golfer. ... Air New Zealand (IATA: NZ, ICAO: ANZ, and Callsign: New Zealand) ASX: AIZ NZX: AIR is a major scheduled passenger airline based in Auckland, New Zealand. ... The ANZ Ladies Masters is a golf tournament that is played in Australia and is sanctioned by the ALPG Tour and the Ladies European Tour (LET). ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (88th in leap years). ... Grace Park was born Park Ji-eun (박지은) on June 3, 1979 in Seoul, South Korea, and is a professional golfer on the LPGA Tour. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... The Kraft Nabisco Championship (originally the Colgate/Dinah Shore Winners Circle Championship) is one of the four major golf tournaments for women on the LPGA Tour. ... Aree Song is a professional golfer who plays on the U.S. based LPGA Tour. ... Personal Information Birth October 11, 1989 (age 17) Honolulu, Hawaii USA Height 6 ft 1 in (1. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ...   (born October 9, 1970) is a Swedish professional golfer. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... The LPGA Championship, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the McDonalds LPGA Championship, is the second-longest running tournament in the history of the Ladies Professional Golf Association surpassed only by the U.S. Womens Open. ...

Handball

Handball player leaps towards the goal prior to throwing the ball, while the goalkeeper extends himself trying to stop it. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The European mens handball championship is the official competition for senior mens national handball teams of Europe, and takes place every two years. ...

Harness Racing

A trotter training at Vincennes hippodrome Harness racing is a form of horse-racing in which the horses race in a specified gait. ... Windsongs Legacy is a standardbred trotting horse who won the Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Trotters in 2004, capturing the Hambletonian, Yonkers Trot and Kentucky Futurity titles. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... The Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Trotters consists of the following horse races: Hambletonian Yonkers Trot Kentucky Futurity Since its inauguration in 1955, only seven horses have ever won the Trotting Triple Crown. ...

Thoroughbred Horse Racing

Thoroughbred horse racing in the United Kingdom is governed by the Horseracing Regulatory Authority (the HRA) which makes and enforces the rules, issues licences or permits to trainers and jockeys, and runs the races through their race course officials. ...

Flat races

November 2 is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 59 days remaining. ... Makybe Diva is a British-bred racehorse that was taken to Australia where she became the first thoroughbred to win the prestigious Melbourne Cup three times - in 2003 and 2004, and again in 2005 when she also won the Cox Plate. ... The 1976 cup won by Van Der Hum. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... The Queens Plate is North Americas oldest thoroughbred horse race, run at a distance of 1 1/4 miles for 3-year-old thoroughbed horses, foaled in Canada, run annually in July at Woodbine Racetrack, Etobicoke (Toronto), Ontario. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Races at Lonchamp - Édouard Manet, 1867 The Prix de LArc de Triomphe is a flat thoroughbred horse race of a 2400 metres (about 1 mile 4 furlongs) raced on turf for 3 year olds and up, Colts, horses, Fillies and mares (exclude geldings). ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... The Irish Derby is a Group 1 flat horse race in the Republic of Ireland for three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies run over a distance of 1 mile 4 furlongs (2,414 metres) at the Curragh, County Kildare in late June / early July. ... The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (Triple Crown for short, but the term is also used in other sports, and thus the full name should be used when it could cause confusion) consists of three races for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... Epsom Derby, Théodore Géricault, 1821. ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... The St. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... The Oaks Stakes is a Group 1 United Kingdom flat racing horse race for three year old fillies run over a distance of 1 mile 4 furlongs at Epsom Downs during June. ... The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (Triple Crown for short, but the term is also used in other sports, and thus the full name should be used when it could cause confusion) consists of three races for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... Smarty Jones (born February 28, 2001) is a thoroughbred race horse, and winner of the 2004 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. ... Churchill Downs racetrack, 1998 The Kentucky Derby is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged annually in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Smarty Jones (born February 28, 2001) is a thoroughbred race horse, and winner of the 2004 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. ... The Preakness Stakes is a classic 1 3/16 mile (1. ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... Birdstone (born May 16, 2001) is a thoroughbred racehorse now best known for winning the 2004 Belmont Stakes. ... The Belmont Stakes is a prestigious Grade I stakes race held yearly in June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining. ... The Kentucky Oaks is a Grade I Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old fillies, staged annually in Louisville, Kentucky. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Birdstone (born May 16, 2001) is a thoroughbred racehorse now best known for winning the 2004 Belmont Stakes. ... The Travers Stakes, held at Saratoga Race Course near Saratoga Springs, New York, is the oldest major thoroughbred horse race in the United States. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... The Breeders Cup World Thoroughbred Championships is an annual series of thoroughbred horse races sponsored by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association. ... Grande Prairie is a city in Alberta, Canada. ... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... The racehorse Ghostzapper won the Breeders Cup Classic in 2004, outdistancing Roses in May by three lengths in a stakes record of 1:59. ... The Breeders Cup Classic is a Thoroughbred horse race for 3 years old and up. ... The Breeders Cup Distaff is a Thoroughbred horse race for fillies and mares, 3 years old and up. ... The Breeders Cup Filly & Mare Turf is a Thoroughbred horse race on turf for fillies and mares, 3 years old and up. ... The Breeders Cup Juvenile is a Thoroughbred horse race for 2-year-old colts and geldings. ... The Breeders Cup World Thoroughbred Championships is an annual series of thoroughbred horse races sponsored by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association and held on a single day at a predetermined site, usually in the United States but sometimes in Canada. ... The Breeders Cup Mile is a 1-mile Grade 1 Weight for Age stakes race for thoroughbred racehorses three years old and up run annually since 1984 at a different racetrack in the United States or Canada as part of the Breeders Cup. ... The Breeders Cup World Thoroughbred Championships is an annual series of thoroughbred horse races sponsored by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association and held on a single day at a predetermined site, usually in the United States but sometimes in Canada. ... The Breeders Cup Turf is a Thoroughbred horse race on turf for 3 years old and up. ...

Steeplechases

March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... The Cheltenham Gold Cup is the foremost Chase in the United Kingdom, run at Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... The Grand National is the most valuable National Hunt handicap horse race in the United Kingdom. ...

Ice Hockey

Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: The City of Legends Motto: Avancez (Go forward) Coordinates: Country Canada Province Newfoundland and Labrador Established August 5, 1583 by Royal Charter of Queen Elizabeth I Government  - City Mayor Andy Wells  - Governing body St. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (de facto) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked 4th 1,076... Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Official languages English de facto (none stated in law) Flower Pacific dogwood Tree Western Redcedar Bird Stellers Jay Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 36 6 Area... ‹ The template below has been proposed for deletion. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2004 World Junior (Under 20) Ice Hockey Championships was held between December 26, 2003 and January 5, 2004 in Helsinki and Hämeenlinna, Finland. ... Founded 1550 Country Finland Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Area[1] - Of which land - Rank 185. ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Arthur Levitt Jr. ... “NHL” redirects here. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... The 2004 IIHF World Women Championships were held March 30-April 6, 2004 in Halifax and Dartmouth, Canada. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = E Mari Merces (Wealth from the Sea) Logo: Location City Information Established: April 1, 1996 Area: (former city) 79. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... The National Womens Hockey League (NWHL) is the highest level of womens ice hockey in the world. ... Nickname: Flower City Location in the Region of Peel, in the Province of Ontario Coordinates: Country  Canada Province  Ontario Region Peel Incorporation 1853 (village)   1873 (town)   1974 (city) Government  - Mayor Susan Fennell  - Governing Body Brampton City Council (click for members)  - MPs Navdeep Bains, Colleen Beaumier, Ruby Dhalla, Gurbax Malhi  - MPPs... Calgary is the largest city in the province of Alberta, Canada. ... Nickname: Flower City Location in the Region of Peel, in the Province of Ontario Coordinates: Country  Canada Province  Ontario Region Peel Incorporation 1853 (village)   1873 (town)   1974 (city) Government  - Mayor Susan Fennell  - Governing Body Brampton City Council (click for members)  - MPs Navdeep Bains, Colleen Beaumier, Ruby Dhalla, Gurbax Malhi  - MPPs... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... Location Location of Minsk, shown within the Minsk Voblast Government Country Subdivision Belarus Minsk Founded 1067 Mayor Mikhail Pavlov Geographical characteristics Area  - City 305. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (116th in leap years). ... The Allan Cup is the trophy awarded to the national senior (21 and over) amateur men’s hockey champions of Canada. ... Saint-Georges-de-Beauce is a city in Quebec, Canada. ... Saint-Georges-de-Beauce is a city in Quebec, Canada. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (116th in leap years). ... Kenora re-directs here. ... Brandon Manitoba, a city in southwestern Manitoba, Canada. ... Red Deer () is a city in central Alberta, Canada, located almost midway between Calgary and Edmonton within the Calgary-Edmonton Corridor. ... Kenora re-directs here. ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (130th in leap years). ... The 2004 Mens Ice Hockey Championships were held April 24-May 9, 2004 in Prague and Ostrava, Czech Republic. ... Nickname: City of a Hundred Spires Motto: Praga Caput Rei publicae Location within the Czech Republic Coordinates: Country Czech Republic Region Capital City of Prague Founded 9th century Government  - Mayor Pavel Bém Area  - City 496 km²  (191. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovakia_(bordered). ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... The Memorial Cup is the championship trophy of the Canadian Hockey League (CHL). ... Kelowna (2005 Population 105,621, Metropolitan Area 165,221) is a city on Okanagan Lake in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada. ... The 2004 Memorial Cup occured May 15-23 at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia. ... Locator map for Kelowna, BC Kelowna (2001 population 96,288, metropolitan population 147,739) is a city on Okanagan Lake in the interior of British Columbia, Canada. ... Motto: Ursus super montem ivit Area: 342. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... The Stanley Cup, visiting wounded Marines at Camp Lejeune. ... The Tampa Bay Lightning is a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida. ... The Calgary Flames are a professional ice hockey team based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ... The Stanley Cup, visiting wounded Marines at Camp Lejeune. ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... The 2004 World Cup of Hockey is the second World Cup of Hockey (WCH), an international ice hockey tournament. ... September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... “NHL” redirects here. ... The Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) is the contract between the NHL and the NHLPA that defines the structure of procedural, financial, and disciplinary relationships between the NHL, its teams, and its players. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A lockout is a work stoppage in which an employer prevents employees from working. ... The National Hockey League Players Association or NHLPA is a labour union that represents the interests of the hockey players in the National Hockey League. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jean Perron (b. ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ...

Kabaddi

Kabaddi (sometimes written Kabbadi or Kabadi) (Hindi: कबड्डी; IPA: ) is a team sport originally from South Asia. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... “Bombay” redirects here. ...

Lacrosse

This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... NLL redirects here. ... All Stars during the skills competition, 2005, Calgary National Lacrosse League All Star Game is a lacrosse game played each year between two teams representing the two divisions of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (128th in leap years). ... NLL redirects here. ... The Calgary Roughnecks are a member of the National Lacrosse League based in Calgary, Alberta. ... Attention all fans: Due to a recent surge of labor disputes and a player uproar over the recently signed shoe deal, the Buffalo Bandits will cease operations for the 2006 season. ... May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... Categories: Stub | Universities and colleges in New York | Catholic universities and colleges in the U.S. | Jesuit Education | Greater Syracuse ... Limey shale overlaid by limestone. ... Division II (or DII) is an intermediate-level division of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. ... Each year, the NCAA Championship determines the top lacrosse team in the NCAA Division I, Division II, and Division III. Past Winners // Division I 1971 -- Cornell 12-6 Maryland 1972 -- Virginia 13-12 Johns Hopkins 1973 -- Maryland 10-9 (2 OT) Johns Hopkins 1974 -- Johns Hopkins 17-12 Maryland 1975... For other uses, see August (disambiguation). ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... Major League Lacrosse is a professional field lacrosse league played in the United States. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Boston Cannons are a lacrosse team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Founders Cup Trophy The Founders Cup is the championship trophy of Canadas Junior B Lacrosse leagues. ... The Mann Cup is the trophy awarded to the senior mens lacrosse champions of Canada. ... The Minto Cup is awarded annually to the champion junior mens lacrosse team of Canada. ...

Luge

Icon of Luge at the 2006 Winter Olympics A luge is small one- or two-person sled on which one sleds supine and feet-first. ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The small city of Oberhof, in the Schmalkalden-Meiningen district of Thuringia, Germany, is a winter sports center and health resort. ... Silke Kraushaar (born October 10, 1970 in Sonneberg) is a German luger. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Winterberg is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Hackl at the World Wok Racing Championships 2005 Georg Hackl (born September 9, 1966 in Berchtesgaden) is a German luger and a three time Olympic and World Champion. ...

Orienteering

The international orienteering symbol. ... The international orienteering symbol. ...

Netball

Netball is a sport similar to and derived from basketball, and was originally known in its country of origin, the United States, as womens basketball. Invented by Clara Gregory Baer[1], a pioneer in womens sport, it is now the pre-eminent womens team sport (both as... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... Headline text {{Taxobox | color = lightgreen | name = Silver Fern | status = Conservation status: Secure | image = Silver Fern. ... Hamilton (Kirikiriroa in Māori) is the centre of New Zealands fourth largest urban area, and is the countrys seventh largest city. ...

Radiosport

The term Radiosport is of modern Eastern European origin and is used to describe one of several competitive amateur radio activities. ... A German competitor on a two-meter ARDF course. ... Coordinates: Country Czech Republic Region South Moravia Founded 1146 Area    - city 230. ...

Skiing & Snowboarding

Alpine skier carving a turn on piste Members of the U.S. Air Force skiing (and snowboarding) at Keystone Resorts 14th Annual SnoFest Downhill Ski Racing This article is about snow skiing. ... Snowboarder in a half-pipe Snowboarder trail entry Snowboarding is a sport that involves descending a snow-covered slope on a snowboard that is attached to ones feet using a boot/binding interface. ... The name Biathlon is commonly confused with duathlon, the term used to describe any sporting event made up of two disciplines. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Pokljuka is a foresty plateau situated in the municipality of Bled in northwestern Slovenia. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ruhpolding is a small village in the south-eastern part of Bavaria, Germany, in the Traunstein district. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Halvard Hanevold (born December 3, 1969 in Askim), is a Norwegian, biathlete. ... Cross-country skiing (also known as XC skiing) is a winter sport popular in many countries with large snowfields, primarily Northern Europe and Canada. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Otepää is a town in Valga County, Estonia with a population of about 2000. ... Frode Estil (born May 31, 1972 is a Norwegian cross-country skier. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nové MÄ›sto na MoravÄ› (in German Neustadt) is a town in Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic. ... Andrus Veerpalu (born February 8, 1971 in Pärnu) is an Estonian cross country skier who competed from 1993 to 2006. ... Gabriella Paruzzi is an Italian cross-country skier. ... Alpine skiing (or downhill skiing) is a recreational activity and sport involving sliding down snow-covered hills with long, thin skis attached to each foot. ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kalle Markus Palander (born May 2, 1977 in Tornio) is a Finnish alpine skier, the most successful male Finn ever in the sport. ... Megève is a commune of the Haute-Savoie département in France. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Panorama of Chamonix valley Chamonix-Mont-Blanc or, more commonly, Chamonix is a town and commune in eastern France, in the Haute-Savoie département, at the foot of Mont Blanc. ... Veysonnaz is a Swiss town located in the district of Sion in the Valais canton. ... Renate Götschl (born 6 August 1975) is an Austrian alpine skier. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Giorgio Rocca (August 6, 1975, Chur, Switzerland) is an Italian Alpine skier, a specialist of Slalom skiing. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Cortina dAmpezzo is a town and municipality in the province of Belluno, Veneto, northern Italy. ... Hilde(originally Mathilde)Gerg (born October 19, 1975 in Lenggries (Germany) is a former German alpine skier. ... Freestyle skiing began in the 1930s, when Norwegian skiers began performing acrobatics during alpine and cross-country training. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Marc-André Moreau (born January 22, 1982 in Chambly, Quebec) is a Canadian freestyle skier. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lake Placid is a village of 2,638 in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, near the center of the Town of North Elba and named after an adjacent lake. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jennifer Heil Jennifer Heil (born November 4, 1983) is a Canadian freestyle skier. ... Janne Lahtela (born February 28, 1974 in Kemijärvi) is a Finnish former athlete, who established himself as one of the most dominant persons in the history of moguls skiing. ... Giant Slalom is an alpine skiing discipline. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Benjamin Raich (February 28, 1978) is an Austrian skier. ... Nordic skiing is a winter sport that encompasses all types of skiing where the heel of the boot cannot be fixed to the ski. ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Todd Lodwick (born November 21, 1976 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado) is a retired american nordic combined skier and by several measures the most successful north american in this sport ever. ... Ski jumping is a sport in which skiers go down an inrun with a take-off ramp (the jump), attempting to go as far as possible. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... Garmisch-Partenkirchen (29,875 inhabitants; 01-01-2004) is a market town, and the administrative centre of the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in the Oberbayern region of Bavaria, Germany, near the border with Austria. ... Sigurd Pettersen (born February 28, 1980) is a world-class ski jumper from Norway. ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Innsbruck is a city in western Austria, and the capital of the federal state of Tyrol. ... Peter Žonta (born January 9, 1979 in Ljubljana) is a Slovenian ski jumper who competed from 1996 to 2005. ... The Super Giant Slalom is an alpine skiing discipline. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Veysonnaz is a Swiss town located in the district of Sion in the Valais canton. ... Hilde(originally Mathilde)Gerg (born October 19, 1975 in Lenggries (Germany) is a former German alpine skier. ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Cortina dAmpezzo is a town and municipality in the province of Belluno, Veneto, northern Italy. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Renate Götschl (born 6 August 1975) is an Austrian alpine skier. ... Snowboarder in a half-pipe Snowboarder trail entry Snowboarding is a sport that involves descending a snow-covered slope on a snowboard that is attached to ones feet using a boot/binding interface. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Klagenfurt, (Slovenian Celovec) is the capital of the federal state of Carinthia, in Austria, on the Glan river. ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 359 days (360 in leap years) remaining. ... Bad Gastein Bad Gastein is a city in Austria, situated in the middle of the National Park Hohe Tauern, at 1,000 metres above sea level, in fresh mountain air. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alpe dHuez is a mountain at 45°03′ N 6°02′ E in the Central French Alps, in the Isère département. ... Daniela Meuli (born 6 November 1981) is a Swiss snowboarder. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Arosa is a municipality in the canton of Grisons in Switzerland known as summer and winter resort. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

Snooker

  • October 16: In a qualifying match for the UK Championship, Jamie Burnett makes a break of 148 against Leo Fernandez and becomes the first player to achieve a break higher than the nominal maximum of 147 in a professional match.

Snooker is a cue sport that is played on a large (12 feet × 6 feet, 3. ... The World Snooker Championship, currently held at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, is the climax of snookers annual calendar and the most important snooker event of the year in terms of prestige, prize money and world ranking points. ... The current version of the article or section is written like a magazine article instead of the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia. ... Graeme Dott (born May 12, 1977) is a professional snooker player from Larkhall in Scotland. ... The snooker world rankings are a system of ranking professional snooker players. ... The current version of the article or section is written like a magazine article instead of the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia. ... The snooker players ranked number one in the world are listed below for each season since rankings began. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years). ... The first snooker player to achieve a break of greater than 147 in tournament play. ... In snooker, a break is the total score achieved by a player in a single visit to the table. ...

Speed skating

Speed skating, or long track speedskating, long track speed skating, is an Olympic sport where competitors are timed while crossing a set distance. ...

Long track speed skating

Speed skating, or long track speedskating, long track speed skating, is an Olympic sport where competitors are timed while crossing a set distance. ... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Calgary is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada. ... Michael Mike Ireland (born January 3, 1974 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian long track speed skater. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Location City Information Established: 1738 (Fort Rouge), 1873 (City of Winnipeg) Area: 465. ... Jeremy Wotherspoon Jeremy Lee Wotherspoon (born October 26, 1976 in Humboldt, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian speed skater. ... Red Deer () is a city in central Alberta, Canada, located almost midway between Calgary and Edmonton within the Calgary-Edmonton Corridor. ... Lloydminster is a Canadian city which has the unusual geographic distinction of straddling a provincial border. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Casey J. FitzRandolph (born January 21, 1975 in Verona, Wisconsin) is an American speedskater. ... Nickname: Mad Town or Mad City Location of Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin Coordinates: Municipality City Incorporated 1848 Government  - Mayor Dave Cieslewicz Area  - City 136. ... Fort Saint John (more common spelling Fort St. ... Melville is a small Canadian city located in the east-central portion of Saskatchewan. ... Kristina Groves (born on December 4, 1976 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian athlete. ... Motto: Advance Ottawa/Ottawa en avant Location of the City of Ottawa in the Province of Ontario Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Established 1850 as Town of Bytown Incorporated 1855 as City of Ottawa Amalgamated January 1, 2001 Government  - Mayor Larry OBrien  - City Council Ottawa City Council  - Representatives 8... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Categories: Host cities of the Winter Olympic Games | Cities in Nagano Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Jeremy Wotherspoon Jeremy Lee Wotherspoon (born October 26, 1976 in Humboldt, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian speed skater. ... Sayuri Osuga (Japanese: 大菅小百合, born 27 October 1980 in Shibetsu, Hokkaido, Japan) is a Japanese speed skater and cyclist. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The International Skating Union has organized the world championships since 1893. ... County Hedmark District Hedemarken Municipality NO-0403 Administrative centre Hamar Mayor (2004) Einar Busterud (By- og bygdelista - The City and Rural areas Party) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 257 351 km² 338 km² 0. ... Carl Eduard (Carl) Verheijen (May 26, 1975, The Hague) is a Dutch skater specialized in the 5,000m and the 10,000m. ... Jennifer Rodriguez (Miami, June 8, 1976) is an American speed skater. ... Renate Groenewold (b. ... Shani Davis (born August 13, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American speed skater who competes in both short track and long track speed skating. ... Carl Eduard (Carl) Verheijen (May 26, 1975, The Hague) is a Dutch skater specialized in the 5,000m and the 10,000m. ... Jennifer Rodriguez (Miami, June 8, 1976) is an American speed skater. ... Gretha Smit (born January 20, 1976 in Rouveen) is a Dutch speed skater. ... Chad Hedrick in Groß-Gerau, Germany, in 2005. ... Renate Groenewold (b. ...

Short track speed skating

Short track speed skating (also Shorttrack speedskating) is a form of competitive ice speed skating. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...   (Chinese:  ; Pinyin: BÄ›ijÄ«ng; IPA: ), a metropolis in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Anouck Leblanc-Boucher (born on October 21, 1984 in Prévost, Quebec) is a Canadian Short track speed skating athlete at the 2006 Winter Olympics. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Zoetermeer (population: 118,483 on March 1, 2007) is a city in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... Evgenia Radanova (Евгения Раданова, nicknamed Jeni, born on 4 November 1977) is a Bulgarian female sportsperson that has participated in both summer and winter Olympic games. ...

Swimming

This article concentrates on human swimming. ...

International tournaments

January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...   (IPA: ; UN/LOCODE: SE STO) is the capital of Sweden, and consequently the site of its Government and Parliament as well as the residence of the Swedish head of state, King Carl XVI Gustaf. ... Michael (Mike) Mintenko (born November 7, 1975 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan) is a freestyle and butterfly swimmer from Canada, who twice competed for his native country at the Summer Olympics: in 2000 (Sydney, Australia) and in 2004 (Athens, Greece). ... Jason Lezak (born November 12, 1975) is a Jewish-American swimmer. ... Kosuke Kitajima on a Japanese book about swimming training Kosuke Kitajima (北島康介: Kitajima Kōsuke, September 22, 1982, Tokyo) is a Japanese breaststroke swimmer. ... Yury Prilukov (born 14 June 1984 in Sverdlovsk) is a freestyle swimmer from Russia, who specialises in long distance swimming. ... Brian Johns (born August 5, 1982 in Regina, Saskatchewan) is an Olympic swimmer from Canada. ... Ed Moses (born June 7, 1980 in Loma Linda, California) is an American swimmer who won a gold and silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics. ... Ed Moses (born June 7, 1980 in Loma Linda, California) is an American swimmer who won a gold and silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics. ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...   (IPA: ; UN/LOCODE: SE STO) is the capital of Sweden, and consequently the site of its Government and Parliament as well as the residence of the Swedish head of state, King Carl XVI Gustaf. ... Andriy Serdinov (Ukrainian: Андріи Сердінов), b. ... Ryk Neethling (born November 17, 1977) is a South African swimmer and the winner of an Olympic gold medal. ... Yury Prilukov (born 14 June 1984 in Sverdlovsk) is a freestyle swimmer from Russia, who specialises in long distance swimming. ... Kosuke Kitajima on a Japanese book about swimming training Kosuke Kitajima (北島康介: Kitajima Kōsuke, September 22, 1982, Tokyo) is a Japanese breaststroke swimmer. ... The European LC Championships 2004 were held in Madrid, Spain between 5th and 16th May, at the M-86 Swimming Center in the southeast of the city. ... This article is about the Spanish capital. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (126th in leap years). ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (137th in leap years). ... Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place in the Olympic Aquatic Centre with the athletes competing in 32 events. ... Athens (Greek: Αθήνα - Athína) is the largest city and capital of Greece, located in the Attica periphery of Southern Greece. ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... The 7th FINA Short Course World Championships were held in Indianapolis, USA from October 7 till October 11, 2004. ... The Indianapolis skyline Indianapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Indiana. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The European SC Championships 2004 was be held in Vienna, Austria. ... This article is about the city and federal state in Austria. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ...

Records

January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Susie ONeill, famously nicknamed madame Butterfly (born 2 August 1973) was an Australian swimmer from Brisbane, Queensland who won the 200m Butterfly at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and the 200m Freestyle in Sydney. ... The first World Record in the Mens 200 metres Butterfly in long course (50 metres) swimming was recognised by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) in 1959. ... Yu Yang (born 2 June 1985 in Hangzhou) is an Olympic medal-winning swimmer from the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Peoples Republic of China (PRC) is a communist state, comprising most of the cultural, historic, and geographic area known as China. ... For other uses, see Berlin (disambiguation). ... March 25 is the 84th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (85th in leap years). ... Frédérick Bousquet (born August 4, 1981 in Perpignan) is a freestyle and butterfly swimmer from France. ... The first World Record in the Mens 50 metres Freestyle in long course (50 metres) swimming was recognised by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) in 1976. ... Official language(s) None Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ...

Tennis

Main article: 2004 in tennis

For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... Grand Slam Events Australian Open Mens Final: Roger Federer defeats Marat Safin, 7-6(7-3) 6-4 6-2 Womens Final: Justine Henin-Hardenne defeats Kim Clijsters, 6-3 4-6 6-3 French Open Mens Final: Gastón Gaudio defeats Guillermo Coria 0-6 3... The Australian Open is the first of the worlds four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, held each January at Melbourne Park. ... Roger Federer (born August 8, 1981) is a Swiss tennis professional, currently ranked World No. ... Marat Safin (Tatar: Marat Mubin ulı Safin; Russian: Марат Михайлович Сафин ; b. ... Justine Henin ( ) (born June 1, 1982 in Liège) is the current World No. ... Kim Clijsters IPA  , (born June 8, 1981 in Bilzen, Belgium) currently is the fourth ranked female tennis player in the world, a former number one player, the 2005 U.S. Open champion, and the winner of the 2002 and 2003 WTA Tour Championships. ... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held over two weeks between mid May and early June in Paris, France, and is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar. ... Gastón Gaudio (born December 9, 1978 in Buenos Aires, Argentina), nicknamed El Gato (The Cat in Spanish), is a professional tennis player from Argentina. ... Guillermo Sebastián Coria (born January 13, 1982 in Rufino, Santa Fe Province), nicknamed El Mago (The Magician in Spanish), is a professional tennis player from Argentina. ... Anastasia Andreyevna Myskina (Анастасия Мыскина; in Russian pronounced //) (born July 8, 1981, Moscow, Russia) is a professional tennis player from Russia. ... Elena Vyacheslavovna Dementieva (pronounced: YELL-e-nuh de-MENT-ye-vuh Russian:  ); born October 15, 1981, Moscow), better known as Elena Dementieva, is a professional tennis player from Russia. ... Wimbledon logo The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly referred to as simply Wimbledon, is the oldest and arguably most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Roger Federer (born August 8, 1981) is a Swiss tennis professional, currently ranked World No. ... Andrew Stephen (Andy) Roddick , THE FUCKING HOTTEST TENNIS PLAYER(born August 30, 1982) is an American professional tennis player and a former World No. ... Maria Yuryevna Sharapova (Russian:  ) (born April 19, 1987) is a Russian professional tennis player. ... Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American former World No. ... For the article about the U.S. Open 2006, click here. ... Roger Federer (born August 8, 1981) is a Swiss tennis professional, currently ranked World No. ... Lleyton Glynn Hewitt (born February 24, 1981, Adelaide, Australia), is a former World No. ... Svetlana Aleksandrovna Kuznetsova (svit-LAH-nah kooz-nit-SO-vuh; Russian: Светлана Александровна Кузнецова ( ); born June 27, 1985) is a Russian professional tennis player. ... Elena Vyacheslavovna Dementieva (pronounced: YELL-e-nuh de-MENT-ye-vuh Russian:  ); born October 15, 1981, Moscow), better known as Elena Dementieva, is a professional tennis player from Russia. ... Tennis at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place on ten separate courts the Olympic Tennis Centre. ... Nicolás Alejandro Massú Fried (born October 10, 1979), nicknamed Vampiro (Spanish for vampire) is a tennis player from Chile. ... Mardy Fish (born December 9, 1981 in Edina, Minnesota), is an American professional tennis player. ... Fernando Francisco González Ciuffardi (born July 29, 1980), nicknamed Bombardero de La Reina (Spanish The La Reina Bomber), is a professional tennis player from Chile. ... Justine Henin ( ) (born June 1, 1982 in Liège) is the current World No. ... Amélie Simone Mauresmo (pronounced: AHM-i-lee moh-RES-moh) (born on 5 July 1979) is a French professional tennis player and is a former World No. ... Alicia Molik (born January 27, 1981) is a professional female tennis player from Australia. ... Fernando Francisco González Ciuffardi (born July 29, 1980), nicknamed Bombardero de La Reina (Spanish The La Reina Bomber), is a professional tennis player from Chile. ... Nicolás Alejandro Massú Fried (born October 10, 1979), nicknamed Vampiro (Spanish for vampire) is a tennis player from Chile. ... Nicolas Kiefer (born July 5, 1977 in Holzminden), is a tennis player from Germany. ... Rainer Schüttler (born April 25, 1976, Korbach, Germany) is a professional tennis player from Germany. ... Mario Ančić (born March 30, 1984) is a professional tennis player from Croatia. ... Ivan Ljubičić [] (born March 19, 1979) is a Croatian tennis player. ... There are three Chinese sportspeople named Li Ting: Li Ting (diver) (born 1987 in Guangxi) Li Ting (kayaker) (born in 1985 in Fujian) Li Ting (tennis player) (born 1980 in Hubei) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same... Sun Tiantian (Simplified Chinese: 孙甜甜, pinyin: SÅ«n Tiántián) (born October 12, 1981 in Henan province) is a female tennis player from the Peoples Republic of China. ... Conchita Martinez in a match Conchita Martínez (born April 16, 1972 in Monzón, Huesca, Spain) is a professional tennis player from Spain. ... Virginia Ruano Pascual (born September 21, 1973) is a Spanish professional female tennis player. ... Paola Suárez (born June 23, 1976 in Pergamino, Buenos Aires, Argentina) was a top 10 tennis player in the early 2000s. ...

Floorball (Unihockey)

May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (137th in leap years). ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ...

General sporting events

Multi-Sport Events Arctic Winter Games Asian Games Canada Games Commonwealth Games Francophone Games Gaelic Games Gay Games Goodwill Games Nordic Games Pan American Games Paralympic Games Special Olympic Games Summer Olympic Games Winter Olympic Games World Games World Wheelchair Games X Games American football Alamo Bowl Aztec Bowl Capital... The 2004 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece, from August 13 to August 29, 2004. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... For other uses, see Athens (disambiguation). ... Proteas: The official 2004 Summer Paralympics mascot The 2004 Summer Paralympics were held in Athens, Greece, from September 17 to September 28. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... September 28 is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Athens (disambiguation). ... The 10th Pan Arab Games took place in Algiers, Algeria, Septmeber 24 - October 10, 2004. ... For other uses, see Algiers (disambiguation). ...

Awards

In 1931, the first and most prestigious Athlete of the Year award in the United States was initiated by the Associated Press (AP). ... Lance Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson on September 18, 1971) is a retired American professional road racing cyclist. ... Police officer on a bicycle Cycling is a recreation, a sport and a means of transport across land. ... In 1931, the first and most prestigious Athlete of the Year award in the United States was initiated by the Associated Press (AP). ...   (born October 9, 1970) is a Swedish professional golfer. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ...

Deaths

January-February

January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Paul Henry Hopkins (September 25, 1904 - January 2, 2004) was a right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Washington Senators (1927, 1929) and St. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Edward (Doc) Counsilman (born December 28, 1920 in Birmingham, Alabama – died January 4, 2004 in Bloomington, Indiana) was a swimming coach for Indiana University and the United States Olymic team. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... This article is about the country. ... Everton Football Club is an English football club located in the city of Liverpool. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tug McGraw (1969) Frank Edwin Tug McGraw Jr. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For the current season, see 2007 New York Mets season. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1883–present) unofficially Philadelphia Blue Jays (1944-1945) Philadelphia Quakers (1882) (Commonly referred to as Blue Jays 1944-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Ballpark Citizens... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mike Mitchell Goliat (November 5, 1925 - January 14, 2004) was a Major League Baseball second baseman and right-handed batter who played for the Philadelphia Phillies (1949-51) and St. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1883–present) unofficially Philadelphia Blue Jays (1944-1945) Philadelphia Quakers (1882) (Commonly referred to as Blue Jays 1944-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Ballpark Citizens... See also: 1949 in sports, other events of 1950, 1951 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing NASCAR Championship - Bill Rexford AAA Racing: Henry Banks won the series championship Johnnie Parsons won the Indianapolis 500 Formula One Champion: The first World Championship for drivers under the... The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the National League, is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada (until 2005 when the Montreal Expos moved to Washington) and the worlds oldest extant professional team sports league. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Harry David Brecheen (October 14, 1914 - January 17, 2004) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who won three games in the 1946 World Series for the St. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... mcv ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Hookes (born May 3, 1955 in Adelaide; died January 19, 2004 in Melbourne) was an Australian cricketer and Victorian cricket coach. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Fanny Blankers-Koen speeding towards the gold medal in the final of the 80 m hurdles event at the 1948 Summer Olympics. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Miklós Miki Fehér (July 20, 1979–January 25, 2004) was a Hungarian football player. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Alistair (Ally) Reid McLeod (26 February 1931- 1 February 2004) was a Scottish professional football player, but was perhaps better known for his time as a football manager. ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Marco Pantani (January 13, 1970, Cesena – February 14, 2004, Rimini) was an Italian cyclist widely regarded as being one of the best climbers of all times in professional road bicycle racing. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... The Tour de France is the worlds best known cycling race, a three week long road race that covers a circuit of most areas around France, and sometimes neighbouring countries. ... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Shirley Barbara Strickland (July 18, 1925 – February 11, 2004), later Shirley Strickland de la Hunty, was an Australian athlete. ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... John Charles in his 2nd period as a Leeds United player John Charles, CBE (27 December 1931 – 21 February 2004) was a Welsh football player. ... This article is about the country. ... Leeds United Football Club is the only professional association football club in the city of Leeds in West Yorkshire. ... Juventus Football Club (Latin for Youth, pronounced yoo-VEHN-toos) is one of Italys oldest and most successful football clubs, based in Turin. ... Associazione Sportiva Roma (ISE: IT0001008876) is an Italian professional football club and one of the major teams in Serie A, the Italian top flight. ... Cardiff City Football Club (Welsh: Clwb Pêl-droed Dinas Caerdydd) are a football team based in Cardiff, and are one of the three Welsh clubs competing in the Football League, currently playing in the Football League Championship. ... First international Scotland 4 - 0 Wales (Glasgow, Scotland; 26 March 1876) Biggest win Wales 11 - 0 Ireland (Wrexham, Wales; 3 March 1888) Biggest defeat Scotland 9 - 0 Wales (Glasgow, Scotland; 23 March 1878) World Cup Appearances 1 (First in 1958) Best result Quarter-finals, 1958 European Championship Appearances none (First... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Andrew Wasil Andy Seminick (September 12, 1920 - February 22, American Major League Baseball catcher and right-handed batter. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... See also: 1949 in sports, other events of 1950, 1951 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing NASCAR Championship - Bill Rexford AAA Racing: Henry Banks won the series championship Johnnie Parsons won the Indianapolis 500 Formula One Champion: The first World Championship for drivers under the... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1883–present) unofficially Philadelphia Blue Jays (1944-1945) Philadelphia Quakers (1882) (Commonly referred to as Blue Jays 1944-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Ballpark Citizens...

March-April

March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Christopher Ian (Chris) Timms (born March 24, 1947 — died March 3, 2004) is one of New Zealands best yachtsmen in history. ... Luis Villalta (October 2, 1969 in Lima, Peru - March 3, 2004 in Pompano Beach, Florida) was a professional boxer. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (67th in leap years). ... John Thomas (Jack) Holden (born March 13, 1907 – died March 7, 2004) was a long-distance runner from England, who won four consecutive national titles in the mens marathon (1947 to 1950). ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... Henry Eugene Gene Bearden (September 5, 1920 - March 18, 2004) was a left-handed knuckleball pitcher in Major League Baseball who completed a remarkable rookie season by closing out the Cleveland Indians last World Series championship in 1948. ... March 22 is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (82nd in leap years). ... Peter Jackson (born 1930, died 2004) is a former England rugby union international. ... For the Great Britain Lions rugby league football team of similiar title, go to Great Britain national rugby league team First match Otago 3 - 8 Lions (as Great Britain) (28 April 1888) Largest win Manawatu 6 - 109 Lions (28 June 2005) Worst defeat New Zealand 38 - 6 Lions (16 July... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (90th in leap years). ... Salvatore Burruni (b. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... George Irvin Bamberger (August 1, 1923 - April 4, 2004) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the 1951-1952 New York Giants and the 1959 Baltimore Orioles. ... Alberic Briek Schotte ( September 19, 1919 - April 4, 2004) was a Belgian cyclist. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... Julius Sang (September 19, 1948 - April 9, 2004) was a Kenyan runner. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... Louis Joseph Berberet (November 20, 1929 - April 13, 2004) was a Major League Baseball catcher who played for the New York Yankees, Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers between 1954 and 1960. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Frankie Narvaez (1939-April 15, 2004) was a Puerto Rican boxer. ... April 20 is the 110th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (111th in leap years). ... Ronnie Simpson (1930 - 2004) was a Scottish soccer goalkeeper. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... Patrick Daniel Tillman, Jr. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... The United States Army is one of the armed forces of the United States and has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (114th in leap years). ... Ross (Roscoe) Rutledge (born July 7, 1962 – died April 23, 2004) is a former field hockey player, who participated in two consecutive Summer Olympics for Canada, starting in 1984. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (117th in leap years). ... Hans (Hasse) Thomsén (born February 27, 1942 in Gothenburg – died April 26, 2004) is a former heavyweight boxer from Sweden, who won the bronze medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ...

May-June

May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... Moe Burtschy (April 18, 1922 - May 2, 2004 ), born Edward Frank Burtsch in Cincinnati, Ohio, was a Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher who played for the Philadelphia & Kansas City Athletics (1950, 1951, 1954-56). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43, (As) Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Ballpark McAfee Coliseum (1968–present) a. ... May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... Darrell Dean Johnson (August 25, 1928 - May 3, 2004) was a Major League Baseball catcher and manager. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds (1901-1911) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004... See also: 1974 in sports, other events of 1975, 1976 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Athletics August 12, In Gothenburg, Sweden, New Zealander, John Walker set a new world record becoming the first man to break 3:50 for the mile when he clocked 3:49. ... For other events named World Series, see World Series (disambiguation). ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (134th in leap years). ... Magnar Estenstad was a Norwegian cross-country skier who competed in the early 1950s. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar). ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (138th in leap years). ... Buster Narum (November 16, 1940 - May 17, 2004), born Leslie Ferdinand Narum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was a Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who played for the Baltimore Orioles (1963) and Washington Senators (1964-67). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 5, 8, 20, 22, 33, 42 Name Baltimore Orioles (1954–present) St. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1972–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 26,34,42 Name Texas Rangers (1972–present) Washington Senators (1961-1971) Ballpark Ameriquest Field in Arlington (1994–present) a. ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... Wilmer Leon Fields (August 2, 1922 - June 4, 2004) was a professional ballplayer in Negro League Baseball. ... June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... John (Jack) Charles Foster (born May 23, 1932 in Liverpool – died June 5, 2004) is a former long-distance runner, who was born in the United Kingdom. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... Mack Jones (November 6, 1938 - June 8, 2004), nicknamed Mack The Knife, was a MLB left fielder who played for the Milwaukee & Atlanta Braves (1961-67), Cincinnati Reds (1968) and Montreal Expos (1969-71). ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 21, 35, 41, 42, 44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 5, 8, 10, 14, 18, 20, 24, 42 Name Cincinnati Reds (1958–present) Cincinnati Redlegs (1953-1958) Cincinnati Reds (1882-1953) Cincinnati Red Stockings (1876-1882) Ballpark Great American Ball Park (2003–present) Riverfront... The Montreal Expos (French: Les Expos de Montréal) were a Major League Baseball team located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1969 to 2004. ...

July-August

July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... Rodger Ward (January 10, 1921, in Beloit, Kansas - July 5, 2004 in Anaheim, California) won the 1959 and 1962 Indianapolis 500. ... Indy 500 redirects here. ... July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... Tony Lupien (April 23, 1917 - July 9, 2004), born Ulysses John Lupien in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, was a Major League Baseball first baseman and left-handed batter who played for the Boston Red Sox (1940, 1942-43), Philadelphia Blue Jays (1944-45) and Chicago White Sox (1948). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The position of the first baseman First base redirects here. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... In sports, a coach or manager is an individual involved in the direction and instruction of the on-field operations of an athletic team or of individual athletes. ... Dartmouth College is a private, coeducational university located in Hanover, New Hampshire, in the United States. ... July 26 is the 207th day (208th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 158 days remaining. ... Rubén Gómez Colón (July 13, 1927 - July 26, 2004) born in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, was a Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who became the first Puerto Rican to pitch in a World Series game. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... mcv ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers NY, NY, 3, 4, 11, 24, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885-1957) New York Gothams (1883-1885) Troy Union Cities / Trojans (1879-1882) Ballpark AT... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1883–present) unofficially Philadelphia Blue Jays (1944-1945) Philadelphia Quakers (1882) (Commonly referred to as Blue Jays 1944-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Ballpark Citizens... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 6, 14, 29, 34, 42 Name Minnesota Twins (1961–present) Washington Nationals/Senators (1901-1960) Ballpark Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome 1982-present Metropolitan Stadium (1961-1981) Griffith Stadium (1903-1960) a. ... Donald Scott Drysdale (July 23, 1936 - July 3, 1993) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 4, 19, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912) Brooklyn Superbas (1899-1910), (1913) Brooklyn Grooms... In team sports, a shutout (a clean sheet in soccer) refers to a game in which one team wins without allowing the opposing team to score. ... See also: 1957 in sports, other events of 1958, 1959 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing NASCAR Championship - Lee Petty Indianapolis 500 - Jimmy Bryan USAC Racing - Tony Bettenhausen won the season championship Formula One Championship - Mike Hawthorn of Great Britain February 23 - Cuban rebels kidnap... See also: 1956 in sports, other events of 1957, 1958 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing NASCAR Championship - Buck Baker Indianapolis 500 - Sam Hanks USAC Racing - Jimmy Bryan won the season championship Formula One Championship - Juan Manuel Fangio of Argentina 24 hours of Le Mans... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... Henry Ludwig Hank Borowy (May 12, 1916 - August 23, 2004) was a Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who played for the New York Yankees (1942-45), Chicago Cubs (1945-48), Philadelphia Phillies (1949-50), Pittsburgh Pirates (1950) and Detroit Tigers (1950-51). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... mcv ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 10, 14, 23, 26, 42 Name Chicago Cubs (1902–present) Chicago Orphans (1898-1901) Chicago Colts (1890-1897) Chicago White Stockings (1870-1889) (a. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1883–present) unofficially Philadelphia Blue Jays (1944-1945) Philadelphia Quakers (1882) (Commonly referred to as Blue Jays 1944-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Ballpark Citizens... Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 20, 21, 33, 40, 42 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882–1889) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Name Detroit Tigers (1901–present) Ballpark Comerica Park (2000–present) Tiger Stadium (1912-1999) Bennett Park (1894-1911) Major league titles World Series titles (4) 1984 â€¢ 1968 â€¢ 1945 â€¢ 1935 AL Pennants (10) 2006 â€¢ 1984 â€¢ 1968 â€¢ 1945 1940... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... Willie Murphy Crawford (September 7, 1946 - August 27, 2004) was a Major League Baseball outfielder who played with Los Angeles Dodgers (1964-75), St. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Austin Kearns, an outfielder, catches a fly ball. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 4, 19, 20, 24, 32, 39, 42, 53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912) Brooklyn Superbas (1899-1910), (1913) Brooklyn Grooms...

September-October

September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... A young rider at a horse show in Australia. ... A competitor in the 2004 Horse Trials shows good form over one the early cross-country fences The Burghley Horse Trials is an annual three day event held at Burghley House near Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... Bob Boyd - Topps baseball card - 1954 Series, #113 Robert Richard Boyd (October 1, 1919 2004) was an American first baseman in the Negro Leagues and Major League Baseball. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The position of the first baseman First base redirects here. ... The baseball color line was the policy, unwritten for nearly its entire duration, which excluded African American baseball players from organized baseball in the United States before 1946. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2, 3, 4, 9, 11, 16, 19, 42, 72 Name Chicago White Sox (1904–present) White Stockings (1900-1903) St. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 5, 8, 20, 22, 33, 42 Name Baltimore Orioles (1954–present) St. ... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... A snowboard with boot bindings A snowboard is a board ridden in snowboarding to descend a snow-covered slope. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... Brian Howard Clough, OBE (21 March 1935 – 20 September 2004) was a successful footballer and subsequently football manager, most notable for his success with Derby County and Nottingham Forest. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Champions League Logo The UEFA Champions League is an annual international inter-club football competition between Europes most successful clubs, regarded as the most prestigious club trophy in the sport. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Charles Jackson (born March 4, 1955 in Wellington — died September 29, 2004) was a boxer from New Zealand, who competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, where he was eliminated in the second round of the Welterweight (-69kg) division at the hands of Valery Rachkov from the Soviet... October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... Anthem My Kazakhstan Capital Astana Largest city Almaty Official languages Kazakh (state language), Russian Government Republic  -  President Nursultan Nazarbayev  -  Prime Minister Karim Masimov Independence from the Soviet Union   -  1st Khanate 1361 as White Horde   -  2nd Khanate 1428 as Uzbek Horde   -  3rd Khanate 1465 as Kazakh Khanate   -  Declared December 16, 1991... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Cerutti (April 28, 1960 - October 3, 2004) was a former pitcher and a television analyst for the Toronto Blue Jays. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years). ... Kenneth Gene Caminiti (April 21, 1963 – October 10, 2004) was an American third baseman in Major League Baseball. ... The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the National League, is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada (until 2005 when the Montreal Expos moved to Washington) and the worlds oldest extant professional team sports league. ... In the game of baseball, both amateur and professional, it is tradition to annually recognize the one player in the league who has contributed the most to the success of the players team. ... See also: 1995 in sports, other events of 1996, 1997 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Dale Jarrett won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Terry Labonte Rusty Wallace wins the Suzuka NASCAR Thunder 100 at Suzuka City November 24, the first NASCAR... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Keith Ross Miller (born 28 November 1919, died 11 October 2004, Melbourne, Australia) was a famous Australian Test cricketer and World War II pilot. ... High marking is a key skill and spectator attribute of Aussie Rules Precise field and goal kicking using the oval shaped ball is the key skill in Aussie Rules Football Australian rules football, also known as Australian football, Aussie rules, or simply football or footy is a code of football... October 17 is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Raymond Otis Boone (July 27, 1923 in San Diego, California - October 17, 2004 in San Diego) was a former major league baseball player. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Robert Raymond Boone (born November 19, 1947) is a former catcher and manager in Major League Baseball who was a four-time All_Star and one of the best defensive catchers in the games history. ... Aaron John Boone (born March 9, 1973 in La Mesa, California) is a major league third baseman who plays for the Florida Marlins. ... Bret Boone at bat against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 2005. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Playing in his only international Bill Nicholson OBE (26 January 1919 - 23 October 2004) was an English football player, coach, manager and scout who devoted his life to Tottenham Hotspur in North London. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... For the NBA basketball team, see San Antonio Spurs Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English professional football club, who play in the Premier League. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... Joseph Riddick Hendrick IV, (April 2, 1980 - October 24, 2004), born in Charlotte, North Carolina, was a NASCAR driver and owner affiliated with his father Rick Hendricks Hendrick Motorsports team. ... The National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... Rick Hendrick (born July 12, 1949), born in Charlotte is an owner of several NASCAR stock cars, as well as one of the largest automotive chains in the United States. ... Martinsville is an independent city located within the confines of Henry County, Virginia. ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... Roberto Francisco Avila González (April 2, 1924 - October 26, 2004) was a Major League Baseball second baseman and right-handed batter who played for the Cleveland Indians (1949-58), Baltimore Orioles (1959), Boston Red Sox (1959) and Milwaukee Braves (1959). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The position of the second baseman Second base redirects here. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... Paulo Sérgio de Oliveira Silva, better known as Serginho (19 October 1974 – 27 October 2004) was a Brazilian football player. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... Jimmy Archibald McLarnin, (December 19, 1907-October 28, 2004), was a two-time welterweight boxing champion of the world. ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jacinto João, also known as J. J. (January 25, 1944, Luanda – October 29, 2004, 5:30AM, Setúbal) was one of the greatest Portuguese football (soccer) players of his time. ...

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