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Torreón

is considered to be the top basketball league in Mexico. On October 2, 2004, in a game played against Durango, Issac Gildea set the all-time scoring record in the LNBP for a single game with 61 points. Former NFL placekicker and Super Bowl XXI champion, Raul Allegre, is a Torreón native. Events Cotton and Grape Fair The main annual festival in Torreón is the Cotton and Grape Fair (Feria del Algodon y La Uva) which takes place in the middle two weeks of every September in the old Plaza de Toros and the New Coliseum in Torreón. It contains cultural events, music, amusement rides, and bullfighting. Laguna DrumFest The Laguna DrumFest takes place every October, and includes some of the best drummers in Mexico and from around the world. Twin towns * Wikipedia:Torreón Dmoz:Regional North_America Mexico States Coahuila Localities Torreon


Jinan

Club is one of four clubs which have been playing in Chinese top football league every season since the league turned professional in 1994. Since 1994 the club has won 9 titles: Top League Champions (1999, 2006, 2008, 2010), FA Cups (1995, 1999, 2004, 2006), and CSL Cup (2004). The most renowned basketball team in Jinan are the Shandong Golden Lions (Shandong Lions). Like the football team, the Shandong Golden Lions have been playing in the Chinese top basketball league for all the seasons (13 for basketball) since the league turned professional in 1995. The team's best season was 1997–1998 when it finished 3rd place. In the 2007–2008 season, the Shandong Golden Lions also reached the 3rd place at the end of the season, but they were knocked out at the first round of the playoffs. In 2009, Jinan hosted the 11th National Games of the People's Republic of China, the premier sports event at the national level in China and the first major multi-sports event held in China after the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The National Games' main venue was the Jinan Olympic Sports Center. 11th Chinese National Games opens in Jinan. Xinhua News Agency (2009-10-17). Retrieved on 2009-10-21. Twin Towns and Sister Cities *Joondalup, Western Australia, Australia *Coventry, United Kingdom (1983) *Sacramento, California, United States *Marmaris, Turkey See also * List of twin towns and sister cities in China :


Málaga

de Deportes de Málaga “José Maria Martín Carpena”' ) is an indoor sporting arena (indoor arena) located in Málaga, Spain. It is home to one of Spain's top basketball teams, Unicaja Málaga (CB Málaga). Opened in 1999, The seating capacity of the arena varies between 11,000-14,500, depending on the event. nationality residence Málaga, Spain spouse imagesize 240px locale


Worthing

Thunder ''' play in the BBL, the UK's top basketball league. Catch them at Worthing Leisure Centre, close to Durrington Station, two miles (3km) west of the town centre. Cricket clubs In the summer months there various grounds in Worthing which will welcome spectators: *'''Worthing Cricket Club''' - A former county cricket ground and an easy walk from the town centre just north of the main railway station. Worthing play in the Sussex Cricket League. *'''Broadwater Cricket Club


Baton Rouge, Louisiana

since 1991. He finished his final prep season with 28 receptions (Reception (American football)) for 435 yards and three touchdowns and 245 rushing yards and six touchdowns on offense and 22 tackles (Tackle (football move)) for losses, 11.5 sacks (Quarterback sack) and four fumble recoveries on defense. The communication studies major was also one of the nation's top basketball prospects. '''Marcus DeWayne Spears''' (born September 28, 1971 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Windsor, Ontario

Sovran attended Kennedy Collegiate Institute and was a top basketball player at Assumption College (Assumption University (Windsor)), scoring more than 1,000 points over three seasons, and playing as team captain in the 1943-44 and 1944-45 seasons. He played for University of Detroit Mercy in 1945-46 where he was the team's leading scorer. Sovran then returned to the Assumption team to help it win the Ontario and Eastern Canada senior basketball championships in 1946 before losing to the Victoria Dominoes for the national title. birth_date '''Patrick Michael Boutette''' (born March 1, 1952 in Windsor (Windsor, Ontario), Ontario) is a retired Canadian (Canada) professional ice hockey centre (centre (ice hockey)). DATE OF BIRTH March 1, 1952 PLACE OF BIRTH Windsor (Windsor, Ontario), ON (Ontario), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH The temple serves church members in the lower peninsula of Michigan, north-west Ohio and the London Ontario Stake, which as well as London includes the border towns of Sarnia and Windsor (Windsor, Ontario) in Ontario. Sault St. Marie, Michigan and the eastern third of the Upper Peninsula is also in the Temple district. South-west Michigan around Benton Harbor, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek and Niles is currently assigned to the Chicago Illinois Temple. He was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1789. He came to Canada as a member of the British Army in 1814 and later settled at Sandwich (Windsor (Windsor, Ontario)). He was named judge in the Surrogate Court for the Western District (Western District, Ontario) in 1836. He represented Essex (Essex County, Ontario) in the 9th (9th Parliament of Upper Canada), 10th (10th Parliament of Upper Canada) and 12th parliament (12th Parliament of Upper Canada)s. Smoggy air is expected to move into the Toronto-area on Tuesday from the Windsor (w:Windsor, Ontario) to London (w:London, Ontario) corridor, where a smog alert was also in place on Monday. 22-year-old Jesse Imeson, a native of the Windsor (w:Windsor, Ontario), Ontario area, is already wanted for the first-degree murder of Carlos Rivera, 26, a bartender at a gay strip club in Windsor, last week. Now Ontario Provincial Police (w:Ontario Provincial Police) are issuing a Canada-wide warrant for him in connection of the slaying of an elderly couple in their rural home near Grand Bend (w:Grand Bend), on the shore of Lake Huron (w:Lake Huron).


Angola

(28-09-2014) Sports Angola is the top basketball team of FIBA Africa, and a regular competitor at the Summer Olympic Games (Basketball at the Summer Olympics) and the FIBA World Cup. The Angola national football team qualified for the 2006 FIFA World Cup, as this was their first appearance on the World Cup finals stage. They were eliminated after one defeat and two draws in the group stage. They won 3 COSAFA Cups and finished runner up in 2011 African Nations Championship. Angola has participated in the World Women's Handball Championship for several years. The country has also appeared in the Summer Olympics (Angola at the Olympics) for seven years and both compete and have hosted the FIRS Roller Hockey World Cup. Angola is also often believed to have historic roots in the martial art "Capoeira Angola" and "Batuque (Batuque (game))" which were practiced by enslaved African Angolans (Slavery in Angola) transported as part of the Atlantic slave trade. Capoeira – Ponciano Almeida – Google Books. Books.google.com. Retrieved on 9 August 2013. See also Commons:Category:Angola Wikipedia:Angola Dmoz:Regional Africa Angola


Seoul

Seoul and elsewhere. They provide facilities to host sporting and musical events throughout the year. Wonju is also home to one of Korea's top basketball teams and games can be attended at very reasonable prices. It was the site of three crucial battles (Battle of Wonju (disambiguation)) during the Korean War. Location Cheorwon plays an important role in providing passage from Seoul to Wonsan and Kumgangsan '''Pyeongchang''' (''Pyeongchang-gun'') is a county (Administrative divisions of South Korea) in Gangwon (Gangwon-do (South Korea)) province, South Korea located in the Taebaek Mountains region. It is also home to several Buddhist temples, including Woljeongsa. It is located approximately Commons:Category:Seoul Wikipedia:Seoul


Greece

Athens . The Greek national basketball team (Greece national basketball team) has a decades-long tradition of excellence in the sport, being considered among the world's top basketball powers. As of 2012, it ranked 4th in the world (FIBA World Rankings) and 2nd in Europe (FIBA Europe). Commons:Category:Greece Wikipedia:Greece Dmoz:Regional Europe Greece


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