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Nottingham

, but with simpler intelligence tasks and a shorter obstacle course (located at The American Adventure Theme Park near Nottingham, owned by the Granada Group at the time) in place of the Physical Ability round. The 1988 series, which had only five rounds (Mental Agility, Response, Observation, Physical Ability, and General Knowledge, with Intelligence in place of Response in the Group and Grand Finals) followed the tournament format of the regular series, while the 1989 series, which only ran 8 episodes, consisted of five heats, two semi-finals, and the Grand Final. The five heat winners plus the three highest runners-up advanced to the semis, the winners of which along with the top two runners-up from both matches qualifying for the Grand Final. At the end of both series, Gordon Burns appeared to present the trophy to the winner. Also, in the 1988 Grand Final, Ross presented a special trophy to Phillip Westwick who completed the adventure course in the fastest time. - Trent Bridge Nottingham, Nottinghamshire 17,500 3 - South of Preston, the A6 route is instead supplemented by the M61 (M61 motorway) as far as Manchester, with the M60 (M60 motorway) acting as a bypass around the city. South of Manchester, there is no true motorway replacement for the old road. The M1 (M1 motorway) acts as a bypass for long distance traffic in the south, from the Kegworth junction near Nottingham, to Luton and St. Albans near London; but, it is not an alternative for local traffic as the routes diverge by more than 15 miles whilst passing through Northamptonshire. Across the Pennines, the old road remains the main local through-route, and long distance fast traffic between Derby and Manchester must instead take either the A50 (A50 road) and M6, or M1 and M62 (M62 motorway). terminus_a London A406 (A406 road) (A406 (A406 road)) Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Nottinghamshire Nottingham Commons:Category:Nottingham


Christchurch

of The Krypton Factor ran from 1987 to 1991 and was hosted by veteran presenter Dougal Stevenson. There was no Response round in the New Zealand version and the video clips used for the Observation test were taken from the UK (United Kingdom) version. The Physical Ability test was done at Burnham Military Camp just south of Christchurch. The first season in 1987 in New Zealand was a challenge between Australian and New Zealand contestants with all of the show hosted in New Zealand and aired on ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) in Australia during that time. The winners of the 1987 series competed against the winners of the 1987 series in the UK (United Kingdom). Reruns of the Krypton Factor are currently being screened on TVNZ 6. A German version of the show aired in 1991. 13 episodes were shown on Sat.1 before the show was cancelled. New Zealand The New Zealand government disagreed with its neighbour, Australia, and did not support the war in principle. However, New Zealand did send a group of non-combatant engineers to help rebuild Iraq. There were major anti-war demonstrations in the New Zealand cities Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland. - Lancaster Park Christchurch, Canterbury (Canterbury Region) 2 - report Scorecard venue Lancaster Park, Christchurch, New Zealand umpires Brian Aldridge and Steve Randell report Scorecard venue Lancaster Park, Christchurch, New Zealand umpires Steve Bucknor and Steve Randell '''Hagley Park''' is the largest urban open space (164.637 hectares) Hagley Park Management Plan, Christchurch City Council in Christchurch, New Zealand, and was created in 1855 by the Provincial Government. According to the government's decree at that time, Hagley Park is "''reserved forever as a public park, and shall be open for the recreation and enjoyment of the public.''" Commons:Category:Christchurch WikiPedia:Christchurch Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand Canterbury Christchurch


Ljubljana

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Zagreb

because of declining physical ability. On 11 November 2008, the Holy Synod decided to turn down his request and to ask him to remain on the throne for life.


Indonesia

for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy in NHL history after he made his NHL debut less than four months after suffering two broken legs in a serious automobile accident. He is best known for his strong defence and physical ability. His younger brother Richie (Richie Regehr) briefly played with him on the Flames. Early life Regehr was born on April 19, 1980 in Recife, Brazil, the second son of Canadian Mennonite missionaries (missionary) Ron and Edith Regehr. ref>


Republic of Ireland

competed in a series of rounds that tested their physical stamina and mental attributes. The title of the show is a reference to Superman's home planet Krypton (Krypton (comics)), the title perceiving that the contestants had strong superhuman "powers" for taking part in the challenges they were set. The contestants all had their own corresponding colour, either red, green, yellow or blue. They wore their own clothes, apart from the Physical Ability round


Brazil

. Lusotropicalism claimed that its large population of mixed-race people made Brazil the most capable country in tropical climates to carry out a program of industrialization. Its mixed race population had the cultural and intellectual capabilities provided by the white race, which could not work in tropical climates, combined with the physical ability to work in tropical climates, provided by the African black race. This excluded the fact that white prisoners, working under penal servitude

, and spent his early childhood in Indonesia before his parents settled back in Canada. At 19, he was the youngest nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy in NHL history after he made his NHL debut less than four months after suffering two broken legs in a serious automobile accident. He is best known for his strong defence and physical ability. His younger brother Richie (Richie Regehr) briefly played with him on the Flames. Early life Regehr was born on April 19, 1980


New Zealand

for the Observation test were taken from the UK (United Kingdom) version. The Physical Ability test was done at Burnham Military Camp just south of Christchurch. The first season in 1987 in New Zealand was a challenge between Australian and New Zealand contestants with all of the show hosted in New Zealand and aired on ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) in Australia during that time. The winners of the 1987 series competed against the winners of the 1987 series in the UK (United Kingdom). Reruns of the Krypton Factor are currently being screened on TVNZ 6. A German version of the show aired in 1991. 13 episodes were shown on Sat.1 before the show was cancelled. Other versions The Krypton Factor (The Krypton Factor (US game show)) was one of the first new-style game shows to be exported to the United States. Two short-lived United States versions of The Krypton Factor aired. In 1981, Dick Clark (Dick Clark (entertainer)) hosted a 5-week summer series on ABC. In 1990, Willie Aames hosted a syndicated version for children. A version in production by Fox TV was never shown to the public. The New Zealand version of The Krypton Factor ran from 1987 to 1991 and was hosted by veteran presenter Dougal Stevenson. There was no Response round in the New Zealand version and the video clips used for the Observation test were taken from the UK (United Kingdom) version. The Physical Ability test was done at Burnham Military Camp just south of Christchurch. The first season in 1987 in New Zealand was a challenge between Australian and New Zealand contestants with all of the show hosted in New Zealand and aired on ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) in Australia during that time. The winners of the 1987 series competed against the winners of the 1987 series in the UK (United Kingdom). Reruns of the Krypton Factor are currently being screened on TVNZ 6. A German version of the show aired in 1991. 13 episodes were shown on Sat.1 before the show was cancelled. The '''1999 ICC Cricket World Cup''', the seventh edition of the tournament, was hosted primarily by England, with some games being hosted in Ireland, Wales, Scotland and the Netherlands. The World Cup was won by Australia (Australia cricket team), who beat Pakistan by 8 wickets (Result (cricket)#Statement of result) at Lord's Cricket Ground in London. New Zealand and South Africa were the other semifinalists. venue County Ground, Taunton, England umpires Doug Cowie (Doug Cowie (umpire)) (NZ (New Zealand)) and Javed Akhtar (Javed Akhtar (cricketer)) (PAK (Pakistan)) motm Neil Johnson (Neil Johnson (cricketer)) (ZIM (Zimbabwe)) venue Kennington Oval, London, England umpires Steve Dunne (Steve Dunne (cricket umpire)) (NZ (New Zealand)) and Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan (IND (India)) motm Lance Klusener (SA (South Africa)) venue County Ground, Bristol, England umpires Doug Cowie (Doug Cowie (umpire)) (NZ (New Zealand)) and Ian Robinson (Ian Robinson (cricket umpire)) (ZIM (Zimbabwe)) motm Sachin Tendulkar (IND (India)) venue VRA Ground, Amstelveen, Netherland umpires Doug Cowie (Doug Cowie (umpire)) (NZ (New Zealand)) and Peter Willey (ENG (England)) motm Lance Klusener (SA (South Africa)) venue County Ground, Taunton, England umpires Steve Dunne (Steve Dunne (cricket umpire)) (NZ (New Zealand)) and David Shepherd (David Shepherd (umpire)) (ENG (England)) motm Sourav Ganguly (IND (India)) venue County Ground, New Road, England umpires Steve Dunne (Steve Dunne (cricket umpire)) (NZ (New Zealand)) and Peter Willey (ENG (England)) motm Mark Waugh (AUS (Australia)) venue Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street, England umpires Doug Cowie (Doug Cowie (umpire)) (NZ (New Zealand)) and Ian Robinson (Ian Robinson (cricket umpire)) (ZIM (Zimbabwe)) motm Yousuf Youhana (PAK (Pakistan)) venue Old Trafford, Manchester, England umpires Steve Dunne (Steve Dunne (cricket umpire)) (NZ (New Zealand)) and KT Francis (K. T. Francis) (SL (Sri Lanka)) motm Glenn McGrath (AUS (Australia)) venue County Ground, Northampton, England umpires Doug Cowie (Doug Cowie (umpire)) (NZ (New Zealand)) and Darrell Hair (AUS (Australia)) motm Khaled Mahmud (BAN (Bangladesh)) venue Lord's, London, England umpires Doug Cowie (Doug Cowie (umpire)) (NZ (New Zealand)) and Rudi Koertzen (SA (South Africa)) motm Neil Johnson (Neil Johnson (cricketer)) (ZIM (Zimbabwe)) thumb 240px Number of participating athletes per country (Image:1908 Summer olympics team numbers.gif) The 1908 Games featured athletes representing 22 National Olympic Committees. Finland, Turkey, and New Zealand (as part of the team from Australasia) made their first appearance at the Olympic Games. The fact that the United Kingdom competed as a single team, was upsetting to some Irish competitors, who felt that Ireland should compete on its own, despite being part of the UK at the time. Fearing an Irish boycott, the authorities changed the name of the team to Great Britain Ireland, and in two sports, field hockey and polo, Ireland participated as a separate country, winning silver medals in both. Irish Times, 4 Ausgust 2008, article by Kevin Mallon Irish athletes in the United States were not affected by this controversy, and many Irish born athletes competed for the U.S. Olympic team as members of the Irish American Athletic Club. Members of the Irish American Athletic Club won ten of the U.S. Olympic team's total 23 gold medals, or as many as the nations of France, Germany and Italy combined. The term '''sand dollar''' (or '''sea cookie''' or '''snapper biscuit''' in New Zealand, or '''pansy shell''' in South Africa) refers to species of extremely flattened, burrowing echinoids belonging to the order (Order (biology)) '''Clypeasteroida'''. Some species within the order, not quite as flat, are known as '''sea biscuits'''. Related animals include the sea urchins, sea cucumbers and starfish. :The capitals farthest away from each other are Wellington, New Zealand, and Madrid, Spain, which are Wikipedia:New Zealand Commons:Category:New Zealand Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand


Egypt

.) The intention was to bring together individual ascetics who, although pious, did not, like Saint Anthony, have the physical ability or skills to live a solitary existence in the desert. At Tabenna. in upper Egypt, sometime around 323 AD, Saint Pachomius, chose to mould his disciples into a more organized community in which the monks lived in individual huts or rooms (''cellula'' in Latin,) but worked, ate, and worshipped in shared space. Guidelines for daily life were created


South Africa

have written appearance standards that are relatively "loose" or "flexible". The resultant diversity in appearance within these breeds can present a challenge in judging conformation exhibitions of cur breeds. Cur breeders assert that their breeding selections' focus on working mentality and physical ability results in the cur breeds tending to be genetically sound and healthy. It has many synonyms, of which perhaps the most confusing is its sale as a table grape called 'Oeillade', although it is different from the "true" Oeillade which is no longer cultivated. In South Africa, it was known as "Hermitage", hence the name of its most famous cross Pinotage. South Africa A lot of Cinsaut is grown in South Africa much of which is blended with Cabernet Sauvignon. It holds a special place in the country's viticulture along side Pinot Noir as one of the parents of Pinotage. From France the grape spread to South Africa where it was most likely included among the vine cuttings (Cutting (plant)) sent to Jan van Riebeeck in the Cape Colony by the Dutch East India Company. In the 20th century it was discovered that a sub-variety of Chenin planted in the Loire was not actually Chenin blanc at all but rather the grape Verdelho which is banned from French AOC regulations in the Loire. In 1999, DNA profiling conducted by ampelographers in Austria suggested that Chenin blanc may be a parent of Sauvignon blanc. right thumb South African Chenin blancs tend to emphasize more tropical fruit flavors than their Loire counterparts. (File:South African Chenin blanc in glass close up.jpg) In South Africa, Chenin blanc is the most widely planted variety—accounting for nearly one-fifth of all vineyard plantings in the early 21st century. The variety was most likely introduced to the country in the collection of vine cuttings (cuttings (plant)) sent to Jan van Riebeeck by the Dutch East India Company. For the next couple hundred years of South African wine history, the variety was known as ''Steen''. It wasn't till 1965 that ampelographers were able to concretely identify the numerous plantings of ''Steen'' around the country as being Chenin blanc. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Chenin blanc was the principal grape in the "white wine renaissance" of the South African wine industry that was ushered in by the introduction of new technologies such as temperature controlled fermentation (fermentation (wine)) vessels. During this time the focus was on producing off-dry, clean and crisp wine that was mostly neutral in flavor that could capitalize on the wine market's demand for white wine. Near the end of the century, several Chenin blanc specialist producers emerged that worked with vineyard managers to isolate older Chenin vines on suitable ''terroir'' that could produce wines that exhibit Chenin's unique aromas and trait. While plantings of Chenin blanc have decreased in recent years, the work of these producers has risen the quality profile of South African Chenin blanc. The majority of Chenin blanc in South Africa is planted in the Stellenbosch, Paarl and Worcester (Worcester, South Africa) regions with Malmesbury (Malmesbury, South Africa) in Swartland also having sizable plantings. '''Helen Suzman''', DBE (Order of the British Empire) (7 November 1917 – 1 January 2009) was a South African anti-apartheid activist and politician (Politics of South Africa). Guitarist Trevor Rabin had left his native South Africa in the late 1970s and had released a series of solo albums. There had been various attempts to place Rabin in a band, including a proposed quartet with Rick Wakeman, John Wetton and Carl Palmer in 1980 and a proposed trio with Keith Emerson and Jack Bruce. Rabin tried out in Asia (Asia (band)), alongside Wetton, Palmer and former Yes members Steve Howe (Steve Howe (guitarist)) and Geoff Downes. However, he had also been put in touch with Squire and White and this was to be his path instead. ''Tamandare'' was stricken from the Brazilian Navy in 1976. Sold to breakers four years later, she sank on 24 August 1980 in South Africa, near Cape of Good Hope ( WikiPedia:South Africa Dmoz:Regional Africa South Africa Commons:Category:South Africa


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