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season, and stayed with the team, wearing number 51, until February 26, 2008 when he was traded to San Jose. During the NHL lockout in 2004–05, he played for Jokerit in Helsinki, Finland and won the silver medal in the SM-liiga Finnish championships. birth_date birth_place Helsinki, FIN (Finland) draft 286th overall DATE OF BIRTH September 3, 1979 PLACE OF BIRTH Helsinki, FIN (Finland) DATE OF DEATH


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91450510 "Kenyan-Born Runner Boosts U.S. Olympic Hopes" . NPR, 2008-06-23. East Germany closed itself to the sporting world in May 1965. In 1977 the shot-putter (Shot put) Ilona Slupianek, who weighed 93 kg, tested positive for anabolic steroids at the European Cup meeting in Helsinki and thereafter athletes were tested before they left the country. At the same time, the Kreischa testing laboratory near Dresden passed


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to the sociology of sports mega-events’, John Horne & Wolfram Manzenreiter, ''The Sociological Review'' (August 31, 2006), p.7 Early successes included securing investment to establish the Masters (Snooker Masters) in snooker, ‘The day the Masters was born’, ''BBC Sport'' (January 31, 2002) the Squash (sport) Squash Squash World Open

World Open , and an annual one-day cricket competition (Benson and Hedges Cup) which would run for three decades in the UK. In 1976, on brokering an agreement to sponsor the FIFA World Cup, the company assured its reputation as a leading innovator within the expanding sports


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of Japan. She also won the bronze medal in the women's 100 meter backstroke, becoming only the second Frenchwoman to win three medals in a single Olympic Games, Summer or Winter. The first one was the track and field athlete Micheline Ostermeyer in London in 1948. Manaudou was by far the best swimmer on the French team, and did not have the team support to win a medal in the women's 4×200 m freestyle relay. On February 21, 2007, DJ BoBo revealed both the song and the video he would


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: www.sportbusiness.com blog 10-things-we-learnt-at-sports-marketing-360-181925 '10 things we learnt at Sports Marketing 360’, Luke Upton, ''SportBusiness International Online'' (September 20, 2010) and the ‘Dean’ of the ‘Sports Marketing University’. In 2009, his pioneer status within the industry was recognized with a nomination in the ‘Outstanding Contribution’ category at ''SportBusiness Magazine''’s annual Sports Event


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, Belo Horizonte, Curitiba, Fortaleza, Manaus, Porto Alegre, Recife, Salvador (Salvador, Bahia) and Vitória (Vitória, Brazil). Brazilian-Finnish relations Embassy of Finland in Brasília. Retrieved on 2009-06-23 --valign "top" Spencer participated in the 1952 Olympic Games (1952 Summer Olympics) in Helsinki, Finland, reaching the semi-finals in the 100 m freestyle (58.8 s heats

" * Estonia is represented in Israel by a non resident ambassador based in Tallinn (in the Foreign Ministry). * Israel is represented in Estonia through its embassy in Helsinki (Finland). Israeli embassy in Helsinki (also accredited to Estonia) * Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the relation with Israel * Estonia is represented in Romania through its embassy in Warsaw (Poland). Estonia plans on opening an honorary consulate in Bucharest in the coming years. * Romania is represented in Estonia through its embassy in Helsinki (Finland) and an honorary consulate in Tallinn. Romanian embassy in Helsinki (also accredited to Estonia), page about relations with Estonia * Both countries are full members of NATO and of the European Union. * Estonia is represented in Serbia through a non-resident ambassador based in Tallinn (in the Foreign Ministry). * Serbia is represented in Estonia through its embassy in Helsinki (Finland). * Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs about relations with Serbia * Estonia has an honorary consulate in Seoul. * South Korea is represented in Estonia through its embassy in Helsinki (Finland) and through an honorary consualte in Tallinn. * In 2006, Korea was ranked as Estonia’s 35th export partner and 29th import partner. Estonia’s exports to Korea consist primarily of machinery and mechanical appliances and wood items. The main import articles are transport vehicles and mechanical inventory. The total value of exports to Korea in 2006 was 19.2 million EUR, while imports totalled 34.6 million EUR. Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs about relations with South Korea Around 5.4 million people reside in Finland, with the majority concentrated in the southern region. Commons:Category:Helsinki Wikipedia:Helsinki Dmoz:Regional Europe Finland Southern Finland Localities Helsinki

(Finland). Icelandic embassy in Helsinki (also accredited to Estonia) * Both countries are full members of NATO, of the Council of Europe and of the Council of the Baltic Sea States. * Estonia is represented in India by two honorary consulates (in Mumbai and New Delhi). * India is represented in Estonia through its embassy in Helsinki (Finland) and through an honorary consulate in Tallinn. --valign "top


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popularity in the first half of the 1970s, but his steady string of recordings provided occasional hits well into the 1990s. In 2000s he made strong comeback to popularity with his album ''Ei selityksiä''. That album became one of his most successful albums. In 2007 he made a farewell tour on big arenas, but has performed occasionally after that too. DATE OF BIRTH 1947-04-20 PLACE OF BIRTH Helsinki, Finland DATE OF DEATH - 1. 16 July 1972 Helsinki Olympic Stadium, Helsinki Commons:Category:Helsinki Wikipedia:Helsinki Dmoz:Regional Europe Finland Southern Finland Localities Helsinki


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of 'Embedded Design', which has tied design in the city to innovation, "creating global brands, such as Nokia, Kone and Marimekko, popular events, like the annual Helsinki Design Week, outstanding education and research institutions, such as the University of Art and Design Helsinki, and exemplary architects and designers such as Eliel Saarinen and Alvar Aalto". Helsinki also hosts many film festivals. Most


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, is reflected in the styles of his work, ranging from Nordic Classicism of the early work, to a rational International Style (International style (architecture)) Modernism during the 1930s to a more organic modernist style from the 1940s onwards. What is typical for his entire career, however, is a concern for design as a Gesamtkunstwerk, a ''total work of art''; whereby he - together with his first wife Aino Aalto - would design not just the building, but give special treatments

Helsinki

'''Helsinki''' ( west of Saint Petersburg, Russia. Helsinki has close historical connections (History of Helsinki) with these three cities.

The Helsinki metropolitan area includes urban core (urban area) of Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, Kauniainen and surrounding commuter towns (Greater Helsinki#Statistics). It is the world's northernmost metro area (List of northernmost items#Cities and settlements) of over one million people, and the city is the northernmost capital of an EU member state (Member state of the European Union). The Helsinki metropolitan area is the fourth largest Nordic metropolitan area after the metropolitan areas of Copenhagen (Copenhagen metropolitan area), Stockholm (Stockholm metropolitan area) and Oslo (Greater Oslo Region) and Helsinki city is the third biggest Nordic city after Stockholm and Oslo.

Helsinki is Finland's major political, educational, financial, cultural and research centre as well as one of northern Europe's major cities. Approximately 70% of foreign companies operating in Finland have settled in the Helsinki region. The nearby municipality of Vantaa is the location of Helsinki Airport, with frequent service to various destinations in Europe and Asia.

In 2009, Helsinki was chosen to be the World Design Capital for 2012 by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design, narrowly beating Eindhoven for the title.

In the Economist Intelligence Unit's August 2012 Liveability survey, assessing the best and worst cities to live in, Helsinki placed eighth best overall.

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