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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 :


event held in China after the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The National Games' main venue was the Jinan Olympic Sports Center. Changchun has three passenger rail stations, though most trains only stop at the central Changchun Railway Station ( Wikipedia:Beijing Dmoz:Regional Asia China Beijing commons:北京


a financial success for Argentinian rugby. After a seemingly long absence from New Zealand, the Lions returned in 1930 to some success. The Lions won all of their games that did not have test status except for the matches against Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury; they did however lose three of their four test matches against the All Blacks, winning the first test 6–3.. The side also visited Australia, losing a test but winning five out of the six non-test games.


smoothly, however, praises and commendations were expressed by many athletes, sports officials and the press- Laos now joins the list of countries that have successfully hosted the South East Asian Games. Commons:Category:Laos


, Australia. This sponsorship builds on the relationship formed by its parent, NAB Group, who are one of the Games' main sponsors as well as a key partner with the Australian team, whilst the sister company, Bank of New Zealand, has joined forces to support its national team. The bank also released a series of Ten Pound (£10) notes with a Commonwealth Games related theme for the occasion. The bank is a major sponsor of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The '''gulf saratoga''', ''Scleropages jardinii'', is a freshwater bony fish native to Australia and New Guinea, one of two species of fishes sometimes known as Australian arowanas, the other being the saratoga (Saratoga (fish)) (''S. leichardti''). It has numerous other common names, including northern saratoga, Australian bonytongue, toga and barramundi (not to be confused with the barramundi perch, ''Lates calcarifer''). It is a member of the subfamily Osteoglossinae, a (basal (primitive (biology))) teleost group. Its scientific name is sometimes spelled ''S. jardini''. right thumb 200px Walkabout in Durham (Image:Walkabout.jpg) (now closed). '''Walkabout''' is a chain of Australian themed bars operating in the UK (United Kingdom). The brand was owned by Regent Inns, which also controls the Bar Risa Jongleurs chain. In October 2009, the company went into administration. There are approximately fifty Walkabout venues in the UK: forty eight pubs, three hotels, one venue for backpackers, and a nightclub. In keeping with the theme, many of the barstaff employed at Walkabouts are Australian. The food menu offers also Australian themed food such as kangaroo burgers and steaks, as well as springbok (Springbok Antelope) meat from South Africa. '''Willem Hesselsz de Vlamingh''' (28 November 1640, Oost-Vlieland – 1698 or later) was a Dutch (Dutch people) sea-captain who explored the central west coast of Australia (then "New Holland (New Holland (Australia))") in the late 17th century. In Australia, social security benefits, including unemployment benefits, are funded through the income tax system. There is no compulsory national unemployment insurance fund. Rather, benefits are funded in the annual Federal Budget by the National Treasury and are administrated and distributed throughout the nation by the government agency, Centrelink. Benefit rates are indexed to the Consumer Price Index and are adjusted twice a year according to inflation or deflation. Biography He was born at Montélimar, Drôme. Louis-Claude de Saulces de Freycinet was his full name (many calling him Louis de Freycinet). He had three brothers, Louis-Henri de Saulces de Freycinet, Andre Charles de Saulces de Freycinet and the youngest, Frederic-Casimir de saulces de Freycinet (Louis-Claude was the second oldest). In 1793 he entered the French navy. After taking part in several engagements against the British (United Kingdom), he joined in 1800, along with his brother (Louis-Henri de Freycinet (1777–1840), who afterwards rose to the rank of admiral), an expedition to explore the south and south-west coasts of Australia. It set out under Nicolas Baudin in the ships ''Naturaliste (French corvette Naturaliste)'' and ''Géographe (French corvette Géographe)''. Much of the ground already gone over by Matthew Flinders was revisited, and new names imposed by this expedition, which claimed credit for discoveries really made by the English navigator. Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia


title CBC Sports: Wickenheiser makes pro debut Saturday accessdate 2007-11-16 date 2003-01-09 publisher CBC Sports Wickenheiser played briefly with Salamat in 2004. They had won promotion to Mestis, Finland's second tier of professional hockey, and this was not as good a fit for her. She left the team after ten games. Prince Ivan III introduced Renaissance architecture to Russia by inviting a number of architects from Italy, who

of 5,910 points. '''''PlayStation Magazine''''', also known by the acronym '''PSM''', is an Italian (Italy) video game magazine specializing in all Sony (Sony Computer Entertainment) video game consoles and handheld gaming (Handheld game console) platforms. The magazine features previews, reviews, and cheat codes for Sony games.


, devices for blood doping were found at the hotel room of the doctor for the Austrian cross country team. Since Skjeldal won the bronze behind two Austrians, many regard him as the real olympic champion. Skjeldal also won a gold medal in 4 x 10 km relay at those same games. Kavanagh was again representing Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010, with the song "It's for You (It's for You (Niamh Kavanagh song))". The contest was held in Oslo

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that inhabit the area now known as the "Capital Wasteland". The game has an attribute and combat system typical of an action (action game) strategy game (Strategy video game) but also incorporates elements of survival horror games. ''Fallout 3'' takes place in the year 2277, 200 years after a war over resources that ended in nuclear holocaust in 2077. The setting is a post-apocalyptic (apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction), Retro-futurism

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, 1972 in San Francisco, California) is an American (United States) entrepreneur and poker player. The games' main influence is the creation of animated shows influenced by original units and characters created for the games. The best examples are '' Getter Robo Armageddon

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