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Foz do Iguaçu

Foz do Iguaçu hosted an edition of the Summer X Games (X Games) in 2013. See also *Ciudad del Este (A sister city of Foz do Iguaçu) *Puerto Iguazú * Itaipu Dam


Birmingham, Alabama

''' (born '''Vonetta Jeffery''' on October 29, 1973 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American (United States) bobsledder and athlete (Athletics (track and field)). Flowers was a star sprinter (Sprint (race)) and long jumper at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and originally aspired to make the U.S. Summer Olympic (Summer Olympic Games) Team. After several failed attempts, Flowers turned to bobsledding, and found success as a brakewoman almost immediately. At the 2002


Moscow

, Szymon; Podnieks, Andrew authorlink #Podmon * British Commonwealth Games (Commonwealth Games) held in Edinburgh, Scotland (Edinburgh) * Summer Goodwill Games (Goodwill Games) held in Moscow, Soviet Union * Champions' Cup (UEFA Champions League) – Aston Villa (Aston Villa F.C.) 1-0 Bayern München (Bayern Munich) * UEFA Cup – Two legs; 1st leg IFK Göteborg 1-0 Hamburger SV; 2nd leg Hamburger SV 0-3 IFK Göteborg. IFK Göteborg won

of Keeper of the Queen's Pictures and fellow traitor Anthony Blunt. Following a bid headed by former Olympic champion Sebastian Coe, London was selected as the host city on 6 July 2005 during the 117th IOC Session in Singapore, defeating Moscow, New York City, Madrid and Paris.

publisher International Olympic Committee accessdate 2 October 2009 archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20091004234329 http: www.olympic.org en content Olympic-Games All-Future-Olympic-Games Summer London-2012 archivedate 4 October 2009 deadurl no London will become the first city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times (London Olympics),


Helsinki

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


Madrid

and Paris. London will become


Stockholm

Summer Olympics John Landy (Melbourne) Henri Saint Cyr (Stockholm)Games Summer Melbourne--Stockholm-1956 IOC 1956 Summer Olympics - English (English people) Swedish (Swedish people) - The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, was first held in Stockholm, Sweden, in June 1972, and marked the emergence of international environmental law

in Men's Figure Skating (1920, 1924, 1928) as well as Olympic silver medal in same event in 1932, and three World Championships (World Figure Skating Championships) (1922, 1924, 1929). Together with Eddie Eagan he is the only athlete to have won a gold medal at both the Summer (Summer Olympic Games) and Winter Olympic Games, having the further distinction of being the only person to have won an individual gold medal in both the Summer (1920) and Winter Olympics (1924, 1928


Saint Petersburg

perspective of being both an insider and an outsider to the city in essays such as, "A Guide to a Renamed City" and the nostalgic "In a Room and a Half". Joseph Brodsky. ''Less Than One: Selected Essays'', 1986 Sports commons:Category:Saint Petersburg WikiPedia:Saint Petersburg Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Saint Petersburg


Oslo

they generated. Oslo had unsuccessfully bid to host the 1936 Winter Olympics, losing to Germany, which had hosted the 1936 Summer Olympics. At that time, the nation that hosted the Summer Olympics (Summer Olympic Games) also hosted the Winter Olympics (Winter Olympic Games). ref


Beijing

, is another pull factor for South Korean migration to China. Summer Olympic Games (2008 Summer Olympic Games) (1) Beijing, China (People's Republic of China) 2004 Beijing, China (People's Republic of China) - On 21 July 2008 Deakes announced that he would withdraw from the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, with a hamstring tendon injury that required surgery to repair. After his 2005 World Championships


Croatia

Olympic Games Summer and Winter (Winter Olympic Games) Olympic Games. It also organizes the Croatian contingent at smaller events such as the Mediterranean Games. In 2006, the COC organized the first Croatian World Games in Zadar. These games gather various groups of diaspora Croats against contingents from Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Fox ordered 13 episodes, only 9 episodes were broadcast in the United States, while the remaining 4 premiered in the UK


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