In computing, a comma-separated values (CSV) file stores tabular data (numbers and text) in plain text. Each line of the file is a data record. Each record consists of one or more fields, separated by commas.
Drew Blythe Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress, author, director, model and producer. She is a descendant of the Barrymore family of well-known American stage and cinema actors, and is a granddaughter of actor John Barrymore. Barrymore first appeared in an advertisement when she was eleven months old.
Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (born 5 July 1995) is an Indian badminton player. On 10 August 2013, Sindhu became the first ever Indian women's singles player to win a medal at the World Championships. On 30 March 2015, she received India's fourth highest civilian honor, the Padma Shri.
Fallschirmjäger (Fallschirmjaeger in English) is the German word for paratroopers. They played an important role during World War II, when, together with the Gebirgsjäger they were perceived as the elite infantry units of the German military. After World War II, they were reconstituted as parts of postwar armed forces of both West and East Germany, mainly as special ops troops.
The 2016 Summer Olympics (Portuguese: Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016), officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016, is a major international multi-sport event being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 August to 21 August 2016.
Usain Saint Leo Bolt, OJ, CD (/ˈjuːseɪn/; born 21 August 1986), is a Jamaican sprinter. Regarded as the fastest person ever timed, he is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time became mandatory. He also holds the world record in the 4 × 100 metres relay.
Sakshi Malik (born 3 September 1992) is an Indian freestyle wrestler. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, she won the bronze medal in the 58 kg category, becoming the first Indian female wrestler to win a medal at the Olympics. Malik had previously won silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, and bronze medal at the 2015 Asian Wrestling Championships in Doha.
Access Media Group Television (AMGTV) is an American family-oriented television network featuring television programming consisting of drama, sports, movies, entertainment, how-to, hunting and fishing, children's shows, and other features. The network is owned by the American company, Access Media Group (a company not related to the Canadian company of the same name).
Girls Beyond the Wasteland (少女たちは荒野を目指す, Shōjotachi wa Kōya o Mezasu, lit. Girls aim for the wasteland), often abbreviated as Shokomeza (しょこめざ) and also known as Girls Beyond the Youth Koya in Japan, is a visual novel developed by Minato Soft to be released for Windows on March 25, 2016 with a rating for all ages. An anime television series adaptation, produced by Project No.
Ryan Steven Lochte (/ˈlɒkti/, LOCK-tee; born August 3, 1984) is an American competitive swimmer and a 12-time Olympic medalist (six gold, three silver, three bronze), which ranks him second in swimming behind Michael Phelps. His seven individual Olympic medals rank near the top in men's swimming.
xHamster is a pornographic media and social networking site headquartered in Limassol, Cyprus. xHamster serves user-submitted pornographic videos, webcam models, pornographic photographs, and erotic literature, and incorporates social networking features. xHamster was founded anonymously in 2007.
The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field events. The word decathlon is of Greek origin, from δέκα (déka, meaning "ten") and ἄθλος (áthlos, or ἄθλον, áthlon, meaning "feat"). Events are held over two consecutive days and the winners are determined by the combined performance in all.
Okto, stylised as okto, is a television channel in Singapore, managed by Mediacorp and caters to the youths and young adults of Singapore, similar to Channel U. It was formerly known as MediaCorp TV12 Central and airs on the frequency 495. 25 MHz. The word "okto" means "8" in Greek.
Proyecto 40, is a television network operated by TV Azteca in Mexico. Programming generally consists of news, informational and entertainment shows. XHTVM is the flagship station of the network.
Raksha Bandhan (Nepali: रक्ष्या बन्धन तथा जनैपूणिर्मा ; Marathi: रक्षा बंधन ; Hindi: रक्षा बन्धन), also called Rakhi Purnima or simply Rakhi or "Rakhri" in many parts of India and Nepal, is a Hindu religious festival. The same festival is also celebrated as Janai Purnima (जनै पूर्णिमा) in hilly regions of Nepal.
Irony punctuation is any proposed form of notation used to denote irony or sarcasm in text. Written English lacks a standard way to mark irony, and several forms of punctuation have been proposed.
Suicide Squad is a 2016 American superhero film based on the DC Comics antihero team of the same name. It is the third installment in the DC Extended Universe.
Carolina María Marín Martín (born 15 June 1993) is a badminton player from Spain who is currently ranked No. 1 in the world by Badminton World Federation Women's Singles 2016. She became world champion in women's singles in 2014 and 2015.
Ashton James Eaton (born January 21, 1988) is an American decathlete and two-time Olympic champion, who holds the world record in both the decathlon and indoor heptathlon events, and is the second decathlete (after Roman Šebrle) to break the 9,000-point barrier, with 9,039 points. On August 29, 2015, he beat his own world record with a score of 9,045 points.
India is competing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. Indian athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympics since 1920, although they had their official debut at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.
Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is an American competitive swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 28 medals. Phelps also holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals (23), Olympic gold medals in individual events (13), and Olympic medals in individual events (16).
The 2012 Summer Olympics medal table is a list of National Olympic Committees (NOCs) ranked by the number of gold medals won during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, the capital of the United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. Approximately 10,800 athletes participated in 302 events in 26 sports. Of the 204 NOCs participating, 85 received at least one medal; 54 won at least one gold medal.
Stranger Things is an American science fiction horror web television series created by the Duffer Brothers. It is written and directed by Matt and Ross Duffer and executive-produced by Shawn Levy. It stars an ensemble cast of Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Cara Buono, and Matthew Modine.
Old Tom (circa 1895 – 17 September 1930) was the name given to a killer whale (orca) by whalers in the port of Eden on the southeast coast of Australia. Old Tom measured 22 feet (6. 7 m) and weighed 6 tons. The skull measured 1. 02 m and the teeth measured about 5. 31 inches (13. 4 cm).
Alistair Edward Brownlee, MBE (born 23 April 1988) is a British triathlete, and the current Olympic, European and Commonwealth champion in his sport, having won the gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and the 2012 London Olympics.
Saina Nehwal ( pronunciation ; born 17 March 1990) is a professional badminton singles player from India. Active since 2004 at the international circuit, Nehwal, the former world no. 1, has maintained her world ranking in the top ten since 2009.
India first participated at the Olympic Games in 1900, with a lone athlete (Norman Pritchard) winning two medals- both silver- in athletics. The nation first sent a team to the Summer Olympic Games in 1920, and has participated in every Summer Games since then. India has also competed at several Winter Olympic Games beginning in 1964.
A whale fall is the carcass of a cetacean that has fallen into the Bathyal or Abyssal zone (i. e. deeper than 1,000 m or 3,300 ft) on the ocean floor. They can create complex localized ecosystems that supply sustenance to deep-sea organisms for decades.
Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner (December 21, 1959 – September 21, 1998), also known as Flo-Jo, was an American track and field athlete. She is considered the fastest woman of all time based on the fact that the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100 m and 200 m still stand and have yet to be seriously challenged.
Crater of Diamonds State Park is a 911-acre (369 ha) Arkansas state park in Pike County, Arkansas, in the United States. The park features a 37. 5-acre (15. 2 ha) plowed field, the world's only diamond-bearing site accessible to the public. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists the site as a Class III Natural Monument or Feature in its registry.
Darren Mallory Sharper (born November 3, 1975) is a former American football safety and convicted sex offender, who played in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons. He played college football for the College of William & Mary. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the second round of the 1997 NFL Draft, also playing for the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints.
Dafne Schippers (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdɑfnə ˈsxɪpərs]; born 15 June 1992) is a Dutch athlete, competing in heptathlon and the sprints. She is the 2015 World Champion and winner of 2016 Olympic silver at the 200 metres. She holds the European record of 21. 63 seconds and is the third fastest woman of all time at this distance.
Pullela Gopichand (born 16 November 1973) is a former Indian badminton player. Presently, he is the Chief National Coach for the Indian Badminton team. He won the All England Open Badminton Championships in 2001 becoming the second Indian to achieve this feat after Prakash Padukone. He runs the Gopichand Badminton Academy.
The 2016 Summer Olympics medal table is a list of National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and one non-NOC team ranked by the number of gold medals won by their athletes during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, from 5 to 21 August 2016. Vietnam, Kosovo, Fiji, Singapore, Puerto Rico, Bahrain and Jordan won their first Olympic gold medals.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered the world's foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating.
This is a chronology of deaths in 2016. Names are reported under the date of death. Names under each date are reported in alphabetical order by surname or pseudonym.
Simone Arianne Biles (born March 14, 1997) is an American artistic gymnast. Biles is the 2016 Olympic individual all-around, vault and floor champion. She was also part of the gold medal-winning team dubbed the "final five" at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Rustom is a 2016 Indian crime thriller film written by Vipul K Rawal, directed by Tinu Suresh Desai and produced by Neeraj Pandey. It features Akshay Kumar, Ileana D'Cruz, Arjan Bajwa and Esha Gupta in the lead roles. The film is loosely based on the real life incident of Naval Officer K.M. Nanavati and businessman Prem Ahuja.
Kristi Castlin (born July 7, 1988) is an American track and field athlete who specialises in the 100-meter hurdles. Her personal best for the event is 12. 50 seconds set on July 8, 2016 at the 2016 U.S Olympic Trials during the finals, in which she secured a spot to the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games by placing 2nd.
Béla Károlyi (pronounced [ˈkaːroji ˈbeːlɒ]; born September 13, 1942) is a Romanian gymnastics coach of Hungarian descent. In his early coaching career, working with his wife Márta; he developed the Romanian centralised training system for gymnastics. One of his earliest protégés was Nadia Comăneci, the first gymnast to be awarded a perfect score.
Andre De Grasse (born November 10, 1994) is a Canadian sprinter. He won the bronze medal in the 100 m at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. De Grasse is the reigning Pan American champion in the 100 m and 200 m.
Athletics at the 2016 Summer Olympics will be held during the last 10 days of the games, from 12–21 August 2016, at the Olympic Stadium. The sport of athletics in the 2016 Summer Olympics is split into three distinct sets of events: track and field events, road running events, and racewalking events.
An all-time medal table for all Olympic Games from 1896 to 2014, including Summer Olympic Games, Winter Olympic Games, and a combined total of both, is tabulated below. These Olympic medal counts do not include the 1906 Intercalated Games which are no longer recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as official Games.
Bilateral relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have been strained over different geo-political issues such as the interpretations of Islam, aspirations for leadership of the Islamic world, oil export policy and relations with the United States and other Western countries.
On May 28, 2016, a three-year-old boy climbed into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden and was grabbed and dragged by Harambe, a 17-year-old Western lowland gorilla. Fearing for the boy's life, a zoo worker shot and killed Harambe.
Mariana "Lali" Espósito (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlali esˈposito]; born 10 October 1991), who records mononymously as Lali, is an Argentine actress, singer and songwriter. Espósito began her career as a child actress in 2003 when she joined the cast of the children's telenovela Rincón de Luz, created by producer Cris Morena.
Kerri Lee Walsh Jennings (born August 15, 1978) is an American professional beach volleyball player. Walsh Jennings and teammate Misty May-Treanor were the gold medalists in beach volleyball at the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Summer Olympics.
Nozomi Okuhara (奥原 希望, Okuhara Nozomi, born 13 March 1995) is a female Japanese badminton player who is a singles specialist.
Mohenjo Daro is a 2016 Indian epic adventure-romance film written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker,It is produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur for UTV Motion Pictures and Sunita Gowariker for Ashutosh Gowariker Productions (AGPPL), and features Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hegde in the lead roles.
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A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines. While many variations of the sport exist, triathlon, in its most popular form, involves swimming, cycling, and running in immediate succession over various distances.
Mohenjo-daro (Sindhi: موئن جو دڙو, Urdu: موئن جو دڑو, IPA: [muˑənⁱ dʑoˑ d̪əɽoˑ], lit. Mound of the Dead Men; English pronunciation: /moʊˌhɛn. dʒoʊ ˈdɑː. roʊ/) is an archeological site in the province of Sindh, Pakistan.
Nia Ali (born October 23, 1988) is an American track and field athlete, who specializes in the 100 m hurdles, heptathlon, and other events. Raised in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, Ali moved to Pleasantville, New Jersey for her senior year and graduated from Pleasantville High School in 2006.
Earth (otherwise known as the world, in Greek: Γαῖα Gaia, or in Latin: Terra) is the third planet from the Sun, the densest planet in the Solar System, the largest of the Solar System's four terrestrial planets, and the only astronomical object known to harbor life. According to radiometric dating and other sources of evidence, Earth formed about 4. 54 billion years ago.
Justin Gatlin (born February 10, 1982) is an American sprinter who is an Olympic gold medalist in the 100-meter dash. His 100m personal best is 9. 74 seconds. He is a twice World indoor champion in the 60-meter dash.
This is a list of host cities of the Olympic Games, both summer and winter, since the modern Olympics began in 1896. Since then, summer games have usually–but not always–celebrated a four-year period known as an Olympiad. There have been 29 Summer Olympic Games held in 23 different cities, and 22 Winter Olympic Games held in 19 different cities.
The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (French: Jeux de la XXXIIe olympiade; Japanese: 第三十二回オリンピック競技大会; Hepburn: Dai Sanjūni-kai Orinpikku Kyōgi Taikai) and commonly known as Tokyo 2020, is a major international multi-sport event due to be celebrated in the tradition of the Olympic Games as governed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, author, politician, and the Republican Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election. He is chairman of The Trump Organization, which is the principal holding company for his real estate ventures and other business interests.
Ben-Hur is a 2016 American epic historical action drama film directed by Timur Bekmambetov and written by Keith Clarke and John Ridley. It is the fifth film adaptation of the 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace following the 1907 silent film, the 1925 silent film, the Academy Award-winning 1959 film and the 2003 animated film of the same name.
JonBenét Patricia Ramsey (/ˌdʒɒnbəˈneɪ pəˈtrɪʃə ˈræmzi/; August 6, 1990 – December 25, 1996) was a six-year-old American child beauty queen who was murdered in her home in Boulder, Colorado, in 1996. Her father, John Ramsey, found her body in the basement of the family home about eight hours after she was reported missing. She had been struck on the head and strangled.
Steven Universe is an American animated television series created by Rebecca Sugar for Cartoon Network. The series revolves around Steven Universe (voiced by Zach Callison), who protects his hometown of Beach City alongside Garnet (voiced by Estelle), Amethyst (voiced by Michaela Dietz) and Pearl (voiced by Deedee Magno). The series was renewed for a fourth and fifth season in March 2016.
The Battle of Long Tan (18 August 1966) took place in a rubber plantation near Long Tan, in Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. The action was fought between Viet Cong and North Vietnamese units and elements of the 1st Australian Task Force (1 ATF) shortly after its lodgement in Phuoc Tuy.
India competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. The Indian Olympic Association sent the nation's largest delegation to the Games in Olympic history. A total of 83 athletes, 60 men and 23 women, competed in 13 sports.
The Get Down is a musical drama television series set in the South Bronx in the late 1970s. Created by Baz Luhrmann and Stephen Adly Guirgis, the series debuted in 2016 on Netflix. The first part of its first season consists of six 53-93 minute episodes produced by Sony Pictures Television.
Margot Elise Robbie (/ˈmɑːrɡoʊ ˈrɒbi/ MAR-goh RAW-bee; born 2 July 1990) is an Australian actress. Robbie started her career by appearing in Australian independent films in the late 2000s. She was later cast in the soap opera Neighbours (2008–2011), which earned her two Logie Award nominations.
The state of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran has been criticized both by Iranians and international human right activists, writers, and NGOs. The United Nations General Assembly and the Human Rights Commission have condemned prior and ongoing abuses in Iran in published critiques and several resolutions.
Sausage Party is a 2016 American adult computer-animated adventure comedy film directed by Greg Tiernan (in his feature debut) and Conrad Vernon and written by Kyle Hunter, Ariel Shaffir, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.
The badminton tournaments at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are scheduled to take place from 11 to 20 August at the fourth pavilion of Riocentro. A total of 172 athletes are expected to compete in five events: men's singles, men's doubles, women's singles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles.
SummerSlam (2016) is an upcoming professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and WWE Network event produced by WWE. It will take place on August 21, 2016 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. It will be the twenty-ninth event under the SummerSlam chronology, the second consecutive SummerSlam at this particular venue and the first event under the new WWE brand extension.
Stephen K. Bannon (born c. 1954) is an American businessman, media executive, conservative filmmaker, and former naval officer, and As of August 2016 the "Chief Executive" of the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump.
Nadia Elena Comăneci (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈnadi. a koməˈnet͡ʃʲ]; born November 12, 1961) is a Romanian former gymnast, winner of three gold medals at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal and the first gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastics event. She also won two gold medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.
The 2024 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, are a forthcoming international multi-sport event. Bidding for the games started in 2015, and the host of the Summer Olympic Games will be announced at the 130th International Olympic Committee Session in Lima, Peru on 13 September 2017.
Márta Károlyi (née Erőss; born August 29, 1942) is a Hungarian-Romanian gymnastics coach and the national team coordinator for USA Gymnastics. She and her husband, Béla, are ethnic Hungarians from Transylvania, Romania, and trained athletes in Romania, but defected to the United States in 1981.
Brianna Rollins (born August 18, 1991) is an American track and field athlete, who specializes in the 100 metres hurdles. Her time of 12. 26 is tied as the fourth-fastest run in history. She is the 2013 World champion and the 2016 Olympic champion in the 100 metres hurdles.
Harley Quinn (Harleen Frances Quinzel) is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman. The character was created by Paul Dini and Bruce Timm, and first appeared in Batman: The Animated Series in September 1992.
Commander K. M. Nanavati vs. State of Maharashtra was a 1959 Indian court case where Commander Kawas Manekshaw Nanavati, a Naval Commander, was tried for the murder of Prem Ahuja, his wife's lover. The incident received unprecedented media coverage and inspired several books and movies.
The 2016 Summer Olympics runs from Friday 5 August to Sunday 21 August, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This is a chronological summary of the major events that took place during the course of the Games.
This is a list of Bollywood films that are scheduled to be released in 2016.
UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) that will be held on August 20, 2016 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Jared Joseph Leto (/ˈlɛtoʊ/; born December 26, 1971) is an American actor, singer-songwriter, and director. After starting his career with television appearances in the early 1990s, Leto achieved recognition for his role as Jordan Catalano on the television series My So-Called Life (1994).
Mr. Robot is an American drama–thriller television series created by Sam Esmail. It stars Rami Malek as Elliot Alderson, a cybersecurity engineer and hacker who suffers from social anxiety disorder and clinical depression.
Mokgadi Caster Semenya Bronze OIB (born 7 January 1991) is a South African middle-distance runner and 2012 Olympic silver medalist. Semenya won gold in the women's 800 metres at the 2009 World Championships with a time of 1:55. 45 in the final. Semenya also won silver medals at the 2011 World Championships and the 2012 Summer Olympics, both in the 800 metres.
The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games (French: Les XXIIIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver) (Hangul: 평창 동계 올림픽; hanja: 平昌 冬季 올림픽; RR: PyeongChang Donggye Ollimpik), commonly known as Pyeongchang 2018 and marketed as "PyeongChang", is a major international multi-sport event scheduled to take place from 9 to 25 February 2018, in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was a major international multi-sport event celebrated in the tradition of the Olympic Games, as governed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It took place in London and to a lesser extent across the United Kingdom from 25 July to 12 August 2012.
Wrestling at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro is scheduled to take place from 14 to 21 August at Hall 3 of the Olympic Training Center in Barra da Tijuca. Wrestling has been split into two disciplines, freestyle and Greco-Roman, which are further divided into different weight categories.
The volleyball tournaments at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be played between 6 and 21 August. 24 volleyball teams and 48 beach volleyball teams, total 386 athletes, will participate in the tournament.
The Coconut Religion (Tinh Do Cu Si) is a now-discontinued religion indigenous to southern Vietnam's "Coconut Kingdom", where it was founded in 1963. The religion is largely based on some Buddhist and Christian beliefs, alongside the teachings of founder Nguyễn Thành Nam, a Vietnamese scholar. The religion was abolished by Vietnamese authorities in 1975.
Nathan Donald "Nate" Diaz (born April 16, 1985) is an American professional mixed martial artist currently competing for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He was the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 5. Diaz is the younger brother of former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion and WEC Welterweight Champion, Nick Diaz.
Conor Anthony McGregor (born 14 July 1988) is an Irish professional mixed martial artist who is currently the UFC Featherweight Champion and is signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Throughout his career, he has competed as a featherweight, lightweight and welterweight.
Kellyanne Elizabeth Conway (née Fitzpatrick; born January 20, 1967) is a Republican campaign manager, strategist and pollster. She became campaign manager for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on August 17, 2016. She is president and CEO of The Polling Company / WomanTrend, and has been a regular political commentator on CNN, Fox News, Fox Business, and more.
The 2008 Summer Olympics medal table is a list of National Olympic Committees (NOCs) ranked by the number of gold medals won by their athletes during the 2008 Summer Olympics, held in Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China, from 8 August to 24 August 2008. Approximately 11,028 athletes from 204 NOCs participated in 302 events in 28 sports.
The steeplechase is an obstacle race in athletics, which derives its name from the steeplechase in horse racing. The foremost version of the event is the 3000 metres steeplechase. The 2000 metres steeplechase is the next most common distance.
2-Nonenal (sometimes misspelled as noneal) is an unsaturated aldehyde. The colorless liquid is an important aroma component of aged beer and buckwheat.
Charlotte "Charlie" Webster (born 9 November 1982) is an English television presenter.
Ben-Hur is a 1959 American epic historical drama film, directed by William Wyler, produced by Sam Zimbalist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Charlton Heston as the title character. A remake of the 1925 silent film with the same name, Ben-Hur was adapted from Lew Wallace's 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.
Adam Rainer (1899 – 4 March 1950) is the only person in recorded history to have been both a dwarf and a giant. He is believed to have suffered from acromegaly. Rainer was born in Graz, Austria-Hungary.
April Elizabeth Ross (born June 20, 1982) is an American professional beach volleyball player.
The association football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics is being held from 3 to 20 August in Brazil. In addition to the Olympic host city of Rio de Janeiro, matches will also be played in Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Salvador, São Paulo, and Manaus.