Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is an American competition swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 25 medals. Phelps also holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals (21, more than twice that of the second-highest record holders), Olympic gold medals in individual events (12), and Olympic medals in individual events (14, tied with Larisa Latynina).
Margaret Ives Abbott (June 15, 1878 – June 10, 1955) was the first American woman to win a gold medal in an Olympic event. She won the women's golf tournament, consisting of nine holes, with a score of 47, at the 1900 Paris Games. Abbott won a porcelain bowl for first place in golf.
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 in the tradition of the Olympic Games as governed by the International Olympic Committee, being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Suicide Squad is a 2016 American superhero film based on the DC Comics antihero team of the same name.
Paul Labile Pogba (born 15 March 1993) is a French professional footballer who plays for English club Manchester United and the France national team. He operates primarily as a central midfielder and is comfortable at playing both in attack and defence.
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.
No Man's Sky is an action-adventure survival video game developed and published by the indie studio Hello Games for PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows. The game was released worldwide in August 2016.
Coca-Cola (often referred to simply as Coke) is a carbonated soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company of Atlanta, Georgia. Originally intended as a patent medicine, it was invented in the late 19th century by John Pemberton. Coca-Cola was bought out by businessman Asa Griggs Candler, whose marketing tactics led Coke to its dominance of the world soft-drink market throughout the 20th century.
Simone Arianne Biles (born March 14, 1997) is an American artistic gymnast.
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.
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.
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.
Stranger Things is an American science fiction horror web television series created by the Duffer Brothers. It was 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.
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.
Nicole Johnson (July 12, 1985) is an American model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss California USA 2010. She was first runner-up in 2007.
Yuliya Andreyevna Yefimova (Russian: Юлия Андреевна Ефимова), also romanized Efimova, (born 3 April 1992) is a Russian competitive swimmer. Yefimova competed for Russia at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the 2012 London Olympics, and the 2016 Rio Olympics. In London she won the bronze medal in the 200 metres breaststroke and in Rio de Janeiro she won a silver in the 100 metres breaststroke.
Thomas Robert "Tom" Daley (born 21 May 1994) is a British diver and television personality. Daley specialises in the 10-metre platform event and was the 2009 FINA World Champion in the individual event at the age of 15. He started diving at the age of seven and is a member of Plymouth Diving Club.
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.
Kathleen Genevieve "Katie" Ledecky (/ləˈdɛkʰi/, Czech: Ledecký [lɛdɛtskiː]; born March 17, 1997) is an American competition swimmer, three-time Olympic gold medalist, and nine-time world champion. She is the current world-record holder in the 400-, 800-, and 1,500-meter freestyle (long course). She also holds the fastest times in the 500-, 1000-, and 1,650-yard freestyle events.
An all-time medal table for all Olympic Games from 1896 to 2016, 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.
Since the Modern Olympics began in 1896, there have been 26 Summer Olympic Games held in 22 different cities and 22 Winter Olympic Games held in 19 different cities.
Margot Elise Robbie (born 2 July 1990) is an Australian actress and producer. 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.
April Elizabeth Ross (born June 20, 1982) is an American professional beach volleyball player.
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.
David Alasdair Boudia /boʊˈdaɪə/ (born April 24, 1989) is an American diver. He won the gold medal in the 10 metre platform diving competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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.
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.
Misty Elizabeth May-Treanor (born July 30, 1977) is a retired American professional beach volleyball player. She is a three-time Olympic gold medalist, and as of August 2012 the most successful female beach volleyball player with 112 individual championship wins in domestic and international competition.
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.
The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (French: Jeux de la XXXIIes 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).
Alexandra Rose "Aly" Raisman (born May 25, 1994) is an American artistic gymnast. She was the captain of the United States women's gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where she won gold medals in the team and floor competitions, as well as a bronze medal on the balance beam, making her the most decorated American gymnast at the Games.
Steele Alexander Johnson (born June 16, 1996) is an American diver. He has won multiple national titles at both the junior and college level. He made his Olympic debut at the 2016 Rio Games where he won a silver medal in men's 10 m synchronized platform diving.
The 2016 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 2016 Summer Olympics, currently being held in Rio de Janeiro. Vietnam and debuting NOC Kosovo won their first Olympic gold medals through shooter Hoàng Xuân Vinh and judoka Majlinda Kelmendi respectively.
SummerSlam (2016) is an upcoming professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and WWE Network event produced by WWE 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.
The swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are scheduled to take place from 6 to 13 August at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The open-water marathon will be held on 15 and 16 August in Fort Copacabana.
Chad Guy Bertrand le Clos OIS, (born 12 April 1992) is a South African competitive swimmer who is an Olympic, World and Commonwealth Games champion as well as the Commonwealth record holder in the 50 and 100-metre butterfly.
Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football. Nicknamed "the Red Devils", the club was founded as Newton Heath LYR Football Club in 1878, changed its name to Manchester United in 1902 and moved to its current stadium, Old Trafford, in 1910.
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 in PascalCase as "PyeongChang", is a major international multi-sport event scheduled to take place from 9 to 25 February 2018, in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Melissa Jeanette "Missy" Franklin (born May 10, 1995) is an American competition swimmer and four-time Olympic gold medalist. She currently holds the world record in the 200-meter backstroke (long course) and American records in both the 100-meter and 200-meter backstroke (long course).
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.
Jaden Christopher Syre Smith (born July 8, 1998) is an American actor and rapper. He is the son of Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith. Jaden Smith's first movie role was with his father in the 2006 film The Pursuit of Happyness.
Usain St. 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.
Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin; practitioners believe this mobilizes blood and physiological balance in order to promote healing of the body. Suction is created using heat (fire) or mechanical devices (hand or electrical pumps).
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). His seven individual Olympic medals rank near the top in men's swimming. As part of the American team, he holds the world record in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay (long course).
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, author, 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.
Jared Joseph Leto (/lɛtoʊ/; 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).
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.
Enchantress (born: June Moone) is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by writer Bob Haney and artist Howard Purcell, and first appeared in Strange Adventures #187 (April 1966). The character has periodically been depicted as taking the role of an antihero.
The tennis tournaments at the 2016 Summer Olympics is underway at the Olympic Tennis Center, from 6 to 14 August. The competition is played on a fast hardcourt surface used in numerous North American tournaments that aims to minimize disruption for players.
Lilly King (born February 10, 1997) is an American swimmer. She won the gold medal in the 100 meter breaststroke competition at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Dipa Karmakar (born 9 August 1993) is an Indian artistic gymnast who hails from the north eastern state of Tripura. She represents India at the international circuit. She rose to recognition when she won a bronze medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, held at Glasgow becoming the first Indian female gymnast to do so in the history of the games.
Sun Yang (simplified Chinese: 孙杨; traditional Chinese: 孫楊; pinyin: Sūn Yáng; born 1 December 1991) is a Chinese Olympic and world-record-holding distance swimmer. He is the first Chinese male swimmer to win an Olympic gold medal, winning three such medals in freestyle events. Sun swam for China at the 2008 Olympics.
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.
Gabrielle Christina Victoria "Gabby" Douglas (born December 31, 1995) is an American artistic gymnast. She was a member of the United States women's national gymnastics team, dubbed the Fierce Five by the media, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where she won gold medals in the individual all-around and team competitions.
Irom Chanu Sharmila (born 14 March 1972), also known as the "Iron Lady of Manipur" or "Mengoubi" ("the fair one") is a civil rights activist, political activist, and poet from the Indian state of Manipur. On 2 November 2000, she began a hunger strike which she ended on 9 August 2016, after 16 years of fasting.
The Suicide Squad, also known as Task Force X (the name of a closely related but independent supervisory organization), is a name for two fictional organizations appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The first version debuted in The Brave and the Bold #25 (1959), and the second version, created by John Ostrander, debuted in Legends #3 (1987).
Meldonium (INN), trade-named as Mildronate among others, is a limited-market pharmaceutical, developed in 1970 by Ivars Kalviņš, Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis (USSR), and manufactured primarily by Grindeks of Latvia and several generic manufacturers. It is distributed in Eastern European countries as an anti-ischemia medication.
Are You the One? is an American reality television series on MTV. It follows 20 people who are living together in a tropical destination to find their perfect match. If the 10 men and 10 women are able to correctly choose all ten perfect matches in ten weeks, they will win $1 million to split among them.
Pokémon Go (stylized as Pokémon GO) is a free-to-play, location-based augmented reality game developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices. It was initially released in selected countries in July 2016.
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.
Jyothi Lakshmi was an Indian film actress who has appeared in more than 300 movies. In the early 1970s, she was well noted for her leading roles and songs in movies. She also has acted in female-oriented movies and is a trained dancer.
Rugby sevens at the 2016 Summer Olympics is scheduled to be held in August in Rio de Janeiro. The competition will take three days. The 2016 Summer Olympics marks the debut for rugby sevens at the Summer Olympics, though rugby union was last played at the 1924 Summer Olympics.
Gymnastics at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be held in three categories: artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampolining. All gymnastics events are staged at the Arena Olímpica do Rio (also known as the HSBC Arena) from 6 to 21 August.
Rio de Janeiro (/ˈriːoʊ di ʒəˈnɛəroʊ, -deɪ ʒə-, -də dʒə-/; Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʁi. u dʒi ʒɐˈnejɾu]; River of January), or simply Rio, is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas. The metropolis is anchor to the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area, the second-most populous metropolitan area in Brazil and sixth-most populous in the Americas.
Major-General Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster, KG, CB, CVO, OBE, TD, CD, DL (22 December 1951 – 9 August 2016) was a British landowner, businessman and Territorial Army general. He was the son of Robert George Grosvenor, 5th Duke of Westminster and The Hon. Viola Maud Lyttelton.
Cara Jocelyn Delevingne (/ˈkɑːrə ˌdɛləˈviːn/ KAH-rə DEL-ə-VEEN; born 12 August 1992) is an English fashion model and actress. She signed with Storm Model Management after leaving school in 2009. Delevingne won the "Model of the Year" award at the British Fashion Awards in 2012 and 2014 and has appeared in shows for houses including Burberry, Mulberry, Dolce & Gabbana, and Jason Wu.
The following is a list of most expensive association football transfers, which details the highest transfer fees ever paid for players as of the end of the winter transfer window of 2016.
Eric Ken Shinseki (/ʃᵻnˈsɛki/; born November 28, 1942) is a retired United States Army general who served as the seventh United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs (2009-2014). His final U.S. Army post was as the 34th Chief of Staff of the Army (1999–2003). Shinseki is a veteran of two tours of combat in the Vietnam War, in which he was awarded three Bronze Stars for valor and two Purple Hearts.
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.
Conor James Dwyer (born January 10, 1989) is an American competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist. He competes in freestyle and medley events, and won a gold medal as a member of the winning U.S. 4×200-meter freestyle relay team at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
An inverted nipple (occasionally invaginated nipple) is a condition where the nipple, instead of pointing outward, is retracted into the breast. In some cases, the nipple will be temporarily protruded if stimulated, but in others, the inversion remains regardless of stimulus. Women and men can have inverted nipples.
In articulatory phonetics, the place of articulation (also point of articulation) of a consonant is the point of contact where an obstruction occurs in the vocal tract between an articulatory gesture, an active articulator (typically some part of the tongue), and a passive location (typically some part of the roof of the mouth).
Katinka Hosszú (pronounced [ˈkɒtinkɒ ˈhosːuː]; born 3 May 1989) is a Hungarian competitive swimmer, who specializes in individual medley events.
Nathan Ghar-jun Adrian (born December 7, 1988) is an American competitive swimmer and four-time Olympic gold medalist who currently holds the American record in the long course 50-meter freestyle event. In his Olympic debut at the 2008 Summer Olympics, Adrian swam in the heats of the 4×100-meter freestyle relay and earned a gold medal when the United States team won in the final.
The page lists various individuals who have won multiple Olympic medals at either the Summer Olympic Games or the Winter Olympic Games. As of August 9, 2016, American swimmer Michael Phelps has won the most Olympic medals with 25 (21 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze).
This is a list of Bollywood films that are scheduled to be released in 2016.
John Stones (born 28 May 1994) is an English professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Manchester City and the England national team. Mainly a centre-back, he can also play as a right-back. He began his career with Barnsley, making his professional debut in the Championship in March 2012, before joining Everton for around £3 million in January 2013.
Laurie Hernandez (born June 9, 2000) is an American artistic gymnast. She is a member of the United States women's gymnastics team for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad (French: Jeux olympiques d'été), first held in 1896, is an international multi-sport event that is hosted by a different city every four years. The current Summer Olympic Games are being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The International Olympic Committee organizes the games and oversees the host city's preparations.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is a 2016 American superhero film featuring the DC Comics characters Batman and Superman. Directed by Zack Snyder and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, the film is a follow-up to 2013's Man of Steel and is the second installment in the DC Extended Universe.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a two-part West End stage play written by Jack Thorne based on an original new story by Thorne, J.K. Rowling and John Tiffany. Previews of the play began at the Palace Theatre, London on 7 June 2016 and was scheduled to officially premiere on 30 July 2016.
The Night Of is an American eight-part crime drama television miniseries based on Criminal Justice, a 2008–09 British television series. The miniseries was written by Richard Price and Steven Zaillian and directed by Zaillian and James Marsh. Broadcast on HBO, The Night Of premiered on July 10, 2016.
Marco Asensio Willemsen (born 21 January 1996) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Real Madrid as an attacking midfielder.
The United States, represented by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), is scheduled to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, from August 5 to 21, 2016. U.S. athletes have appeared in every Summer Olympics edition of the modern era, with the exception of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, which they boycotted.
Lymphadenopathy or adenopathy is disease of the lymph nodes, in which they are abnormal in size, number, or consistency. Lymphadenopathy of an inflammatory type (the most common type) is lymphadenitis, producing swollen or enlarged lymph nodes. In clinical practice, the distinction between lymphadenopathy and lymphadenitis is rarely made and the words are usually treated as synonymous.
The Women's artistic team all-around competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics was held on 9 August 2016 at the HSBC Arena.
Ryan Murphy (born July 2, 1995) is an American competition swimmer who specializes in the backstroke. In 2016 Murphy qualified for the US Men's Olympic Swimming Team by placing first in the 100m Backstroke and the 200 Backstroke the Olympic Trials. He won a gold medal in the 100 m backstroke event at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
The 2012 Benghazi attack took place on the evening of September 11, 2012, when Islamic militants attacked the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, killing U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and U.S. Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith. Stevens was the first U.S. Ambassador killed in the line of duty since 1979.
El Diablo is a name shared by several fictional characters published by DC Comics. Lazarus Lane, the first El Diablo, debuted in All-Star Western #2 (October 1970), and was created by Robert Kanigher and Gray Morrow. Jay Hernandez portrays the Chato Santana incarnation of the character in the live-action 2016 film Suicide Squad.
Daniel (Dan) Goodfellow (born 19 October 1996) is a British diver and Olympic Bronze medalist. He represented Great Britain at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships, classifying 28th in the 10 m platform event. He also competed in the 2013 European Diving Championships, where he ranked 10th in the same event.
The Qixi Festival (Chinese: 七夕節), also known as the Qiqiao Festival (Chinese: 乞巧節), is a Chinese festival that celebrates the annual meeting of the cowherd and weaver girl in Chinese mythology. It falls on the seventh day of the 7th month on the Chinese calendar. It is sometimes called the Double Seventh Festival, the Chinese Valentine's Day, the Night of Sevens, or the Magpie Festival.
Dustin Lance Black (born June 10, 1974) is an American screenwriter, director, film and television producer and LGBT rights activist. He has won a Writers Guild of America Award and an Academy Award for the 2008 film Milk.
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.
William Whipple, Jr. (January 25, 1731 NS (January 14, 1730 OS – November 28, 1785) was a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Hampshire. Whipple was a member of the Continental congress from 1776 through 1779.
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.
The Goods and Services Tax Bill or GST Bill (Hindi: वस्तु एवं सेवा कर विधेयक), officially known as The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Second Amendment) Bill, 2014, proposes a national Value added Tax to be implemented in India from 1 April 2017.
Gynecology or gynaecology is the medical practice dealing with the health of the female reproductive systems (vagina, uterus and ovaries) and the breasts. Literally, outside medicine, it means "the science of women". Its counterpart is andrology, which deals with medical issues specific to the male reproductive system.
August 9 is the 221st day of the year (222nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 144 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56).