The 2020 Summer Olympics (Japanese: 2020年夏季オリンピック, Hepburn: Nisen Nijū-nen Kaki Orinpikku), officially the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (第三十二回オリンピック競技大会, Dai Sanjūni-kai Orinpikku Kyōgi Taikai) and branded as Tokyo 2020 (東京2020), is an ongoing international multi-sport event being held from 23 July to 8 August 2021 in Tokyo, Japan, with some preliminary events that began on 21 July.
Simone Arianne Biles (born March 14, 1997) is an American artistic gymnast. With a combined total of 32 Olympic and World Championship medals, Biles is tied with Larisa Latynina as the most decorated gymnast of all time. Biles' seven Olympic medals also ties Shannon Miller for the most Olympic medals won by an American female gymnast.
Armand Gustav "Mondo" Duplantis (born 10 November 1999) is a Swedish pole vaulter and the current world indoor record holder with a height of 6. 18 metres, a world best (outdoor) of 6. 15 metres and the current Olympic champion. Duplantis won gold as a 15-year-old in the boys' pole vault at the 2015 World Youth Championships and holds a number of age group world bests.
Athletics at the 2020 Summer Olympics is being held during the last ten days of the Games. They were due to be held from 31 July – 8 August 2020, at the Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the games were postponed to 2021, with the track and field events set for 30 July – 8 August 2021.
The Bible (from Koine Greek τὰ βιβλία, tà biblía, "the books") is a collection of religious texts, writings, or scriptures sacred in Judaism, Samaritanism, Christianity, Islam, Rastafarianism, and many other faiths. It appears in the form of an anthology, a compilation of texts of a variety of forms that are all linked by the belief that they are collectively revelations of God.
Cleopatra VII Philopator (Koinē Greek: Κλεοπάτρα Φιλοπάτωρ; 69 BC – 10 August 30 BC) was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt. A member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, she was a descendant of its founder Ptolemy I Soter, a Macedonian Greek general and companion of Alexander the Great.
Allyson Michelle Felix (born November 18, 1985) is an American track and field sprinter. From 2003 to 2013, Felix specialized in the 200 meter sprint and gradually shifted to the 400 meter sprint later in her career. Her racing repertoire also spans the 100 meters, 4x100 meter relay, and 4x400 meter relay.
The following 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 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, from 23 July to 8 August 2021. Bermuda, the Philippines, and Qatar won their first-ever Olympic gold medals, while San Marino and Turkmenistan won their first-ever medals.
Karsten Warholm (born 28 February 1996) is a Norwegian athlete who competes in the sprints and hurdles. In July 2021 he broke the 29 year-old record in 400 m hurdles. At the 2020 Summer Olympics, he won the 400 metres hurdles in 45. 94 seconds, breaking his own world record by a very large margin.
The Suicide Squad is a 2021 American superhero film based on the DC Comics team Suicide Squad. Produced by DC Films, Atlas Entertainment, and The Safran Company, and set for distribution by Warner Bros. Pictures, it is a standalone sequel to Suicide Squad (2016) and the tenth film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU).
The following notable deaths occurred in 2021. Names are reported under the date of death, in alphabetical order by surname or pseudonym. A typical entry reports information in the following sequence: Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent nationality (if applicable), what subject was noted for, cause of death (if known), and reference.
Andrew Mark Cuomo (; Italian: [ˈkwɔːmo]; born December 6, 1957) is an American lawyer, author, and politician serving as the 56th governor of New York since 2011. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected to the same position his father, Mario Cuomo, held for three terms. Born in Queens, New York City, Cuomo is a graduate of Fordham University and Albany Law School.
Usain St. Leo Bolt, (; born 21 August 1986) is a retired Jamaican sprinter, widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time. He is a world record holder in the 100 metres, 200 metres and 4 × 100 metres relay.
Microsoft Office, or simply Office, is a family of client software, server software, and services developed by Microsoft. It was first announced by Bill Gates on August 1, 1988, at COMDEX in Las Vegas. Initially a marketing term for an office suite (bundled set of productivity applications), the first version of Office contained Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
Jade Ashtyn Carey (born May 27, 2000) is an American artistic gymnast who represented the United States at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. She is the 2020 Olympic champion in women's floor exercise. On vault she is the 2017 and 2019 World silver medalist, the 2018 Pan American champion, and the 2017 United States national champion.
Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (born 5 July 1995) is an Indian professional badminton player. Over the course of her career, Sindhu has won medals at multiple tournaments including Olympics and on the BWF circuit including a gold at the 2019 World Championships.
India is competing at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the games had been postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. India has sent its largest contingent of 128 competitors to these Games.
Athing Mu (born June 8, 2002) is an American middle-distance runner. At the age of 19, she won a gold medal in the 800 meters at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, breaking a national record set by Ajee' Wilson in 2017, and a continental under-20 record. Mu set the world under-20 record in the women's indoor 800 m in early 2021 with a time of 1:58.
YouTube is an American online video sharing and social media platform launched by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim in February 2005. After Google, YouTube is the most visited website worldwide, with over one billion monthly users.
Sydney Michelle McLaughlin (born August 7, 1999) is an American hurdler and sprinter who competed for the University of Kentucky before turning professional. She is the current world record holder in the women's 400 meters hurdles with a time of 51. 90 seconds, set on June 27, 2021 at the United States Olympic Trials. She is the only woman who has broken 52 seconds in the event.
Jungle Cruise is a 2021 American fantasy adventure film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra from screenplay written by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa, and Michael Green, based on Walt Disney's theme park attraction of the same name.
Thomas Robert Daley (born 21 May 1994) is a British diver and television personality. Specialising in multiple events, he is an Olympic gold medallist in the men's synchronised 10-metre platform event at the 2020 Olympics and double world champion in the FINA 10-metre platform event, winning in 2009 at the age of 15, and again in 2017.
Wrestling at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will feature two disciplines, freestyle and Greco-Roman, which will be further divided into different weight categories. Men will compete in both disciplines whereas women will only participate in the freestyle events, with 18 gold medals awarded. Wrestling has been contested at every modern Summer Olympic Games, except Paris 1900.
The Moorgate tube crash occurred on 28 February 1975 at 8:46 am on the London Underground's Northern City Line; 43 people died and 74 were injured after a train failed to stop at the line's southern terminus, Moorgate station, and crashed into its end wall. It is considered the worst peacetime accident on the London Underground.
Luis Alberto Scola Balvoa (born April 30, 1980) is an Argentine professional basketball player for the Pallacanestro Varese of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A (LBA). A three-time All-EuroLeague selection with Tau Ceramica, he signed with the Houston Rockets in 2007, and was voted to the NBA All-Rookie First Team.
Darwin's bark spider (scientific name Caerostris darwini) is an orb-weaver spider that produces the largest known orb webs, ranging from 900 to 28,000 square centimetres (140 to 4,340 sq in), with bridge lines spanning up to 25 metres (82 ft). The spider was discovered in Madagascar in the Andasibe-Mantadia National Park in 2009.
Ricard Rubio Vives (born October 21, 1990) is a Spanish professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Rubio became the youngest player ever to play in the Spanish ACB League on October 15, 2005, at age 14. He made his EuroLeague debut on October 24, 2006, at age 16, becoming the first player born in the 1990s to play in a EuroLeague game.
Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is an American former competitive swimmer. He is the most successful and 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).
Basketball at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan is being held from 24 July to 8 August 2021. The basketball competitions are held at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, while the 3x3 competitions are held at the temporary Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo.
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 and biggest sports competition with more than 200 nations participating.
Laurel Hubbard (born 9 February 1978) is a New Zealand weightlifter. Selected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics, she was the first openly transgender woman to compete in the Olympic Games. Hubbard is ranked seventh in the IWF's women's +87 kg division.
Gabrielle Thomas (born December 7, 1996) is an American track-and-field athlete. She is the third-fastest woman of all time in the 200 metres with her result of 21. 61 seconds, which was set at the 2020 US Olympic trials. She won the bronze medal at the 200 metres event of the 2020 Summer Olympics.
The 400 metres hurdles is a track and field hurdling event. The event has been on the Olympic athletics programme since 1900 for men and since 1984 for women. On a standard outdoor track, 400 metres is the length of the inside lane, once around the stadium.
Caeleb Remel Dressel (born August 16, 1996) is an American freestyle and butterfly swimmer who specializes in the sprint events. He currently represents the Cali Condors which is part of the International Swimming League. He won seven gold medals at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest and a record eight medals, including six gold, at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju.
The all-time medal table for all Olympic Games from 1896 to 2018, 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.
Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Covering an area of 207,600 square kilometres (80,200 sq mi) and with a population of 9.
The association football tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics is held from 21 July to 7 August 2021 in Japan. In addition to the Olympic host city of Tokyo, matches are also being played in Kashima, Saitama, Sapporo, Rifu and Yokohama. Associations affiliated with FIFA may send teams to participate in the tournament.
Pole vaulting, also known as pole jumping, is a track and field event in which an athlete uses a long and flexible pole, usually made from fiberglass or carbon fiber, as an aid to jump over a bar. Pole jumping competitions were known to the ancient Greeks, Cretans and Celts. It has been a full medal event at the Olympic Games since 1896 for men and since 2000 for women.
The volleyball tournaments at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo is played between 24 July and 8 August 2021. 24 volleyball teams and 48 beach volleyball teams participate in the tournament. The indoor volleyball competition takes place at Ariake Arena in Ariake, and the beach volleyball tournament at Shiokaze Park, in the temporary Shiokaze Park Stadium.
The men's pole vault event at the 2020 Summer Olympics is scheduled to take place between 31 July and 3 August 2021 at the Japan National Stadium. Approximately 35 athletes are expected to compete; the exact number will depend on how many nations use universality places to enter athletes in addition to the 32 qualifying through time or ranking (no universality places were used in 2016).
Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner (born Florence Delorez Griffith; December 21, 1959 – September 21, 1998), also known as Flo-Jo, was an American track and field athlete. She is the fastest woman of all time; the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100 m and 200 m still stand.
Outer Banks is an American action-adventure mystery teen drama television series created by Josh Pate, Jonas Pate, and Shannon Burke that premiered via streaming on Netflix on April 15, 2020. In July 2020, the series was renewed for a second season which premiered on July 30, 2021.
India first participated at the Olympic Games in 1900, with a lone athlete (Norman Pritchard) winning two medals – both silver – in athletics and became the first Asian nation to win an Olympic medal. 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.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, were a summer multi-sport event held in London, the capital of the United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August. A total of 10,768 athletes from 204 nations participated in 302 events in 26 sports across 39 different disciplines. Overall, 86 nations received at least one medal, and 55 of them won at least one gold medal.
Gymnastics at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will be held in three categories: artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampolining. All gymnastics events will be staged at the Olympic Gymnastic Centre, Tokyo in 2021. The programme for 2020 remains unchanged from 2016, despite an application from the FIG for the admission of a new parkour based event.
Bell Bottom is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language spy thriller film directed by Ranjit M Tewari. The film is written by Aseem Arrora and Parveez Sheikh, with production by Jackky Bhagnani, Deepshikha Deshmukh and Nikkhil Advani under their respective banners Pooja Entertainment and Emmay Entertainment.
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 and winter games have usually celebrated a four-year period known as an Olympiad; summer and winter games normally held in staggered even years. There have been 28 Summer Olympic Games held in 23 cities, and 23 Winter Olympic Games held in 20 cities.
The 2016 Summer Olympics (Portuguese: Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016), officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad (Portuguese: Jogos da XXXI Olimpíada) and commonly known as Rio 2016, was an international multi-sport event held from 5 to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on 3 August.
Lamont Marcell Jacobs Jr. (born 26 September 1994) is an Italian track and field sprinter and long jumper, current 100 metres Olympic champion and 60 metres European champion. He holds the 100 metres European record and 60 metres Italian record.
The 400 metres, or 400-metre dash, is a sprinting event in track and field competitions. It has been featured in the athletics programme at the Summer Olympics since 1896 for men and since 1964 for women. On a standard outdoor running track, it is one lap around the track.
James Patrick McCarthy (born 12 November 1990) is a professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Scottish Premiership club Celtic and the Republic of Ireland national team. McCarthy made over 100 appearances for Hamilton Academical as a teenager, before being transferred to Wigan Athletic in 2009 for an initial £1. 2 million which was a record sale fee for Hamilton Academical.
Skathi , also named Saturn XXVII and originally spelled Skadi, is a natural satellite of the planet Saturn. Skathi is one of Saturn's irregular moons, in its Norse group of satellites. It was discovered on 2000 September 23 by a team of astronomers led by Brett Gladman.
Valarie Carolyn Allman (born February 23, 1995) is an American track and field athlete specializing in the discus throw. She won the gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
F9 (also known as F9: The Fast Saga and Fast & Furious 9) is a 2021 American action film directed by Justin Lin from a screenplay by Daniel Casey and Lin. It is the sequel to The Fate of the Furious (2017), the ninth main installment, and the tenth full-length film in the Fast & Furious franchise.
Sunisa "Suni" Lee (born March 9, 2003) is an American artistic gymnast. She is the 2020 Olympic all-around champion and uneven bars bronze medalist. She was a member of the teams that won gold at the 2019 World Championships and silver at the 2020 Olympic Games.
The boxing tournaments at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will take place from 24 July to 8 August 2021 at the Ryōgoku Kokugikan. Thirteen events will be staged, the same number as in London in 2012 and Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
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Carmelo Kyam Anthony (born May 29, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has been named an NBA All-Star ten times and an All-NBA Team member six times.
Sifan Hassan (Oromo: Siifan Hassan; born 1 January 1993) is an Oromo-Dutch middle- and long-distance runner. She won two gold medals at the 2019 World Championships, in the 1500 metres and 10,000 metres events, becoming the only athlete (male or female) in history to win both events at a single World Championships or Olympic Games. Hassan was the 2016 1500m indoor world champion.
The White Lotus is an American satire comedy-drama television miniseries created, written and directed by Mike White that premiered on HBO on July 11, 2021. The series was greenlit in October 2020 and filmed in Hawaii in late 2020. Featuring an ensemble cast, the six-episode miniseries focuses on the lives of the staff and guests at a Hawaiian resort over the course of a week.
Patrick Sammie Mills (born 11 August 1988) is an Australian professional basketball player who most recently played for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Mills was born and raised in Canberra, and is of Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal Australian descent. In 2007, he became only the third Indigenous basketball player to play for Australia's national team.
Guan Chenchen (Chinese: 管晨辰; pinyin: Guǎn Chén Chén; born September 25, 2004) is a Chinese artistic gymnast. She is the 2020 Olympic champion and the 2020 Chinese national champion on balance beam. On the junior level, she was a member of the Chinese team who won silver at the inaugural Junior World Championships.
The Green Knight (titled onscreen as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Anonymous) is a 2021 American epic medieval fantasy film by David Lowery, who directed, wrote, edited, and produced. The film stars Dev Patel as Gawain, a newly-appointed knight from King Arthur's Round Table, who sets out on a journey to test his courage and face the Green Knight.
Andre De Grasse (born November 10, 1994) is a Canadian sprinter. A four-time Olympic medalist, De Grasse won the silver medal in the 200 m at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, as well as bronze medals in the 100 m and 4×100 m relay. He went on to win the bronze in the 100 m at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
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Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, a search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is one of the Big Five companies in the American information technology industry along with Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft.
Madelyn Renee Cline (born December 21, 1997 in Goose Creek, South Carolina) is an American actress and model known for her starring role as Sarah Cameron on the Netflix drama series Outer Banks.
Noah Lyles (born July 18, 1997) is an American professional track and field athlete specializing in the sprints. He is the current world champion in the 200 meters. He holds personal bests of 9. 86 seconds for the 100 meters and 19. 50 seconds for the 200 meters.
Kerala (English: ; Malayalam: [ke:ɾɐɭɐm] (listen)) is a state on the Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following the passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions of the erstwhile regions of Cochin, Malabar, South Canara, and Travancore. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty-first largest Indian state by area.
The men's basketball tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics is the 20th edition of the basketball event for men at the Summer Olympic Games. It is held from 25 July to 7 August 2021. All games are played at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. It was originally scheduled to be held in 2020, but on 24 March 2020, the Olympics were postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Quinn (born Rebecca Catherine Quinn; August 11, 1995) is a Canadian professional soccer player, who is a midfielder for the Canada women's national team and OL Reign in the American National Women's Soccer League (NWSL).
The United States of America (U.S.A. or USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 states, a federal district, five major unincorporated territories, 326 Indian reservations, and some minor possessions. At 3. 8 million square miles (9.
Old is a 2021 American thriller film written, directed, and produced by M. Night Shyamalan. It is based on the French language-Swiss graphic novel Sandcastle by Pierre Oscar Levy and Frederik Peeters.
Michael Arthur Norman Jr. (born December 3, 1997) is an American sprinter. He holds the world best time in the indoor 400 meters at 44. 52 seconds.
An upcoming television series is being produced based on the novel The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien. It was developed by J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay for the streaming service Amazon Prime Video, and is set in the Second Age of Middle-earth before the events of the Lord of the Rings novel and films.
Malik Ahmad Monk (born February 4, 1998) is an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats.
Kenneth Lamont "Kent" Bazemore Jr. (born July 1, 1989) is an American professional basketball player. As a junior at Old Dominion University in 2010–11, Bazemore won the Lefty Driesell Award, an award given to the best defensive player in college basketball.
Rai Benjamin (born July 27, 1997) is an American professional hurdler and sprinter specializing in the 400 m and 400 m hurdles. He is the second fastest man in history in the 400 m hurdles with a personal best time of 46. 17 s.
Dwight David Howard II (born December 8, 1985) is an American professional basketball player. He is an NBA champion, eight-time All-Star, eight-time All-NBA Team honoree, five-time All-Defensive Team member, and three-time Defensive Player of the Year. Howard, who plays center, spent his high school career at Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy.
Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈroːmeːlu luˈkaːku]; born 13 May 1993) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Serie A club Inter Milan and the Belgium national team. Born in Antwerp, Lukaku began his professional career at Belgian Pro League club Anderlecht in 2009, where he made his senior debut, at age 16.
Venom: Let There Be Carnage is an upcoming American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Venom, produced by Columbia Pictures in association with Marvel. Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing, it is intended to be the second film in the Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters and the sequel to Venom (2018).
Malaika Mihambo (German: [maˈlaɪ̯ka miːˈhamboː] (listen); born 3 February 1994) is a German athlete, and the current Olympic, world and European champion in long jump.
Trevor Anthony Ariza (born June 30, 1985) is an American professional basketball player. He won an NBA championship with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2009. He played college basketball for one season with the UCLA Bruins before being selected as the 43rd pick of the 2004 NBA draft by the New York Knicks.
Field hockey at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo takes place from 24 July to 6 August 2021 at the Oi Seaside Park. Twenty-four teams (twelve each for men and women) compete in the tournament. It was originally scheduled to be held in 2020, but on 24 March 2020, the Olympics were postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alex Michael Caruso (born February 28, 1994) is an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball for the Texas A&M Aggies, earning second-team all-conference honors in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) as a senior in 2016. He won an NBA championship with the Lakers in 2020.
Lonzo Anderson Ball (born October 27, 1997) is an American professional basketball player. A point guard, he played college basketball for one season with the UCLA Bruins, earning consensus first-team All-American honors before the Los Angeles Lakers selected him with the second overall pick of the 2017 NBA draft. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2018.
The United States, represented by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC), is competing at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place in the summer of 2020, the Games were postponed to July 23 to August 8, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
SummerSlam is an upcoming professional wrestling pay-per-view and WWE Network event produced by WWE for their Raw and SmackDown brand divisions. It is scheduled to take place on August 21, 2021, at Allegiant Stadium in the Las Vegas suburb of Paradise, Nevada.
April Elizabeth Ross (born June 20, 1982) is an American professional beach volleyball player. She won a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics with Jennifer Kessy, and a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics with Kerri Walsh Jennings. Ross and Kessy were also the 2009 Beach Volleyball World Champions.
Zoran Dragić (born June 22, 1989) is a Slovenian professional basketball player for Kirolbet Baskonia of the Liga ACB and the EuroLeague. He also represents the Slovenian national basketball team internationally. Standing at 1. 96 m (6 ft 5 in), he plays the shooting guard and small forward positions.
Christine Mboma (born 22 May 2003) is a Namibian athlete. At age 18, she set an unratified African senior and world under-20 record in the 400 metres, which made her the 7th fastest woman of all time at the event with the 12th fastest result ever. The mark was established at the Continental Tour Gold meeting in June 2021, while Mboma had previously twice broken a world U20 record in April 2021.
Keely Nicole Hodgkinson (born 3 March 2002) is an English athlete specialising in the 800 metres. Aged 19, she won a silver medal at the 2020 Olympics after breaking the British record set by Kelly Holmes in 1995, and a European junior record. She also won gold medal at the 2021 European Indoor Championships as the youngest Briton to win a European Indoor gold.
India, officially the Republic of India (Hindi: Bhārat Gaṇarājya), is a country in South Asia. It is the second-most populous country, the seventh-largest country by land area, and the most populous democracy in the world.
The following 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.
Joseph Michael "Dusty" Hill (May 19, 1949 – July 28, 2021) was an American musician who was the bassist of the rock band ZZ Top. He also sang lead and backing vocals, and played keyboards. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of ZZ Top in 2004.
Lawrence Gerard Nassar,(born August 16, 1963) is an American convicted sex offender. For eighteen years he was the team doctor for the United States women's national gymnastics team, which gave him access to hundreds of girls and young women whom he sexually abused. He is also a former osteopathic physician, and former professor at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.
The first world record in the men's pole vault was recognized by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1912. As of June 21, 2009, 71 world records have been ratified by the IAAF (now World Athletics) in the event. Since 2000, World Athletics makes no distinction between indoor and outdoor settings when establishing pole vault world records.