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Biathlon World Championships

The first Biathlon World Championships was held in 1958, with individual and team contests for men. The number of events has grown over the years. Beginning in 1984, women biathletes had their own World Championships, from 1989, both genders have been participating in joint Biathlon World Championships. In 1978 the development was enhanced by the change from the large army rifle calibre to a small bore rifle, while the range to the target was reduced from 150 to 50 meters; the Biathlon World Championships of the season takes place during March. Some years it has been necessary to schedule parts of the Championships at other than the main venue because of weather and/or snow conditions. Full, joint Biathlon World Championships have never been held in Olympic Winter Games seasons. Biathlon World Championships in non-IOC events, have been held in Olympic seasons. In 2005, the new event of Mixed Relay was arranged separately from the ordinary Championships. Arranged Championships: This event was first held in 1958.

Medals: This event was first held in 1974. Medals: This event was first held in 1997. Medals: This event was first held in 1999. Medals: This event was first held unofficially in 1965, it was a success, replaced the team competition as an official event in 1966. Medals: This event was held from 1958 to 1965; the times of the top 3 athletes from each country in the 20 km individual were added together. Medals: This event, a patrol race, was held from 1989 to 1998. 1989–93: 20 km. 1994–98: 10 km. Medals: This event was first held in 1984. Through 1988 the distance was 10 km. Medals: This event was first held in 1984. Through 1988 the distance was 5 km. Medals: This event was first held in 1997. Medals: This event was first held in 1999. Medals: This event was first held in 1984. Through 1988, the event was 3 × 5 km. 1989–91: 3 × 7.5 km. 1993–2001: 4 × 7.5 km. In 2003, the leg distance was set to 6 km. Medals: This event, a patrol race, was held from 1989 to 1998. 1989–93: 15 km. 1994–98: 7.5 km. Medals: This event was first held in 2005, at the Biathlon World Cup finals in Khanty-Mansiysk.

In 2005 the women biathletes did the first two legs, the men did the following two, while in 2006 the sequence was woman–man–woman–man. At the Biathlon World Championships 2007 in Antholz, the sequence was women–women–man–man; the ski legs of 6 km each. From 2007 only one team per nation is allowed to compete. Medals: This event was first held in 2019. Medals: Updated after the 2020 Championships. Boldface denotes highest medal count among all biathletes per type. Biathlon World Cup Summer Biathlon World Championships Biathlon Junior World Championships List of Olympic medalists in biathlon Media related to Biathlon World Championships at Wikimedia Commons Sports 123 biathlon results

Canaan Township, Wayne County, Ohio

Canaan Township is one of the sixteen townships of Wayne County, United States. The 2000 census found 4,736 people in the township. Located in the northern part of the county, it borders the following townships: Westfield Township, Medina County - north Guilford Township, Medina County - northeast corner Milton Township - east Green Township - southeast corner Wayne Township - south Chester Township - southwest corner Congress Township - west Harrisville Township, Medina County - northwestParts of two villages are located in Canaan Township: Burbank in the northwest, Creston in the northeast. Statewide, other Canaan Townships are located in Athens and Morrow counties; the township is governed by a three-member board of trustees, who are elected in November of odd-numbered years to a four-year term beginning on the following January 1. Two are elected in the year after the presidential election and one is elected in the year before it. There is an elected township fiscal officer, who serves a four-year term beginning on April 1 of the year after the election, held in November of the year before the presidential election.

Vacancies in the fiscal officership or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees. Wayne County township map County website

Claudio Sartori

Claudio Sartori was an Italian musicologist. Sartori was born in Brescia, Italy, on 1 April 1913, he studied two activities he loved his whole life. He graduated with a dissertation in history of music, he started his career as a librarian in a school in Bologna in 1939. Here, Sartori started to develop his interest for musical sources and he published several articles on musicology. During World War II, he joined the Italian resistance movement. After the war, Sartori started a career as a journalist in Milan writing for the newspaper Popolo di Milano. In the following years he worked as musicologist and music critic. In 1947, Sartori was appointed to the library of the Milan Conservatory. From this moment on, Sartori devoted himself to research in musicology, his efforts were concentrated on the cataloguing of the musical sources, which, in his opinion, was the paramount priority in musicology. Sartori managed to obtain the support and cooperation of many correspondents and was thus able to collect an impressive amount of data from Italian libraries.

Since 1955, Sartori was a member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Musical Libraries / Association internationale des bibliothèques musicaux. In 1959 he was appointed to the Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense in Milan, where a few years in 1965, together with Mariangela Donà, he founded the Ufficio Ricerca Fondi Musicali, which he directed until his retirement. With all the data collected through the URFM, Sartori completed three works of the highest value: the bibliography of printed Italian instrumental music before 1700, Il nuovo Vogel, the majestic Catalogo dei libretti italiani a stampa or Catalogo Sartori, his daily hard work was interrupted only on occasion of his appointments as visiting professor at the universities of Buffalo in 1965 and Los Angeles in 1969. Sartori died in Milan on 11 March 1994, his contribution to musicology is remarkable and it is the result of his energy, hard work and passion. I libretti italiani a stampa dalle origini al 1800. Catalogo analitico con 16 indici, Bertola & Locatelli Editori, 1990–1994, his major and last work.

Donà, M. Lesure, F. Scritti in memoria di Claudio Sartori, ed. Libreria Musicale Italiana, Lucca Martín Sáez, Daniel: "El'Catálogo Sartori': I Libretti italiani a stampa dalle origini al 1800 de Claudio Sartori", Sinfonía Virtual, nº 29: Ufficio Ricerca Fondi Musicali International Association of Music Libraries Catalogo Sartori – The author


Timarida was an Irish Thoroughbred racehorse and broodmare bred and owned by the Aga Khan, who competed in six different countries and won major races in five of them. In a racing career which lasted from March 1995 until December 1996 she ran sixteen times, recording ten wins, two seconds and two third places; as a three-year-old in 1995 she began her season in minor Irish races and made steady improvement, winning seven races including the Brownstown Stakes, Matron Stakes, Prix de l'Opera and E P Taylor Stakes. In the following season she added wins in the Bayerisches Zuchtrennen, Beverly D. Stakes and Irish Champion Stakes. After her retirement from racing Timarida had some success as a dam of winners for her owner's stud, with her last foal being born in 2006. Timarida was a grey mare bred in Ireland by her owner Aga Khan IV. During her racing career she was trained at Kilcullen in County Kildare by John Oxx. Timarida's sire Kalaglow, from whom she inherited her grey colour, was a top-class middle-distance horse who won the Eclipse Stakes and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes in 1982.

The best of his other offspring included the Melbourne Cup winner Jeune and the Grosser Preis von Berlin winner Sternkoenig. Her dam Triumphant showed modest racing ability, winning one minor race at Chester Racecourse from eight starts as a three-year-old in 1980, she was, however, a half-sister to Relkino, and, as descendant of the broodmare Ballisland, was related to Tarascon and Al Hareb. Timarida did not race as a two year-old and made her racecourse debut in a minor race over seven furlongs on heavy ground at Leopardstown Racecourse on 17 March. Ridden by Christy Roche he started the 7/4 favourite and won by two lengths from her stablemate Sharatan, she was off the racecourse for two and a half months before returning to the track to win a handicap race at the Curragh, beating seventeen opponents under top weight of 128 pounds. She followed up by winning a similar event at Galway Races on 1 August and was stepped up in class to contest the Listed Brownstown Stud Stakes over one mile at Leopardstown six days later.

Ridden by Johnny Murtagh she started the 7/4 favourite and won by four lengths from the Aidan O'Brien-trained Anemone Garden. Less than two weeks the filly was back in action and stepped up again in class for the Group 3 Desmond Stakes at the Curragh in which she was matched against male opposition and older fillies and mares. Ridden by Roche she came from off the pace to challenge for the lead in the last quarter mile but hung to the right in the closing stages and was beaten a head by the five-year-old mare Ivory Frontier. After an enquiry by the racecourse stewards Ivory Frontier and Timarida were relegated to second and third for causing interference to the third placed finisher Mr Martini. On 10 September Timarida returned to all-female competition for the Matron Stakes at the Curragh and started 7/2 second favourite behind the British challenger Warning Shadows who had finished second to Ridgewood Pearl in the Irish 1000 Guineas. Ridden by Murtagh, Timarida turned into the straight in fifth place before moving up to dispute the lead in the final quarter mile.

She stayed on in the closing stages and won by a neck and half a length from Lap of Luury and Warning Shadows. Three weeks the filly was stepped up to Group 2 class when she was sent to France for the Prix de l'Opera over 1800 metres at Longchamp Racecourse, she was coupled in the betting with the Aga Khan's French-trained filly Balanka and started 2.5/1 favourite ahead of nine other fillies and mares including Vadlamixa, Garden Rose, Angel In My Heart and Erin Bird. Timarida raced towards the rear of the field before being switched to the outside by Murtagh in the traight, she took the lead 200 metres from the finish and drew away in the closing stages to win by two and a half lengths from Angel In My Heart. Frankie Dettori took the ride when Timarida was sent to Canada to contest the Grade II E P Taylor Stakes over ten furlongs at Woodbine Racetrack on 15 October, she was made the 5.5/1 second favourite behind the French challenger Matiara in a thirteen-runner field which included Northern Emerald and Warning Shadows.

After settling in sixth place Timarida moved forward approaching the final turn, took the lead in the straight and won by three and a half lengths from Matiara. As a four-year-old Timarida was ridden in all of her races by Murtagh. After winning seven of her eight races in 1995, the filly began her third campaign with three consecutive defeats, she finished second to the colt Definite Article in the Tattersalls Gold Cup at the Curragh in May and made her only appearance in England when she ran poorly and finished unplaced in the Queen Anne Stakes over one mile at Royal Ascot in June. At the end of the month she started favourite for the International Stakes but despite finishing she failed to overhaul the British-trained three-year-old colt Gothenberg, she was sent to Germany to contest the Group 1 Bayerisches Zuchtrennen at Munich on 4 August. Her opponents included Germany, La Blue and Needle Gun. In a finish dominated by females Timarida took the lead 200 metres from the finish and won by half a length and a neck from Germany and La Blue.

Less than three weeks after her victory in Germany, Timarida made her first appearance in the United States when she ran in the Grade I Beverly D Stakes over nine and a half furlongs on firm turf at Arlington Park in Chicago. She was made the 1.6/1 joint favourite alo


NewBoy FZCO is a family-owned company based in Dubai, UAE, the exclusive owner of the famous doll brand Fulla. Fulla is thought to be the best-selling toy in the girls doll category throughout the Arab world. Fulla is the cultural adaptation of family values as reflected within the cultural norms throughout the region. Founded in 1999, NewBoy engages in the marketing and distribution of toys, stationery and toiletries products and has an extensive distribution network in the MENA region with strong focus on KSA as a major hub; the company markets selected toy brands and ranges internationally including: Europe, United States, Korea and Indonesia. NewBoy’s involvement in licensing activities goes back to the earliest days of the company, when NewBoy advertised its own label products on TV; the ads featured endearing little characters that proved to be popular with children across the region. Accordingly, NewBoy realized the enormous benefits of having such popular character endorsement. Since Licensing has become one of the most strategic business models for NewBoy, where magnifying the benefits drawn from a successful character is key.

NewBoy acquires and markets licenses for some of the hottest characters throughout a number of categories including food, cosmetics, etc. The division was first established in late 2004 by acquiring a worldwide rights for TV, Merchandizing and Toys for Let’s & Go property; the property is based on an animated children’s TV program which features the adventures of two boys who have a passion for mini 4-wheel drive car racing. This was a huge success for NewBoy; the property was launched in Italy, Portugal, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Panama. New launching plans are underway in France, Brazil and South Africa; the division is working on a new toy concept and has entered into a new agreement with d-rights Inc. an integrated production company based in Japan handling entertainment contents in animation and live-action films around the world. Under the new agreement, NewBoy and d-rights will be co-producing a new TV animation in 52 episodes, 30 minutes each; the new animation is based on the new toy concept.

The Private Label division has been established strategically to create and develop NewBoy’s own brands across a wide range of product categories. Private Label products are always customized to cater for local markets. NewBoy continues to develop brands and products that adhere to the highest quality and safety standards. NewBoy Brands include: Fulla - fashion doll and associated TV show Fulla Princess, which the show is remade from Secret Jouju by Korean toy company Young Toys Fun to Learn - electronic learning aids Baby Habibi - baby dolls and accessories True Play - nursery and toddler toys Official website

Robert Ingersoll Aitken

Robert Ingersoll Aitken was an American sculptor. His most famous work is the West Pediment of the United States Supreme Court building. Born in San Francisco, Aitken studied there at the Mark Hopkins Institute of Art with Douglas Tilden. From 1901 until 1904 he was an instructor at the Institute. In 1904 he moved to Paris, he returned to New York City after his sojourn in Paris and was employed as an instructor at the Art Students League. Eleanor Mary Mellon was among his pupils, his works include the Science fountain and Great Rivers statues at the Missouri State Capitol, the "Iron Mike" statue at Parris Island, South Carolina, several military sculptures at West Point, the Temple of Music and the Dewey Monument in San Francisco and sculptural works for the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri. Aitken produced the "Fountain of Earth" for San Francisco's Panama Pacific Exposition, his most famous work is the West Pediment of the United States Supreme Court building, which bears the inscription "Equal Justice Under Law".

The sculpture, above the entrance to the Supreme Court Building, is of nine figures—Lady Liberty surrounded by figures representing Order, Authority and Research. These allegorical figures were in fact sculptures of real people who had a role in the creation of the building. Aitken himself is depicted in the pediment, seated to the proper left of Liberty with Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes. Many of his works were carved by the Piccirilli Brothers, including the pieces for the National Archives Building. Aitken created a stir when he criticized the placement of the Venus de Milo. Aitken enjoyed success as a designer of coins and medals, he sculpted the $50 gold commemorative for the Panama-Pacific Exposition of 1915, as well as the official medal of the event. He created the Missouri Centennial half dollar of 1921, following it a decade and a half with the California Pacific International Exposition half dollar of 1935–1936. In the medallic arena, Aitken sculpted the American Numismatic Society's 1921 medal commemorating Marshal Foch's visit to the United States.

George Rogers Clark Lumbermen Monument William A. Starke Memorial Goode, James M; the Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D. C. 1974 Gurney, George and the Federal Triangle, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D. C. 1985 Hunter, Marie Nau and Mississippi: Robert Ingersoll Aitken's Sculpture in Jefferson City, Master's Thesis, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1996 Opitz, Glenn B, Mantle Fielding’s Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers, Apollo Book, Poughkeepsie, NY, 1986 Proske, Beatrice Gilman, Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture, Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina, 1968 Robert Ingersoll Aitken papers, 1902– from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art Smithsonian American Art Museum's list of works