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Bobby Morrow

Bobby Joe Morrow is a retired American sprinter who won three gold medals at the 1956 Olympics. He has been called "the dominant sprinter of the 1950s" and "the most relaxed sprinter of all time more so than his hero Jesse Owens". Bobby Joe Morrow was born in Harlingen and raised on a farm in San Benito, Texas. Before becoming a sprinter, Morrow played football for San Benito High School. Morrow was a sprinter at Abilene Christian University and a member of the men's club Frater Sodalis. Morrow won the 1955 AAU 100-yard title, his most successful season was in 1956, when he was chosen by Sports Illustrated as "Sportsman of the Year". Morrow defended his AAU title. Morrow went to the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, where he won three gold medals and was the leader of the American sprint team. First, he was victorious in the 100-meter dash, he led an American sweep of the medals in the 200-meter dash, while equaling the world record at that distance with a time of 20.6 seconds. He won his third gold by anchoring the 4×100-meter relay team to a world record time.

Morrow achieved great fame after winning his three gold medals, was featured on the covers of Life magazine and SPORT magazine, as well as Sports Illustrated. He appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show and Arthur Godfrey and His Friends, addressed a joint session of the Texas legislature. Morrow's success on a national level continued after the Olympics, but he retired in 1958 to become a farmer and a woodworker, he failed to qualify for the US Olympic team. In October 2006, San Benito High School named its new 11,000 seat sporting facility Bobby Morrow Stadium. Morrow was on hand to help dedicate the new facility, he was inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1989 and into the Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame in 2016

Article 15 of the Constitution of Singapore

Article 15 of the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore guarantees freedom of religion in Singapore. Article 15 states: "Every person has the right to profess and practise his religion and to propagate it." The terms profess and propagate are not defined in the Constitution, but cases from Singapore and other jurisdictions may shed light on their meaning. The word profess in relation to a religion was defined in a 1964 Singapore case not involving the Constitution as meaning "to affirm, or declare one's faith in or allegiance to". A 2001 Malaysian decision suggested that the profession of religion does not encompass the renunciation of a religion or the profession of an irreligious viewpoint; as regards the word propagate, in 1977 the Supreme Court of India held that it confers on an individual the right to transmit or spread his or her religion by an exposition of its tenets, but not the right to convert another person who holds a pre-existing religious belief to one's own religion. These issues have not yet come before the Singapore courts for determination.

On the other hand, in 1999 the Court of Appeal attempted to draw a line between religious practices and secular facts, taking the view that singing the National Anthem and saying the National Pledge were the latter. Thus, rules that compelled a teacher to engage in these activities in an educational institution could not be regarded as having infringed his right to practise his religion. Freedom of religion under Article 15 is not absolute as it is qualified by Article 15 of the Constitution, which provides that the rights secured by Article 15 do not authorize any act contrary to any general law relating to public order, public health or morality; these limitations upon the freedom of religion are an important aspect of Singapore's secularism. The Singapore courts have interpreted the term public order to be equivalent to the concepts of "public peace and good order" referred to in section 24 of the Societies Act, rather than taking the narrower view that public order means freedom from unlawful physical violence.

There has been academic criticism of the fact that the courts have not applied any form of balancing test to determine whether freedom of religion has been reasonably restricted. On the contrary, where national security is said to be involved, the courts have deferred to the Government as to the necessity for the restrictive legislation; the terms public health and morality in Article 15 have yet to be judicially interpreted. Article 15 of the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore is entitled "Freedom of religion" and reads as follows: 15.— Every person has the right to profess and practise his religion and to propagate it. No person shall be compelled to pay any tax the proceeds of which are specially allocated in whole or in part for the purposes of a religion other than his own; every religious group has the right — to manage its own religious affairs. This Article does not authorise any act contrary to any general law relating to public order, public health or morality. In Nappalli Peter Williams v. Institute of Technical Education, the Court of Appeal affirmed that the Constitution adopts what is known as accommodative secularism by "removing restrictions to one's choice of religious belief".

Article 15 is in pari materia with Article 11 of the Constitution of Malaysia, from which it was adopted following Singapore's independence from Malaysia in 1965. The latter states: "Every person has the right to profess and practice his religion and, subject to clause, to propagate it." Article 15 contains similarities to Article 25 of the Constitution of India: "Subject to public order and health and to the other provisions of this Part, all persons are entitled to freedom of conscience and the right to profess and propagate religion." The word profess in Article 15 is not defined in the Constitution, but the case Re Mohamed Said Nabi, deceased may provide guidance. The issue in the case was the meaning of the word Muslim in the Muslims Ordinance 1957, defined as "a person who professes the religion of Islam"; the High Court held that to come within the definition, one must be shown to be an orthodox Muslim and must have outwardly manifested and practiced Islam. More Justice F. A. Chua referred to the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary and noted that the word profess means "to affirm, or declare one's faith in or allegiance to".

However, to determine if one has in fact "professed" a religion, a proper scrutiny of the entire circumstances is necessary. On the facts, the deceased was brought up as a Muslim, married under Muslim rites, had held Muslim religious ceremonies in his house which he had taken part in; this was strong evidence that he professed the religion of Islam, despite the fact that he had engaged in the heterodox practices of drinking alcohol and eating pork. The judge held that such practices did not amount to a renunciation of the religion, added that someone, born into the religion must be held to be a member of that religion unless it is proved he has adopted some other religion; the Malaysian interpretation of the term profess in Article 11 of the Malaysian Constitution may be relevant as that provision is worded to Article 15 of the Singapore Constitution. In Daud bin Mamat v. Majlis Agama Islam, it was held that the act of exiting one's religion does not fall under the meaning of prof

Australia at the 1960 Winter Olympics

Australia competed at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, United States. This was the last time Australia competed in ice hockey and nordic combined. While ice hockey gave Australia its only top ten finish in this games, the team lost all of their matches, conceding double-digit goals. Australia competed in alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and figure skating, where Mervyn Bower and Jacqueline Mason came twelfth in the pairs event. MenWomen Men Team roster First round Group CConsolation round Australia at the Winter Olympics Australia NOC Olympic Winter Institute of Australia Specific General"Australians at the Olympics: A definitive history" by Gary Lester ISBN 0-949853-05-4 "2002 Australian Winter Olympic Team Guide" PDF file "The Compendium: Official Australian Olympic Statistics 1896-2002" Australian Olympic Committee ISBN 0-7022-3425-7 "Winter Olympic Representatives 1924 - 2002" Ice Skating Australia

2009 Greenlandic Men's Football Championship

The 2009 Coca-Cola GM was the 39th edition of the Greenlandic Men's Football Championship. The final round was held in Qeqertarsuaq from August 10 to 15, it was won by G-44 Qeqertarsuaq for the first time in its history. Nagdlunguaq-48 and Kangaatsiaq BK 84 qualified for the Final Round. NB G-44 Qeqertarsuaq qualified for the Final Round as hosts. NB Some match results are unavailable. A. T. A.-60 qualified for the Final Round. NB Teams tied on points were separated by head-to-head record. NB Teams tied on points were separated by head-to-head record. Football in Greenland Football Association of Greenland Greenland national football team Greenlandic Men's Football Championship

2014 Karlanyurt clash

2014 Karlanyurt clash was an operation by the Russian police to clear a suspected house of militants. At least 7 people died in the operation; the dead included 4 militants. Russian police forces claimed that the operation was launched to kill militants in a suspected house. Russian authorities claimed that the operation was to eliminate suspected militants that take part in the North Caucasian Insurgency, going on despite an end to the Second Chechen War. Amid the operation, the militants barricaded themselves into the suspected house and a gun-battle soon took place. Russian authorities claimed that during nighttime, the militants saw the time to attack with automatic weapons and grenades, they opened fire on Russian policeman, killing 3 and injuring 5. However, the attack was repelled by Russian policemen. During the clash, 2 militants were killed as well, the rest fell back to the house and were blocked by police. Several others were killed as well. According to Russian authorities, 2 militants remained in the house, negotiations were being carried out.

Detectives were inspecting the clash site, the police siege continued. On January 15, Russian special forces claimed they had cleared the house, that all militants were killed, the dead bodies were being identified; the Russian police announced that the active phase of the operation was over, engineers were inspecting the house to find explosives. Russian authorities claimed they found anti-personnel mines and homemade bombs inside the house as well. ITAR-TASS reported the gunmen put up fierce resistance. One of the dead militants was Marat Idrisov, who Russian authorities claim was responsible for a string of attacks, including a car bomb attack in Pyatigorsk. Russian media claims that he stole large amounts of money from a local businessman, killing religious leaders, attacked law enforcers, was involved in organized crime. Another militant killed was identified as Rustam Dagirov, a local from Karlanyurt who supplied equipment to militants

Chelsea (band)

Chelsea are an English punk rock band which formed in 1976. Three of the four original band members went on to found Generation X. More than two decades after its release, the band's debut single, "Right to Work", was included in the Mojo list of the best punk rock singles of all time; the original line-up of the band was assembled in late 1976 by John Krivine and Steph Raynor, the owners of Acme Attractions, a fashion boutique shop in King's Road in Chelsea, comprising vocalist Gene October, guitarist William Broad, bassist Tony James and drummer John Towe. Raynor went on to establish the'Boy' fashion label that became an icon of post punk British youth culture. After three support gigs playing cover versions of other bands' songs and James departed in November 1976, taking Towe with them, to form Generation X. October recruited Carey Fortune, Martin Stacy and Bob Jessie, with the last two soon replaced by Henry Daze and James Stevenson. Chelsea's first single, "Right to Work", was released in June 1977 by Step-Forward Records.

Recorded by the October/Fortune/Daze/Stevenson line-up of the band, it was their most popular song, appeared on the soundtrack album to the 1977 Derek Jarman film Jubilee. Simon Cade Williams, aka Simon Vitesse, joined the band as bassist in 1977 for a UK tour and the band's second single, "High Rise Living"; this rapid turnover of band members was characteristic throughout Chelsea's existence, with October the only constant presence. On August 25, 1978 the band released another single, "Urban Kids", co-written by October and Alternative TV and produced by ex-Who manager Kit Lambert. After spending 1977–78 touring in the UK and overseas, they released their first album, Chelsea, in 1979. A singles compilation, Alternative Hits, was released in 1980. S. by I. R. S. Records, retitled No Escape. After a split, October put together a new line-up, including guitarist Nic Austin, which recorded the critically acclaimed second album Evacuate. October sporadically released albums with various Chelsea line-ups throughout the 1980s, including Original Sinners, Rocks Off and Underwraps' in which the band were joined by Clash drummer Nicky'Topper' Headon on a cover of The Clash's song "Somebody Got Murdered"'.

In the early 1990s, a line-up featuring the returning Austin and new bassist Mat Sargent released The Alternative and Traitors Gate albums. In 1999, the line-up from the first album, including Stevenson, reformed for the Social Chaos Tour across North America. A live album, Metallic F. O.: Live at CBGB's, was recorded at CBGB in New York City during this tour. Augmented by Buzzcocks bassist Tony Barber, the band released Faster and Better Looking in 2005. Austin and Sargent returned in 2011, this line-up released the album Saturday Night Sunday Morning in 2015; the Mission Impossible album followed in 2017. Both albums were recorded at Panther Studios in Surrey and produced by Dick Crippen of Tenpole Tudor, King Kurt and The Weird Things. "Right to Work" "High Rise Living" "Urban Kids" "Decide" "No-One's Coming Outside" "Look at the Outside" "No Escape" "Rockin' Horse" "Freemans" "Evacuate" "War Across the Nation" "Stand Out" "Valium Mother" "Shine the Light" "Give Me More" "We Dare" "Sod the War" Chelsea Evacuate Original Sinners Rocks Off Underwraps The Alternative Traitors Gate Faster and Better Looking Saturday Night Sunday Morning Mission Impossible Live and Well Metallic F.

O.: Live at CBGB's Live at the Music Machine 1978 Live and Loud Alternative Hits released as No Escape in USA Just for the Record Back Trax Unreleased Stuff Fools and Soldiers The Punk Singles Collection 1977-82 Punk Rock Rarities The BBC Punk Sessions Urban Kids - A Punk Rock Anthology Right to Work - The Singles "Right to Work" on Jubilee Official website