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FC Gomel

FC Gomel, or FK Homel, is a Belarusian football club, playing in the city of Gomel. Their home stadium is Central Stadium. Teams from Gomel played in Belarusian SSR championships since the early 1920s. In 1946 Belorusian SSR league for one season becomes one of the zones of USSR 3rd level league, Lokomotiv Gomel became the first city team to play in Soviet league; the modern Gomel team was founded in 1959 as Lokomotiv Gomel. They played at the 2nd level of Soviet football between 1959 and 1968; the results varied between seasons, as the team managed to finish 1st in their zone in 1962 as well as last in 1959 and 1963. However, because Soviet league system structure was changing every season in the 1950s and 60s, Lokomotiv wasn't promoted or relegated until another league reorganisation in 1969. Gomselmash played at the 3rd level of Soviet football between 1969 and 1989, until further league reorganisation in 1990, after which the team was relegated to the 4th level. In 1992 Gomselmash joined the newly formed Belarusian Premier League.

The first years were unsuccessful and the team relegated in 1995. They changed name to FC Gomel, the same year. In 1998 Gomel achieved much better results than before; the team won Belarusian Cup in 2002 and made it to the final in 2004. In 2012, they played English club Liverpool in the UEFA Europa League qualifying rounds. In the first leg they lost 0–1 and lost again away at Anfield in the second leg 3–0. 1959: Lokomotiv Gomel 1965: Spartak Gomel 1969: Gomselmash Gomel 1976: Mashinostroitel Gomel 1978: Gomselmash Gomel 1995: Gomel Belarusian Premier League Winners: 2003 Runners-up: 2007 3rd place: 1999, 2011 Belarusian Cup Winners: 2002, 2011 Runners-up: 2004 Belarusian Super Cup Winners: 2012 As of February 2020 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Soviet Union1 Finished last in its zone, but saved from relegation due to 2nd level expansion from 7 to 9 territorial zones in 1960. 2 No promotion to the Top League in 1962 was awarded due to Top League reduction from 22 to 20 teams in 1963.

Lokomotiv's play-off performance didn't affect its next season league allocation. Winning their zone allowed them to stay on the second level, reduced from 10 zones in 1962 to a single group of 18 teams in 1963. 3 Finished last, but saved from relegation due to 2nd level expansion from 18 to 27 teams in 1964. 4 Play-off with the best-placed Belarusian team from the 3rd level in 1968 for the right to play on the 2nd level in 1969. 5 Play-off with the lowest-placed Belarusian team from the 2nd level in 1969 for the right to play in Class A Second Group in 1970. 6 Finished last in its zone, but saved from relegation due to 3rd level expansion from 3 to 6 territorial zones in 1971. 7 In 1973 every draw was followed by a penalty shoot-out, with a winner gaining 1 point and loser gaining 0. 8 Though finished 14th from the 22 teams in 1989, Gomselmash relegated as the Second League was reduced from 9 zones to 3 zones and the Second Lower League with 9 zones was introduced as a 4th level. Belarus Official Website Club's fans' site FC Gomel at UEFA.


Pablo McNeil

Pablo S. McNeil was a Jamaican track and field sprinter and sprinting coach, he participated in the 1968 Summer Olympics. McNeil reached the semifinal of the 100 metres in the 1964 Olympics, finishing sixth with a wind assisted run of 10.30 seconds. He ran as the first leg in the Jamaican 4x100 metres sprint relay team, placing fourth in the final with a time of 39.4 seconds. At his final Olympics in 1968, McNeil competed in the 100 metres once again but failed to pass the first round, his 100 metres personal best is a run of 10.54 seconds set in 1964. Among his other sprinting achievements were a number of medals from the British West Indies Championships, he took the 200 m silver at the 1964 Championships, but his greatest haul came at the following year's event, where he finished just behind Lennox Miller for the 100 m silver medal and beat Clifton Bertrand, a two-time champion, to the 200 m gold with a run of 20.8 seconds. He represented Commonwealth Games in Kingston, Jamaica, he was part of the Jamaican 4×110 yards relay which won the silver medal and he reached the quarter-finals of both the 100-yard dash and 220 yard dash.

Following his retirement from athletics, McNeil became a sprinting coach at William Knibb Memorial High School in Trelawny Parish, training youths such as Usain Bolt. McNeil convinced Bolt to give up cricket in favour of track sprinting, he coached the young Jamaican throughout his high school career and their partnership came to an end when Bolt was sent to Kingston to work with the Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association at the age of 16. He intended to write a book about his time as Bolt's trainer titled The Bolt of Lightning and Me. McNeil suffered a stroke in December 2007 and his vision was from on impaired. McNeil chides Johnson for Asafa comments, article from the Jamaica Observer McNeil on Usain Bolt, article from The Guardian


Okavirus is a genus of viruses in the order Nidovirales, in the family Roniviridae. Okaviruses infect crustaceans prawns. There are only two species in this genus: the type species Gill-associated virus, Yellow Head Virus. Diseases associated with this genus include: GAV: reddening, biofouling with exoparasites, massive mortality. Massive mortality; the name is derived from the'Oka' or lymphoid organ in which the viruses are detected and in which pathology occurs during acute infections. Lymphoid organs are anatomical structures common to penaeid shrimp. Group: ssRNA Two virus species are recognized in this genus: Gill-associated virus and Yellow head virus. Both species were isolated from prawns. Viruses in Okavirus are enveloped, with bacilliform geometries, helical symmetry; the diameter is around 20-30 nm. Genomes are non-segmented, around 26kb in length. Entry into the host cell is achieved by attachment to host receptors, which mediates endocytosis. Replication follows the positive stranded RNA virus replication model.

Positive stranded RNA virus transcription is the method of transcription. Crustaceans and prawns serve as the natural host. Transmission routes are ingestion. Viralzone: Okavirus ICTV

Antonio del Giudice (nuncio)

Antonio del Giudice was an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church who worked for forty years in the diplomatic service of the Holy See, serving twenty years as an apostolic nuncio. His diplomatic career included a series of postings to countries at sensitive points in their political history, including Spain, the Dominican Republic, Taiwan and the Middle East. Born in Casoria on 16 April 1913 to the town's mayor and pharmacist, Antonio del Guidice was ordained a priest in Rome in 1936, he earned a degree in civil and canon law in 1940 and entered the diplomatic service of the Holy See as the protege of Cardinal Secretary of State Luigi Maglione, who came from the same home town. He was assigned to the Apostolic Delegation in Albania and worked for a decade beginning in 1942 in the Apostolic Nunciature to Spain during the formative years of the Franco dictatorship, the first of several postings in political sensitive locations, his next assignments took him Ecuador in 1952, Formosa from 1958 to 1960, to India in 1961, to the Dominican Republic as Chargé d'affaires, when the regime of Rafael Leónidas Trujillo had just been overthrown by the military.

There he gave sanctuary to the provisional president Joaquín Balaguer in the Nunciature and gave him a safe-conduct to visit foreign countries while the revolutionaries held power. On 18 April 1962 he was appointed Apostolic Delegate in Korea by Pope John XXIII, on the 29 June he received his episcopal consecration as titular archbishop of Hierapolis of Syria from Cardinal Amleto Giovanni Cicognani, he attended all three annual sessions of the Second Vatican Council. On 19 August 1967 he was named Apostolic Pro-nunzio to the Dominican Republic. In 1989, the government of Iraq decided not to allow non-Islamic religious followers to continue to live in the country, del Guidice succeeded in having the policy reversed, he died in Baghdad on 20 August 20 1982 at the age of 69. He was buried in the Basilica of San Mauro Abate of Casoria where his funeral monument sits next to that of Maglione. Additional sourcesPesce, Giuseppe. "In Vaticano ai tempi della guerra fredda". Chuesa di Napoli. Includes bibliography Catholic Hierarchy: Archbishop Antonio del Giudice

Bullards Beach State Park

Bullards Beach State Park is a state park in the U. S. state of Oregon, administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. The park was acquired between 1962 and 1985 by purchase from various owners, including the U. S. Bureau of Land Management; the Coquille River Lighthouse, built by the U. S. Coast Guard in 1896 and operated until 1939, sits at the confluence of the river and ocean; the Bullard family were early settlers in the Bandon area. Robert Bullard established a store and post office at the mouth of the Coquille River and operated a ferry, which crossed the river near the present bridge on U. S. 101. List of Oregon state parks Bullards Bridge Media related to Bullards Beach State Park at Wikimedia Commons "Bullards Beach State Park". Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. Retrieved 2011-06-21

Sammy Lerner

Samuel Lerner was a Romanian-born songwriter for American and British musical theatre and film. Lerner emigrated with his parents into the United States at age seven, the family settled in Detroit, Michigan. After graduating from Wayne State University, Lerner moved to New York City, where he began writing songs for vaudeville performers such as Sophie Tucker. Lerner contributed lyrics to the Ziegfeld Follies. With the coming of sound film, Lerner began writing songs for motion pictures, including several for use in the Paramount Pictures cartoons produced by Fleischer Studios. Two of these included signature songs for Max Fleischer's most successful cartoon stars, Betty Boop and Popeye the Sailor. Mr. Lerner composed I'm Popeye the Sailor Man in less than two hours for the cartoonist Dave Fleischer; the lyrics included the line, I'm strong to the finich'cause. Lerner's Popeye theme is well known, has followed the character into television, feature films, video games. Mr. Lerner's work in the 1930s and 1940s included "Is It True What They Say About Dixie?" and English lyrics to "Falling in Love Again", Marlene Dietrich's song in the film The Blue Angel.

After writing songs for American features, Lerner moved to London, England in 1936 to write for British musical theatre and film. He returned to America in 1938, became a member of the executive council at the Dramatists Guild. Lerner died of cancer in 1989 at the age of 86, in a Los Angeles nursing home.. "Sammy Lerner, 86. The New York Times. Digital version retrieved August 26, 2007. Sammy Lerner on IMDb Sammy Lerner at the Internet Broadway Database