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Keryn Jordan

Keryn Jordan was a South African footballer who played as a striker during a fifteen-year career. He started his career in his native South Africa at Pretoria City, before transferring to Manning Rangers where he won the golden boot during the 1997–98 Premier Soccer League season with 11 goals. In the 2003/2004 season, he led with 8 goals. Jordan moved to New Zealand, intending to play for the New Zealand Knights in the newly formed Australian and New Zealand A-League, he was unsuccessful in this and signed with new New Zealand Football Championship team Waitakere United instead. In his first season with the club, he scored 15 goals in the 21 rounds, earned the Golden Boot. Jordan earned one cap for South Africa at senior international level, in 1999. In 2008, after an unexplained three months on the sideline, Jordan announced that he had been suffering from cancer for three years, he had been worried that it would interfere with his application for permanent residency and New Zealand citizenship, but was treated and given the all-clear by doctors, made his comeback in a 4–1 win against Canterbury United.

On 19 March 2010, Jordan announced his retirement from all levels of domestic and international football, citing ongoing knee injuries. Jordan had not played a full game since the 2009 Club World Cup, he felt it the right time to retire, after what he conceded was an successful career. Jordan died of cancer on 21 October 2013, aged 37, in his hometown of Pretoria; the cancer had started as a melanoma spot thirteen years earlier, spread to his brain. Auckland City FC profile Keryn Jordan – FIFA competition record

Chelsea TV

Chelsea TV was a British subscription based sports television channel, dedicated to the fans of the English Premier League football club, Chelsea. The channel first launched in August 2001 on Sky Digital; the station was registered with Ofcom as Chelsea Digital Media Ltd. It was broadcast daily from 10:00am to midnight; until it was removed in early 2010, it used to be broadcast in Channel 427 on UPC Ireland. The channel closed on 30 June 2019, was moved to an online only service. Chelsea TV was broadcast live everyday from 10am to midnight from the studios at Stamford Bridge. Top shows included Friday Night Live which broadcast each Friday with former players Kerry Dixon and Jason Cundy. Friday Night Live allowed fans to share their views on all things Chelsea; the show had first team players join the phone-in, the 2009/10 season saw Didier Drogba, Frank Lampard, Mikel and Kalou all answer the fans' questions. Live build-up to midweek games was on Matchnight Live which broadcast from 6pm and had previews to the game, team news first and analysis.

Every midweek game followed with a live fans' phone-in from 10pm. Chelsea TV was the only place to watch the Chelsea Reserves and Academy Teams in action. Reserves Live had full coverage of every Reserve game some of which took place at Griffin Park in the London Borough of Hounslow, the home ground of Brentford. Blues News was the daily news programme with headlines at 1pm and 5pm followed by a full news bulletin at 6.30 pm and 10 pm. Paper View was broadcast live from the studios every Thursday with the finest Fleet Street reporters discussing the news surrounding the club. Inside Cobham showed the week's training sessions and exclusive players interviews from the Chelsea's training ground in Cobham, Surrey. Exclusive interviews from the first team players and management was seen on The Big Interview. Many new shows and series were shown throughout the year. In 2009 a new fans' post-match phone-in was introduced called "Extra time at the Bridge" this allowed fans' to share their views after every weekend home game by calling the studio or emailing Chelsea TV.

In December 2007 the station had to make a public apology after former Chelsea player David Speedie, a guest on the Big Match Countdown show, kept punctuating his analysis with swear words. With the programme screened pre-watershed at 6 pm, it led to presenter Neil Barnett having to make repeated apologies; the channel has various presenters, including former players Jason Cundy, Tommy Langley, Scott Minto and Kerry Dixon. Regular hosts include Alison Bender, Ben Andrews, Lee Parker as well as Neil Barnett. Chelsea matches are commentated by Trevor Harris, Ben Andrews, Mark Tompkins, Dan Roebuck and Gary Taphouse. Cundy is co-commentator and is enthusiastic when Chelsea score in big games. Gigi Salmon presents many shows on the channel and has been a Chelsea TV station presenter since the channel was launched in August 2001; some of the programmes she presents include Blues Matchnight Live and Paperview. Neil Barnett has been presenting since the launch of the channel in August 2001, he began working for The Blues in the 1980s writing articles for the club's magazine.

On 1 July 2019, Chelsea TV Online launched as a new way to view Chelsea TV via a PC or Mac: Chelsea TV Online is powered by the club's internet partner Perform, with content from the Sky channel, Chelsea TV and includes exclusive interviews, live press conferences, Bridge Kids and many behind the scenes features, exclusive to Chelsea TV. Official site Chelsea TV Online Chelsea TV Live Chelsea TV listings The Guardian

Bjørgan parsonage

The Bjørgan parsonage is a museum and former parsonage in Kvikne in the northern part of the municipality of Tynset in Hedmark county, Norway. It is where the writer Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson was born and lived during his early childhood, from 1832 to 1837, while his father was the parish priest at Kvikne; the house was built in 1780 and it was used as a parsonage until 1860. In 1917, the teacher Tilla Valstad discovered, she started a collection with the goal of making the place into a museum for Bjørnson, in 1919 the farm was transferred to the state as a gift. In 1932, a memorial to Bjørnson was unveiled at Bjørgan, the old building contains many items from Bjørnson's time; until 2006, the museum was part of the Sandvig Collections at Maihaugen, responsible for the Aulestad farm and museum. The Bjørgan parsonage is now part of the North Østerdalen Museum; the house was restored in 2010. Some believe that the short time he spent at Bjørgan was of formative significance for Bjørnson and left its mark on his peasant tales.

Bjørnstjerne was a guest at Kvikne twice as an adult, in 1869 and in 1897. North Østerdalen Museum: Bjørgan, Kvikne

Eyal Stigman

Eyal Stigman is an Israeli former Olympic swimmer. When he competed in the Olympics, he weighed 163 lbs. Stigman competed for Israel at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, at the age of 21, in Swimming--Men's 100 metre Breaststroke, came in 22nd with a time of 1:05.63. He competed in the Men's 200 metre Breaststroke, came in 23rd with a time of 2:24.93. Swimming for Israel at the 1985 Maccabiah Games, Stigman won the gold medal and set a Maccabiah Games and Israeli record in the 100 meter breaststroke. Stigman competed for Israel at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, at the age of 25, in Swimming--Men's 100 metre Breaststroke, came in 42nd with a time of 1:05.92. He competed in the Men's 200 metre Breaststroke, came in 37th with at time of 2:25.18. In 2007 Stigman set Israeli national swimming records for the 40-and-under age group, while swimming for Maccabi Rishon LeZion, in the 50 meter breaststroke with a time of 33.13, in the 200 meter individual medley with a time of 2:32:07

Giovanni Brancaccio

Giovanni Brancaccio was an Italian painter. After an apprenticeship as a mechanical draughtsman at the Armstrong armaments factory in Pozzuoli, he took Graphics and Decoration courses at the Academy of Fine Arts of Naples, gaining his diploma in 1923, he was the set designer and stage director for the De Filippo brothers’ theatre company from 1927 to 1939. In the early 1920s, he affiliated himself with artists such as Biagio Mercadante, Vincenzo Ciardo, De Val, Nicola Fabricatore, in a group known as the Gruppo Flegreo. Soon however he became linked to a group of artists calling themselves the Gruppo degli Ostinati, he exhibited his paintings and engravings during the 1920s and 1930s, including the Venice Biennale in 1928 and 1938 and the Rome Quadriennale. He held many academic posts, including the Chair of Engraving, that of Set Design and Painting, at the Naples Academy of Fine Arts, of which he was director from 1950 to 1970, he won various awards, including the Bagutta and the Michetti Prizes in 1959.

In the thirties he completed sketches and large-scale works with provocative depictions of female nudes in landscapes rich immersed in water and scrub. Belong to this period: Country Scene, Girl in the Mirror Naked, Young girl playing the mandolin and Figures; the theme of'bathers', from 1940 onwards, the applicant becomes during the war, there is a dramatic development. Laura Casone, Giovanni Brancaccio, online catalogue Artgate by Fondazione Cariplo, 2010, CC BY-SA