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Hennie Kuiper

Hendrikus Andreas "Hennie" Kuiper is a Dutch former professional road racing cyclist. His career includes a gold medal in the Olympic road race at Munich in 1972, becoming world professional road race champion in 1975, as well as winning four of the five “Monument” classics, he rode the Tour de France 12 times, finishing second twice and winning the stage to Alpe d'Huez on two occasions. Kuiper, Ercole Baldini and Paolo Bettini are the only riders to have won both the Olympic road race and the world professional road race. Kuiper was born in Overijssel province, his serious introduction to the bicycle was to and from school in Enschede. He started participating in junior races from 19 to 23 he won 39 times as an amateur; the climax of his amateur career was gold in the Olympic road race in Munich in 1972, riding the final 40 km alone. He won the Tour of Britain that year. Kuiper turned professional in 1973 with the small German team Haro-Rokado, his career took off in 1975 when he signed for the Dutch team, where he got more chances to shine and formed a partnership with José De Cauwer that lasted until 1980.

The 1975 season saw Kuiper become world champion at Yvoir in Belgium, winning a tough race over 260 km, with 21 ascents of a 3 km climb. Kuiper signed for TI–Raleighin 1976 and finished second in the 1977 Tour de France 48 seconds behind Bernard Thévenet, who admitted using steroids. Kuiper won the mountain stage at Alpe d’Huez, a feat he repeated in 1978. Kuiper finished second in 1980 behind Joop Zoetemelk; that second place ended his best years as a stage race rider and in 1981 he moved to DAF Trucks and re-invented himself as a one-day classics rider. 1981 saw him win the Tour of Flanders and the Giro di Lombardia while in 1983 he won Paris–Roubaix at the 11th attempt. In 1985, at 36, he won Milan–San Remo, his retirement came on 6 November 1988 at 39 at a small cyclo-cross at Oldenzaal in his home province. After retirement Kuiper managed the small German pro squad Team Stuttgart between 1989 and 1990. In 1991 he became head of the Telekom team. In 1992 he was approached by Jim Ochowicz, manager of the American Motorola team, to become assistant team manager.

Kuiper stayed with Motorola for four years. Since 1997 he has worked for the Rabobank team in public relations, as well as coaching the Dutch national team on occasions, he has two sons from his first marriage with Ine Nolten: Bjorn Kuiper. He lives with Marianne, in Lonneker. DNF = Did Not Finish 1973 Haro 1974 Rokado 1975 Frisol 1976-78 TI–Raleigh 1979-80 Peugeot 1981-82 DAF Trucks 1983 Aernoudt 1984 Kwantum Hallen-Yoko 1985 Verandalux 1986 Skala-Skil 1987 Roland-Skala 1988 Sigma-FINA List of Dutch Olympic cyclists Hennie Kuiper at Cycling Archives Official homepage of Hennie Kuiper Official Flickr homepage of Hennie Kuiper

2015 Aegon Classic

The 2015 Aegon Classic was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts. It was the 34th edition of the event, the second edition of the event as a Premier tournament on the 2015 WTA Tour, it took place at the Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham, England, on 15–21 June 2015. Sabine Lisicki set the WTA Tour record for the most aces hit in a women's singles match at this tournament, hitting 27 aces in her second-round win over Belinda Bencic on 17 June 2015. 1 Rankings as of June 8, 2015. The following players received wildcards into the main draw: Eugenie Bouchard Naomi Broady Jelena Janković Johanna Konta Katie SwanThe following player received entry using a protected ranking into the main draw: Petra CetkovskáThe following players received entry from the qualifying draw: Tímea Babos Kateryna Bondarenko Misaki Doi Marina Erakovic Klára Koukalová Aleksandra Krunić Michelle Larcher de Brito Tatjana MariaThe following player received entry as a lucky loser: Zheng Saisai Before the tournament Timea Bacsinszky →replaced by Tereza Smitková Mona Barthel →replaced by Ajla Tomljanović Madison Brengle →replaced by Monica Niculescu Dominika Cibulková →replaced by Mirjana Lučić-Baroni Camila Giorgi →replaced by Zheng Saisai Madison Keys →replaced by Kateřina Siniaková Peng Shuai →replaced by Lauren Davis Lucie Šafářová →replaced by Christina McHale Yaroslava Shvedova →replaced by Bojana JovanovskiDuring the tournament Victoria Azarenka 1 Rankings as of June 8, 2015.

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw: Eugenie Bouchard / Svetlana Kuznetsova Simona Halep / Heather Watson Jocelyn Rae / Anna Smith During the tournament Simona Halep Kristina Mladenovic Angelique Kerber defeated Karolína Plíšková, 6–7, 6–3, 7–6 Garbiñe Muguruza / Carla Suárez Navarro defeated Andrea Hlaváčková / Lucie Hradecká, 6–4, 6–4 Official website

Demissionary cabinet

A demissionary cabinet is a type of caretaker cabinet in the Netherlands. A demissionary cabinet continues the current government; this can either be after completion of the full term, between general elections and the formation of a new cabinet, or after a cabinet crisis. In both cases the prime minister hands in the resignation of his cabinet to the Dutch Monarch; the Monarch will not accept full resignation. Between the moment in which the prime minister hands in the resignation and the monarch installs a new cabinet, the cabinet is labelled demissionary; as a demissionary cabinet is considered a continuation of the previous cabinet, it is not counted as a new cabinet. By constitutional convention, a demissionary cabinet has fewer powers than a conventional cabinet; the main aim of a demissionary cabinet is to organise elections and take care of ongoing business until the new cabinet comes into power. Thus, besides organising elections, it can only take care of urgent and pressing matters and not initiate controversial legislation.

The States General decide which affairs are urgent and pressing, which are deemed controversial. It is a custom. A demissionary cabinet takes care of policy during elections and cabinet formation; this is relevant as the formation process can take, in comparative terms, a long time. An example of a long-lasting caretaker government was the cabinet Den Uyl between 22 March and 18 December 1977, during the formation of the cabinet Van Agt-I. In the case of the fall of a cabinet, there are several ways in which a cabinet can be a caretaker cabinet; the complete cabinet stays on post. Part of the cabinet stays on post. An official minority cabinet is formed after the breaking up of a cabinet; such a minority caretaker cabinet has as primary task to organise elections. Yet it has much more authority in proposing new law and suggestion policy compared to a demissionary cabinet; the new cabinet is seen as a successor rather than the continuation of the fallen cabinet. Rump cabinet

Marjorie Pieper

Marjorie L. Pieper was an infielder and pitcher who played from 1946 through 1952 in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Listed at 5 ft 7 in, 140 lb. she batted and threw right-handed. Born in Clinton, Marjorie Pieper saw action with seven different teams during her seven years in the league, she was used as an infield/outfield utility, playing at shortstop, third base and right field, served as a spot starting pitcher. She was a consistent hitter and showed good speed on the bases and in the field. Pieper moved around for a while, she never achieved a playoff berth to set an all-time record for the most years in the league without playing in the postseason. While growing in Clinton, Pieper played basketball and tennis, she graduated in physical education at University of Michigan and worked in a local bookstore. In addition, she was a member of two Michigan State softball champion teams in 1944 and 1945 before playing in the AAGPBL. Pieper entered the league in 1946 with the Fort Wayne Daisies, playing for them one and a half year before joining the Kenosha Comets and the Chicago Colleens.

She played at shortstop in Fort Wayne and Kenosha, hitting a.173 batting average in her rookie season. She notably improved in 1947, batting.225 in a career-high 109 games, while collecting 119 total bases and a.322 of slugging. She tied for fourth in doubles and belted five home runs, being surpassed only by Kenosha's teammate Audrey Wagner and Rockford Peaches' Dorothy Kamenshek, she opened 1948 in Kenosha as a back up for Fern Shollenberger at third base. Found herself on the move again in the midseason, this time to the Chicago Colleens, where she backed up Marge Villa at shortstop. Pieper hit a combined.190 average while collecting a career-high 57 stolen bases. Pieper was sent to the Racine Belles at the end of the year, she finished with a low-career.163 in most of them playing at right field. She came back to Kenosha in 1950, for a short time, because was assigned to the Peoria Redwings before joining the Battle Creek Belles. Pieper enjoyed a career year in 1952, when she posted career numbers in average, runs scored, runs batted in, on-base percentage and slugging, while leading Battle Creek in home runs and RBI.

She stayed with the franchise when it was renamed the Muskegon Belles in her last season. This time she played at center field, while collecting a.229 average with three homers and 38 RBI in 92 games. Following her baseball career, Pieper taught physical education at the high school and college levels. In her spare time, she was an avid golfer. In 1988, she became part of Women in Baseball, a permanent display based at the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York, unveiled to honor the entire All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Marjorie Pieper was a longtime resident of Citrus Springs, where she died in 2008 at the age of 85. Batting Pitching Fielding

List of UC Davis Aggies head football coaches

The UC Davis Aggies college football team represented University of California, Davis. The Aggies compete in the NCAA Division I AA Big Sky Conference; the Aggies conference affiliations have been: 1915–1924: Independent 1925–1992: Northern California Athletic Conference 1993: American West Conference 1994–2003: NCAA Division II Independent 2004–2011: Great West Football Conference 2012–present: Big Sky ConferenceThrough the 2017 season, the program has had 17 identifiable head coaches since 1915, including three who have had multiple tenures. Note: From 1977 on, Bowl Game count includes post-season Division II playoff appearances


Mungar is a rural locality in the Fraser Coast Region, Australia. In the 2016 census, Mungar had a population of 309 people. Mungar is 247 kilometres north of the state capital Brisbane and 20 kilometres south west of the regional centre of Maryborough; the Mungar Junction to Monto Branch Railway branches from the North Coast railway line at Mungar. Mary River Saw Mill Provisional School opened on 9 July 1875. On 24 Sep 1877 it was renamed Mungar State School. At the 2011 census and the surrounding area had a population of 264. Mungar State School is a government primary school for girls at 1143 Mungar Road. In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 44 students with 4 non-teaching staff. Mungar railway station