Johann Mühlegg is a former top level cross-country skier who competed in international competitions first representing Germany and Spain, after becoming a Spanish citizen in 1999. He was disqualified from the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City for doping. Mühlegg participated for Germany in the 1992, 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics though he began having trouble with Germany's ski federation in 1993. From the beginning, Mühlegg singled himself out, at one point accusing German head coach Georg Zipfel for "damaging him spiritually", he was reinstated later. But from that moment on, the eccentric Mühlegg insisted on taking a flask of holy water with him at all times, trusting only his Portuguese cleaning woman/chaperone Justina Agostino. In the end, Mühlegg was thrown out. After being ejected from the national team after the 1998 Nagano Games, his good relations with members of the Spanish cross-country skiing team, in particular Juan Jesús Gutiérrez Cuevas and Haritz Zunzunegui, opened the door for Mühlegg to obtain Spanish citizenship.
In late 1999, competing for Spain, he won a World Cup race for the first time. At the 2001 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, he won two medals with a silver in the 10 km + 10 km combined pursuit, a gold in the 50 km freestyle race; these are the only medals that Spain has won at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. In the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Mühlegg won gold medals in the 30 km freestyle and the 10 km + 10 km pursuit races, the successes gaining him congratulations from King Juan Carlos I of Spain. Mühlegg finished first in the 50 km classical race held on the final Saturday of the Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games on 23 February 2002 but was disqualified from that race and was expelled from the Games the next day, after testing positive for darbepoetin¹. Following the darbepoetin scandal, the International Olympic Committee let Mühlegg keep his gold medals from the first two races, but in December 2003 a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport found that these medals should be withdrawn.
The CAS remitted this case as well as similar ones involving Olga Danilova and Larisa Lazutina to the IOC Executive Board, which confirmed the rulings in February 2004. All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation. 7 victories 12 podiums Cross-country skiing at the 2002 Winter Olympics List of sportspeople sanctioned for doping offences Traces of darbepoetin were found in a random urine test on 21 February. Before the 50 km race on 23 February, a random test for hemoglobin levels found Mühlegg above the limit. At the end of the race he came on strong to beat Mikhail Ivanov of Russia by 14.9 seconds. Johann Mühlegg at the International Ski Federation Olympic 4 x 10 km relay results: 1936-2002
C+C Music Factory was an American musical group formed in 1989 by David Cole and Robert Clivillés. The group is best known for their five hit singles: "Gonna Make You Sweat", "Here We Go", "Things That Make You Go Hmmm...", "Just a Touch of Love", "Keep It Comin'". The band stopped recording following Cole's death. In 2010, C+C Music Factory reformed with Eric Kupper replacing Cole. Original member Freedom Williams acquired trademark rights to the name in 2003 and still tours under that moniker. C+C Music Factory have earned a total of 35 music industry awards worldwide, including five Billboard Music Awards, five American Music Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards. In December 2016, Billboard magazine ranked them as the 44th most successful dance artist of all-time. David Cole and Robert Clivillés became friends when they both performed in club Better Days in the late 1980s. In 1987, Clivillés and Cole formed a short-lived house music group called 2 Puerto Ricans, a Blackman and a Dominican; the group included David Morales and Chep Nuñez.
They released two minor hit singles, "Do It Properly" and "So Many Ways". In 1989, they released their final single "Scandalous" before disbanding. Following the disbandment of their previous group, Clivillés and Cole continued to record music together under the name The 28th Street Crew. In mid-1989, the duo released; the album's title track and lead single, "I Need a Rhythm", peaked at number three on Billboard's Dance chart. In September 1989, female group Seduction released their debut album Nothing Matters Without Love, produced by Clivillés and Cole. Under the brief management of Clivillés and Cole, the group's album became certified gold-status in the United States. In 1989, Clivillés and Cole formed a new group known as C+C Music Factory; the group included Clivillés and Cole, in addition to rapper Freedom Williams and Liberian model-turned-singer Zelma Davis. In December 1990, C+C Music Factory released their debut album Gonna Make You Sweat, which peaked at number two on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart.
The album's lead single, "Gonna Make You Sweat", which featured rap vocals by Freedom Williams and uncredited lead vocals by Martha Wash, became an international hit and peaked at number one on Billboard's Hot 100. The single went on to sell over a million copies in the United States, becoming certified platinum-status. Additionally, the single became number-one in five other countries; the success of the single bolstered its parent album's sales, helping it achieve multi-platinum status for sales exceeding five million copies in the United States. In 1991, the group released two top-ten singles, "Here We Go" and "Things That Make You Go Hmmm...", both of which became certified gold-status in the United States. In August 1991, the album's final single, "Just a Touch of Love", was released and earned the group their fourth number-one dance hit; the song was featured on the soundtrack of the musical comedy film Sister Act. In the same year, C+C Music Factory embarked on their first international tour.
During certain legs of the tour, Deborah Cooper, a backing vocalist from their album, was hired as a lead vocalist for specific concert venues as Zelma Davis was awaiting green card clearance. In 1992, the group released the single "Keep It Comin'", featuring Cooper and rapper Q-Unique on vocals; the single became their fifth song to top the Billboard dance chart. The song was featured on the soundtrack of the comedy horror film Buffy the Vampire Slayer. By the end of 1992, the group had earned a total of four American Music Awards, including an award for "Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group". In 1994, C+C Music Factory experienced a lineup change. Wash, who had just settled a lawsuit with the group, was asked to join as a full-time vocalist. Williams was replaced by the vocal trio Trilogy. In August 1994, the group released their second album, titled Anything Goes!, which performed poorly on the Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart. The lead single, "Do You Wanna Get Funky", which featured vocals from Davis and Trilogy, became a success on the Billboard charts and earned the group their sixth number-one dance hit.
The album featured two minor hits, "Take a Toke" and "I Found Love". On January 24, 1995, David Cole died from spinal meningitis brought on by AIDS. Despite the death of one of their core members, C+C Music Factory embarked on another international tour. In November 1995, they released their self-titled third album; the record was released by Robert Clivillés using the C+C Music Factory name, though it did not feature any musical contributions from Cole, Davis, or Wash, but retained the vocal contributions of Trilogy. The album's lead single, became their seventh number-one dance hit; the second single, "Don't Stop the Remix", was the group's final release before disbanding. In October 1996, Clivillés released an album of new material under the name Robi-Rob's Clubworld; that same year, a compilation album titled Robi Rob's Clubworld – House of Sound presents Clubworld Shut Up and Dance was released in Japan. The album contains past unreleased material recorded by C+C Music Factory. C+C Music Factory reformed in 2010 with Eric Kupper replacing Cole.
Poola Rangadu is a 1967 Indian Telugu-language drama film, produced by D. Madhusudhana Rao under the Annapurna Pictures banner and directed by Adurthi Subba Rao, it stars Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Shobhan Babu, Vijaya Nirmala with music composed by Saluri Rajeswara Rao. The film was loosely based on A. J. Cronin's Beyond This Place, which had earlier been adapted into the 1955 Bengali movie Sabar Uparey and the 1958 Hindi movie Kala Pani; the film was remade in Kannada in 1968 as Rowdy Ranganna, in Tamil in 1970 as En Annan and in Hindi in 1972 as Jeet. The film was recorded as a Super Hit at the box office. Ranga Rao a breezy & jovial guy well-known as Poola Rangadu whose livelihood is pulling a horse cart and loves his associate Venkatalakshmi. In the childhood, his father Veerayya used to work as a manager at a mill, owned by Purushotham, slaughtered by his partners Dharma Rao and Chalapathi. In which, Veerayya is indicted and sentenced life imprisonment leaving his children Ranga & Padma alone.
So, Ranga stands on his own, raises his sister Padma with a lot of love & affection. On the other side, Dharma Rao & Chalapathi become big shots, poses themselves as respectable people and counterfeit showing adoration towards Purushotham. At present, Padma loves and espouses Dr. Prasad who happens to be Purushotham's son. Being aware of it, Narasimhulu brother of Venkatalakshmi keep's grudge as he aspires to marry Padma and divulges the fact to Prasad's mother. Hence, Padma is necked out in spite of being pregnant. Knowing it, furious Ranga gets 1 year of imprisoned. In jail, Ranga learns the actuality and decides to prove his innocence. Time passes, Ranga releases, by the time, Padma gives birth to a baby boy. Now Ranga plants himself in Dharma Rao's house, creates conflicts & differences between Dharma Rao & Chalapathi and brings out the truth. At last, Veerayya is acquitted and Prasad takes Padma back; the movie ends on a happy note with the marriage of Ranga & Venkatalakshmi. Akkineni Nageswara Rao as Ranga Rao Jamuna as Venkata Lakshmi Shobhan Babu as Dr. Prasad Vijaya Nirmala as Padma Chittor V. Nagaiah as Veeraiah Gummadi as Dharma Rao Allu Ramalingaiah as Police Punaiah Padmanabham as Bujji Chalam as Narasimhulu Gummadi as Chalapathi Suryakantham as Baby Maalathi as Prasad's mother Gitanjali as Lilly Radha Kumari as Punaiah's wife Art: G. V. Subba Rao Choreography: Tangappa, K. S. Reddy Fights: Raghavulu Dialogues: Muppala Ranganayakamma Lyrics: C.
Narayana Reddy, Kosaraju Playback: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, Madhavapeddi Satyam, Mohan Raju Music: Saluri Rajeshwara Rao Story: Mullapudi Venkata Ramana Editing: T. Krishna Cinematography: P. S. Selvaraj Assistant Director: P. Chandra Shekar Reddy Producer: D. Madhusudhana Rao Screenplay - Director: Adurthi Subba Rao Banner: Annapurna Pictures Release Date: 24 November 1967 Music composed by Saluri Rajeshwara Rao. Music released on Music Company; the film ran for more than 100 days in 11 centers in Andhra Pradesh. The film became a super hit there also. Poola Rangadu on IMDb
Arthur Neal was a British politician. Born in Sheffield, Neal attended Wesley College before becoming a solicitor, he was the President of Sheffield's Chamber of Commerce. Neal was elected to Sheffield City Council as a Liberal in 1903, holding a seat until 1921, he stood for Parliament in Sheffield Hallam at both the January and December 1910 UK general elections. At the 1918 election, he won the new constituency of Sheffield Hillsborough as a supporter of the Lloyd George Coalition. In October 1919 he was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Paymaster-General. In November 1919, he became the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport. In 1922, Neal lost his seat, in 1923 and 1924, he instead stood in Bassetlaw, before trying Gainsborough in 1929. Michael Stenton and Stephen Lees, Who's Who of British MPs: Volume III, 1919-1945 Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Arthur Neal
The Sarmin chemical attack was a chlorine attack that took place on 16 March 2015, in the village of Sarmin in the Idlib Governorate of Syria. On 6 March 2015, the United Nations Security Council adopted resolution Resolution 2209, which condemns the use of chlorine as a weapon, threatened to use force if it was used again. At the time of the attack the town was under the control of Ahrar al-Sham; the village was struck by a chemical attack around 22:30 to 23:00 when two "barrel bombs" were dropped by helicopters on the village. One fell on an open field, while the other "fell through the ventilation shaft" of a built house, killing a family of six living in the basement of the house and injuring "dozens more"; the Syrian military has denied the claim. A year-long United Nations and OPCW inquiry found there was sufficient information to conclude that the Syrian Arab Air Force had used "makeshift weapons deployed from helicopters" that contained chlorine on the town of Talmenes in April 2014 and the town of Sarmin in March 2015.
A family of six, including three children under the age of three and their grandmother, died. A doctor in Sarmin said the manner of death indicated a gas chlorine. Use of chemical weapons in the Syrian civil war
Strikeforce was an American mixed martial arts organization. It crowned male champions in the lightweight, middleweight, light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions, female champions in featherweight and bantamweight. 206 pounds to 265 pounds 186 pounds to 205 pounds 171 pounds to 185 pounds 156 pounds to 170 pounds 146 pounds to 155 pounds 136 pounds to 145 pounds Formerly known as the Women's Lightweight Championship and the Women's Middleweight Championship 126 pounds to 135 pounds Formerly known as the Women's Welterweight Championship 170 pounds to 185 pounds 145 pounds to 155 pounds List of current mixed martial arts championsh List of Strikeforce alumni List of Strikeforce events Mixed martial arts weight classes