Kristiansund is municipality on the western coast of Norway in the Nordmøre district of Møre og Romsdal county. The administrative center of the municipality is the town of Kristiansund, the major town for the whole Nordmøre region. Other notable settlements in the municipality include the villages of Kvalvåg, Nedre Frei; the 87-square-kilometre municipality is the 388th largest by area out of the 422 municipalities in Norway. Kristiansund is the 47th most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 24,300; the municipality's population density is 282.1 inhabitants per square kilometre and its population has increased by 7.2% over the last decade. The parish of Christianssund was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838; the small island municipality included just the town of Christianssund and its immediate surrounding area. During the 1960s, there were many municipal mergers across Norway due to the work of the Schei Committee. On 1 January 1964, Kristiansund Municipality was merged with the tiny Grip Municipality to the northwest and the Dale area of Bremsnes Municipality on Nordlandet island.
The neighboring Frei Municipality was merged with Kristiansund on 1 January 2008 creating a much larger Kristiansund Municipality. The municipality is named after the town of Kristiansund, it was spelled Christianssund. The name comes from the Danish-Norwegian King Christian VI who founded the town in 1742; the last element of the name, means "strait". The old name of the town/village was Fosna or Fosen which means "hiding place", it was often named Lille Fosen to distinguish it from the island Storfosna in Ørland. Before 1877, the name was spelled Christianssund, from 1877 to 1888 it was spelled Kristianssund, since 1889 it has had its present spelling, Kristiansund. Before the introduction of postal codes in Norway in 1968, it was easy to confuse the name Kristiansund with Kristiansand in the south, it was therefore obligatory to always add an N to an S to Kristiansand. This is pretty much still practiced and occurs in some other contexts than postal addresses; the coat of arms was granted on 27 June 1742.
The arms were granted by King Christian VI and are described as a silver or white river flowing from a cliff, with salmon jumping upwards on a blue background. The waterfall may be the Lille Fosen waterfall near the town. There are two myths as to; the first one is. The other myth concerning the coat of arms is that there was a mix up, between Kristiansund's and Molde's intended shield; the Dano-Norwegian government officials in charge of the giving of the coats, had a party to remember the momentous occasion and became too drunk and hungover to remember, which, so Molde got the coat with a whale and Kristiansund got the waterfall The Church of Norway has three parishes within the municipality of Kristiansund. It is part of the Ytre Nordmøre prosti in the Diocese of Møre. St. Eystein Catholic Church is the only Catholic church in Kristiansund; the municipality borders Smøla Municipality and Aure Municipality to the northeast, Tingvoll Municipality to the east, Gjemnes Municipality to the south, Averøy Municipality to the southwest.
The small Grip archipelago is located in the northwestern part of the municipality. The municipality is surrounded by the Freifjorden and Kvernesfjorden with the open sea to the northwest. Kristiansund is built with many smaller islands; the island of Nordlandet, is the second largest island and the site of the local airport, Kristiansund Airport, Kvernberget. Kirkelandet, third in size is made up of two areas Gomalandet. In the local dialect, Kirkelandet is pronounced "Kirklandet", without the middle e; the smallest island is Innlandet. The largest island in the municipality is Frei, part of the old Frei Municipality, merged into Kristiansund on 1 January 2008; the highest point of the municipality is located on Frei island, Freikollen at a height of 629 metres. The islands of Grip, located northwest of Kristiansund are a part of the municipality. Grip Municipality was Norway's smallest municipality, one of the most remote until it merged with Kristiansund in 1964. Today the island of Grip holds status as a deserted fishing village, but in the summer season it is a popular tourist attraction due to the special location and architecture.
Grip Stave Church, the second smallest stave church of Norway, is located at Grip. It is where Grip Lighthouse is located. Kristiansund includes the town of Kristiansund, one of the most densely populated cities of Norway, having what is arguably the country's most urban small city centre, due to the small size of the islands on which it is built and the constricted central harbour/town area of Kirkelandet. Many
CHMY-FM is the call sign of an English language radio station located in Renfrew, Ontario on the FM dial at 96.1 FM. Owned by My Broadcasting Corporation, the station airs an adult contemporary format branded as myFM, is the company's flagship station; the station was licensed by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission in 2004. The station has a rebroadcast transmitter in Arnprior, that operated on 104.7 FM. That transmitter was certified by Industry Canada Spectrum Management to move to 107.7 FM in 2007, due to potential broadcast interference from the FM conversion of CJRC in Gatineau. The switch in frequency took place in the spring of 2007. In October 2008, power was increased on CHMY-FM-1, the transmitter site was relocated from the Arnprior water tower to the Glentel site at Mount Pakenham. On April 2, 2014, the CRTC approved My Broadcasting's application for a new English-language station in Arnprior, which will operate at 107.7 MHz, replacing rebroadcaster CHMY-FM-1 at that frequency.
On the same date, the CRTC denied My Broadcasting's application for a new station in Carleton Place, which would have broadcast at 97.5 MHz. On October 28, 2010, My Broadcasting applied to increase the effected radiated power for CHMY-FM. In 2016, CHMY-FM-1 Arnprior dropped simulcast with CHMY-FM Renfrew, to operate as a full-time radio station at 107.7 FM in Arnprior. CHMY-FM-1 changed to CIMI-FM changed to CFMP-FM. Renfrewtoday.ca arnpriortoday.ca CHMY-FM history – Canadian Communications Foundation Query the REC Canadian station database for CHMY-FM
The Saudi Arabia national cricket team is the team that represents the country of Saudi Arabia in international cricket. The team is organised by the Saudi Cricket Centre, which became an affiliate member of the International Cricket Council in 2003 and associate member in 2016. Saudi Arabia made its international debut at the 2004 ACC Trophy in Malaysia, has since played in Asian Cricket Council tournaments. After finishing second in the 2014 ACC Elite League, the team qualified for the World Cricket League for the first time. Saudi Arabia was due to compete in the 2015 Division Six event, but members of the team were denied visas by the host country, forcing the team to withdraw. In April 2018, the ICC decided to grant full Twenty20 International status to all its members. Therefore, all Twenty20 matches played between Saudi Arabia and other ICC members after 1 January 2019 will be a full T20I. Saudi Arabia made its Twenty20 International debut on 20 January 2019, losing to Bahrain by 41 runs in the 2019 ACC Western Region T20 at Al Emarat Cricket Stadium, Oman.
The international debut of the Saudi senior team came in the ACC Trophy in 2004, where they failed to progress beyond the first round. They again failed to go past the first round in 2006, but had the remarkable achievement of scoring 499 runs in 50 overs against Brunei. Earlier in the year they came fourth in the Middle East Cup. Arguably their greatest moment in international cricket to date came in the 2008 ACC Trophy Elite when they defeated the UAE by 29 runs, a team which has had previous One Day International experience. With the separation of the ACC Trophy into Elite and Challenge divisions, following their performance at the 2006 ACC Trophy Saudi Arabia they competed in the Elite division in the 2008 competition, in which they came 10th; this result relegated them to the 2009 ACC Trophy Challenge. They did, appear in the 2010 competition, in which they came 2nd and gained promotion back to the Elite division. Besides the 50 over format, Saudi Arabia have played in the Twenty20 format of the game in the 2007 ACC Twenty20 Cup, in which they failed to progress beyond the group stage, the 2009 ACC Twenty20 Cup, in which they came 8th.
In 2017, 12th choice batsman and slow-ball extraordinaire, Arron Ward, joined the Coaching set-up as Skills Consultant to impart his "Marlow magic". Arron will accompany the national team for the forthcoming 2018 International Matches. 2004: Group stage 2006: 10th place 2008 Elite: 10th place 2010 Challenge: 2nd place 2012 Elite: 9th place 2014 Elite League: 2nd place 2016 Elite League: qualified 2007: Group stage 2009: 8th place 2011: 10th place 2013: Did not qualify 2015: 3rd place 2017: qualified 2019: Winner 2020: Group stage International Match Summary — Saudi Arabia Last updated 25 February 2019 Highest team total: 163/2 v Qatar, 24 January 2019 at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium, Muscat Highest individual score: 88*, Shamsudheen Purat v Qatar, 24 January 2019 at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium, Muscat Best individual bowling figures: 3/16 by Muhammad Nadeem v Qatar, 21 January 2019 at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium, Muscat T20I record versus other nationsRecords complete to T20I #1059. Last updated 25 February 2019.
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Dual slalom is an older mountain bike racing discipline similar to 4X racing. It consists of two racers racing two identical tracks next to each other down a slope; the courses are short. It is filled with tabletop jumps and bermed turns. Both riders' times are taken and they switch tracks for another round, whereafter the combined times are counted and slowest rider is eliminated; the winner moves on to the next round. The first dual slalom race occurred at Mammoth Mountain, California, in 1987. In the first few heats, the fastest riders were pitted against the slowest, thus eliminating the slowest riders immediately. Greg Herbold won the 1988 inaugural Dual Slalom. In 1988, Jimmy Deaton and John Tomac were the last male riders to compete, with Tomac emerging as the winner. 2012 Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom video
Foster Leroy Witherup was a professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of three seasons in Major League Baseball between 1906 and 1909 for the Boston Beaneaters and Washington Senators. Listed at 6 ft 0 in, 185 lb. Witherup batted and threw right-handed, he was born in Pennsylvania. In a three-season career, Witherup posted a 3–12 record with a 4.44 earned run average in 26 appearances, including 17 starts and 12 complete games, giving up 80 earned runs on 189 hits and 47 walks while striking out 71 in 162 ⅓ innings of work. Witherup died in New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, at the age of 55. Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference Retrosheet
Raymond Auguste Quinsac Monvoisin was a French artist and painter. Monvoisin was born in Bordeaux. Although he initiated a career in the military by indication of his father, at the age of eighteen Monvoisin dedicated himself to painting, he moved from Bordeaux to Paris and was employed at the workshop of Pierre Guérin, with whom he worked in the neoclassic and mythologic themes that were center of attention by artists and scholars at the time. He studied in the Académie des Beaux-Arts of France, his work soon earned him the support of the critics, his works achieved commercial success. He was hired by merchants and other members of the newly emerging middle-class. In 1819 he carried out his first exposition in the Museum of the Louvre; the fame he achieved in his own country earned him the Legion of Honor. After obtaining recognition in Paris, he travelled to Italy where he obtained a scholarship to study in Villa Medici in Rome. Interested in the opportunities in the newly independent Americas, Monvoisin travelled to Argentina and from there to Chile.
He received an official invitation from the Chilean government to direct the Academy of Painting, created on March 17, 1848. With no funds, he arrived at Santiago. Preceded by his fame, he was introduced to the high-class families of the capital and, in turn, to work as a successful portrayer, his works had a decisive influence in the new Chilean society, which acquired the inclinations of European fashion French. He dedicated his efforts to many different activities during his stay in Chile, he traveled through the country, invested in mines, created a ranching estate. His first years as a drawing professor in Paris helped in forming notable artists of the time like Francisco Mandiola and Procesa Sarmiento. Along with French painter Clara Filleul, he mobilized the pictorial art in Argentina, he was elevated to a Knight of the Legion of Honor in 1857, returned to France in 1858, but his fame had vanished. He died in poverty in 1870 at Boulogne-sur-Mer; this article is based on a translation from the corresponding article from the Spanish Wikipedia, dated July 13, 2006.