Sarpsborg or Borg, is a city and municipality in Viken county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Sarpsborg. Sarpsborg is part of the fifth largest urban area in Norway when paired with neighbouring Fredrikstad; as of 1 January 2018, according to Statistics Norway these two municipalities have a total population of 136,127 with 55,840 in Sarpsborg and 81,278 in Fredrikstad. Borregaard Industries is, always has been, the most important industry in the city; the city is the home of Borg Bryggerier, part of the Hansa Borg Bryggerier, Norway's second largest brewery-group. In Norse times the city was just called Borg; the background for this was the fortification built by Olav Haraldsson. The genitive case of the name of the waterfall Sarpr was added. In Norse times Østfold county was called Borgarsýsla which means "the county of Borg" and the law district of southeast Norway was called Borgarþing meaning "the thing/court of Borg"; the old name has been revived in Borgarting Court of Appeal.
The coat-of-arms is from modern times and was granted on 13 November 1991. It shows a bear above a castle; the bear was introduced as early as some time in the 13th century, by the earl of Sarpsborg, Alv Erlingsson. He used the bear to symbolise his strength; the castle symbolises the fortress. The city was founded as Borg by the Viking King Olav Haraldsson in 1016, it was burned to the ground by Swedish invaders in 1567 during the Northern Seven Years' War. Half the population was evacuated down the river to what is today known as Fredrikstad, about 15 kilometres downstream. Much of the rebuilt town disappeared into the river Glomma during a 1702 mudslide. Again Borg was rebuilt, it was recreated as a city in 1839, separated from Tune as a municipality of its own; the rural municipalities of Tune and Varteig were merged with the city on 1 January 1992. The population is growing, during the summer of 2005 it reached 50,000 inhabitants. In 2016 the town celebrated its 1,000th anniversary, the entire year was commemorated by a special programme that encouraged historic preservation within the town.
Hasle Sandbakken Sarpsborg Ise Skjeberg Alvim Sannesund Greåker Grålum Borgenhaugen Klavestadhaugen Yven Høysand Varteig Hafslund Hannestad Gleng Fritznerbakken Kurland Lande Valaskjold Brevik Opsund During the 1950s and 1960s, Sarpsborg was famous for its football team, Sarpsborg FK, but is now more known for its ice hockey team, Sparta Warriors. In football, Sarpsborg 08 FF has taken over the local throne playing at the highest national level. On 6 November 2009, they sent arch-rival FFK down from the top division in a play-off game in Fredrikstad stadion. Sarpsborg 08 has a women's football team, promoted to the women's Division 1 at the end of 2011, at the same time as the club's under-19 girls reached the Junior Cup Final. Sarpsborg BK plays in the highest bandy division. Sarpsborg is famous for its two elite leagues teams in floorball, Sarpsborg IBK and Greåker IBK. Apoptygma Berzerk Artch At Your Leisure Jan Groth Ragnarok Robert Normann Sarpsborg Janitsjarkorps Tonic Breed Witchhammer Walther Aas, artist Lene Alexandra Øien, glamour model Roald Amundsen, first person to reach the South Pole John Anderson, Major League Baseball player for fifteen seasons in the United States Arne Arnardo, circus owner Jan Groth, vocalist/songwriter/artist Stephan Groth, artist Jonas Holøs, ice hockey player Raymond Kvisvik, soccer player.
Åge Sten Nilsen artist/vocalist/songwriter Nils Ole Oftebro, actor Josephine Ryan, jewelry designer Per-Åge Skrøder, ice hockey player Jens Arne Svartedal, international skiing champion Oscar Torp, former Prime Minister of Norway Jasmin Haugstuen Please Actress Occultus black metal musician Ulrikke Brandstorp, Eurovision Song Contest 2020 And MGP 2020, artistHarald Dahl, father of the British writer Roald Dahl came from Sarpsborg. Sarpsborg has several sister cities: Media related to Sarpsborg at Wikimedia Commons Sarpsborg travel guide from Wikivoyage
Vengeance was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment which took place on July 27, 2003 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. It was the third annual Vengeance event and starred wrestlers from the SmackDown! brand. Eight professional wrestling matches; the main event was a Triple Threat match for the WWE Championship, in which Kurt Angle defeated WWE Champion Brock Lesnar and Big Show to win the championship. Two featured bouts were scheduled on the undercard where WWE Chairman Vince McMahon defeated Zach Gowen and The Undertaker defeated John Cena. Vengeance had an attendance of 9,500 and received about 322,000 pay-per-view buys; this event helped WWE increase its pay-per-view revenue by $6.2 million from the previous year. The event featured nine professional wrestling matches with outcomes predetermined by WWE script writers; the matches featured wrestlers portraying their characters in planned storylines that took place before and after the event.
All wrestlers were from the SmackDown! Brand - a storyline division in which WWE assigned its employees; the main event at Vengeance featured WWE Champion Brock Lesnar defending the title against Big Show and Kurt Angle in a Triple Threat match. The buildup to the match began four months prior at WrestleMania XIX, where Lesnar defeated Angle and won the WWE Championship, as Angle underwent neck surgery afterwards. Two months at Judgment Day, Lesnar defeated Big Show in a stretcher match to retain the title. On the May 29 episode of SmackDown!, Big Show teamed up with Chuck Palumbo and Johnny Stamboli and defeated The Undertaker and Brock Lesnar. On the June 5 episode of SmackDown!, Angle returned and Big Show attacked him, but Lesnar came to save him and challenge Big Show to a title match. On the June 12 episode of SmackDown!, during the match between Lesnar and Big Show, the ring collapsed, causing the match to end in a no contest. On the June 19 episode of SmackDown!, the two had a rematch but The World's Greatest Tag Team attacked Lesnar, making Angle and Mr. America to run for the save, only for Big Show to chokeslam all of them.
On the June 26 episode of SmackDown!, the six men fought in a tag match where Big Show pinned Mr. America to win the match for his team. On the July 3 episode of SmackDown!, Lesnar and Angle cost Big Show a handicap match against Stephanie McMahon and Zach Gowen. On the July 10 episode of SmackDown!, Big Show chokeslammed Angle and teamed up with The World's Greatest Tag Team to defeat Lesnar. On the July 17 episode of SmackDown!, Angle defeated The World's Greatest Tag Team and Big Show by help from Zach Gowen. On the July 24 episode of SmackDown!, Gowen teamed with both Lesnar and Angle against Big Show and The World's Greatest Tag Team, Big Show won for his team by chokeslamming both Lesnar and Angle. One of the featured preliminary matches was Zach Vince McMahon in a singles match; the hype to this match began on the May 22 episode of SmackDown!, where Gowen, whose left leg was amputated when he was eight years old, said that he wanted to wrestle for the WWE. McMahon, ordered police to arrest him.
On the June 5 episode of SmackDown!, McMahon challenged Gowen to get a WWE contract by beating him in an Arm Wrestling contest. On the June 12 episode of SmackDown!, McMahon kicked Gowen's leg in order to win the contest. On the June 26 episode of SmackDown!, McMahon agreed to give Gowen a contract, but only if Gowen joined McMahon's "Kiss My Ass" club. Gowen low blowed McMahon. McMahon attacked Gowen and booked him and Stephanie McMahon against Big Show, with Gowen getting a WWE contract if they won. On the July 3 episode of SmackDown!, Brock Lesnar and Kurt Angle helped Gowen win the match and earn his contract. On the July 10 episode of SmackDown!, while Gowen signed his contract, McMahon made a match between Gowen and himself for Vengeance. On the July 24 episode of SmackDown!, McMahon attacked Gowen during his match with Lesnar and Angle against Big Show and The World's Greatest Tag Team. The other featured preliminary match was The John Cena in a singles match; the buildup to the match began on the June 26 episode of SmackDown!, where Cena celebrated a year in the WWE.
He fought Orlando Jordan and defeated him, but attacked him after the match, making The Undertaker run down for the save. On the July 3 episode of SmackDown!, The Undertaker cost Cena his match against Billy Gunn in the WWE United States Championship tournament. On the July 17 episode of SmackDown!, Cena and The Undertaker brawled in the ring. On the July 24 episode of SmackDown!, Cena taunted The Undertaker, rapping about him in a cemetery. Before the event aired live on pay-per-view, Último Dragón faced Kanyon on Sunday Night Heat, one of WWE's secondary TV programs. Dragon won after a standing shiranui on Kanyon; as the pay-per-view event began, Eddie Guerrero faced Chris Benoit for the vacant United States Championship. The match was contested evenly between both men, with both of them performing a variety of offensive maneuvers. Guerrero gained the upper hand when Rhyno interfered in the match while the referee was unconscious, performing a Gore on Benoit. After this, Guerrero performed a Frog splash on Benoit to win the title.
In the next match, Billy Gunn faced Jamie Noble. If Noble won, he'd get to sleep with Torrie. During the match, Noble performed a DDT from the top turnbuckle on Gunn and went for a cover, but Nidia interfered and placed Gunn's foot on the rope. Noble angrily confronted Nidia. Torrie attempted to slap him. After this and Torrie both slapped Noble. Noble returned to the inside of the ring. While
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