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Shire of Inglewood

The Shire of Inglewood was a local government area of Queensland, Australia on the Queensland-New South Wales border in the Darling Downs region, about halfway between the towns of Goondiwindi and Warwick. Administered from the town of Inglewood, it covered an area of 5,876.7 square kilometres, existed as a local government entity from 1879 until 2008, when it amalgamated with the Shire of Waggamba and the Town of Goondiwindi to form the Goondiwindi Region. The Inglewood Division was created on 11 November 1879 as one of 74 divisions around Queensland under the Divisional Boards Act 1879 with a population of 1378. Following a petition by residents, the Rosenthal Division was created on 18 April 1889 under the Divisional Boards Act 1879 from Subdivision No. 1 of the Inglewood Division. With the passage of the Local Authorities Act 1902, Inglewood Division became the Shire of Inglewood on 31 March 1903. On 15 March 2008, under the Local Government Act 2007 passed by the Parliament of Queensland on 10 August 2007, the Shire of Inglewood was merged with the Shire of Waggamba and the Town of Goondiwindi to form the Goondiwindi Region.

Major industries in the Shire included beef cattle, export fruit and wool growing. The Shire of Inglewood included the following settlements: 1927: W. J. Tomkins 2007-2007: Joan White "Inglewood Shire Council: Annual Report 2007-2008". Archived from the original on 5 July 2017. Retrieved 5 July 2017

1926 Australasian Championships

The 1926 Australasian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Memorial Drive, Australia from 23 January to 2 February. It was the 19th edition of the Australasian Championships, the 3rd held in Adelaide, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year; the singles titles were won by Australians Jack Daphne Akhurst. 1926 was the last year the tournament would be called "Australasian Championships". Jack Hawkes defeated Jim Willard 6–1, 6–3, 6–1 Daphne Akhurst defeated Esna Boyd 6–1, 6–3 Jack Hawkes / Gerald Patterson defeated James Anderson / Pat O'Hara Wood 6–1, 6–4, 6–2 Esna Boyd / Meryl O'Hara Wood defeated Daphne Akhurst / Marjorie Cox 6–3, 6–8, 8–6 Esna Boyd / Jack Hawkes defeated Daphne Akhurst / Jim Willard 6–2, 6–4 Australian Open official website

Archery at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Women's team

A total of 15 nations competed in the women's team event at the 1988 Summer Olympics as part of the archery programme. The ranking round score for a team was the sum of the three scores earned by the individual archers in the individual ranking round; the top twelve nations competed with the top eight advancing to the finals. Preliminary roundThe ranking round score for a team was the sum of the three scores earned by the individual archers in the individual ranking round; the top twelve nations competed with the top eight moving on to the final. SemifinalIn the women's team semifinals, Korea kept a firm grip on the lead; the Chinese Taipei team plummeted eight places to eleventh, joining Mongolia and Poland in not advancing to the finals. The Soviets dropped a place but still looked strong as the Americans passed them and the Indonesian and British teams grew nearer. FinalA tie for the silver medal between Indonesia and the United States was resolved using a nine arrow tie-breaker; the Indonesian women shot a 72, while the Americans shot a 67.

15-year-old American Denise Parker become the youngest medalist in the history of Olympic archery. This was the first medal, in any sport, the Indonesians had won at the Olympics; the Soviets were behind both teams by only 1 point, while the Koreans won by a margin of 30 points. Official Olympic Report

Yahoo! Buzz

Yahoo! Buzz was a community-based news article website derived from Digg, that combined the features of social bookmarking and syndication through a user interface that allowed editorial control. Users could publish their own news stories, link to their own or another person's site that had a full story of the information, thereby driving traffic to that person's website and creating a larger market for sites that researched and published their own news articles and stories, such as CNN or smaller owned websites. Yahoo! created the service in hopes that it would drive larger traffic to their site and would give them an advantage over larger online media companies such as Google and MSN, which were Yahoo!'s largest competitors in terms of search engines that provided services and web features to their customers. Unlike other social networking sites, Buzz allowed the publisher to modify the submission. Yahoo! announced on April 19, 2011, that it was killing off Buzz as of April 21, 2011. "This was a hard decision.

However this will help us focus on our core strengths and new innovations", the company wrote in a brief statement. Digg Newsvine Web 2.0 Google Buzz Yahoo! Buzz Buzzlog Overall Searches listed out for the week

Joe Auguste

Joseph Auguste is a former Trinidadian footballer who played as a forward in the Football League for Exeter City. Auguste began his career in the youth set-up before joining Chelmsford City. Auguste failed to settle at Chelmsford and dropped out of senior football for three years, before joining Hounslow. In 1979, Auguste joined Hayes, where he played 55 times, scoring five times, over the course of two years. Auguste re-joined Hounslow in 1981, following his departure from Hayes. In September 1983, Auguste joined Football League club Exeter City on non-contract terms. Auguste made his debut for the club in a 2–0 loss against Bristol Rovers on 17 September 1983, going on to make 10 league appearances for the club. In November 1983, Auguste left Exeter, re-joining Hounslow in the process

Willie Toweel

Willie Michael Toweel was a boxer from South Africa, who won the bronze medal in the flyweight division at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, FInland. Willie was born in Benoni, was the brother of Alan, Fraser, Maurice, Maureen Toweel and Antoinette Moussallem; as an amateur, Willie won Junior and Senior South African boxing titles, won the bronze medal at the 1952 Olympic Games. He lost to Nate Brooks of the eventual gold medalist. Below are the results of Willie Toweel, a South African boxer who competed in the flyweight division at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. Round of 32: defeated Kornel Molnar by decision, 3–0. Round of 16: defeated Al Asuncion by decision, 2-1 Quarterfinal: defeated Han Soo-An by decision, 3–0. Semifinal: lost to Nate Brooks by decision, 0–3, he began his professional career in 1953. After notching up a few wins, Willie fought Matthew Raaff for the vacant South African Bantamweight title at Feather Market Hall in Port Elizabeth, knocked Raaff out in the seventh round. On 22 May 1954, Toweel outpointed Tony Lombard over 12 rounds to win the vacant South African Featherweight Title.

Winning his next ten fights, Willie challenged Robert Cohen for the World Bantamweight title. They fought on 3 September 1955, at Rand Stadium in Johannesburg. Toweel was knocked down three times in the second round, twice for three counts, once for no count. Toweel fought back courageously, was knocked down in the tenth round; the hard-fought world title bout resulted with Cohen retaining his world title. Moving up a division to Lightweight, Toweel faced rival Johnny'Smiler' Van Rensburg for the British Empire and South African Lightweight Titles. In their first encounter, Toweel lost, retiring in the ninth round with ankle injuries. Over the span of their careers, they would fight each other another five times! Willie winning the next three bouts with Van Rensburg, their final bout wit each other ending in a draw over 15 rounds! Willie was affected by tragedy when he fought 21-year-old South African Hubert Essakow on 19 March 1956, in defense of his South African Featherweight Title. Essakow sustained fatal brain injuries in the fight, died 52 hours after losing to Toweel by 11th-round knockout.

Willie, being a religious man considered retirement from boxing. He held back his attack on many of his future opponents, in fear he might hurt them. Late in his career, in the same venue where he fought Essakow, he was disqualified in a bout against Jannie Botes for a low blow. Afterwards, he said during the fight his memories of Essakow came flooding back, he just wanted to find an excuse to get out of the ring. With his management team behind him, Toweel continued to box, racked up another seven wins, with a draw against Van Rensburg. Willie fought in England, defeated Dave Charnley on points over 15 rounds to defend his British Empire Lightweight Title. Toweel won his next eight fights before losing to Frenchman Guy Gracia by TKO in the seventh round on 23 April 1958, in Kelvin Hall, Glasgow. Willie had been suffering with bad sinusitis before the fight. Willie got revenge 10 months defeating Gracia on points in Cape Town, South Africa. After defeating Van Rensburg for the final time in Salisbury, Toweel faced Dave Charnley again.

Struggling to the Lightweight weight limit, Toweel lost his British Empire Lightweight title by getting knocked out in the tenth round. Moving up to welterweight, Toweel fought Len Matthews at Madison Square Garden on 20 November 1959, he was the first South African. Despite being knocked down twice in the eighth round, Willie won on points. Willie was beaten on points for the first time, losing a 10-round decision to Wally Swift in Nottingham on 7 December 1959. Following the Swift fight, Willie gained two more wins in South Africa, over Julio Silvo and Fred Tiedt before beating Benny Niewenhuizen for the vacant South African Welterweight title, to win his fourth national title. On 17 September 1960, Toweel was disqualified against Jannie Botes, lost his title. In his last professional ring appearance, Toweel fought future World Welterweight and Middleweight champion Emile Griffith at Madison Square Garden on 22 October 1960. Willie was stopped in the eighth round; this was his last fight. Toweel retired from boxing at age 26, with a career record of 46 wins, six losses and two draws, with 23 knockouts.

Toweel trained Charlie Weir, world champions Brian Mitchell and Thulani Malinga. Defeated Kornél Molnár 3-0 Defeated Al Asuncion 2-1 Defeated Han Soo-An 3-0 Lost to Nate Brooks 0-3 Willie lived in Randburg, South Africa, until his death on Christmas Day, 25 December 2017. DatabaseOlympics sportspotter.com Professional boxing record for Willie Toweel from BoxRec