click links in text for more info

UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying

Qualification for the 2004 UEFA European Football Championship took place between September 2002 and November 2003. Fifty teams were divided into ten groups, with each team playing the others in their group twice, once at home and once away; the top team in each group automatically qualified for Euro 2004, the ten group runners-up were paired off against each other to determine another five places in the finals. Portugal qualified automatically as hosts of the event. If two or more teams were equal on points on completion of the group matches, the following criteria were applied to determine the rankings: Higher number of points obtained in the group matches played among the teams in question. Superior goal difference from the group matches played among the teams in question. Higher number of goals scored in the group matches played among the teams in question. Higher number of goals scored away from home in the group matches played among the teams in question. If two or more teams still had an equal ranking, criteria 1) to 4) would be reapplied.

If this procedure did not lead to a decision, criteria 6) and 7) would apply. Results of all group matches: 1. Superior goal difference 2. Higher number of goals scored 3. Higher number of goals scored away from home 4. Fair play conduct. Drawing of lots; the draw was made on 25 January 2002 in Portugal. France were seeded first as holders; the other seedings were determined by points per game in the qualifiers for UEFA Euro 2000 and 2002 FIFA World Cup. Belgium and Netherlands qualified automatically for UEFA Euro 2000 as co-hosts, so only their record in 2002 FIFA World Cup was used. France qualified automatically for 2002 FIFA World Cup as 1998 FIFA World Cup Champions, so only their record in UEFA Euro 2000 was used. Portugal qualified automatically as hosts of the tournament and therefore did not take part in the qualification process. Teams in bold qualified for the finals. There were 566 goals scored for an average of 2.68 goals per match. 9 goals 7 goals 6 goals 5 goals 4 goals 3 goals 2 goals 1 goal 1 own goal UEFA Euro 2004 at

Marco Visconti (TV series)

Marco Visconti is an Italian television series which aired in one series of six episodes in 1975. A historical adventure, it is based on the 1834 novel of the same title by Tommaso Grossi, made into 1925 and 1941 films. Raf Vallone as Marco Visconti Pamela Villoresi as Bice Sandro Tuminelli as Oldrado Gianni Garko as Lupo Warner Bentivegna as Lodrisio Liliana Feldman as Marianna Gabriele Lavia as Ottorino Maresa Gallo as Lauretta Franca Nuti as Ermelinda Francesco Di Federico as Ambrogio Carlo Montagna as Pelagrua Herbert Pagani as Tremacoldo Leonardo Severini as Il Pievano Armando Celso as Gentiluomo Enzo Fisichella as Il maggiordomo Evaldo Rogato as Popolano Gianni Quillico as Un servo Franco Ferrari as Gentiluomo Franco Moraldi as Gentiluomo Bruno Vilar as Gentiluomo Ottavio Fanfani as Il vescovo di Lucca Roberto Pistone as Gentiluomo Mario Mattia Giorgetti as Primo gentiluomo lucchese Aldo Suligoj as Gentiluomo Sergio Masieri as Secondo gentiluomo lucchese Carlo Sabatini as Azzone Visconti Itala Martini as Dama Licia Lombardi as Dama Umberto Tabarelli as L'abate Giovanni Visconti Aldo Pierantoni as Il Decano del popolo Marcello Mandò as Vinciguerra Sergio Renda as Birago Moliterno, Gino.

The A to Z of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2009. Marco Visconti on IMDb


KKEQ is a Christian radio station licensed to Fosston, Minnesota with its main studio in Grand Forks, North Dakota and additional studios in Bemidji, Minnesota. Q FM's primary format is contemporary Christian music, though it airs Bible-based talk and teaching programming; the Bemidji area receives the Q FM broadcast on the main 107.1 FM frequency, while the Grand Forks area receives the Q FM broadcast at 104.9 FM via a translator station. KKEQ is a commercial radio station supported by advertising sales. Shine the Light, Inc is a non-profit organization that supports KKEQ by purchasing airtime to allow KKEQ to be a full-time Christian radio ministry; the station signed on in 1972 as KEHG-FM 107.1 a 3,000 watt Class A simulcasting KEHG AM 1480. In 1983 Dale Olmstead purchased KEHG AM and FM from De La Hunt Broadcasting, renamed them KKDQ AM and KKDQ-FM, became KKCQ AM and KKCQ-FM in 1990. In the early 1992, Pine To Prairie Broadcasting was formed with several investors with the intent of bringing Christian radio to northwest Minnesota, purchased KKCQ AM and FM.

KKCQ-FM upgraded to 50,000 watts, signed on with a contemporary Christian music format as "Q107" on October 31, 1993, after periodically being off-the-air for testing. In 1995, Shine the Light, Inc. an evangelical Christian organization, took over the operation of KFNW-FM's Grand Forks, North Dakota translator at 104.9 FM, it began rebroadcasting Q107. Q107's call sign was changed to KKEQ in 1996 after Pine To Prairie Broadcasting signed on KKCQ-FM 96.7. Larry Roed was the first CEO of Pine To Prairie Broadcasting, the first general manager under the new ownership. Air staff over the years include Kevin Arvidson, Dan Kindall, Tom Lano, JL Nesvold, Brian Fisher and current general manager Phil Ehlke. Q107 has organized numerous concerts, special events and promotions over the years, including the yard signs, the "Twelve Gifts of Christmas" and an ongoing the annual Extreme Faith youth conference, held at alternating locations throughout Q107's listening area. Q107 airs Shopping on the Radio, a radio auction which has items for sale and auction from area retailers on its Web site.

In 2005, Q107 began streaming online, Shine the Light, Inc. signed on Q107's second translator at 104.9 FM in Walker, Minnesota. The Grand Forks translator's transmitter was moved into city limits in 2006 improving its signal to the Greater Grand Forks area. In 2007, Shine the Light signed on four translators in Thief River Falls, Park Rapids and Roseau. On July 7, 2008, KKEQ rebranded itself as "Your Q FM" to prevent confusion with its translators, along with switching programming from Salem's Today's Christian Music network to WAY-FM's Christian Hit Radio Satellite Network in order to target a younger audience. In 2010, KKEQ's translator station at 94.9 K235BP in Bemidji switched to a broadcast of KBUN following a sale and a survey showing the majority of KKEQ's Bemidji listeners tune in on the main 107.1 frequency. In February 2011, Your Q FM built an additional studio and sales office in Grand Forks, North Dakota, where most of the programming is now broadcast from. Most satellite programming was dropped in favor of locally produced programming.

Q FM continues to maintain a studio and sales office in Fosston, where some programming continues to be broadcast from, to meet FCC requirements and to continue serving the Fosston area as well. The station operates a studio and sales office in Bemidji, Minnesota. In 2012, KKEQ's translator station at 102.9 K275BB in Roseau went off the air due to interference of its off-air feed from CKCL-FM in Winnipeg, which broadcasts at 107.1 FM. CKCL had upgraded its power to 100,000 watts, is located closer to Roseau than the main KKEQ broadcast. During February 2013, KKEQ applied to upgrade the main 107.1 FM signal from 50,000 to 100,000 watts on a taller tower near Bagley, improving its signal in Bemidji. The station completed its upgrade to the main signal in September 2014. At the end of 2013, KKCQ and KKCQ-FM were sold to R&J Broadcasting of Minnesota. Studios and towers for these stations remain in Fosston. Ownership of both stations transferred to them according to FCC records. Your Q FM official website Shine The Light, Inc Shopping on the Radio Query the FCC's FM station database for KKEQ Radio-Locator information on KKEQ Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KKEQ

Unoke Station

Unoke Station is a railway station on the Nanao Line in the city of Kahoku, Ishikawa Prefecture, operated by the West Japan Railway Company. Unoke Station is served by the Nanao Line, is located 8.8 kilometers from the end of the line at Tsubata and 20.3 kilometers from Kanazawa. The station consists of two opposed ground-level side platforms connected by a footbridge; the station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office. The station opened on April 24, 1898. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways on April 1, 1987, the station came under the control of JR West. In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 1,338 passengers daily. Former Unoke Town Hall Unoke Junior High School Unoke Elementary School List of railway stations in Japan Official website


Longfield is a village in the civil parish of Longfield and New Barn, in the Dartford district in Kent, England. It is located the same distance south-west of Gravesend; the village contains several shops, a pub, a 14th-century church. It is recorded in the Domesday Book and the Anglo-Saxon charters of 964-995; the place in Kent is recorded as Langanfelda in the Saxon Charters of 964-995, as Langafel in the Domesday Book of 1086. It had been proposed by town planner Patrick Abercrombie as part of the Greater London Plan in the mid-1940s to build a new town in the Longfield area, however other satellite areas around London were selected instead. Longfield and New Barn is a civil parish named after the adjacent villages it covers, the eastern part being New Barn, it covers the smaller settlement, the neighbourhood of Longfield Hill. Longfield is the ancient village, situated on the road between Meopham. New Barn is larger in population than Longfield, although has little in the way of services, being a comparatively recent development and purely residential in nature.

Longfield is four miles south east near Gravesend. It is a linear development, contiguous with the village of Hartley to the south; the whole civil parish slopes from southeast and south to north. Elevations range from 92m AOD in the southwest of the developed area of New Barn in the east, on a wide rise, to 45m AOD in and around the chalk pit just west of Longfield across the disused HS1 south-of-London link railway line towards Southfleet. Just above this is the tiny settlement, a farmed area named Pinden, to the south, however before this on the road towards London is another named community, no more than a row of cottages on the road named Whitehill; the villages of New Barn and Longfield are within and give their names to the civil parish of Longfield and New Barn which covers the settlement of Longfield Hill. Longfield is the ancient village, situated on the road between Meopham. New Barn is larger in population than Longfield, although has little in the way of services, being a recent development and purely a residential location.

Longfield fell within the Hundred of its successor Dartford Rural District. The Local Government Act 1972 made the village part of the Sevenoaks district of Kent on 1 April 1974, it was transferred to the borough of Dartford on 1 April 1987. It has been in the Dartford parliamentary constituency since 1983. Dr Howard Stoate, the MP since 1997, decided not to stand again as a candidate at the 2010 general election, his successor candidate was defeated by Gareth Johnson at that election. The village has a shopping area consisting of a local baker and butcher, two local supermarkets, a post office, estate agents, hair-dressers, an antiques shop, various restaurants and take-aways, a pet supply store, an undertakers and a country market on Fridays. There is one pub in the Railway Tavern. Another, The Wheatsheaf, a 15th-century thatched pub, outside the village on the B255 road to Bluewater. Closed down in 2011; the Long Valley Club and the Hartley Country Club are club-based venues restricted to paid membership.

Other pubs in the area include the Green Man on Longfield Hill, the White Swan near Ash and the Rising Sun in Fawkham. The church is dedicated to St Mary Magdalene, was built in 1343, it is a Grade II* listed building Longfield railway station serves the area with Southeastern services to London Victoria via Bromley South and services to Ramsgate and Dover Priory. 423 to Dartford via Bluewater or to New Ash Green. Mondays to Saturdays only. Operated by Arriva Kent Thameside. 433 to Bluewater or to New Ash Green. Sundays only. Opearted by Arriva Kent Thameside. 474 to Greenhithe via Bluewater. Mondays to Saturdays only. Operated by Go Coach Buses. 475 to Greenhithe via Bluewater. Mondays to Saturdays only. Operated by Go Coach Buses. 489 to Gravesend or to New Ash Green. Operated by Arriva Kent Thameside; the Parish Council website Hartley website

Anju Bobby George

Anju Bobby George is a retired Indian athlete. She is only World Champion in Athletics IAAF World Athletics Final. Anju Bobby George made history when she won the bronze medal in long jump at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics in Paris. With this achievement, she became the first Indian athlete to win a medal in a World Championships in Athletics jumping 6.70 m. She went on to win the gold medal at the IAAF World Athletics Final in 2005, a performance she considers her best. Anju was upgraded to the gold status from silver in the 2005 World Athletics Final in Monte Carlo following the disqualification of Tatyana Kotova of Russia by the International Association of Athletics Federations, following the recent re-testing of the latter's sample collected at the 2005 World Championship in Helsinki, she was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2002. She had got 5th position with personal best score of 6.83 at the 2004 Athens Olympics. Anju was born in Kochuparambil family in Cheeranchira village of Changanassery taluk, Kerala, in a Syrian Orthodox family, to K. T. Markose.

She was initiated into athletics by her father and her interest was further developed by her trainer in Koruthode school. She graduated from Vimala College. In the school athletic meet in 1991–92, she won the 100 m hurdles and relay and stood second in long jump and high jump events, thus becoming the women's champion. Anju's talent was noticed in the national schools games where she won third place in 100 m hurdles and 4 × 100 m relay. Although she started with Heptathlon, she began to concentrate on her jump events and went on to win long jump medal in the 1996 Delhi junior Asian championship. In 1999 Anju set the national record for triple jump in the Bangalore Federation Cup and silver medal at the South Asian Federation Games in Nepal. In 2001 Anju bettered her own record in long jump to 6.74 m in the National Circuit Meet at Thiruvananthapuram. In the same year she won gold for triple jump and long jump in the Ludhiana National games. Anju reigned supreme in her events in the Hyderabad National games also.

She won the bronze medal clearing 6.49 m at the 2002 Commonwealth Games at Manchester. She won the gold medal at the Asian Games in Busan. Anju made history when she won the bronze medal clearing 6.70 m in Long Jump at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics in Paris, becoming the first Indian athlete to win a medal in a World Championships in Athletics. She won a gold medal at the 2003 Afro-Asian Games, she achieved her personal best of 6.83 m at the 2004 Olympic Games at Athens that brought her the fifth position. This is the current Indian national record. In September 2005, Anju won the gold medal in the women's long jump at the 16th Asian Athletics Championship in Incheon City of South Korea with a leap of 6.65 metres. She went on to win the gold medal at the IAAF World Athletics Final in 2005 with a leap of 6.75 m, a performance she considers her best. She won silver medal in women's long jump in 2006 held at Doha. In 2007, Anju won silver medal in 17th Asian Athletics Championship at Amman with a jump of 6.65m and this qualified her for Osaka World Championship in August 2007 where she finished 9th.

Anju start her 2008 season with silver medal in 3rd Asian Indoor Championship in athletics at Doha with a jump of 6.38m and she improved her distance to 6.50m by winning gold in the 3rd South Asian Athletics Championship at Kochi. She received the prestigious Arjuna award in 2002–2003 for eminent sports persons from the government of India and the country's highest sporting honour, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2003–2004 after her success in the World Athletic meet, she was conferred Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award in 2004. Anju was ranked 28th in 12 February 2007 rankings of the International Association of Athletics Federations. Anju's journey to success from rank 61 in 2001 to rank 6 in 2003 within a short span of two years, was one of sheer hard work and intensive planning; the credit for her success goes to her husband and coach Robert Bobby George, according to her, was the biggest influence who helped her in realising her potential and achieving the goal. Bobby, a mechanical engineer and a former national champion in triple jump himself, gave up his career to become a full-time coach to Anju in 1998.

He belongs to a prestigious sports family and is the younger brother of the famous volleyball player. Anju and Bobby, realising that international exposure is essential for competing in world-class events, made necessary arrangements and trained with Mike Powell, a world record holder, before the World Athletics meet, which gave her valuable exposure in technique, she contested at the 2004 Athens Olympics but remained on 5th position with her personal best score of 6.83. She contested at the 2008 Beijing Olympics but failed to qualify for the women's long jump event, fouling in all her three attempts. Anju Bobby George pulled out of the 52nd national inter-state athletics in Hyderabad, due to an upper respiratory tract infection. Anju is married to Robert Bobby George, a former national champion in triple jump and her coach too, she is employed with the Customs department in Bangalore. The couple have a daughter Andrea; the ace athlete was appointed as president of the Kerala State Sports Council.

She resigned from the post on 22 June 2016. She is the Chairperson of TOPS and is the Executive member of Khelo India project instituted by the Government of India. List of Indian women athletes List of Kerala