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Slalom Skiing - Proper Definition
... Slalom and Giant Slalom make up the "technical events" in alpine ski racing ... This category separates them from the "speed events" like Super-G and Downhill ... In the United States, skiing events including slalom are managed by the U.S ...
Æthelred The Unready - Legacy
... after-the-fact accounts of, and later accretions to, the narrative of events during Æthelred's long and complex reign ... the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, which, as it reports events with a retrospect of 15 years, cannot help but interpret events with the eventual English defeat ... Yet, as virtually no strictly contemporary narrative account of the events of Æthelred's reign exists, historians are forced to rely on what evidence there is ...
Book Of Genesis - Structure
... chapter 6–9, the flood story, with the events before the flood mirrored by the events after ... The "patriarchal history" recounts the events of the major patriarchs Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to whom God reveals himself and to whom the promise of ...
Copenhagen - Culture and Recreation - Annual Events
... Copenhagen Marathon, Copenhagen's annual marathon event ... It is the largest fashion event in Northern Europe ... which begins on the first Friday in July, is a popular annual event that is the result of Copenhagen's significant jazz scene ...
2000s (decade) - Popular Culture - Sports
... Salt Lake City and the 2006 Turin Winter Olympic Games were also major events, though less popular ... Usain Bolt of Jamaica dominated the male sprinting events at the Beijing Olympics, in which he broke three world records, allowing him to be the first man to ... Association football's important events included two World Cups, one organized in South Korea, Japan, which saw Brazil win a record fifth title, and the other in Germany, which saw Italy's fourth ...

Famous quotes containing the word events:

    Custom, then, is the great guide of human life. It is that principle alone, which renders our experience useful to us, and makes us expect, for the future, a similar train of events with those which have appeared in the past.
    David Hume (1711–1776)

    If there is a case for mental events and mental states, it must be that the positing of them, like the positing of molecules, has some indirect systematic efficacy in the development of theory.
    Willard Van Orman Quine (b. 1908)

    By the power elite, we refer to those political, economic, and military circles which as an intricate set of overlapping cliques share decisions having at least national consequences. In so far as national events are decided, the power elite are those who decide them.
    C. Wright Mills (1916–1962)