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Geoff Hunt
Geoffrey Brian ("Geoff") Hunt, MBE (born 11 March 1947, in Melbourne, Australia), is a retired Australian squash player who is widely considered to be one of the greatest squash players in history. He was ranked the World No.1 squash player from 1975 to 1980. He won the World Open title four times. He was the event's inaugural champion, winning the competition on the first four occasions it was held (1976, 1977, 1979 and 1980). He also won the International Amateur Individual Championship three times (1967, 1969, and 1971), and the British Open (which was considered to be the effective world championship event involving both amateurs and professionals before the World Open began) eight times between 1969 and 1981. Hunt won 178 of the 215 tournaments he contested during his career. Hunt won the Australian Junior Championship in 1963, and he first won the Australian Amateur Men's Championship in 1965. Hunt was known for having great determination
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Jeff Hunt
Jeff Hunt is a Canadian businessman who is an owner of the Ottawa Redblacks football club of the Canadian Football League
Canadian Football League
and the Ottawa 67's hockey club of the Ontario
Ontario
Hockey League. He started a carpet-cleaning firm called Canway. His firm was in the Profit Magazine 100 seven times in the 1990s.[1]Contents1 Background information 2 OHL hockey 3 CFL football 4 Lansdowne redevelopment plan 5 Successes 6 References 7 External linksBackground information[edit] Jeff was born April 17, 1964 in Stephenville, Newfoundland. His parents are Alexander (deceased) and Dorothy Hunt. He is the eldest of two other siblings, Alex and Sheryl Hunt. Throughout his childhood, Hunt moved around Newfoundland every couple of years due to his father being in the RCMP
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World Squash Federation
The World Squash Federation
World Squash Federation
(WSF) is the international federation for squash, an indoor racquet sport which was formerly called "squash rackets." The WSF is recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the International Federation (IF) for squash, and is also a member of the SportAccord
SportAccord
and the Association of the IOC Recognised International Sports Federations (ARISF). It is based in Hastings
Hastings
in England. As of 2016 it has 149 member federations. It is bidding for squash to be added to the Olympic program for the 2024 Summer Olympics
2024 Summer Olympics
having failed with a bid for Tokyo 2020. The first squash court was built in England
England
in 1865; there are now around 50,000 courts in more than 185 nations worldwide
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France
France
France
(French: [fʁɑ̃s]), officially the French Republic (French: République française [ʁepyblik fʁɑ̃sɛz]), is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France
France
in western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.[XIII] The metropolitan area of France
France
extends from the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
to the English Channel
English Channel
and the North Sea, and from the Rhine
Rhine
to the Atlantic Ocean. The overseas territories include French Guiana
French Guiana
in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans
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Canada
Coordinates: 60°N 95°W / 60°N 95°W / 60; -95CanadaFlagMotto: A Mari Usque Ad Mare  (Latin) (English: "From Sea to Sea")Anthem: "O Canada"Royal anthem: "God Save the Queen"[1]Capital Ottawa 45°24′N 75°40′W / 45.400°N 75.667°W / 45.400; -75.667Largest city TorontoOfficial languagesEnglish FrenchEthnic groupsList of ethnicities74.3% European 14.5% Asian 5.1% Indigenous 3.4% Caribbean and Latin American 2.9% African 0.2% Oceanian[2]ReligionList of religions67.2% Christianity 23.9% Non-religious 3.2% Islam 1.5% Hinduism 1.4% Sikhism 1.1% Buddhism 1.0% Judaism 0.6% Other -[3]Demonym CanadianGovernment Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy[4]• MonarchElizabeth II• Governor GeneralJulie Payette• Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau• Chie
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England
England
England
is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.[6][7][8] It shares land borders with Scotland
Scotland
to the north and Wales
Wales
to the west. The Irish Sea
Irish Sea
lies northwest of England
England
and the Celtic Sea
Celtic Sea
lies to the southwest. England
England
is separated from continental Europe
Europe
by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel
English Channel
to the south
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Scotland
Scotland
Scotland
(/ˈskɒtlənd/; Scots: [ˈskɔtlənd]; Scottish Gaelic: Alba
Alba
[ˈal̪ˠapə] ( listen)) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.[16][17][18] It shares a border with England
England
to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea
North Sea
to the east and the North Channel and Irish Sea
Irish Sea
to the south-west. In addition to the mainland, the country is made up of more than 790 islands,[19] including the Northern Isles
Northern Isles
and the Hebrides. The Kingdom of Scotland
Kingdom of Scotland
emerged as an independent sovereign state in the Early Middle Ages
Early Middle Ages
and continued to exist until 1707
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Pakistan
Coordinates: 30°N 70°E / 30°N 70°E / 30; 70 Islamic Republic
Islamic Republic
of Pakistan اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاكِستان‬ (Urdu) Islāmī Jumhūriyah Pākistān[1]FlagEmblemMotto: Īmān, Ittihād, Nazam ایمان، اتحاد، نظم‬ (Urdu) "Faith, Unity, Discipline" [2]Anthem: Qaumī Tarānah قَومی ترانہ‬ "The National Anthem"[3]Area controlled by
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Cassell (publisher)
Cassell & Co is a British book publishing house, founded in 1848 by John Cassell
John Cassell
(1817–1865), which became in the 1890s an international publishing group company. In 1995 Cassell & Co acquired Pinter Publishers.[1] In December 1998 Cassell & Co was bought by the Orion Publishing
Publishing
Group. In January 2002 Cassell imprints, including the Cassell Reference and Cassell Military were joined with the Weidenfeld imprints to form a new division under the name of Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd.[2] Cassell Illustrated survives as an imprint of the Octopus Publishing Group.Contents1 History 2 Cassell's former periodicals 3 See also 4 Notes and references 5 External linksHistory[edit] John Cassell
John Cassell
(1817–1865), who was in turn a carpenter, temperance preacher, tea and coffee merchant, finally turned to publishing
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Cam Nancarrow
Cam Nancarrow, born 9 April 1945 in Sydney,[1] is a former squash player from Australia, who was one of the game's leading players in the 1960s and 1970s. He won the World Amateur Individual Championship in 1973, having finished runner-up in that competition in 1967 and 1971. He was also runner-up at the British Open in 1969 and 1977. In March 2008, he was added to the Squash Australia Hall of Fame.[2] He is the step-father of 1980s and 1990s squash top player Tristan Nancarrow. The name Nancarrow is of Cornish origin meaning "valley of the deer".[3] References[edit]^ Cam Nancarrow at Squash Info, Retrieved 20 Dec 2011 ^ Article at squashsite.co.uk Retrieved 20 Dec 2011 ^ White, G. Pawley, A Handbook of Cornish Surnames.This biographical article relating to an Australian squash figure is a stub
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Sport Australia Hall Of Fame
The Sport Australia Hall of Fame was established on 10 December 1985 to recognise the achievements of Australian sportsmen and sportswomen.[1] The inaugural induction included 120 members with Sir Don Bradman
Don Bradman
as the first inductee and Dawn Fraser
Dawn Fraser
the first female inductee. [1] In 1989, the Hall of Fame was expanded to include associate members who have assisted in the development of sport in Australia. In 2012, there were 518 members. [2] Each year the Hall of Fame inducts notable retired athletes, associate members and upgrades one member to 'legend' status. The main award each year is the 'Don' Award but other awards include Team Sport Australia Award, Spirit of Sport Award and Hall of Fame Moments.[3] The National Sports Museum
National Sports Museum
located at the Melbourne Cricket Ground houses the Sport Australia Hall of Fame
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Mo Yasin
Mohammed "Mo" Yasin (Urdu: محمد یاسین‎) is a squash coach and retired squash player from Pakistan. One of the leading players in the game in the 1970s, Yasin was a finalist in the 1974 British Open. He retired from squash in 1975 due to an ankle injury.Yasin is very famous for beating World champion Jonah Barington and preventing him for equalizing Hashim Khans record of 7 British Open Titles at that time in 1974.He did not play the final due to his ankle injury while playing with Qamar Zaman in semifinal. External links[edit]British Open championsThis biographical article relating to a Pakistani squash figure is a stub
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Egypt
Coordinates: 26°N 30°E / 26°N 30°E / 26; 30Arab Republic
Republic
of Egyptجمهورية مصر العربيةArabic: Jumhūrīyat Miṣr al-ʿArabīyahEgyptian: Gomhoreyet Maṣr El ʿArabeyahFlagCoat of armsAnthem: "Bilady, Bilady, Bilady" "بلادي، بلادي، بلادي" "My country, my country, my country"Capital and largest city Cairo 30°2′N 31°13′E / 30.033°N 31.217°E / 30.033; 31.217Official languages Arabic[a]National language Egyptian ArabicReligion90% Islam 9% Orthodox Christian 1% Other Christian[1]Demonym EgyptianGovernment Unitary semi-presidential republic• PresidentAbdel Fattah el-Sisi• Prime MinisterSherif IsmailLegislature House of RepresentativesEstablishment• Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt[2][3][b]c
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Aspire Academy
Coordinates: 25°16′05″N 51°26′37″E / 25.268071°N 51.443605°E / 25.268071; 51.443605 Aspire Academy
Aspire Academy
(Arabic: أكاديمية أسباير 'Akādīmiyat 'Asbāyr) is a sports academy based in the Aspire Zone
Aspire Zone
in Qatar,[1] founded in 2004 with the goal to scout and help develop Qatari athletes, whilst also providing them with secondary school education.Contents1 History 2 Achievements2.1 Football 2.2 Athletics3 Controversies 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] Aspire Academy
Aspire Academy
graduates in 2012 Aspire Academy
Aspire Academy
was established by an Emiri Decree, No
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Australian Institute Of Sport
The Australian Institute of Sport
Australian Institute of Sport
(AIS) is a sports training institution in Australia.[2] The Institute's headquarters were opened in 1981 and are situated in Canberra
Canberra
(the capital city of Australia). The 66-hectare site campus is in the northern suburb of Bruce
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Australia
Coordinates: 25°S 133°E / 25°S 133°E / -25; 133Commonwealth of AustraliaFlagCoat of armsAnthem: "Advance Australia
Australia
Fair"[N 1]Capital Canberra 35°18′29″S 149°07′28″E / 35.30806°S 149.12444°E / -35.30806; 149.12444Largest city SydneyNational language English[N 2]DemonymAustralian Aussie
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