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Nancy Griffith biography

Nancy Griffith was Born May 16, 1934. she passed away on September 23, 2013.  Nancy, a world-class sailor and coffee farmer, died in New York. Sailor Nancy Griffith will be remembered for her adventures, laughter, and unique stories. 

Raymond Poulidor biography 2022

Raymond Poulidor biography Raymond Poulidor was born on April 15, 1936, in Masbaraud-Mérignat, France. Poulidor became the eternal runner-up, finishing second in the Tour de France three times and third five times. He won seven Tour de France stages and overall won the Vuelta a España in 1964. Poulidor did not leave cycling after his career stopped in 1977. Every year he was to be found in the Tour caravan. Here Poulidor allowed himself to be interviewed and photographed. Raymond Poulidor died on November 13, 2019. He was 83 years old. last updated October 2022

Emiliano Sala biography 2022

Emiliano Sala biography The Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala was born in Cululu las Colonias on October 31, 1990. He played for French Nantes and, on January 19, 2019, was sold from Nantes to Welsh club Cardiff for 15 million pounds. He had signed a three-year deal with Cardiff, but he never got to make his debut. After saying goodbye to his French colleagues, Emiliano Salo and pilot David Ibbotson boarded a flight bound for Wales on January 21. According to his father, Emiliano Sala sent worrying messages to his family from the plane: "I'm on a plane that looks like it's about to fall apart," and "I'm so scared," read parts of the messages. That same evening, the plane disappeared from the authorities' radar at approximately 20 km from the Channel Island of Guernsey. Emiliano Sala's body was recovered and identified on February 7. He was 28 years old. The body of 59-year-old pilot David Ibbotson has never been found. last updated October 202

Jill Arrington biography 2022

Jill Arrington biography Jill Arrington was born on July 27, 1972, in Conyers, Georgia, USA. She is a sportscaster and reporter. She was a sports anchor at KCBS and KCAL in Los Angeles for three years. last updated October 2022

Anna Kournikova biography 2022

Anna Kournikova biography Anna Kournikova was born on June 7, 1981, in Moscow, Russia, to Sergei and Alla. Her father, a lecturer at the Moscow Sports University and a part-time tennis coach, and mother encouraged Anna to play tennis not for fame but for the sport's health benefits. Her talent was first discovered when she played in a weekly children's sports program at the age of 5, thanks to the racket she received from her parents for Christmas. She began playing and practicing more often, in places like Moscow's Soklniki Park and the Spartak Tennis Club, despite her family being far from wealthy. Anna's first tennis coach was Larissa Preobraschenskaja from 1985 to 1989. The budding tennis player trained and practiced while studying at school. In 1992, 11-year-old Anna moved to Florida with her mother to attend Nick Bollettieri's Tennis Academy in Bradenton. The tennis facilities made it easier for Anna to commute from the gym to the tennis court to school while

Camilla Martin biography 2022

Camilla Martin biography Fighting spirit and hard to beat Camilla Martin is well known to the world of badminton fans for being a strong-minded player from Denmark. As a role model and a model back home, she has been the only European player able to compete with top Chinese players for years. Camilla grabbed a world title in 1999 in front of a home crowd and was runner-up in the Olympic games in Sydney. Camilla Martin has been under even more pressure as she had to battle with more talented Chinese players in the draws. And the Chinese will likely adapt their game to conquer their only real opponent at this stage, making it even harder for her. Her game of touch and cleverness around the court is highly effective against any opponent. Still, the Chinese girls are getting better at reading her deceptive drops - her primary weapon and finesse at net play. She is also known throughout the badminton circuit as mentally tough and does not give up a fight quickly, no matter what. Last year&#