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Antwerpse Basketball Club was a professional basketball club based in the city of Antwerp, Belgium.
Antwerpse founded in 1910 and became a very successful club in Belgian basketball mostly from the mid-'50s to the mid-'70s. In this time the club won eight titles of BLB. In 1972 the club changed its official name to Racing Basket Antwerpen. In the next season (1973–74) it adopted for sponsorship reasons the name Racing Ford Antwerpen, and then Racing Thorens Antwerpen. In 1975 the club merged with various Antwerp clubs such as Zaziko, Brabo, Tunnel and other teams which formed a new club with the name Sobabee. Finally in 1995 Sobabee merged with the other legendary club of Belgian basketball, Racing Mechelen, and created a new club based in Antwerp which now is known as Antwerp Giants.
The British Motor Corporation Limited (BMC) was a UK-based vehicle manufacturer, formed in early 1952 to give effect to an agreed merger of the Morris and Austin businesses.
The University of Antwerp is one of the major Belgian universities located in the city of Antwerp. The official abbreviation is UA, but UAntwerpen is more recently used. The University of Antwerp has about 20,000 students, which makes it the third largest university in Flanders. The University of Antwerp is characterised by its high standards in education, internationally competitive research and entrepreneurial approach. It was founded in 2003 after the merger of three smaller universities.
Banbridge Town Football Club is an intermediate football club from Northern Ireland playing in the NIFL Premier Intermediate League. The club, founded in 1947, hails from Banbridge, County Down and plays its home matches at Crystal Park. Club colours are red and black. In 2014, the club merged with Banbridge A.F.C. The 2016/17 season saw Banbridge Town’s reserve team win the South Down Development League.
Koninklijke Beerschot Antwerpen Club, simply known as Beerschot AC, was a Belgian football club based in southern Antwerp. Beerschot played in the Belgian Pro League from 1999–2000 until 2012–13, when they were relegated not only through their league position, but also lost their professional license through financial issues, being officially declared bankrupt on 21 May 2013 – one week after the season had ended.
Antwerp Giants, named Telenet Giants Antwerp for sponsorship reasons, are a Belgian professional basketball club based in Antwerp. Their home arena is Lotto Arena. The club plays in the Pro Basketball League (PBL), the highest tier of Belgian basketball. The club was created from the merger of Sobabee and Racing Mechelen. Then named Racing Basket Antwerpen, it was renamed Antwerp Giants in 2005.
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Racing Club Mechelen, or Racing Club Malines, was a Belgian professional basketball club from the city of Mechelen, Belgium. The club folded and merged with Sobabee to create Racing Basket Antwerpen, in 1995. Until it was dissolved, the club's senior team was the most successful Belgian basketball club, winning a total of 15 Belgian national championships, 9 Belgian Cups, and 5 Belgian SuperCups. The club played its home games in Mechelen, at the Winketkaai. For sponsorship reasons, the club was known as Maes Pils for a long time.
Lossiemouth United Football Club were a Scottish football club from the town of Lossiemouth, Moray. Members of the Scottish Junior Football Association, North Region, the club have recently announced their return to competition after a year in abeyance. The original club formed in 1949, lasting for ten years. The current club date from 1962. Home matches are played at the Coulardbank Playing Fields where a pitch was enclosed to comply with SJFA regulations. In earlier years, United had shared Grant Park with their Highland League neighbours, Lossiemouth F.C.. Club colours were sky blue and white.
Antwerp is a city in Belgium, and is the capital of Antwerp province in the Flemish Region. With a population of 520,504, it is the most populous city proper in Belgium, and with a metropolitan area housing around 1,200,000 people, it's the second largest metropolitan region after Brussels in Belgium.
One Love Roller Dolls (OLRD) is a women's flat track roller derby league based in Antwerp, Belgium. Founded in 2010, the league currently consists of two teams which competes against teams from other leagues. One Love is a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).
Budapesti Honvéd SE is a basketball club based in Budapest, Hungary. With 33 Hungarian Championships and 17 Hungarian Cups won from the 1950s to the 1990s, it is the most successful team in the Hungarian national basketball league. The club was relegated from the 1st division in 2001, but continued as an amateur club in the 3rd division. Since 2004 they have played in the 2nd division.
Eddy Casteels is a Belgian former basketball player and current coach, currently of the Leuven Bears. From 2005 till 2018 he was the head coach of the Belgium national basketball team
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Blue Stars is a Dutch basketball club based in Diemen, North Holland. The club played in the top tier Eredivisie during the 60s, 70s and 80s.
The Antwerp Jazz Club is an association in Antwerp, Belgium, founded in 1938 by Hans Philippi, which delivers weekly lectures about and presentations of jazz music, at no cost, open to the public at large. Its sessions are held in Dutch. Other than these sessions, the club organizes concerts, including helping to organize blues concerts; and has aided in the screenings of jazz documentaries.
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