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Expanding bullet

Expanding bullets, also known colloquially as dumdum bullets, are projectiles designed to expand on impact. This causes the bullet to increase in diameter, to combat over-penetration and produce a larger wound. This leads to a living target being ...

                                               

Frangible bullet

Frangible bullets are intended to disintegrate into tiny particles upon target impact to minimize their penetration of other objects. Small particles are slowed more rapidly by non-target environments like air resistance, and are less likely to c ...

                                               

Full metal jacket bullet

A full metal jacket bullet is a small-arms projectile consisting of a soft core encased in a shell of harder metal, such as gilding metal, cupronickel, or, less commonly, a steel alloy. A bullet jacket generally allows for higher muzzle velocitie ...

                                               

Hollow-base bullet

A hollow-base bullet is an expanding bullet that has a pit or hollowed out shape in its base often intended to cause the bullet to expand upon firing a cartridge in order to expand the base against the barrel grooves and obturate the bore more as ...

                                               

Hollow-point bullet

A hollow-point bullet is an expanding bullet. It is used for controlled penetration, where over-penetration could cause collateral damage. In target shooting, they are used for greater accuracy due to the larger meplat. Hollow point bullets are m ...

                                               

Minie ball

The Minie ball, or Minni ball, is a type of muzzle-loading spin-stabilized bullet for rifled muskets named after its developer, Claude-Etienne Minie, inventor of the French Minie rifle. It came to prominence in the Crimean War and American Civil ...

                                               

Nessler ball

The Nessler ball, or balle Nessler, is a type of muzzle-loading musket bullet. It was developed to increase the accuracy and range of smoothbore muskets and was used in the Crimean War.

                                               

Plastic-tipped bullet

Plastic-tipped bullets are a type of hollow-point bullet tipped with a polymer nose cone designed to emulate the aerodynamics of the spitzer bullets. Most tips are made of polyoxymethylene, although some manufacturers have used polyester urethane ...

                                               

Pomeroy bullet

The Pomeroy bullet was designed by New Zealander John Pomeroy as an anti-zeppelin weapon. Pomeroy bullets were supposed to explode when encountering the minimum resistance of fabric envelopes containing hydrogen gas holding the zeppelin aloft. Th ...

                                               

Soft-point bullet

A soft-point bullet, also known as a soft-nosed bullet, is a jacketed expanding bullet with a soft metal core enclosed by a stronger metal jacket left open at the forward tip. A soft-point bullet is intended to expand upon striking flesh to cause ...

                                               

Spitzer (bullet)

The spitzer bullet, also commonly referred to as a spire point bullet, is primarily a small arms ballistics development of the late 19th and early 20th century, driven by military desire for aerodynamic bullet designs that will give a higher degr ...

                                               

Total metal jacket

Total metal jacket bullets are made by electroplating a thin jacket of ductile metal over a core of different metal requiring protection from abrasion or corrosion. Similar full metal jacket bullets mechanically swage a thin sheet of metal over t ...

                                               

Williams cleaner bullet

Three types of projectiles known as Williams Patent "cleaner" bullets were used by the Union Army during the American Civil War in the standard.58 caliber rifle muskets. There was a fourth developed for use in the Union Repeating or "Coffee-Mill" ...

                                               

AFL salary cap

The Australian Football League has implemented a salary cap on its clubs since 1987, when Brisbane and West Coast were admitted, as part of its equalization policy designed to neutralize the ability of the richest and most successful clubs, Carlt ...

                                               

AFL finals series

The Australian Football League finals series, more generally known as the AFL finals, and known from 1897 until 1989 as the Victorian Football League finals series or VFL finals, is a tournament held at the end of each AFL season to determine the ...

                                               

Australian Football League reserves affiliations

The Australian Football League stages the highest-level senior Australian rules football competition in the country. However, since the late 1980s, when the former Victorian Football League expanded interstate to become the modern Australian Foot ...

                                               

2019 Womens Hockey One

The 2019 Womens Sultana Bran Hockey One was the inaugural womens edition of Hockey Australias national league, Hockey One. The tournament was held across 7 states and territories of Australia. The tournament started on 29 September and culminated ...

                                               

NNL Coach of the Year Award

The Joyce Brown Coach of the Year Award is an annual Suncorp Super Netball award in Australia. This is one of the eight super netball teams, which is considered to be the most impressive coach of the season, as determined by a panel of experts. T ...

                                               

NNL Team of the Year

The Suncorp Super Netball Team of the Year is an All-Star team consisting of the best players from the Suncorp Super Netball competition in Australia. The First was chosen in 2017, at the end of the season.

                                               

2014 WNBL Finals

The 2014 WNBL Finals is the postseason tournament of the WNBLs 2013–14 season. The Bendigo Spirit were the defending champions and they successfully defended their title by defeating the Townsville Fire.

                                               

CPL–U Sports Draft

The CPL–U Sports Draft is an annual event in which Canadian Premier League clubs select players from U Sports, Canadas governing body for university sports. The inaugural draft took place on November 12, 2018.

                                               

Greek Basket League awards

Greek Basket League awards are the yearly individual awards that are given by the 1st-tier professional basketball league in Greece, the Greek Basket League. With the 2014-15 season, awards voting by fans online, while previously they were not. T ...

                                               

2008–09 HEBA Greek All Star Game

The 2008–09 HEBA Greek All Star Game marked the 17th HEBA Greek All Star Game of the HEBA A1 Division. The game was held on March 15, 2009, at Xanthi Arena in Xanthi, Greece. The Greek All Stars beat The Rest of the World All Stars by a score of ...

                                               

Bihar cricket team in Ranji Trophy

Bihar competed in the Ranji Trophy from 1936-37 until 2003-04, after which it was succeeded by the bihar 2017-18 cricket team. Bihar has played 236 First class matches,winning 78,losing 56 and drawing 102. Again after a gap of 15 years Bihar is p ...

                                               

I-League records and statistics

The I-League was founded as the top tier of Indian football for the start of the 2007–08 season. The following page details the football records and statistics of the I-League since then.

                                               

Football Sports Development

Football Sports Development Ltd is an Indian company established to operate the Indian Super League, the association football franchise-based league. The company is run as a subsidiary to IMG–Reliance.

                                               

Indian Super League Golden Glove

The Indian Super League Golden Glove is an award recognizing the best goalkeeper in the Indian Super League for a given season. The ISL was founded in 2013, the first Golden Glove was awarded in 2014.

                                               

Icon player

Icon player is a status given to an athlete to indicate that they are the most valued player in the team. The title is most commonly currently used in domestic cricket, particularly in the Bangladesh Premier League, Afghanistan Premier League and ...

                                               

K League

K League is South Koreas professional association football league including the first division K League 1 and the second division K League 2.

                                               

Korean Basketball League Ethnic Draft

The Korean Basketball League Ethnic Draft was first established in 2009 to give mixed blood Korean basketball players of foreign nationality a chance to play in the KBL without being counted as foreigners. The first draft was held on 3 February 2 ...

                                               

Illinois State League

The Illinois State League was a baseball minor league formed in 1947. The league operated in 1947-1948 and evolved to become todays Midwest League. The Class D ISL was composed entirely of new franchises, each located in Southern Illinois. The ch ...

                                               

Kentucky–Illinois–Tennessee League

The Kentucky–Illinois–Tennessee League was a Class D minor league baseball circuit that went through six different lives. The first KITTY League played from 1903 through 1906. The next one ran from 1910 through 1914. The third try played a single ...

                                               

Mountain State League

The league began play in 1937 with six teams: the Beckley Bengals, based in Beckley, West Virginia, the Welch Miners, based in Welch, West Virginia, the Williamson Colts, based in Williamson, West Virginia, the Bluefield Blue-Grays, based in Blue ...

                                               

Mountain States League (1911–12)

The Mountain States League was a Class D minor league baseball league which operated in the United States from 1911 to 1912. The league previously operated as the Virginia Valley League in 1910. Its teams hailed from Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virg ...

                                               

Mountain States League (1948–54)

The Mountain States League was a Class D and Class C minor league baseball league which operated in the United States from 1948 to 1954. The league began as a Class D league, but was classified as a Class C league during its final season in 1954. ...

                                               

Northern League (baseball, 1902–71)

The Northern League was a name used by several minor league baseball organizations that operated off and on between 1902 and 1971 in the upper midwestern United States and Manitoba, Canada.

                                               

Western League (1939–1941)

The Western League of 1939–1941 was a low-level American circuit in Minor League Baseball. The Class D league was born when the Nebraska State League changed its identity after the 1938 season. It is not related to the Class A Western League of 1 ...

                                               

Valley Greyhound Stadium

The track, known as The Valley, is on Twyn Road CF82 7SP sandwiched between the Caerphilly Road and A469 and the east bank of the Rhymney River on the north side of the Dyffryn Business Park.

                                               

America³

The program was operated by Bill Koch and Harry "Buddy" Melges in the 1992 Americas Cup. After winning the Defender Series, America 3 defeated the Italian challenger Il Moro di Venezia to successfully defend the Cup. The boat, named America3, was ...

                                               

Il Moro Challenge

Il Moro Challenge was a 1992 Italian Americas Cup team headed by industrialist Raul Gardini. The team won the 1992 Louis Vuitton Cup but failed to win the 28th Americas Cup.

                                               

Le Defi

Le Defi was a French Americas Cup team that competed in the 1992, 1995, 2000 and 2003 Louis Vuitton Cups and in the first few Acts of the 2007 Louis Vuitton Cup. After 2005 Le Defi supported China Team.

                                               

Ecover Sailing Team

The Ecover Sailing team competed in the 2009 iShares Cup, showcasing world class racing around Europe. The races take place in Venice, Hyeres, Cowes, Kiel, Amsterdam and Almeria, and the rebranded, 2010 Extreme Sailing Series.

                                               

BSL 500 V3

The BSL 500 V3 was a 500 cc two stroke V3 which competed in the Grand Prix Motorcycle World Championship in 1999 and 2000. It was the brainchild of New Zealand businessman Bill Buckley, and was designed and built as a showcase for Buckleys engine ...

                                               

ELF 500 ROC

A new European motorcycle made its debut under the Elf banner in 1996. The engine was a Swissauto 500 cc two-stroke V4 engine, designed as a compact and powerful unit which could be used in both sidecar racing outfits and solo bikes. It utilised ...

                                               

Maxtra 125

The Maxtra 125 is a race motorcycle manufactured by Haojue to race in the Grand Prix motorcycle World Championship. Its first season was in 2009. The engine design is innovative for 125cc racing bike: cylinder down, providing several opportunitie ...

                                               

Muz 500

The Muz 500 started out as essentially the same machine as the ELF 500 ROC. The Muz 500 competed in the 500 cc World Championship in 1998 and 1999. In its first year it remain largely unchanged, but it was 1999 that saw true progress being made w ...

                                               

Hayley Stadium

Hayley Stadium was a purpose-built 311 yard long Motorcycle speedway located at Queensway Meadows on the eastern side of the City of Newport, South Wales. The stadium was home to the Newport Wasps speedway team. In March 2010, the OS engaged a Mi ...

                                               

Plymouth Coliseum

Plymouth Coliseum, formerly known as St Boniface Arena, is a rugby field and speedway venue in Plymouth, Devon. It is situated adjacent to the River Plym near Marsh Mills.

                                               

Gold medalists at the BWF World Championships

This is a table of all the Gold medal winners in the Badminton World Championships. Since 1983, the event has been held every two years, with it changing to an annual event since 2005 but taking a break during Olympic years.

                                               

List of BWF World Championships medalists

The following is a list providing a BWF World Championships medalists in the mens and womens singles, also in the mens, womens and mixed doubles events. The champion of the tournament win a gold medal, the runner-up take the silver medal, and the ...

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