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Borg

 (bôrg), Björn Rune Born 1956.
Swedish tennis player who won five consecutive Wimbledon championships (1976-1980).

Borg

(bɔːɡ; Swedish bɔrj)
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(Biography) Björn (bjœrn). born 1956, Swedish tennis player: Wimbledon champion 1976–80; French Open champion 1974–75, 1978–81
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Borg McEnroe is a sports biography film based on the titanic clash in 1980 between two of tennis's biggest stars of that time - the ever enthusiastic American, John McEnroe, and the brooding Swede, Bjorn Borg.
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Billed as the "ice" Borg versus the volatile Superbrat, it saw reigning champ Borg serving for a fifth consecutive title against his up-andcoming rival.
The showdown - billed as Ice Man versus Super Brat - lasted almost four hours, including a titanic fourth-set tie break, and pushed both Shia LaBeouf as John McEnroe and Sverrir Gudnason as Bjorn Borg men to the limit of physical and mental endurance.
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Ian Borg made reference to the issue of social inclusion which is one of the Maltese Presidencys overarching priority areas.
But now, Borg, who was himself given a prison sentence for his part in a related mass fight eight months after the shooting, has appeared in court charged with driving dangerously on the A187, in Howdon, near to the Tyne Tunnel.
Borg emerged in the 1980s just as academics and theologians were bringing new energy to the so-called "quest for the historical Jesus," the centuries-old effort to disentangle fact from myth in the Gospels.
But to say that Borg had won all the MEPs over would be very far from the truth.
Borg is to replace European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy John Dalli, who resigned following an investigation for involvement in fraud.
Borg knows he's in for a tough time with Bristol's Danny Butler on a night when British super-featherweight champion Gary Buckland tops the Newport Centre bill in a non-title fight against late replacement Maurycy Gojko, of Poland .