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Borg

Björn . born 1956, Swedish tennis player: Wimbledon champion 1976--80

Borg

A type of cyborg in Star Trek that devours everything in its path. Companies that dominate their field are called Borgs, and Borging is the verb. See cyborg.
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Borg was at the top of his game at the time the movie is set in and Gudnason couldn't slack.
Judge Scanlon added that as "unpleasant and vile" as the comments made were, he had to sentence Borg in accordance with national guidelines.
Borg (Gudnason) arrives in London with coach Lennart Bergelin (Stellan Skarsgard) and the burden of expectation on his shoulders.
A patchwork of flashbacks draws parallels between the players' formative years, revealing the young Bjorn (played by Leo Borg and Markus Mossberg) struggled to control his temper and had to be reined in by Lennart.
The 24-year-old Swede would go on to beat so-called "Superbrat" McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7, 8-6 in a classic final, but it would be Borg's last victory in the tournament.
BjA[pilcrow sign]rn Borg has signed an agreement to acquire the Baseline Group that operates the BjA[pilcrow sign]rn Borg business in Benelux, including wholesaling of mainly underwear and sports apparel as well as retail operations of twelve BjA[pilcrow sign]rn Borg concept and outlet stores in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Mohammed Al-Shroogi, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Investcorp, commented, "The investment in Al Borg reaffirms our commitment to supporting regional businesses that are committed to growth and expansion.
Earlier this year, Borg was accused of driving a Volkswagen Jetta dangerously on the A187 Howdon Road, near to the Tyne Tunnel.
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.
Borg headed a list that included, in third place, table tennis player Jan-Ove Waldner, followed in the top 10 by golfer Annika Sorenstam, skier Ingemar Stenmark, heptathlete Carolina Kluft, walker Ingemar Johansson, skier Gunde Svan, ice hockey player Peter Forsberg and canoer Gert Fredriksson.
THE NATIONAL Health Scheme the government has pledged to fully implement by July 2016 would have been necessary even if the economic crisis had not occurred, the EU Health Commissioner Tonio Borg said on Monday.