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  Genk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Genk is a city located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt.
Genk probably originated as a Celtic village, and was converted to Christianity in the 10th century.
Genk is now the industrial centre of Limburg, harbouring a population consisting of about 60 nationalities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Genk   (397 words)

 genk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Genk is a city located in the Belgian province of Limburg.
On January 1st, 2002 Genk had a total population of 62,949 (31,181 males and 31,768 females).
Because of this succes, the stadion of KRC Genk has become an important centre of both sport and non-sport activities in recent years.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Genk.html   (429 words)

 Genk -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Genk is a (A large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts) city located in the (A native or inhabitant of Belgium) Belgian province of (additional info and facts about Limburg) Limburg near (additional info and facts about Hasselt) Hasselt.
By the end of the (The decade from 1980 to 1989) 1980s, the two remaining coal mines of Winterslag and Waterschei were also closed.
The biggest tourist attraction of Genk is Bokrijk, an open air museum consisting of reconstructed (additional info and facts about 19th century) 19th century buildings from all over (A medieval country in northern Europe that included regions now parts of northern France and Belgium and southwestern Netherlands) Flanders.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/ge/genk.htm   (505 words)

 CNNSI.com - Soccer - Group C: Madrid shoots six; Roma held in Athens - Wednesday September 25, 2002 07:23 PM
Genk got into more trouble just inside their area half a minute later and the result was the same.
Genk were at sixes and sevens and Real might well have doubled their advantage in the remaining 25 minutes.
Genk coach Sef Vergoossen was disappointed his side had not been able to convert one of several chances in the first half.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/news/2002/09/25/champions_groupc   (1493 words)

 The Voyageurs: Canadian Soccer Supporters - Genk eyeing Occean (again)
Genk avait auparavant refusé une offre jugée trop élevée.
He would also probably get a much better salary as Genk has more money than Odd and he is no longer some unknown guy who did well enough in a tournament to take a chance on.
Sure, the Begian league is not the top league in Europe and Genk is not your top top club but in my eyes, both of them are "upgrades" from Odd, no disrespect to the latter.
www.canadian-soccer.com /forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=5642   (1329 words)

Genk will continue to produce the current Mondeo and to serve as a stamping facility for the family of Ford Motor Company brands in Europe.
Genk also remains the preferred location for production of the next generation Mondeo, subject to final review and approval of Mondeo investment plans.
The announcement at Genk is part of a series of actions Ford is taking to strengthen its business in Europe, including steps to reduce total salaried costs across Europe, acceleration of variable cost reductions through Team Value Management, increased engineering and manufacturing efficiencies and reductions in operating costs.
media.ford.com /newsroom/release_display.cfm?release=16477   (561 words)

 Xtratime Community - The resuraction of KRC Genk
It is somehow a surprise looking at their horrible season last year and the fact that they have bought a lot of new players to replace real stars as Sonck and Skoko.
Genk however acted and did the most impressive transfer I have seen a Belgian team do in a very long time.
Genk is building a new team that costs time (and I mean years) the fact that they play as they do and get results alreay now speaks in favour of Vergoossen.
www.xtratime.org /forum/showthread.php?t=116592   (865 words)

 Raw Vision
Van Genk seemed to have the city at his feet, to have grasped everything in a single gesture of power: public transport routes both above and below ground, the insides and outsides of vehicles, the monuments in the public squares and avenues, the endless rows of buildings.
Van Genk’s father was himself an important figure in the resistance and forbade all contact with his despised son the collaborator, but Willem went in search of him.
Van Genk depicts their dazzling speed by white puffs of vapour in front of the locomotive.
www.rawvision.com /back/vangenk/vangenk.html   (1478 words)

 Xtratime Community - The new season of KRC Genk
Ironically this is the area where Genk looks to have the most problems, specially in the centre.
It’s clear that those last two are compatible and have the most potential, but the question is whether the coach and entire club will risk to put their faith in two youngsters.
Genk is said to be speaking with Romanian defender Rada.
www.xtratime.com /forum/showthread.php?t=137401   (1396 words)

 ESPNsoccernet.com - Europe - Genk sack Vandereycken after a year
Genk finished joint third in the standings nine points adrift of champions Club Bruges last season but qualified for the UEFA Cup after winning a playoff with Standard Liege.
Vandereycken had a clause in his contract stating that he would leave if Genk did not earn at least a UEFA Cup spot but if they qualified for Europe and he still departed the club would pay him compensation of up to one million euro ($1.25 million).
Genk's announcement of Vandereycken's departure followed a three hour meeting between the manager, chairman Jos Vassen and the club's sporting director Ariel Jacobs on Wednesday.
soccernet.espn.go.com /headlinenews?id=334900&cc=3436   (414 words)

 Halfbakery: Genk - The ultimate table experience   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
We named it 'Genk' after a football team (from Belgium I think).
Genk is in Belgium and is an excellent name for the game though my favourite continental football team name is either Young Boys Bern or FC Boby Brno.
I tried that, miss, but I got completely genked when the third guy decided to aim the alcohol he couldn't hold toward my lap.
www.halfbakery.com /idea/Genk_20-_20The_20ultimate_20table_20experience   (1610 words)

 Business Wire: Innovest Systems Names Carl W. Genk Vice President, Business Development; Former SunGard Senior Vice ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
In this newly created management position, Genk will be responsible for leading Innovest's sales and marketing efforts as well as building and developing the company's strategic alliances and partnerships.
Genk commented, "I look forward to working with the management team to capitalize on emerging opportunities, build alliances, and drive growth and revenue.
Genk was a member of the United States Marine Corps.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2004_Feb_17/ai_113344127   (408 words)

 CNNSI.com - Soccer - Group C: AEK holds Madrid; Roma wins at Genk - Wednesday October 02, 2002 07:28 PM
GENK, Belgium (AP) -- AS Roma's Antonio Cassano led his team to its first Champions League victory this season, downing Racing Genk in a hard-fought 1-0 win Wednesday.
Genk goalkeeper Jan Moons was given a red card by French referee Alain Sars in the ninth minute for charging incoming Roma captain Francesco Totti and handling the ball out of the penalty box.
Genk also had problems getting their offense together, with the team's best shot at its first-ever goal evaporating after Sonck's fancy footwork paid off giving him an open shot on Roma's net, but trickled just outside the goal post in the 74th minute.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/news/2002/10/02/champions_groupc   (1246 words)

 Henry Von Genk
Henry Von Genk, III, was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida where he resides.
His artistic abilities became apparent as early as the age of 2 years.
His use of glazing and shadowing techniques brings richness and depth that captures life’s subtle nuances and brings his paintings to life.
www.gardnercolbygallery.com /genk.html   (168 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet Europe: Full-time Report - Genk v Werder Bremen
GENK, Belgium, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Peruvian striker Claudio Pizarro scored a first half hat-trick as Bundesliga strugglers Werder Bremen swept aside Belgium's Genk 5-2 in a UEFA Cup second round second leg on Thursday.
After a bright opening as Genk pressed to overturn a 4-1 first leg deficit, Werder took the lead on 24 minutes when Pizarro carved an opening through a sluggish defence to slot past Jan Moons.
Genk pulled a goal back in the 57th minute when defender Didier Zokora headed home a corner, but the visitors extended their lead on 73 minutes, Paul Stalteri shooting past Moons for his debut European goal.
soccernet.com /europe/2000/20001109/reports/genk_werderbremen_full.html   (249 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet ChampionsLeague: Full-time Report - Genk v Real Madrid
GENK, Belgium, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Real Madrid may not have sparkled like European champions but they retained the spirit and work ethic to survive a torrid test as their weakened team was held to a 1-1 draw by Belgian champions Genk on Tuesday.
Madrid had already qualified for the second phase of the Champions League from Group C and duly clinched their place in Friday's draw among the seeds as group winners with the point.
When Genk levelled with a header by Belgium striker Wesley Sonck from a corner after 86 minutes a surprise result suddenly seemed possible, but Madrid responded with a strong final flurry in which Guti's close-range goal was harshly disallowed.
soccernet.com /championsleague/2002/20021112/reports/64309_full.html   (709 words)

 CNN.com - Genk coach Vergoossen leaves post - Apr 6, 2004
Genk, sixth in the first division, had said on Monday they would be looking for a new coaching team for next season.
Genk coaching staff members Pierre Denier and Ronny Vangeneugden will now take control of the team for the last six league games of the season.
Vergoossen and Daerden had been in charge at Genk since 2001 and guided them to the Belgian title in 2002.
cnn.com /2004/SPORT/football/04/06/belgium.genk   (174 words)

 IMF - News article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
BELGIUM: The survival of the Ford plant in Genk has been assured with the announcement by the transnational automaker that it will produce the latest version of the Mondeo at the company facility in eastern Belgium.
The company says it will be investing "hundred of millions" of dollars at Ford Genk over the next years, and regional Belgian authorities have stated they would be willing to add some subsidies to boost this investment.
Industrial action had begun at Ford Genk following the company's announcement on October 1 that it was slashing the plant's 9,000-strong workforce by one-third.
www.imfmetal.org /main/index.cfm?n=47&l=2&c=8601   (242 words)

 Genk Belgium Tourist, Travel and Hotels guide.
Arte Hotel is situated in the very heart of Genk.
Résidence Stiemerheide which was built at the end of the 1980s in an English cottage style, is located in the Kempen region of Limburg, bordering the Maasland.
It is set in the heart of the country with the industrial center of Genk nearby.
www.genkhotels.com   (262 words)

 VirtualTourist.com - Genk Tips - Pictures, Tips and Reviews
The centre of Genk is a place for shopping, wondering around and enjoying many of the patio's (especially in the summer).
The centre of Genk is fun in the summer because there are many events in the summer to enjoy like some festivals, celebrations and much more.
The streets are lovely for a stroll and relax on one of the many patio's of a cafe.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Europe/Belgium/Provincie_Limburg/Genk-355606/Things_To_Do-Genk-BR-1.html   (1270 words)

 BigSoccer Boards - The KRC Genk thread [R]
He's been with Genk for two years now (before he played for KV Mechelen) and seems to be an incredible talent.
Royal by name and Royal by nature is how you will find KRC Genk, as every visitor receives the ´red carpet´ treatment on a visit to the Fenix Stadion - home to one of Belgium´s favourite clubs.
Racing Genk is also very much an international club and a family club at which nobody feels left out.
www.bigsoccer.com /forum/showthread.php?t=148601   (852 words)

 uefa.com - UEFA Champions League - News & Features   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Japanese international Takayuki Suzuki has joined Belgian champions KRC Genk.
Genk president Jos Vaesen said of the signing: “In the first months of this year we were offered some Japanese players.
Suzuki is a very talented player, who should be the right player for our attack because we want to compete during the coming season for three prizes." Genk will compete in the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League later this summer.
www.uefa.com /competitions/UCL/news/Kind=1/newsId=28075.html   (170 words)

 Hotels in Genk, Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Description: Hampshire Inn Ecu Genk offers you a pleasant stay in Genk, centre of Euregio and green heart of hospitable Limburg.
It is situated in the city centre within walking distance of ample shopping facilities and numerous restaurants and pubs.
Location: Hampshire Inn - Ecu Genk is situated directly in the city centre of Genk.
athensohio.net /online-hotel-reservations/Belgium/Genk   (308 words)

 NH Genk Hotel. Genk, Belgium - Discounted rates at www.bookings-be.biz
The hotel is situated in the unique and beautiful Molenvijfer Park, in the busy city center.
The NH Genk Hotel is situated in the unique and beautiful Molenvijver Park, just a few short steps from the busy town centre.
The international motorway system offers fast and convenient road connections from the NH Genk Hotel to Brussels, Antwerp, Liège, Eindhoven and Aachen.
www.bookings-be.biz /hotel/be/nhgenk.html   (545 words)

 Workers World Oct. 16, 2003: Workers at Ford-Genk fight back
Workers at the Ford plant in Genk, Belgium, refuse to accept the loss of 3,000 of their 9,000 jobs without a fight.
Instead, since Ford announced job cuts on Oct. 2, fl smoke from burning tires and other debris could be seen rising from the area of the Ford factory where workers blocked gates and stopped deliveries to the factory.
DeWitte also called for solidarity not only among the 9,000 Belgian, Italian and Turkish-born workers at Genk but of all auto workers throughout Belgium, and to mobilize the region around the Genk plant to fight to save the jobs.
www.workers.org /ww/2003/fordgenk1016.php   (385 words)

 Genk Hotels - Hotel Accommodation in Genk | Limburg Belgium
Genk Hotels - Hotel Accommodation in Genk
We are situated in the green heart of Genk.
With a great range of budget to luxury hotels in Genk, with many reviews and thousands of visitors per day, you can be sure to enjoy your Limburg visit.
www.simplehotels.com /en/be/genk   (147 words)

 Arte Hotel. Genk, Belgium - Discounted rates at www.bookings-at.biz
Sibylle and Raf Tilliard are your hosts who will take care of a personal and warm welcome to make you feel at home.
We are ideally situated close to industry zones of Genk and the 'Limburghallen' and located in the green heart of the province Limburg.
This makes us the perfect partner for businessmen passing through Genk as wel as for tourists who want to enjoy the beautiful and extensive biking/hiking routes of Limburg.
www.bookings-at.biz /hotel/be/artehotelgenk.html   (1212 words)

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