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Ball

A slang term in Hong Kong for $1 million. The term is most common in Hong Kong securities exchanges and other trading platforms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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Tipple set the ball rolling early on as she headed home from a Sarah Price Corner.
Scott McDonald set the ball rolling with an 11th-minute header before Nakamura struck.
For the second consecutive Saturday full back Lee Phillips scored with a header from a corner - and that set the ball rolling after only 12 minutes.
A student website set the ball rolling by asking for a separate event where only women are allowed to take part.
The Grand National-winning rider set the ball rolling when 4-1 shot Crathorne struck for Martin Todhunter in the Cameron's Brewery Charlie Bear Cancer Care Novices' Chase.
The Bulls were always in control and a fourth minute try from Simon Mustoe set the ball rolling. Both teams took their time to get used to the slippery conditions and it wasn't until the 19th minute that the Bulls scored their second when Paul Smithson found a gap in the defence.
Andy Reid set the ball rolling with a deflected 20- yard free-kick in the seventh minute before Reading striker Doyle grabbed his first international goal on his fifth appearance.
Harry Aikines-Aryeetey set the ball rolling with the 100 metres title, which was complemented by Martyn Rooney's 400m and Alex Nelson's 200m bronze medals.
After teenager Greg Rutherford set the ball rolling with his long jump silver on Tuesday, Marlon Devonish, Rhys Williams and Becky Lyne added to the tally in Gothenburg with thrilling performances.
Steve Dolan set the ball rolling after 14 minutes when he latched on to Paul Urquart's cross.
Darryll Smith set the ball rolling after 15 minutes with a 40-yard lob.
Summary: Brazil take on Spain to set the ball rolling