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 Baseball at the 1964 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baseball at the 1964 Summer Olympics was a demonstration sport and consisted of a single game.
The United States team of college baseball players, including eight future major league players, defeated a Japanese amateur all-star team in Tokyo, 6-2.
It was the fifth time that a baseball exhibition had been held, and was the last time that only one game would be played.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baseball_at_the_1964_Summer_Olympics

  
 1984 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tennis and Baseball are included for the first time as demonstration sports.
In the wake of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, most of the Eastern Bloc, including the Soviet Union, East Germany and Cuba, boycotted these Olympics (the USSR announced its intention not to participate on May 8, 1984).
Nawal El Moutawakel of Morocco becomes the first female Olympic champion of an Islamic nation, and the first of her country in the 400 m hurdles.
www.sterlingheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1984_Summer_Olympics

  
 2000 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
People in Canada that wanted to see the Olympics between then and the closing ceremonies had to turn to TSN because the CBC was broadcasing news coverage related to the passing and state funeral of the former prime minister.
The Olympic flag was flown at half-staff during the period as a sign of respect to Samaranch's wife.
On September 28, the CBC was airing the Olympics when the network's chief correspondent, Peter Mansbridge, interrupted it to break news to Canadians that Pierre Elliott Trudeau had died.
www.bucyrus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/2000_Summer_Olympics

  
 1976 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Olympic Stadium, a daring design of French architect Roger Taillibert, remains a lasting monument to the huge deficit, as it never had an effective retractable roof, and the tower was only completed after the Olympics.
The 1976 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXI Olympiad, were held in 1976 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
This was seen as a major threat to the future of the Olympic Games, and was not until the financially successful 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles that cities began to line up to be hosts again.
www.sterlingheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1976_Summer_Olympics

  
 Baseball at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Since baseball was a demonstration sport, no medals were awarded.
Eight teams competed in Seoul in the baseball tournament.
Baseball at the 1988 Summer Olympics was a demonstration sport for the seventh time.
www.hackettstown.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Baseball_at_the_1988_Summer_Olympics

  
 TSN.ca - Olympics - Canada's Sports Leader
Baseball, softball and modern pentathlon had been recommended for exclusion by an IOC panel in 2002.
The Olympics are played during the major league season, and commissioner Bud Selig said it is impossible to stop the season to allow players to join Olympic teams.
The International Olympic Committee said that, barring serious ethical violations or failure to uphold anti-doping rules, no sports will be dropped before the games of 2012.
www.tsn.ca /olympics/news_story.asp?id=84225

  
 2004 Olympics News, 2006 Olympics News: QuickSports.
Then it was discovered that Jim had played summer baseball in 1909 and 1910--for $25 a week.
One of Jim's biggest football thrills: "Running back two straight kickoffs for touchdowns against Army [and a cadet halfback named Ike Eisenhower] in 1912." In the Olympics that year, with hardly any formal training, Jim won both the pentathlon and the decathlon.
Olympics Search: The DMOZ Open Directory is a Yahoo-like website directory.
sports.quickfound.net /olympics_news.html

  
 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - OLYMPIC GAMES
Held in Stockholm, the 1912 Olympics were a model of efficiency.
Stockholm 1912, Games of the V Olympiad: the Swedish team of women gymnasts parades in the stadium during the Opening Ceremony.
Olympic Oath by: The first athletes' oath was sworn at the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp, Belgium.
www.olympic.org /uk/games/past/index_uk.asp?OLGT=1&OLGY=1912

  
 Lasorda has blues over baseball's Olympics ouster
Baseball made its debut in the Olympics at the 1912 Games in Stockholm, where it was an exhibition sport.
British delegates hinted one reason baseball was dropped was because the IOC demands the highest-caliber athletes in each sport and that could never happen as long as Major League Baseball refused to let its players abandon their regular season to compete.
Baseball was played as a demonstration sport at the 1984 and '88 Games, then added to medal competition in 1992.
www.azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/sports/articles/0710bbinscolumn0710.html

  
 Summer Olympic Games : Summer Olympics
The Olympics are the most prestigious such event in the world, with a larger range of sports than other such events, and most of those considering Olympic victory the most prestigious achievement in their field.
On the bright side it did, however, seem that the drug testing and regulation authorities were at last catching up with the cheating that had been widely to be endemic in athletics for some years, and it was generally held that the 1992 Barcelona Games were cleaner, although not without incident.
The modern Olympic Games were founded in 1894 when Pierre Fredi, Baron de Coubertin, who sought to promote international understanding through the sporting competition.
www.fastload.org /su/Summer_Olympics.html

  
 1996 Summer Olympics
Also during the games, the Centennial Olympic Park bombing took place on July 27, 1996 killing Alice Hawthorne and wounded 111 others, and causing the death of Melih Uzunyol by heart attack.
Michelle Smith[?] of Ireland wins three gold medals and a bronze, but her victories are overshadowed by doping allegations, which are later reinforced as she is banned after failing a test in 1999.
Amy Van Dyken[?] wins four gold medals in the Olympic swimming pool, the first American woman to win four titles in a single Olympics.
www.fastload.org /19/1996_Summer_Olympics.html

  
 The Sports Network - Olympics
The 1992 and 1996 Olympic gold medalist, Gail Devers would be next in line after her fourth-place finish at the Olympic Trials, but she may pass to focus exclusively on the 100m hurdles competition, giving way to Jones.
Greer, a lead singer in a rock band, was an avid baseball player as a teenager and was on his way to being drafted as a pitcher, when he got involved in javelin throwing.
The top three Olympic Trials finishers in the men's and women's 100m and 400m events are automatically included in their respective relay pools.
www.sportsnetwork.com /?c=sportsnetwork&page=olymp/news/BON3377222.htm

  
 JS Online: IOC May Drop Baseball From Olympics
USA Baseball said in a statement: ``We are confident that the final results of the review and decision process...
Aldo Notari, the Italian president of the International Baseball Federation, said he would call urgent meetings with officials of the U.S. Olympic Committee, U.S. Major League Baseball, players associations and pro leagues in Japan and other countries.
However, unlike other sports which have attracted the world's top professionals, Olympic baseball has failed to include top major league players, since the season overlaps with the games.
www.jsonline.com /sports/oly02/aug02/ap-oly-dropping-sp082902.asp?format=print

  
 2012 Summer Olympics - Enpsychlopedia
Additionally, the Summer Olympics have been held in the United States as recently as 1996 and 1984.
Their bid may be hampered by the fact that the 2010 Winter Olympics are being held in Vancouver and organizers are believed to be eager to avoid having consecutive Olympics on the same continent.
Whilst the Olympic Park would undoubtedly leave a strong sporting and environmental legacy for London, the magnitude of the project, including the planned upgrade and expansion of transport infrastructure, would require careful planning to ensure all facilities and rehabilitation projects were completed on time.
www.grohol.com /psypsych/2012_Olympics

  
 Olympics - EnchantedLearning.com
The events in the Summer Olympics include: archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, canoeing, cycling, diving, equestrian, fencing, football (soccer), gymnastics, handball, hockey, judo, kayaking, marathon, pentathlon, ping pong, rowing, sailing, shooting, swimming, taekwando, tennis, track and field (many running, jumping, and throwing events), triathlon, volleyball, water polo, weightlifting, wrestling (freestyle and Greco-Roman).
For each Olympics, a new flame is started in the ancient Olympic stadium in Olympia, Elis, Greece, using a parabolic mirror to focus the rays of the Sun.
The Greeks held the first Olympic games in the year 776 BC (over 2700 years ago), and had only one event, a sprint (a short run that was called the "stade").
www.enchantedlearning.com /olympics

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- Olympic flame travels to Stockholm, site of 1912 Summer Games
Besides hosting the 1912 Games, Stockholm's Olympic Stadium also hosted the equestrian events for the 1956 Olympics because Australia had a quarantine that prevented the horses from traveling to host city Melbourne.
The flame passed several key spots, including Stadion, the main venue of the 1912 Games and the world's oldest Olympic Stadium still in use.
Wiberg, an Olympic giant slalom and combined gold medalist who also won four world titles and one World Cup overall crown, said she was honored to be selected as the last of 128 runners in the relay.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/20040701-1255-oly-torchrelay.html

  
 1992 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After being demonstrated six times, baseball becomes an Olympic sport.
Badminton and women's judo become part of the Olympic programme, while slalom canoeing returns to the Games after a 20-year absence.
Five of the six golds were in individual events, tying Eric Heiden's record for individual gold medals at a single Olympics.
www.kernersville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1992_Summer_Olympics

  
 athens summer olympics
Athens 2004 Summer Olympics for Kids Offers a history of the games, along with a look at modern sports, diaries of athletes, photos, and printable Olympic trading cards.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), which sets and enforces Olympic policy, has struggled with the licensing and commercialization of the games, the need to schedule events to accommodate American television networks (whose broadcasting fees help underwrite the games), and the monitoring of athletes who seek illegal competitive advantages, often through the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
The modern comeback of the Olympic games is due in a large measure to the efforts of Pierre, baron de Coubertin, of France.
www.olympic-headquarters.net /athens-summer-olympics.htm

  
 History of the Modern Summer and Winter Olympics from Fanbay.net
Germany was banned from the Olympics between 1912 and 1928, but by 1936, they were hosting the Olympic Games in Berlin.
The Olympic facilities were as impressive as the cutting edge facilities that brought the Summer Olympics to a new level in Munich (1972).
The Summer and Winter Olympics of 1932 were both held in the United States, in Los Angeles, CA and Lake Placid, NY, respectively.
www.fanbay.net /olympics/modern_history.htm

  
 summer olympics
Previous Olympic coverage by the Mercury News Scenes from the closing ceremonies of the 2004 Summer Olympics.
SUMMER OLYMPICS 2004 Summer information, location, and other news about the summer olympics in Athens, Greece for the year 2004.
Information on the Olympic Games at Summer Olympics 2004.
www.olympicsevent.com /summerolympics

  
 Running Movies: Film Listings "T"
Six months later, when it was discovered that he had played two summers of minor league baseball for $2.00 a game, Thorpe was forced to return his gold medals and his name was removed from the Olympic record book.
A history of the ancient origins of the Olympic marathon is used as a backdrop for this documentary featuring East Germany's gold medal winner, Waldemar Cierpinski, and the spectacular victory at the 1976 Olympics.
The title is in reference to this being the first Olympic marathon where an athlete ran the race with an average mile pace of less than five minutes per mile.
www.runningmovies.com /t.htm

  
 35 Trojans To Compete In 2004 Summer Olympics :: USC'S amazing gold medal streak on the line.
From 1904 to 2000, there have been 340 athletes who attended USC before, during or after their Olympic appearance.
They have collected 217 medals (104 gold, 59 silver and 54 bronze), including at least one gold medal in every summer Olympics since 1912.
Kaitlin Sandeno is one of 35 Trojans who will compete at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
usctrojans.collegesports.com /genrel/080904aaf.html

  
 Marathon & Beyond -- The web site for marathoners and ultrarunners.
The weather can go either way, but either way is wonderful: remnants of summer's warmth or a hint of the stereotypical crisp autumn day, either perfect for a hike through the country roads winding through a kaleidoscopic world of rich colors as the leaves make their annual change.
In the summer of 1998 he decided to test the region as a possible destination to expand his program of adventure running vacations.
Mid-September is spring in Sydney (in contrast to the Barcelona and Atlanta Games, which were both in high summer), where the average low temperature is in the low 50s, so the women have every chance of good running weather in the morning.
www.marathonandbeyond.com /tocvol3.htm

  
 Fanbay.net - Athens 2004 Summer Olympics - Links, News, Travel info
Here are some facts and information about the 2004 Summer Olympics at Athens, Greece.
The Ancient Olympic games originated in Greece and the first modern olympics was held in Athens in 1896.
Also, see the following link for an analysis of the performance of the United States in the Summer Olympics over the years, from 1896 to present.
www.fanbay.net /olympics/2004.htm

  
 International Games News August 2000
Of the over 1,800 unauthorized domains named in the suit, 168 falsely represent an association with the 2000, 2002, 2004 and 2006 Olympic Games, 69 claim to sell tickets or other Games-related services for profit, 43 relate to gambling, and 15 are associated with pornographic material or services.
Greece, which is to host the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, in
Greece, is trying to project a more idealistic Olympic Games in 2004,
www.internationalgames.net /August2000.htm

  
 Summer Olympics: Modern Pentathlon
The Modern Pentathlon was first included in the 1912 Olympic Games.
The choice of sports was based on a warrior having to carry a message to the troops during a battle.
There was a Pentathlon in the ancient Olympic games.
www2.lhric.org /pocantico/olympics/modernpentathlon.htm

  
 Olympic Games (Summer Olympics)
Months before the Olympics actually take place, the Olympic Flame is lit in Olympia and relayed to the host city where, at the opening ceremony, the last runner lights the Olympic fire.
The Olympic Games take place every four years and are the world's most important sporting competition.
The Olympic Games did not take place in 1916 due to World War I and in 1940 and 1944 due to World War II.
www.ego4u.com /en/read-on/animals/olympic/summer

  
 Minigolf: From Summer Holidays to the Summer Olympics
Since the IWGA's inception in 1981, sports such as Badminton, Baseball and Triathlon have graduated from the World Games into the Summer Olympics.
It is the hope of WMF that the experience of the business and sponsorship worlds that the United States federation has brought to the WMF will help in their quest to spread the popularity of minigolf.
Therefore upon successfully gaining more than 70 members and subsequently convincing the International Olympic Committee of its validity as a possible member, Minigolf must wait at least 7 years to even be considered for participation in a specific Olympics.
www.miniaturegolfer.com /minigolf_olympics.html

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