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  1980 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad, were held in Moscow in the Soviet Union.
Although approximately half of the 24 countries which boycotted the 1976 Summer Olympics participated in these, the Games were disrupted by another, even larger, boycott led by the United States followed by 64 other countries in protest at the 1979 Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan.
NBC, which was thought to be another major one, cancelled its coverage in response to the U.S.-boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, and became a minor broadcaster as the network did air highlights and recaps of the games on a regular basis.
www.higiena-system.com /wiki/link-1980_Summer_Olympics   (592 words)

  
 1964 Summer Olympics - Medbib.com, the modern encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planet2.scs.cs.nyu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, were held in 1964 in Tokyo, Japan.
She ended her Olympic career and holds the record for most Olympic medals at 18 (9 gold, 5 silver, 4 bronze) since then.
Olympic Stadium, now known as "National Stadium," was the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies, and for track and field events.
www.medbib.com.cob-web.org:8888 /1964_Summer_Olympics   (595 words)

  
 1976 Summer Olympics Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In the bid to organise the Olympics, Montreal defeated Moscow and Los Angeles, which would organise the 1980 and 1984 Olympics.
In a protest to a tour of South Africa by the New Zealand rugby team, Tanzania led a boycott of 22 African nations as the IOC refused to not admit the New Zealand team.
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.
www.borednet.com /e/n/encyclopedia/1/19/1976_summer_olympics.html   (353 words)

  
 Summer Olympics 2000 Americans still humble about medal hopes
By winning two medals on the final day of racing at the Sydney Olympics, they came through with as many medals as they'd predicted.
Since winning nine cycling medals at the Soviet-boycotted Los Angeles Olympics in 1984, the Americans have been humbled.
As in previous Olympics, the U.S. cyclists watched a steady parade of Europeans march to the podium in Sydney.
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 Egypt in the 2004 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The original Olympics were held every four years for a span that lasted for almost eight centuries.
In fact, she is the only Egyptian athlete to be picked for any medal by SI at the summer event.
Medals unlikely, but perhaps it will prove their time to be spotted by athletic talent-seeking scouts.
www.touregypt.net /featurestories/egypt2004olympics.htm   (1359 words)

  
 1984 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In view of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, 14 Eastern Bloc countries and allies including the Soviet Union, Cuba and East Germany (but not Romania), boycotted these Olympics.
The 1984 Olympic Torch Relay began in New York City and ended in Los Angeles traversing 33 states and Washington, DC.
Carl Lewis makes his first appearance in the Olympics of 4 and equals the performance of Jesse Owens of 1936 and wins four gold medals in the 100m, 200m, 4x400m relay and the Long Jump.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1984_Summer_Olympics   (1422 words)

  
 1896 Summer Olympics
These were the first celebration of the Olympic Games since the recreation of the ancient Greek Olympics with the founding of the International Olympic Committee in 1894.
This is remarkable, as the Olympics did not, for a long time, allow professional athletes to compete, with the sole exception of fencing.
The weightlifting contests are also conducted in the Olympic stadium, with Launceston Elliot of Great Britain and Viggo Jensen of Denmark taking a first and a second place each in the single-hand and double-hand contests.
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/1/18/1896_summer_olympics.shtml   (886 words)

  
 ipedia.com: 1968 Summer Olympics Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
US discus thrower Al Oerter, wins his fourth consecutive gold medal in the event to become only the second athlete to achieve this in an individual event.
Dick Fosbury wins the gold medal in the high jump using the radical Fosbury flop technique, which quickly became the dominant technique in the event.
In the medal award ceremony, fl athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos (USA) raise their fl-gloved fists as a symbol of "Black Power".
www.ipedia.com /1968_summer_olympics.html   (321 words)

  
 CBC.ca - Athens 2004 - History: 1912 Stockholm
When presented with his gold medals, Sweden's King Gustav V called Thorpe "the greatest athlete in the world." He was later honoured in the U.S. as the greatest athlete of the first half of the century.
Thorpe was disqualified and had to return the medals because he received money for playing minor league baseball earlier in his career.
It was the first of three Olympics Kahanamoku would compete in before going on to be a film star and becoming an early surfing icon.
www.cbc.ca /olympics/2004/1912.html   (1468 words)

  
 Olympics Timeline: 1950s to the 1980s
The Olympic torch is lit in the fireplace of skiing pioneer Sondre Norheim, and relayed by 94 skiers to the Games in Oslo.
Soviet gymnast Larissa Latynina wins six medals for the third time in a row; she remains the Olympic athlete with the most medals (18) and the most medals in individual events (14).
In the overall medal count, the rankings are U.S.S.R. (132), East Germany (102), U.S.A. The IOC votes to disallow unofficial demonstration events at Olympics, starting with the 1996 Games.
www.infoplease.com /spot/olympicstimeline2.html   (2335 words)

  
 Online NewsHour: Athletes Around the World Compete at the XXVIII Summer Olympic Games -- August 20, 2004
If they don't win the medal count here, they have a good chance to do it four years from now when the Olympics are on their home soil.
She did end up winning a bronze medal but a woman named Mariel Zagounis who is 19 years old won the first medal for U.S. fencing in 104 years.
She won a gold medal and it's a moment in history for a sport that one hopes the United States will catch on a little bit.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/sports/july-dec04/olympics_8-20.html   (2395 words)

  
 Americans top medal count
ATHENS - The United States finished atop the medal charts for the third straight Summer Olympics, with Russia the overall runner-up and China second in gold medals - its best showing ever and the leading edge of a surge by Asian teams.
U.S. Olympic Committee chief executive Jim Scherr, who set his team's medal target, said surpassing it was "an exceptional accomplishment" in light of the stiffening competition from Asia and the former Soviet republics.
Yet the U.S. gold medal total of 35 was the lowest since the Montreal Olympics in 1976.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2004/08/30/spt_oly1medals.html   (833 words)

  
 KnoxNews: Olympics
The most efficient sports in terms of medals won per medal opportunity were the team sports: baseball, softball and basketball.
To be fair, the Olympics are not the only goal for many sports — not even the main one — for sports like tennis and soccer.
USA Gymnastics stumbled in Sydney in terms of dollars spent to medals won — going home without an Olympic medal for the first time since 1972 (not counting the 1980 boycott year) — but over the years U.S. gymnasts have provided some of the most riveting Olympic moments.
www.knoxnews.com /kns/olympics/article/0,1406,KNS_937_2847959,00.html   (1178 words)

  
 ThePittsburghChannel.com - Olympics 2006 - Ice Hockey: Canada Is Team To Beat
Canada's gold medal in 2002 sparked its resurgence as the dominant force in international ice hockey.
Overall, ice hockey in the Olympic Games dates back to 1920, when the tournament was part of the Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium.
The last team to win successive Olympic titles was the Soviet Union/Unified Team, which won in 1984, 1988 (as Soviet Union) and 1992 (as Unified Team).
www.thepittsburghchannel.com /olympics2006/6207547/detail.html   (1478 words)

  
 Wikinfo | 1984 Winter Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Games of the XIV Winter Olympiad were held in 1984 in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
Skier Jure Franko won Yugoslavia's first Winter Olympics medal; a silver in the giant slalom.
Gaétan Boucher and Karin Enke each won two gold medals in speed skating, while East German women win all but 3 of the 12 medals in the sport.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=1984_Winter_Olympics   (223 words)

  
 Canada at the Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
She is the only person in Olympic history to be awarded all 3 medals in the same single event.
Clara Hughes won a Bronze medal in the 5k speed-skating event in Salt Lake 2002 to add to the 2 Bronze medals in cycling that she captured in the 1996 Atlanta Games.
They won at least one medal in 10 of the 15 sport disciplines competed at the games, and gold medals in 6 different disciplines; both feats were unmatched by any other nation.
www.members.shaw.ca /kcic1/olympics2.html   (785 words)

  
 TWINSTUFF.COM--Olympic Twins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Both twins won gold medals in relays at the 2001 World Championships (one in the shorter relay, one in the 4x400 relay), and Gabi competed in the 2000 Olympics, also in the relays.
Repeated that medal count with four more medals in Athens with a gold in the 50M Free (24.58), a silver in the 100M Free (54.12), a bronze in the 100M Butterfly (57.99) and a bronze in the 4x100 Free Relay (3:37.59).
His medals were later stripped because of a professional baseball contract he had signed in 1909, but the IOC lifted the ban in 1982 and returned his medals to his family.
www.twinstuff.com /twinolympics.htm   (3381 words)

  
 OLYMPIC STATISTICS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The ranking is performed neither according to gold medal nor medal total but according to points (3 points for a gold, 2 for a silver and 1 for a bronze).
In some cases, you will find "half medals": in the early Olympics, some people had unprecise nationality, therefore two countries shared the medal.
It includes all Olympic results from Athens 1896 to Sydney 2000 (when sport is completed), and Chamonix 1924 to Salt Lake City 2002..
www.darmoni.net   (129 words)

  
 Dream (September 01, 2004)
The once-in-every-four-year spectacle known as the Summer Olympics is in the history books.
The United States won 103 medals in Athens, Greece, its most since the 108 won in 1992 and the third most since the lopsided 174 medals won at the 1984 boycotted Los Angeles Games.
Surprisingly, Stanford's medal count was four shy of the school-record 21 medals picked up by Stanford affiliates at the 1924 Olympics in Paris.
www.paloaltoonline.com /weekly/morgue/2004/2004_09_01.olympics.shtml   (1149 words)

  
 kutv.com - Hughes, Klassen Win More Skating Hardware   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Klassen's bronze was her fifth medal of the Turin Games, the most by any athlete.
With six career medals, she's now the most decorated Olympian Canada has produced — and Hughes is right behind her with five.
Pechstein won the eighth individual Olympic medal of her career, tying former East German speedskaters Karin Kania and Gunda Niemann for the most by a woman in Winter Olympics history.
kutv.com /olympics/olympics_story_056223530.html   (619 words)

  
 NBCOlympics.com - WMAQ - NBC5 Olympics Podcast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Olympics Uncut 4: - Doin' The Laundry - Feb. 16, 2006 -- Rob Elgas goes in search for a place to do his laundry in Torino.
Olympics Uncut 3: The Hole - Feb. 14, 2006 -- In the third installment of Olympics Uncut, NBC5's Paula Faris and Rob Elgas brave 'The Hole' -- where reporters go for some relief in Torino.
Evelyn Ashford - Dec. 8, 2005 - NBC5 Olympics Podcast.mp3 -- One of the fastest women of all time talks to NBC5 about life as an Olympian, as she prepares to enter the Olympics Hall of Fame.
www.nbcolympics.com /wmaq/5087825/detail.html   (779 words)

  
 1984 Los Angeles: Fisher & Morris - Golden Summers: Canada's Gold Medal Athletes 1984-2000 - CBC Archives
In this CBC feature, the paddlers are seen in training, propelling their kayak forward in smooth synchronicity.
Morris and Fisher will go on to win the gold medal in the kayak pairs 1000-metre event.
• Following the 1984 Olympics, Fisher and Morris were appointed companions of the Order of Canada.
archives.cbc.ca /IDC-1-41-1344-8109/sports/olympics_summer/clip3   (372 words)

  
 Olympics - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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 USATODAY.com - Method for picking USA's 2016 bid will change   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
SINGAPORE — New York, which lost Wednesday in the competition for the 2012 Summer Olympics, isn't a shoo-in to be the USA's bid city for 2016 if it decides to try again.
Ueberroth organized the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
The USOC depends on the Olympics to boost the U.S. medal count and to stimulate fan interest and Olympic sports development.
www.usatoday.com /sports/olympics/summer/2005-07-07-usa-bid-2016_x.htm   (680 words)

  
 ~the Winter Olympics~2002~Salt Lake City,Utah,USA~
Official languages of the Olympics are English and French.
Greece, as the home of the Olympics leads the parade of nations with the host at the end.
The first medal awarded to an American athelete was Silver, won by Shannon Bahrke, women's freestyle moguls.
www.szajna.com /PhoebesQuilts/wolympics2002.htm   (984 words)

  
 1984 Winter Olympics medal count - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is the full table of the medal count of the 1984 Winter Olympics, which were held in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
International Olympic Committee – Sarajevo 1984 Medal Table
1896, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1984_Winter_Olympics_medal_count   (177 words)

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