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  2004 Athens Olympics - A site dedicated to Athens 2004 and Past Olympics
Added detailed information on all the past olympics.
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  1984 Winter Olympics Slalom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
February 8th 23rd of Lithuania Estonia and Latvia returned to the Olympics as who won a gold in the super G and a bronze in the giant slalom.
Previous Olympics: 2002 at Salt Lake City silver; 1998 at Nagano Japan; 1984 at Sarajevo Yugoslavia.
four time Winter the crowd at the end of his run in the men's giant slalom competition XIV Olympic Winter Games 14 February 1984 Mateja Svet the silver medalist in the giant slalom in the 1988 lessons Winter Olympics in An Olympic sport since 1924 the Winter Olympics wouldn't be the same Sarajevo 1984.
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  ipedia.com: Winter Olympic Games Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This decision caused the Swiss and Austrian skiers to boycott the Olympics.
The 1940 Winter Olympics had originally been awarded to Japan, and were supposed to be held in Sapporo, but the IOC voted to take back the Games from Japan because of their involvement in the war in China.
Winter pentathlon, a variant to the modern pentathlon, was included as a demonstration event in 1948.
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 1800-Olympics.com -- Winter Olympics: The Winter Olympic Games
In 1922, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided to arrange a week of winter sports to be held in Chamonix, France -- during the Paris Olympic year of 1924.
The following year, the IOC recognized them as the first winter Olympiad and the winter Olympics continued to play a part in the sporting calendar every four years; independent of the summer Olympics.
Thus two years after the summer Olympics are the winter Olympics and two years later, the next summer Olympics.
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 NPR : 2002 Winter Olympics, A Special Report
Shorter, who won the gold in the 1972 Olympic marathon and silver in the 1976 games, talks about the drugs involved in doping, and says it has become much easier to detect their use.
Olympic officials -- seeking to thwart performance-enhancing drugs -- must determine which of hundreds of dietary supplements should be banned from use during competition.
At recent Olympic trials for the biathlon -- an event that combines cross-country skiing and shooting -- several U.S. hopefuls were soldiers, training for the Olympics at a time of war.
www.npr.org /programs/specials/olympics2002   (2380 words)

  1984 Winter Olympics at AllExperts
The XIV Olympic Winter Games were held in 1984 in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
• Nordic skiing at the 1924 Winter Olympics at AllExperts
• Freestyle skiing at the 1992 Winter Olympics at AllExperts
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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : 1984 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Los Angeles was selected on May 18, 1978 on the 80th IOC session without voting, because it was the only city to bid to host the 1984 Summer Olympics.
In the wake of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, 14 Eastern Bloc countries 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.hallencyclopedia.com /1984_Summer_Olympics   (508 words)

 1984 Winter Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1984 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIV Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1984 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia.
Skier Jure Franko won Yugoslavia's first Winter Olympic medal; a silver in the giant slalom.
Readers of Yugoslav newspapers were asked to choose the mascot for the 1984 Winter Olympics from a list of six finalists.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1984_Winter_Olympics   (438 words)

 BBC SPORT | SOL | Sarajevo eyes second Games
Sarajevo, which staged the 1984 Winter Olympics and was besieged a decade later during the Bosnian war, is considering a bid to secure the 2010 Winter Games.
A member of the Bosnian Olympic Committee said it would take less investment than the previous bid, when some 80% of the facilities and infra-structure had to be built from scratch.
The one 1984 mountain venue not affected was the Bosnian Serb-controlled Jahorina, where the women's skiing events took place.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/low/1157317.stm   (290 words)

 1984 Winter Olympics: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
The Games of the XIV Winter Olympiad were held in 1984 in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
The first Winter Games held in a Socialist country.
Skier Jure Franko[?] won Yugoslavia's first Winter Olympics medal; a silver in the giant slalom.
www.encyclopedian.com /19/1984-Winter-Olympics.html   (212 words)

 Winter Olympic moments - Sport - smh.com.au
At the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean catapulted ice-dancing to a new level with their enthralling interpretation of Bolero.
Olympic bobsled champion Irv Blitzer was persuaded by runner Derice Bannock and his go-kart pal Sanka to train them for the Games.
But it was a long time before the first winter Olympic medal, a bronze, was won by the 5000m speed skating relay team comprising Kieran Hansen, Steven Bradbury, Andrew Murtha and Richard Nizielski.
www.smh.com.au /news/sport/winter-olympic-moments/2006/01/27/1138319454214.html   (732 words)

 Where Are The Winter Olympics Held This Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 Sarajevo's bid for Winter Olympic Games 2010
Last week, the outgoing president of the International Olympic Committee, IOC, Juan Antonio Samaranch, whose first job was to officiate at the 1984 Games, revisited the Bosnian capital for the inauguration of the newly reformed NOK.
Outgoing president of the Bosnia's Olympic Committee, Bogic Bogicevic, has been pivotal to the creation of the NOK and was awarded the Olympic order by Samaranch last week for his "outstanding contribution to the promotion of Olympic ideals in the region".
Although the facilities have been virtually destroyed, Enes Terzic, general manager of Zetra Olympic sports centre, believes most of the winter sports facilities are in a better position than they were in 1977 when the IOC picked Sarajevo to host the 1984 Games.
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 Saudi Aramco World : Olympics in the Nearest East   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Furthermore, the region can almost always guarantee earlier and deeper snow than winter resorts in, say, the Mont Blanc massif or the Jura, thanks to an odd quirk in weather patterns: warm moist air sweeping eastward from the Adriatic Sea is trapped behind the Dinaric Alps and meets icy currents of air from Siberia.
Its Olympic Committee has already carved new ski trails onto the flanks of Mount Bjelasnica, restored a 90-year old observatory on the summit - for use as a restaurant, and as a command center for the men's downhill ski events - and built bob-sled runs, ski lifts and jumps.
For a city expecting an influx of people and vehicles, such manifestations of an ancient past are not necessarily a boon; communities trying to cope with crowds and traffic usually find narrow streets, old houses and traditional architecture a problem rather than an advantage.
www.saudiaramcoworld.com /issue/198306/olympics.in.the.nearest.east.htm   (1034 words)

 Olympics - EnchantedLearning.com
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").
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 2006 Winter Olympics are in Turino, Italy.
www.enchantedlearning.com /olympics   (1311 words)

 1984 Olympics — FactMonster.com
In 1980, the Soviet Union and East Germany finished the Winter Games in a virtual tie for the unofficial team championship.
In 1984, the East Germans edged into the lead in the battle of state-controlled athletic programs, winning three more golds (9–6), while the Soviets won one more overall medal (25–24).
Winter Olympics: Speed Skating - Preview of the Olympic event speed skating
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 The 80s Server: Sports -- The 1984 Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Memorable moments were Carl Lewis' speed garnering him four gold medals, Edwin Moses hurdling to victory in the 400-m race, diver Greg Louganis taking the gold in the springboard and platform events, Mary Decker and Zola Budd colliding on the track, and the future Queen of Wheaties, Mary Lou Retton, doing her stuff.
The Games of the XIV Winter Olympics, in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, went off without a single problem (i.e.
Vucko, the official mascot of the Olympics, was on hand to welcome the 1,500+ athletes from 49 countries.
www.80s.com /Entertainment/Sports/Olympics/1984   (215 words)

 Winter Olympics Memorable Moments: Katarina Witt
But she truly reached the pinnacle by dazzling the judges at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, edging American Rosalynn Sumners for the gold medal.
The 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary showcased the highly anticipated battle between Witt and American rival Debi Thomas, winner of the 1986 world championships.
Witt gave up her amateur status after her performance in 1988, but when professionals were allowed back to Olympic competition in Lillehammer in 1994, she returned and finished seventh.
www.factmonster.com /spot/winter-olympics-witt.html   (425 words)

 CBC.CA - Torino 2006
The Bosnian capital of Sarajevo was virtually unknown on the global stage when the Winter Olympics landed in the Balkans for the first time.
It was the first Winter Olympics medal for Yugoslavia and the only medal won by the host country at the Games.
The Zetra Olympic Hall, the hockey and ice skating venue that provided the backdrop for Torville and Dean, Katarina Witt and Brian Orser, burned to the ground after sustaining a direct missile hit during the Bosnian conflict.
www.cbc.ca /olympics/history/1984sarajevo.shtml   (1651 words)

 NPR : Turin Olympics Diary
Maybe second-best Winter Olympics ever isn't the stuff of headlines, but it's a stretch to dismiss such a showing as disappointing.
That's when the International Olympic Committee gave the green light for professionals to compete in the Olympics if the governing federations of participating sports decided it was okay.
But International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge could not be faulted when he said this of Johann Olav Koss: "Many champions at the end of their career bask in their glory, after years of hard work.
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 Where Are They Now? Phil Mahre, 1984 Gold Medalist
In winter, the Mahre family runs the Mahre Training Center in Deer Valley, Utah, helping clients of all ages and abilities to improve their skiing.
Alex, born the day Phil won his Olympic gold medal, is nearly 22 and also an acclaimed ski racer.
Yakima's Phil Mahre, who won the slalom gold medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, won 27 World Cup races during his career, still the most by any American man. Mahre also reached the podium on 69 occasions during his World Cup career (1975-84).
seattlepi.nwsource.com /olympics/258623_wolyphil09.html   (1085 words)

 Winter olympics games. Team Canada Olympic Teams. Olympiad
The next winter olympics will be in Vancouver in 2010.
The 1988 Olympic Winter Games were held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Canada was part of a big scandal in the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
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 1984: Olympics - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
1984: Olympics - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
Boosted by the publics constant hunger for sporting eventsand despite the perennial desire of many countries to use athletics for political endsthe 1984 Olympic Winter and Summer Games were undeniable victories for sport.
Well organized by the host countries of Yugoslavia and the United States,...
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 Wikinfo | 1984 Winter Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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.
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 winter olympics in Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
See live article   1984 Winter Olympics See also: 1984 Winter Paralympics The Games of the XIV Winter Olympiad were held in 1984 in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
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