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  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.
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  1992 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1992 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
Paralympic archer Antonio Rebollo lit the Olympic Flame by shooting an arrow to the cauldron.
South Africa was allowed again to participate in the Olympics after a 28 years suspension in the Olympic Games for its apartheid policy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1992_Summer_Olympics   (581 words)

  
 1936 Summer Olympics
Although awarded before the Nazi Party came to power in Germany, the government saw the Olympics as a golden opportunity to promote their fascist ideology.
Rower Jack Beresford[?] won his fifth Olympic medal in the sport, and his third gold medal.
For the first time the Olympic Flame was brought to the Olympic Town by a torch relay, with the starting point in Olympia, Greece.
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 Shooting at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shooting at the 1992 Summer Olympics took place at a shooting range complex in Mollet del Vallès outside Barcelona, Catalonia.
It was also the first games for 10 m Running Target, which replaced 50 m Running Target on the Olympic program, as well as the first games with the new targets in all rifle and pistol events except 50 m Pistol, leading to a large number of automatic Olympic records.
Sekarić was devastated to find that she had lost precisely the 2.0 points she had to spare, thus losing the gold on exactly the same score as Logvinenko, who could return with two gold medals from the games.
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 1936 Summer Olympics - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Although awarded before the Nazi Party came to power in Germany, the government saw the Olympics as a golden opportunity to promote their Nazi ideology.
She was also the first to introduce the Olympic torch to the ceremonies.
The Canadian Olympic Team was the only team from a non-fascist country to salute Hitler (in a gesture of friendship) during opening ceremonies.
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 Olympics - BR Bullpen
Baseball and softball were voted out of the 2012 Olympics in London, however both remain eligible to be re-added for the 2016 Olympics.
The 1992 Olympics were held in Barcelona, Spain.
The 2008 Olympics are to be held in Beijing, China.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > 1992 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Games of the XXV Olympiad were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Spain.
Paralympic archer Antonio Rebollo lights the Olympic Flame by shooting an arrow into the cauldron.
Badminton and women's judo become part of the Olympic programme, while white water canoeing[?] returns to the Games after a 20-year absence.
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 Summer Sanders Bio - Summer Sanders Biography - Summer Sanders Stories
Summer was born and grew up in Roseville, California, a city outside of Sacramento.
During her stint in the 1992 Olympics, Summer garnered gold medals in the 200-meter butterfly and 400-meter medley relay, a silver medal in the 200-meter individual medley, and a bronze medal in the 400-meter individual medley.
Summer: The first question always is, 'Were your parents hippies?' The answer is no. The second question always is, 'Do you come from California?' The answer is yes.
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 Olympics and Television   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1996, the Summer games in Atlanta were priced at $456 million, a figure that did not include the cost of the production itself, which has been estimated at another $150 million.
Spacing the Summer and Winter Olympics two years apart thus allowed sponsors to spread out their costs and also to invest in more high-profile packages.
The Winter Olympics of 1992 began the collaboration between the two networks which gave TNT 50 hours of programming in exchange for $50 million towards rights fees.
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 1992 summer olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1992 Summer Olympics: Information From Answers.com 1992 Summer Olympics The Games of the XXV Olympiad were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
The current revival of the Olympic games is due in a large measure to the efforts of Pierre, baron de Coubertin, of France.
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.
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 1992 Summer Olympics - RecipeFacts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Template:Olympics infobox The 1992 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
South Africa was allowed again to participate in the Olympics after a 28 years suspension in the Olympic Games for its apartheid policy.
As the Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991, the Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania participated with their own teams for the first time since 1936.
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 2000 Summer Olympics
The ceremonies concluded with the lighting of the Olympic Flame.
Former Australian Olympic champions brought the torch through the stadium, handing it over to Cathy Freeman, who lit the flame in the cauldron.
IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch, at his last Olympics, had to leave for home, as his wife was severely ill. Upon arrival, his wife had already passed away.
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/2/20/2000_summer_olympics.shtml   (670 words)

  
 University of North Texas News Service : Researcher says gender bias should decrease   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Weiller and Dr. Catriona Higgs, professor and chair of physical education at Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, Penn., videotaped NBC's broadcasts of the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona and the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
Statements used to describe the 1992 men's team were applied to the 1996 women's team, she says.
In volleyball coverage in 1992, the men's team dominated the women's team, with the success of the 1984 and 1988 men's Olympic teams probably contributing to the coverage, Weiller says.
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 Australian Parliamentary Library - 1995-96 Research Note 42
Looking forward four years, the Sydney Summer Olympics in September 2000 will be at the other end of the temperature spectrum, with the coolest average maximum temperatures since Amsterdam in 1928.
The Mexico City Summer Olympics of 1968 were characterised by the elevation of the location.
The Sydney Summer Olympics in September 2000 will be held in the lowest average temperatures since the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics.
www.aph.gov.au /library/Pubs/rn/1995-96/96rn42.htm   (917 words)

  
 Summer Olympics 2000 Rauch whiffs 13 in seven innings for U.S.
His total was the second-highest by a U.S. pitcher in the Olympics, trailing B.J. Wallace's 14 against Italy in Barcelona in 1992.
A day after their pulsating, 13-inning win over Japan in their opener at the main Olympic baseball stadium, the Americans (2-0) hit the road for a more relaxed atmosphere and much easier time.
The game was delayed briefly in the top of the fifth when a reporter tumbled backward while stretching for a foul ball behind home plate, twisting his knee and gashing his face.
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 Bidding for the 2012 Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Some commentators have suggested that its bid may be hampered by the fact that Spain recently hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics); although those Games were held in Barcelona and were praised by the IOC for their excellent organization, and by 2012 they will be twenty years behind.
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.
Additionally, the Summer Olympics have been held in the United States as recently as 1996 and 1984.
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 1992 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
White South African runner and fl Ethiopian runner Derartu Tulu fight out a great battle in the 10,000 m (won by Tulu) and then run their lap of honour hand in hand.
In the diving competitions, held in the view of the Sagrada Familia, Fu Mingxia wins the high dive event, being only 13 years old.
Badminton and women's judo become part of the Olympic programme, while slalom canoeing returns to the Games after a 20-year absence.
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 1992 Summer Olympics
He is the winner of an unprecedented 6 Olympic gold medals in gymnastics for the Unified Team (CIS team) in 1992 Summer Olympics.
The 2020 Summer Olympics, formally called the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, will be an international athletic event that has yet to be organized by the International Olympic Committee.
Baseball at the Summer Olympics had its official debut at the 1992 Summer Olympics and has been contested in 4 Olympiads.
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 UJC - Jewish Athletes Return for Another Shot at Olympic Glory   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The canoeist/kayaker told JTA by e-mail that as he prepares for the Olympics in Athens, he misses his 3-year-old daughter, Seu Jane -- named for the Spanish village that hosted some rowing competitions in the 1992 Summer Games -- who is at home with his wife in Tennessee.
The pursuit of an Olympic medal usually conjures up a youthful single-mindedness, but like Jacobi, 34, many of the 15 Jewish athletes competing for the U.S. team at the Athens Games are veteran athletes who competed in previous Olympics.
Jacobi, nicknamed the "paddling papa," won gold at the Olympics in 1992, the same year he was named USA Canoe/Kayak male athlete of the year.
www.ujc.org /content_display.html?ArticleID=121475   (915 words)

  
 Current Biography Excerpts: Track and Field
At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, in September, Griffith Joyner confirmed her star status by winning three gold medals in the 100- and 200- meter races and the 400-meter relay and a silver medal in the 1600-meter relay.
In his "speed" event, the 200-meter run, Johnson was the world champion in 1991 and 1995, and in the 400, in which stamina is key, he captured the title in 1993 and 1995--becoming, in the latter year, the first man ever to win the 200 and the 400 at a single world championship meet.
She won two gold medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics, in Barcelona, in the 200-meter race and the 4 x 100-meter relay.
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 World-class coaching - The Boston Globe
Tabor studied the poster and saw a familiar face, her new coach, Gwyn Coogan, who competed in the 10,000 meters at the 1992 Summer Olympics...
Tabor studied the poster and saw a familiar face, her new coach, Gwyn Coogan, who competed in the 10,000 meters at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.
Her husband, Mark, who ran the marathon at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, was an assistant coach on the boys' cross-country squad under head coach Dave Weber this season and will take over as head coach next season.
www.boston.com /news/local/new_hampshire/articles/2003/11/16/world_class_coaching   (588 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Paralympic archer Antonio Rebollo lit the Olympic Flame by firing a burning arrow towards the cauldron.
The two main musical themes of the 1992 Games were "Barcelona", written five years earlier by Freddie Mercury and sung as a duet with Montserrat Caballé.
The duo were to have performed the song during the opening ceremony but due to Mercury's untimely death the year before, the song was played over a travelogue of the city at the start of the opening ceremony.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1986, the Australian eight won a gold medal at the World Rowing Championships and at the 1988 Summer Olympics, the Australian eight finished fourth.
The boat repeated its Gold medal performance at the 1996 Summer Olympics, this time with Drew Ginn replacing Andrew Cooper.
Tomkins and Ginn had planned to row the pair at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, but while in Europe preparing for the games, a severe back injury requiring surgery sidelined Ginn.
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 Winter Olympic papers hand delivered - 2002 Winter Olympics coverage
Tom Welch said the U. Olympic Committee requires the 20-page bidding document to be in its hands no later than May 1.
Local Olympic organizers are operating on the premise that Salt Lake City must make a genuine bid for the 1992 Games to have a realistic chance at the 1996 Games.
The 1980 Winter Olympics were held in Lake Placid and are set for 1988 in Calgary, Alberta, which means the IOC would likely opt for a European city in 1992 and again consider a North American city for the 1996 Games.
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