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1984 summer olympics

The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of t...

wikipedia - 21 Sep 2017
The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Los Angeles, California, United States in 1984. When Tehran, the only other interested city on the international level, declined to bid due to the concurrent Iranian political and social changes, the IOC awarded Los Angeles the Games by default. This was the second occasion Los Angeles hosted the games, the first being in 1932.
1984 summer olympics

Lessons from LA's 1984 Summer Olympics

Curbed - 17 May 2018
“If anyone can run a Spartan Olympics, the cheap sonofabitch can!” Spartan was the perfect word for what a non-Olympian might call economical, low-cost, or indeed, cheap. Montreal played host to the Summer Olympic Games in 1976, which cost the city 13 ...
1984 summer olympics

The Bipolar Lawyer

Above the Law - 16 May 2018
His column, “Mental Fitness” can be found in The Indiana Lawyer. Q: Where have you been in life? It all started in Lafayette, Indiana a few months before the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Reagan was president and mullets were socially acceptable.
1984 summer olympics

Nostalgia: Watford goes football crazy in May 1984

Watford Observer - 20 May 2018
The Soviet Union announces that it will boycott the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles (May 8). • The Thames Barrier to stop flooding in London is officially completed (May 8). • An explosion at the Soviets' Severomorsk Naval Base destroys two-thirds ...
1984 summer olympics

Star athlete champions hope in High Point

The High Point Enterprise - 16 May 2018
The current world record holder in the heptathlon, Joyner-Kersee excelled in the Olympics and was named the greatest female athlete of the 20th century by Sports Illustrated for Women magazine. She continues to give back to her community, promote ...
1984 summer olympics

Synchronized swimming Ruby Remati

Fra Noi - 16 May 2018
Her goal is to make Team USA for the 2020 Olympic Games, she says. Synchronized swimming became an official Olympic sport at the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. The United States failed to send a team to the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, ...
1984 summer olympics

Soaring Redbirds: 24 Illinois State alumni who found fame

Herald & Review - 07 May 2018
Cathy Boswell, 52, is a former basketball player who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics. In this photo, Boswell speaks after being honored for her basketball career at ISU during the Missouri Valley Conference Hall of Fame induction ceremony March 8, ...
1984 summer olympics

This Day in Sports History - May 8

Times Herald-Record - 08 May 2018
1984 — On the day the Olympic torch relay begins, the Soviet Union announces it will not take part in the 1984 Summer Olympics. The country cites “the gross flouting” of Olympic ideals by U.S. authorities. 1993 — Lennox Lewis of Britain scores a ...
1984 summer olympics

Former MLB player visits Salmon Arm bantam baseball team

Salmon Arm Observer - 18 May 2018
He also represented Canada during the 1983 Pan-American Games and 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, CA. The Salmon Arm Minor Baseball Association teams will have the chance to put these pro-tips to the test in the coming weeks. On May 25-27 ...
1984 summer olympics

Maria Sakkari Betters Mother's Career Best Ranking

Tennis World - 30 Apr 2018
During her career, she twice reached the third round of the French Open (1986 and 1989)and also reached the quarter-finals of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games as well as the finals of the 1986 Athens Trophy, where she lost to Sylvia Hanika. Sakkari has ...

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