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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

Aquatics Center hosts LA84 swim festival for the third year

Santa Clarita Valley Signal - 11 Aug 2018
“The LA84 Foundation was founded after the (1984) Summer Olympics, so every year they host a swim festival,” said Taylor Bellina, a program specialist with the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center. “Historically, this has been at the L.A. Coliseum three years ...
1984 summer olympics

Famous American Olympians: Where Are They Now?

Simplemost - 24 Jul 2018
This gymnast won a historic gold at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. She received perfect 10s on her vault and became the first American gymnast to win gold. She also brought home two silver and two bronze medals. Since then, she married ...
1984 summer olympics

Today in history, August 4 - 04 Aug 2018
American track and field athlete Jesse Owens winks as he poses in the Olympic village with his Olympic oak plants after winning the gold medals in the 100-meter dash and the running broad jump at the XI Summer Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany, on Aug.
1984 summer olympics

Today in history, August 5 - 05 Aug 2018
France's Marie-Jose Perec, left, crosses the finish line in 48.83 seconds to win the gold medal in the women's 400-meter race at the Summer Olympics in Barcelona Wednesday, August 5, 1992. At right is the Ukrainian team's Olga Bryzhina, who won the ...
1984 summer olympics

McNichols, Honegger elected to Halls of Fame

The Herald-Times - 08 Aug 2018
John McNichols left an undeniable legacy on the sports of cross country and track and field and will be inducted, posthumously, along with five other coaches as members of the 2018 United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association ...
1984 summer olympics

On This Day in Moto

Racer X Online - 06 Aug 2018
Turns out the '83 Superbowl wasn't held at the Coliseum, but rather at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, as the LA Coliseum was being renovated for the 1984 Summer Olympic Games. In '83, the winner was Yamaha's Broc Glover, then Suzuki's Mark Barnett and ...
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

BC-AP Sportlight,ADV18

Standard-Examiner - 18 Aug 2018
1984 — Lee Trevino beats Gary Player and Lanny Wadkins by four strokes to take the PGA championship at Shoal Creek, Ala. 1993 — Sergei Bubka wins his fourth consecutive pole vault title at the World Track and Field ...
1984 summer olympics

Los Angeles Mayor: Trump Sows Division, Does 'Racist Things'

U.S. News & World Report - 17 Aug 2018
One of Garcetti's signature accomplishments as mayor was helping craft a successful plan to bring the 2028 Summer Olympics to Los Angeles, after ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris. He predicts the transportation improvements and construction in ...
1984 summer olympics

1984 Olympics: Mapping the LA venues that shaped the games

Curbed LA - 22 Jun 2018
In 1978, Los Angeles agreed to host the 1984 Summer Olympics and, as described in the official report of the games, a small, secretive organizing committee formed to oversee the delivery and management of the two-week event. The city had hosted the ...
1984 summer olympics

Lessons from the 1984 Olympics

Curbed LA - 19 Jul 2018
This series looks at what made 1932 and 1984 so successful, from deploying budget-friendly design to virtually eliminating traffic. We look at the way LA is using 2028 as a deadline for fixing bigger problems related to transit and housing. And we take ...
1984 summer olympics

Statue honoring 1964 Olympic icon Billy Mills needs home

The Japan Times - 18 Aug 2018
For instance, Mills' backers could propose that the statue be displayed at the USA House during the Summer Games and then moved to the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo for permanent display afterward. Meanwhile, distance-running coach Jack Daniels, who has ...

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