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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

Ensuring Olympic success – after the games

BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) - 26 Feb 2018
Moreover, the Olympic building frenzy has left too many cities with decaying stadiums and empty transit systems, as evidenced by Athens's dilapidated venues and $11 billion in debt that contributed to the Greek debt crisis; and the recession that swept ...
1984 summer olympics

Full effort goes into training for the SMH Half Marathon

The Sydney Morning Herald - 25 Feb 2018
It's 12 weeks until the SMH Half Marathon - for those starting now, that is just the right amount of time to train for the 21.1-kilometre event. Training is different for everyone, depending on experience and ability. Two reporters and The Sydney ...
1984 summer olympics

How Much Is An Olympic Medal Worth? It Depends On Who Wins It

Elite Daily - 20 Feb 2018
For many athletes at the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, an Olympic medal may well be priceless. After all, winning a medal is the product of the literally blood, sweat, and tears that athletes typically shed during their years-long journey to an ...
1984 summer olympics

On this day in Alabama history: 'Rowdy' Gaines was born in Florida

Alabama NewsCenter - 17 Feb 2018
Between 1978 and 1984, he set 10 world records and was favored to win multiple events at the 1980 Olympics in Moscow before the United States announced its boycott of the Games. After a brief retirement, Gaines returned to swimming to win three gold ...
1984 summer olympics

Bill Hancock's Olympic adventure: Never say 'I am just a girl'

NewsOK.com - 21 Feb 2018
Another Olympics has arrived, and you know what that means on this blog. More excellent adventures from Bill Hancock. The Hobart native and decades-long college championships director has volunteered at both Winter and the Summer Olympics going back to ...
1984 summer olympics

Adrian Symphony Orchestra delivered the goods Saturday at Dawson

The Daily Telegram - 19 Feb 2018
While plenty of people probably figure that Williams wrote all the music used in the Olympics broadcasts, David Foster is responsible for “Winter Games,” which first appeared at the 1988 Winter Olympics, and Arnaud actually composed “Bugler's Dream” as ...
1984 summer olympics

With the Olympics, Alibaba is making a big global push

Yahoo Finance - 19 Feb 2018
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (BABA) is taking the global stage at this year's Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. A year ago, Alibaba and the International Olympic Committee announced that Alibaba would join The Olympic Partner (TOP) program, the ...
1984 summer olympics

21 WTF Pictures From Olympic Opening Ceremonies

BuzzFeed News - 12 Feb 2018
A performer in the role of Queen Elizabeth II parachutes out of a helicopter hovering above the stadium during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. An eagle mascot marches around the stadium during the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Share On ...
1984 summer olympics

Bill Hancock's Olympic adventure: Ugly Russians again

NewsOK.com - 19 Feb 2018
Another Olympics has arrived, and you know what that means on this blog. More excellent adventures from Bill Hancock. The Hobart native and decades-long college championships director has volunteered at both Winter and the Summer Olympics going back to ...
1984 summer olympics

The Biggest Fix in Olympics History

Daily Beast - 19 Feb 2018
At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, South Korea's Park Si-hun “beat” Jones in a 3-2 decision to win the light-middleweight gold medal—thanks to three judges who, by all accounts, were bought off. The scandal, widely considered one of ...
1984 summer olympics

Security lessons from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

CSO Online - 16 Feb 2018
That could change. The Olympics have long suffered from global brinksmanship that violates the peaceful intent of the Games. The tit-for-tat boycotts of the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympics come to mind. Take that brinksmanship into the cyber domain, and ...
1984 summer olympics

Halsten recalls tough love under John Wooden

Albuquerque Journal - 22 Feb 2018
Being at UCLA also afforded Halsten the chance to room with Rafer Johnson, the 1960 gold medalist in the decathlon and a man who later lit the Olympic cauldron at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. But from his UCLA days, it is Wooden that was ...
1984 summer olympics

Resident had torches made in Sycamore for 2 US Olympics

The Southern - 10 Feb 2018
The Olympic torch is held high during its cross-country trip on its way to the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. AP. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. SYCAMORE, Ill. — More than 30 years ago, a piece of Sycamore was at the start of two ...

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