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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

These Amazing Cycling Photos Will Send You Back in Time

Bicycling - 12 Nov 2018
In an age where technology, big data, and Team Sky dominate the world of cycling, nostalgia can look pretty good sometimes. We're winding back the clock with some awesome images from bygone eras, when often all a cyclist could count on were two ...
1984 summer olympics

Clippers To Debut New Uniforms - 10 Nov 2018
The jerseys pay tribute to 1984, the Clippers' first season in Los Angeles, when the city was the site of the Summer Olympics. The jersey features the “L.A.” wordmark for the first time on a Clippers jersey. The navy blue, red and white color scheme ...
1984 summer olympics

BC Emerald Gloves to pack a punch in Langford this weekend

Times Colonist - 16 Nov 2018
Colwell hopes to follow a notable Canadian amateur tradition in the heavier Olympic classes, which includes Willie DeWit and David Defiagbon winning heavyweight silver at Los Angeles in 1984 and Atlanta in 1996, respectively, and Lennox Lewis the ...
1984 summer olympics

Happy Birthday: Evander "The Real Deal" Holyfield

The Shadow League (blog) - 19 Oct 2018
After winning a national Golden Gloves Championship in 1984, Holyfield made the U.S. Olympic team. The 1984 Summer Olympics came during a time when America was at a crossroads. Ronald Reagan had won a landslide re-election for the GOP to his ...
1984 summer olympics

Hike for Foster Youth Saturday at Hahn Rec. Area

culvercitynews - 02 Nov 2018
It was also home to the 1984 Summer Olympics. The scenic landscape contains a fishing lake, and a Japanese garden with a stream and mini waterfall, tennis and basketball courts, and a sand volleyball court. Lunch will be provided following the hike.
1984 summer olympics

Olympic Rowing Champ to be Honored in PA Sports Hall of Fame - 02 Nov 2018
The Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 1984 and the world witnessed a young woman from Lackawanna County's dream come true. Abby Peck is being recognized for her athletic excellence in rowing at this weekend's induction to the Pennsylvania ...
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

1984 Olympics: Mapping the LA venues that shaped the games

Curbed LA - 22 Jun 2018
Just as it had during the 1932 Olympics, the Coliseum played a key role in the 1984 games. It was the site of all track and field events, as well as the venue where opening and closing ceremonies were held. The games opened with an elaborate ...
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 ...

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