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Boston bombs raise worries for Olympics, World Cup

...Not only are sports facilities at risk, but so are the public areas where fans and spectators congregate. At the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta, a backpack bomb exploded at Centennial Olympic Park, killing one person and injuring more than 100...

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Olympic torch starts trek to Salt Lake

...illuminate us all with its hope of a brighter future," said Billy Payne, who led Atlanta's effort to stage the 1996 Summer Games. "In its light, you can see the promise of a world united, not divided." The torch relay -- averaging more...

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IOC member resigns in widening bribe scandal

...Lake bid committee and for 20 months in an Ontario government job initiated by the Toronto committee bidding for the 1996 Summer Games. In addition, Paul Henderson, who was head of the Toronto bid, said his organization paid the $650-a-month...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Lake bid committee and for 20 months in an Ontario government job initiated by the Toronto committee bidding for the 1996 Summer Games. In addition, Paul Henderson, who was head of the Toronto bid, said his organization paid the $650-a-month...

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This Day in History

...his contract.) In 2001, The Olympic flame began a 46-state, two-month journey from Atlanta, host city of the 1996 Summer Games, to the opening ceremony of the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games. In the world In 1942, U.S. bombers struck...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...chief Billy Payne angrily denied charges that Mayor Andrew Young made promises to African IOC members to secure the 1996 Summer Games. Share this page: Print Email Digg Twitter Yahoo! StumbleUpon Facebook del.icio.us Reddit 28° AP...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Lake. But he gave special mention to a 1991 report to the IOC by officials of Toronto's unsuccessful bid for the 1996 Summer Games. ``In strikingly prophetic language, they warned of the consequences of such improper behavior,'' Mitchell...

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Report: IOC must police members, bidders

...Lake. But he gave special mention to a 1991 report to the IOC by officials of Toronto's unsuccessful bid for the 1996 Summer Games. ``In strikingly prophetic language, they warned of the consequences of such improper behavior,'' Mitchell...

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Fourth IOC member resigns in bribe scandal

...executive board member. ``In business, entertainment is far more extravagant.'' -Former Atlanta Olympic chief Billy Payne angrily denied charges that Mayor Andrew Young made promises to African IOC members to secure the 1996 Summer Games.

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This Day in History

...July 1997.) In 2001, the Olympic flame began a 46-state, two-month journey from Atlanta, host city of the 1996 Summer Games, to the opening ceremony of the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games. In 2005, members of the former Sept. 11 commission...

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