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An Olympic city that did it right

...glory, largely abandoned after costing billions to build.Then there's Salt Lake City, where the legacy of the 2002 Winter Games carries on vibrantly more than a decade later.It's a lesson all cities bidding for big-time sporting events...

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Alaska's Kemppel becomes first four-time Olympian for U.S. in cross-country skiing

...Salt Lake City Games. Kemppel, who first qualified for the games in 1992, felt energized by winning a race at the 2002 Winter Games venue. "This type of race at this venue helps you figure out your game plan. I'm out there by myself, so...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123001/spo_akskier.shtml
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2002 in review: A year of Crimson Bear championships

For the Juneau-Douglas High School Crimson Bears, the year 2002 might as well be called "that championship season." Four Juneau teams earned state titles during 2002, while two other teams took second place in their state tournaments and another was third. The year also saw former Juneau-Douglas High School basketball player reach the pinnacle of his sport when he was drafted by the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers, while JDHS graduate Joe Tompkins competed in the 2002 Winter Paralympics as a disabled alpine skier, the Olympic Torch Relay visited town and 30 Southeast athletes competed in the 2002 Arctic Winter Games.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123102/spo_sportsyearender.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...individual cash payments of more than $70,000 to International Olympic Committee members as theysought to win the 2002 Winter Games. ``The actions during the Olympic bidding process that besmirch our reputation break my heart,'' said Joklik...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...members could be ousted. The IOC commission investigating bribery allegations in Salt Lake City's winning bid for the 2002 Winter Games is scheduled to release its report Jan. 24. ``The commission has identified improper behavior by certain IOC...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...bribery scandal surrounding the 2002 Winter Games. One group has called for...bribery scandal surrounding the 2002 Winter Games. Salt Lake organizers harassed...bribery scandal surrounding the 2002 Winter Games. Home>Archives> Salt Lake...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...bid committee staff member told him of carrying $50,000 in cash to Budapest, Hungary, in 1995 just before the 2002 Winter Games were awarded. He said Thursday he promised the FBI agents he would not disclose what he told them. But he recounted...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...4,700 to a political campaign in Chile from Tom Welch, former president of the Salt Lake City group that won the 2002 Winter Games. Santander called the contribution a personal donation. Claiming he did nothing wrong, he refused to resign...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

LONDON - With 20 percent of its members implicated in the Salt Lake scandal, the International Olympic Committee promised Wednesday to consider expelling more of them to restore its damaged credibility and assuage big-money sponsors.

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

Malone had 28 points, including the 28,000th of his career, and seven rebounds as the Jazz routed Seattle 110-80 Saturday. The convincing win came four days after the SuperSonics held Utah to its lowest point total in franchise history.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022199/Spo_sonics.shtml

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