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With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...invented the modern-day template for the Olympics when it played host in 1984 - as...Walsh said the opposition to the Olympics amounted to about "10 people on...sprawling, traffic-choked city that the Olympics had been to twice already. But...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/boston-out-can-la-revive-us-olympic-b
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Today In Sports History for July 24 and July 25

...Naber of the United States becomes the first swimmer to break the 2-minute barrier in the 200-meter backstroke at the Olympics in Montreal.1976 - Mac Wilkins of the United States sets an Olympic record in the discus with a toss of 224 feet in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-24/today-sports-history-july-24-and-july-
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Poll: Americans support home Olympics

...Bostonians are hesitant to host the Olympics, Americans across the country...people are asked if they would want the Olympics in their local area. It dips even...percent - support a bid to host the Olympics somewhere in the United States...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-29/poll-americans-support-home-olympics
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Federer and Murray in showdown in semis

...We both like to look back at that summer," said Federer, who is 12-11 against Murray. "Me, not so much at the Olympics; him, probably not so much at Wimbledon."Both advanced in quarterfinals slowed only by a pair of rain delays...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-09/federer-and-murray-showdown-semis
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Addicted to Detox

...the amazing talents and fashions showcased on Logo TV's "RuPaul's Drag Race," the hit television show known as the "Olympics of drag," already know the style and attitude in store when Detox is on the menu.Those of you who don't, you're...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-10
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Miller, Moser top Ben Blackgoat

...training for his junior track season and looking forward to a senior cross country season and the hope of running in the Olympics. His goal was to run every day of the year. The Ben Blackgoat Perseverance Trail Race has been an annual fundraiser...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-28/miller-moser-top-ben-blackgoat
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Today in sports history for Thursday, Feb.26

...skating gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, Calif.1968 - Thirty-two African nations agree to boycott the Olympics because of the presence of South Africa.1981 - The Boston Bruins beat the Minnesota North Stars 5-1 in a game marred...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-26/today-sports-history-feb26
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For MLB, steroids cloud remains

...Commissioner Fay Vincent said. "The NFL has got some problems. You know what's going on in cycling, what happened in the Olympics. The overall issue of performance-enhancing drugs is a really serious one for all of sports."The decision by the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-24/mlb-steroids-cloud-remains
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Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 26

...stoppage time and El Salvador forges a 3-3 tie that ousts the United States from Olympic qualifying. The Americans miss the Olympics for the second time since 1976.2014 - In a stunning ruling that could revolutionize a college sports industry worth...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-26/today-sports-history-march-26
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A freestyle skier's road to Sochi began in Indiana

...Colo. - Nick Goepper's road to the Olympics really began on the doorsteps of...course in one of the new events at the Olympics.He'll be doing it in part because...though. Goepper secured his spot at the Olympics with a win and a second-place...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-01-24/freestyle-skiers-road-sochi-began-ind
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