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Timeline: Highlights of 1996 Olympics

A glance back at the 1996 Olympics: July 19, Day 1: More than 10,000 athletes from 197 countries parade before 83,000 fans, including President Clinton...

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Metro
Report says Atlanta underreported crimes to help land 1996 Olympics

ATLANTA -- Atlanta underreported crimes for years to help land the 1996 Olympics and pump up tourism, according to an audit commissioned by police and released Friday. Police in this relentlessly self-promoting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/21/met_405356.shtml
Metro
Augusta came up short? Atlanta is one to talk

...slogan that took more than two years to develop from 5,000 suggestions submitted by the public in preparation for the 1996 Olympics.As slogans go, it lasted about as long as a Falcons winning streak.I say that because I found a 2005 story in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-22/augusta-came-short-atlanta-on
Downtown Atlanta brings in big events, but there's little to do

...bringing huge events to town: the 1996 Olympics, the 2000 baseball All-Star...steered the city's bid for the 1996 Olympics, argues that the games helped...looking for other remnants of the 1996 Olympics are often disappointed. Many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/27/pro_281183.shtml
NFL
Champion at odds with the odds

...isn't pleased being a 4-1 underdog to David Reid, the only boxing gold medalist for the United States at the 1996 Olympics. "I'm not happy about that," Boudouani said. "Saturday night, I will show them they are wrong." The fight...

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Other sports
MaliVai Washington among 16 wild card entries for U.S. Open

...Aug. 30. The 30-year-old Washington lost in the 1996 Wimbledon final to Richard Krajicek and also played in the 1996 Olympics. He has been sidelined with an injury most of this year. Washington also played for the U.S. Davis Cup team in...

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Other sports
Billy Payne is teed off over Olympic golf

...process of putting on the Olympics. But Saturday over lunch with a dozen reporters from around the world he admitted his 1996 Olympics experience isn't quite complete. "It's clear the biggest thing missing here is golf at Augusta," said Payne...

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Metro | Augusta National Golf Club
James R. Lyle (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

...1995-1996. During his term he helped organize a Rotary Peace Forum between Athens, Greece and Athens, Georgia during the 1996 Olympics. As District Governor, Mr. Lyle allocated funds to help establish a Rotary District Office that has served all Rotary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/25/obi_178087.shtml
Obituaries
James R. Lyle (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

...1995-1996. During his term he helped organize a Rotary Peace Forum between Athens, Greece and Athens, Georgia during the 1996 Olympics. As District Governor, Mr. Lyle allocated funds to help establish a Rotary District Office that has served all Rotary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/26/obi_178100.shtml
Obituaries
Inspired by Pamplona, Great Bull Run coming to US

...Richmond, Va. A second event is planned for Oct. 19 at an Atlanta-area horse park that played host to events for the 1996 Olympics. More events are planned later for Texas, Florida, California, Minnesota, Illinois and Pennsylvania.Bull runs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-03/inspired-pamplona-great-bull-