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USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months

...months.In 2004, Phelps was arrested and charged with drunken driving on Maryland's Eastern Shore, fresh from the Athens Olympics, where he won six gold medals.Phelps pleaded guilty to the charges, but as a young first-time offender he avoided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-06/usa-swimming-suspends-michae
Overtime

...second time Phelps has been arrested on drunken-driving charges, the first coming in 2004 after he competed at the Athens Olympics. He also was photographed using a marijuana pipe after the 2008 Beijing Games, which resulted in a three-month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-30/overtime
A record 202 nations for Athens Olympics

...including Iraq and Afghanistan, will send teams to the Athens Olympics. The IOC said Thursday it had received positive responses...teams. SWIM TEST: - A swimming test event at the Athens Olympics might be postponed because a roof for the venue has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/19/oly_409314.shtml
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IOC gets cancellation insurance for Athens Olympics

...cover the risk of the Athens summer games being called off because of war, terrorism, earthquakes or flooding. The Athens Olympics will be the most heavily guarded in history, with a security budget nearing $1 billion - more than three times the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/28/oly_413766.shtml
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IOC gets cancellation insurance for Athens Olympics

...cover the risk of the Athens summer games being called off because of war, terrorism, earthquakes or flooding. The Athens Olympics will be the most heavily guarded in history, with a security budget nearing $1 billion - more than three times the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/28/oly_413782.shtml
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All work, no play 100 days before Athens Olympics

...games preparations: Stay focused and make every minute count, because we don't have a moment to lose," chief Athens Olympics organizer Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki said. Preparations for these games have been racked by delays and glitches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/06/oly_414745.shtml
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IOC chief: Record percentage of women to participate in Athens Olympics

BRUSSELS, Belgium -- A record 44 percent of athletes at the Athens Olympics will be women, and the IOC expects an equal number of men and women to compete in the games within a decade. IOC president Jacques...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/18/oly_405058.shtml
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Athletes, journalists told to mind their manners at Athens Olympics

...Chicago and New York marathons are offering $500,000 to any American man or woman who wins the marathon at the Athens Olympics, while Russia's Olympic committee promised to reward gold medalists with $110,000. Not to be outdone, Greece's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/13/oly_425215.shtml
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Interpol chief: No known threats on horizon for Athens Olympics

...about or concerns any potential terrorist attacks." "There are ... no threats or evidence of threats against the Athens Olympics," Noble told The Associated Press following meetings with Greek authorities as part of groundbreaking security cooperation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/30/oly_420710.shtml
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Company working to get telecommunications ready for Olympics

ATHENS, Greece -- The Athens Olympics could be a showcase for the latest in telecommunications technology. Then again, it could be a mess. The Hellenic Telecommunications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/30/oly_417318.shtml
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