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Chief organizer confident of meeting ticket target

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Italian slalom sensation Giorgio Rocca is doing more than winning ski races. He's inspiring...Switzerland. "The interesting thing is that since Giorgio Rocca started winning his competitions, there is a correlation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/16/oly_43589.shtml
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Italy's ski team knows it's good to be home

...Sestriere and San Sicario. The entire men's and women's teams have trained on the various courses the past few weeks. Giorgio Rocca, who has won each of the three World Cup slalom races this season, had workers arrange the direction to his liking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/03/oly_38033.shtml
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Overtime

...40 more than Kostelic. Kathrin Zettel of Austria is third with 105 points. - In Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Italian Giorgio Rocca won his third slalom of the season, and American Bode Miller lost the World Cup overall points lead after failing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/23/oth_35347.shtml
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Dorfmeister wins World Cup super-G race, Kildow fourth

...Teammate Daron Rahlves finished fourth, losing time with a slight error at the beginning of his second run. Following Giorgio Rocca's two slalom wins and Elena Fannchini's downhill victory, Italy is tied with the United States with four World...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/19/oth_33960.shtml
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Another Kostelic stars at World Cup

...This was the latest starting position for a slalom winner and second-latest in any event in World Cup history. Giorgio Rocca of Italy was second in 1:38.93. Reigning world slalom champion Mario Matt of Austria finished third in 1:39...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/26/oth_329863.shtml
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Turin or Torino? Either will do

...he said. "I would like that after these games people remember Turin as Torino." --- I PROMISE: Italian skier Giorgio Rocca will take the Athletes' Oath during the opening ceremony at the Winter Olympics. Rocca, who won five straight men's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/08/oly_53482.shtml
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Capsules of sports for the Turin Winter Games

...champion and winner of two Olympic medals in 2002, has just four top-five results this season. Slalom specialist Giorgio Rocca of Italy, who won five straight slalom races to start the season, has failed to finish the last two. FIGURE SKATING...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/04/oly_52691.shtml
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La Bomba offers Bode advice

...love to accomplish just a fraction of what he did. Italy's top skier at the moment and best medal hope for Turin, Giorgio Rocca, calls his predecessor a "legend" and acknowledges: "There is just one Tomba." Someone who would never argue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/25/oly_49254.shtml
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2006 Winter Olympics begins in one month

...current athletes are worried. "It's a real shame that people aren't talking about the Olympics enough," said Giorgio Rocca, the hosts' top hope for an Alpine skiing medal. "This event wasn't promoted in the best way," he told radio...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/10/oly_41386.shtml
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With only a month to go, will Turin be ready?

...current athletes are worried. "It's a real shame that people aren't talking about the Olympics enough," said Giorgio Rocca, the hosts' top hope for an Alpine skiing medal. "This event wasn't promoted in the best way," he told radio...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/10/oly_41387.shtml
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