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...had several gunshot wounds, police said. "We've lost a champion," said Ahmed al-Hijiya, president of Iraq's Olympic committee. Shakir was a former Iraq champion in karate and judo. He also was head of the Babil branch of Iraq's soccer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/11/oth_458380.shtml
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Committee leader hedges bets on Athens success

...But we haven't come this far to let challenges like these stop us now." Also Friday, the IOC reinstated Iraq's Olympic committee, clearing the way for as many as two dozen Iraqi athletes to compete under their national flag in Athens. Rogge's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/28/oly_406195.shtml
Olympics
For Iraqi Olympians, security worries just another hurdle on the road to the Olympics

...boxers were working out in cross-trainers instead of the lightweight boxing boots that support their ankles. Iraq's Olympic committee was reinstated by the International Olympic Committee in February, 10 months after it was dismantled following...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/21/oly_422845.shtml
Olympics
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...officials hope to have their organization's suspension lifted and rejoin the IOC before the Athens Games. Iraq's Olympic committee was suspended in May after the International Olympic Committee's ethics commission confirmed allegations that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/24/oth_405692.shtml
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Thumbnails of some Iraqis killed during the postwar insurgency

...forced to rein him in. Odai Hussein controlled his own militia that eliminated political opponents, and he ran Iraq's Olympic committee, torturing and jailing athletes who performed poorly. He also allegedly kidnapped and raped young women off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/25/wor_395229.shtml
World
From soccer balls to security, Iraqi team has long wish list

...by Saddam Hussein's eldest son, Uday. There have been reports that the dictator's son, who also oversaw Iraq's Olympic Committee, ordered the torture of players who failed to perform to his standards. Ahmed Radi, Iraq's best-known...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/12/oly_418731.shtml
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