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Samaranch defends receiving guns from Salt Lake

...winning bid for the 2002 Winter Games. IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch said he is routinely presented with gifts during...clearly the inscription on the case: `To President Juan Antonio Samaranch on behalf of the population of Salt Lake City...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/07/oth_249518.shtml
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Troubleshooter, task forces to tackle delays threatening 2016 Olympics

...get things in order.Bach declined to issue a yellow or red card warning to the Brazilians. Then IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch handed a "yellow light" reprimand to Greek organizers of the 2004 Athens Olympics, a message delivered four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-04-10/troubleshooter-task-forc
IOC drops wrestling from the Games

...French baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic movement.It also benefited from the work of Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr., the son of the former IOC president who is a UIPM vice president and member of the IOC board."We were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-02-12/ioc-drops-wrestling-game
Brazil might not be ready to host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games

...situation has not reached the extent of the problems for the 2004 Olympics in Athens, which led then IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch to issue his "yellow card" warning to Greek organizers.Gryner acknowledged organizers got a "six to eighth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-08-03/brazil-might-not-be-read
Hark! A poem for the IOC

...ago to lead the organizing committee for the 2002 Winter Games. With International Olympic Committee president Juan Antonio Samaranch and his deputies listening, Garff delivered the following verse: 'Tis human fortune's happiest heights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/05/oth_218602.shtml
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Meetings mark start of Salt Lake's Olympic moment

...Rogge, a Belgian surgeon who was elected the panel's eighth president last July. That balloting to succeed Juan Antonio Samaranch in what is probably the most powerful job in international sports took place in a steamy Moscow summer, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/01/oth_330914.shtml
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Olympic leaders oust six in Salt Lake bribery scandal

...become a billion-dollar business. As a third member resigned in the Salt Lake City scandal, IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch said three other members remained under investigation, while a fourth was warned about his actions by the ruling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/25/oth_251288.shtml
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Games need change

...Georgia Games from the mayor on down." Seagraves has to say that, of course, and it's more glowing than Juan Antonio Samaranch's "most exceptional" declaration after the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. But the general sentiment is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/21/mic_349259.shtml
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IOC prepared for reform vote

...inquiries into past cases of alleged abuses. And the panel's chairman said it was proper for IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch to be exempt from rules that limit rank-and-file members from accepting gifts of more than nominal value...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/11/oth_277352.shtml
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Helsinki still upbeat on 2006 bid

...known as a Nordic skiing center, was ready a few years ago but failed to find a partner. In 1997, IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch urged the Finns to try again. And they did, with one of the most popular partners possible. They approached...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/15/oth_263710.shtml
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