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Enchanting Nagano

...manner of conveyances, visitors to the Nagano Winter Olympics will have a chance to...in samurai lore and Buddhist ritual. Nagano Prefecture in the Japan Alps is a place...Games, which continue through Feb. 22 in Nagano and five outlying villages. More than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/15/ent_222508.shtml
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Fifty days to Nagano: Where's the snow?

...said Hideki Inone, a firefighter and Nagano native. "It's just unbelievable...quality of official hotel accommodations, Nagano's organizers are again preparing for...the Feb. 7-22 games, concerns over Nagano's notoriously unpredictable weather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/19/oth_219313.shtml
Other sports
Nagano forecaster warms to difficult task

NAGANO, Japan -- It's called the "snow eater...disaster for the Winter Olympics. And although Nagano's weather seems to finally be cooperating...should be called off. Although snow came to Nagano a bit later than usual this year, Ito said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/02/oly_221740.shtml
Olympics
Raleigh scientist at center of Nagano data

...reporters, athletes and spectators in Nagano and the millions of people downloading...here is very happy," Overacre said from Nagano. "They feel like all the hard work they're...the official Olympic Web site (www.nagano.olympic.org). It displays photos...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/22/tec_223004.shtml
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Notebook from Nagano

NAGANO -- The Japanese Olympic team wants to do...the home crowds for the Winter Games in Nagano. Some people think the extra attention...has passed through Osaka on its way to Nagano. A popular stop for the athletes is ticketing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/04/oly_221851.shtml
Olympics
IOC welcomes agreement on Nagano downhill

...point of the men's downhill for the Nagano Olympics and blamed cultural differences for the five-year impasse. Nagano organizers announced in Japan that they...15 seconds to the race and bring the Nagano downhill in line with previous Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/02/oth_218427.shtml
Other sports
Notebook from Nagano

NAGANO -- Eric Flaim was picked by U.S. Olympic...Saturday (9 p.m. Friday EST) at the Minami Nagano Sports Park. Flaim won a silver medal in...qualify for the 5,000-meter relay in Nagano. Bonnie Blair, the most decorated U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/06/oly_221968.shtml
Olympics
Kent Nagano extends stay at Berlin's German Symphony Orchestra

BERLIN -- Kent Nagano has agreed to stay on as a guest director...2006, the Berlin ensemble said Friday. Nagano is also the musical director of the Los...Orchestra has yet to announce a successor to Nagano, who joined in 2000. But the orchestra...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/27/art_410111.shtml
Arts
Nagano to have more effective drug-testing than '96 Games

...performance-enhancing drugs at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano will have more sophisticated equipment...resolution mass spectrometers for the Nagano games are four to five times more effective...Japanese Olympic officials are worried about Nagano officials' lack of experience in handling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/02/tec_207656.shtml
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Nagano bids games farewell

NAGANO - The games of peace and love ended with...doping sample of a Canadian snowboarder, the Nagano Games reflected the character of the Japanese...in Salt Lake City in 2002. "Thank you, Nagano," it said. Earlier in the day Wheaties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/22/edi_222966.shtml
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