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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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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...

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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
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 more than merely an Alpine resort

NAGANO, Japan -- Boot camp has begun. For the...fond memories will not be of the city of Nagano. It won't be like Lillehammer. This...frolic in their own hot springs. But down in Nagano city the snow melts, leaving bare, brown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/08/edi_222086.shtml
Editorials
Nagano may be speedskater Kirstin Holum's first and last Olympics

...That fame could be fleeting. The 1998 Winter Olympics at Nagano, Japan, will be the first and possibly the last for Holum...She won't even be allowed to watch her daughter practice at Nagano, something only allowed for national coaches. Dianne said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/30/oth_219835.shtml
Other sports
Notebook from Nagano

NAGANO -- Moguls skiers are among the wilder athletes in the Olympic Games. They...team he was notified he had made it. Parra was jogging around the track in Nagano when his coached yelled out that he was on the team. He had not met Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/05/oly_221908.shtml
Olympics
Team Canada: Gretzky going to Nagano, Messier stays home

...Gretzky, Canada will be sending a lot of familiar names to the Nagano Olympics. Mark Messier won't be one of them. Messier, a...acknowledged his country can only gain by not having to face Messier at Nagano. "For me, Team Canada without Mark is hard to imagine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/01/oth_218368.shtml
Other sports
Notebook from Nagano

NAGANO, Japan - The Netherlands nearly swept the medals in the men's 1,000-meter speed skating. Ids Postma took gold with a new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/16/edi_222586.shtml
Editorials