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MLB says it didn't know about A-Rod exemption

...2004 before moving to Washington and becoming the Nationals.While the Expos failed to draw 1 million spectators to Olympic Stadium in any of their final seven seasons, a total of 96,350 fans attended a pair of exhibition games there in March...

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2016 Olympic Games next big challenge facing Brazil

...in central Rio; the Copacabana Beach and Guanabara Bay areas.Track and field will be run at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium, which was built in 2007 for the Pan American Games. The stadium, located in the Maracana cluster area, has been...

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Builder: Main Olympic stadium ready by July 20

ATHENS, Greece -- Renovations on the main Olympic stadium and completion of its new roof will be finished by July 20, a construction chief promised Wednesday. The goal of having the stadium...

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Olympics
Closing ceremony to turn Olympic stadium into jukebox

LONDON - Get the Union Jacks out and prepare to party: Olympic Stadium is being transformed into a giant jukebox of British pop and pizazz for the ceremony that wraps up the London Games.The Spice Girls...

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Workers prepare to put roof arches in place at Olympic stadium

...ATHENS, Greece -- Workers dismantled support towers on sections of a delayed steel-and-glass roof at the main Olympic stadium Sunday in preparation for rolling the arches into place during a visit by International Olympic Committee inspectors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/10/oly_415200.shtml
Olympics
With IOC inspectors in town, roof arch begins slow glide at Athens Olympic stadium

ATHENS, Greece -- A section of roof at the main Olympic stadium began moving into place Monday, an important step for organizers in meeting a deadline set by IOC inspectors. One of the two...

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Olympics
IOC denies report about 2016 Games possible switch

...financial challenges.Many of the venues from the 2012 Olympics have been dismantled or converted for public use. The Olympic Stadium is currently being reconfigured into a smaller venue that will become the home of West Ham football club in the 2016-17...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-05-09/ioc-denies-report-about-
Post-Olympic Atlanta has different look

ATLANTA -- The Olympic stadium is still here, albeit with a new name and a much-altered appearance...for the Olympic Games. The centerpiece was the 85,000-seat Olympic Stadium, site of track and field as well as the opening and closing ceremonies...

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Olympic securityforce under fire

...gun-toting interloper inside Olympic Stadium was inevitable given Atlanta's...operating the metal detectors at Olympic Stadium and ushering visitors inside...media members attending events at Olympic Stadium reported going through metal...

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Olympics
After false start, Athens sprints to finish line

...supporting the gleaming roof of the Olympic stadium, the masterpiece of an event...completion. The new suburban rail's Olympic stadium stop, which also connects the...connects Athens' new airport to the Olympic stadium was a stretch of dirt, while...

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