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Construction ongoing with Games right around corner

...various Olympic committee offices and thousands of journalists, drills and hammers pound long into the night. But organizing chief Valentino Castellani sees all problems as little ones. "We will have always some small problems to solve. What...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/09/oly_54458.shtml
Olympics
Post-game party raises eyebrows

...more details about what happened but was careful not to characterize the response as an investigation.Vancouver organizing chief John Furlong said it was simply a matter of "young kids who were happy.""They had a great time," Furlong said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2010-02-27/post-game-party-raises-e
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Gondolas and Ferraris: an Italian Olympic torch relay

...000 are an extraordinary symbol of our country's will to be there, to participate in these Olympics," Turin organizing chief Valentino Castellani said at Tuesday's torch relay presentation. On its first day in Italy, the torch will pass...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/23/oly_25326.shtml
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Committee leader hedges bets on Athens success

...will be his first Summer Olympics as president since his election in 2001. The comments by Rogge and the Athens organizing chief also appeared directed at government and political officials before national elections set for March 7. The governing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/28/oly_406195.shtml
Olympics
'Let the games begin'

...far more thoroughly planned and comprehensive" than any other at a U.S. Olympic Games, said Salt Lake City organizing chief Mitt Romney. "Now that perhaps the most terrible terrorist incident in the world's history has happened on our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/08/oly_332291.shtml
Olympics
Some problems remain ahead of Turin Olympics

...before the Winter Olympics begin Friday. Turin and the surrounding mountain venues are generally ready, however, organizing chief Valentino Castellani said Monday. "We are very satisfied and committed," Castellani said. "We don't have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/07/oly_53319.shtml
Olympics
Clouds part to set torch aflame

...baron's heart is buried, she will kindle the official flame for the 20th Winter Games in the presence of Turin organizing chief Valentino Castellani and Greek Olympic Committee President Minos Kyriakou. After the ceremony, 534 runners will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/27/oth_26777.shtml
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Athens organizers give more security assurances to IOC

...Olympics. A week after International Olympic Committee inspectors gave the Greeks a strong vote of confidence, Athens organizing chief Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki briefed the executive board on final venue preparations and security measures for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/20/oly_416221.shtml
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IOC disappointed in Athens planning

...questions about where to lodge spectators. "We are disappointed that no progress has been made," Oswald said. Athens organizing chief Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki said alternatives include putting spectators in private homes and apartments. Others...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/23/oth_334517.shtml
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Overtime

...rewritten. It will be done with the horrific visions of the deadly attacks fresh in everyone's mind. Salt Lake organizing chief Mitt Romney met Wednesday with top Secret Service officials to discuss new ways to make the Olympics safer. GOLF...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/13/oth_319522.shtml
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