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...into Olympics rings in the back. Changing names Figure-skating and short-track competitions are held at the Salt Lake Ice Center, which is actually the Delta Center, home of the Utah Jazz. The name was changed for the Olympics because Olympic...

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Canadians get their golds

...Sikharulidze by the slimmest of margins, losing 5-4 in the pairs free skate last Monday. Boos rained down at the Salt Lake Ice Center when the marks flashed, and Pelletier buried his head in his hands as Sale cried. Both wept as they stood on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/18/oly_334210.shtml
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Ceremony for duplicate gold moved up

...expected. The special medal ceremony for the Canadian pair will be held after the original dance program at the Salt Lake Ice Center, the International Olympic Committee said Saturday. No other medal ceremonies are scheduled in figure skating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/17/oly_334031.shtml
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Russia's Yagudin wins figure skating gold

SALT LAKE CITY As cheers filled the Salt Lake Ice Center and big numbers lit up the scoreboard, another great figure skating upset was confirmed Thursday night. The judges actually got...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/15/oly_333701.shtml
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Ohno brings crowd to its feet at short track

...Peterson, who carried the U.S. flag in the opening ceremony, made it through her first heat. But all eyes at the Salt Lake Ice Center were on Ohno, whose first appearance of these games brought the sellout crowd to its feet in thunderous applause...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/14/oly_333425.shtml
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Ohno starts strong

...known. Smith also advanced in the men's 1,000, setting an Olympic record in the process. But all eyes at the Salt Lake Ice Center were on Ohno. The former inliner from Tacoma, Wash., took a deep breath as he toed the starting line. The race...

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Olympic security effort unprecedented in history of sport

...that could set off metal detectors. The line stretched across a parking lot and into the street. At the nearby Salt Lake Ice Center, where figure skating will be held, strong overnight winds delayed the arrival of additional metal detectors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/09/oly_332471.shtml
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U.S. skaters rise to occasion

...for sloppy technique on her jumps, she is a threat for any medal. Cohen hopes to unveil a quadruple jump at the Salt Lake Ice Center (the Delta Center's name during the games), something no woman has attempted in competition. After missing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/07/oly_332048.shtml
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Legend of Canadian loonie grows

...Trent Evans, the Edmonton, Alberta, icemaker responsible for freezing the well-worn coin into the ice at the Salt Lake Ice Center. The discovery was made Friday when the loonie was added to a Hockey Hall of Fame exhibit honoring the gold-medal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/09/oth_337671.shtml
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Memorable Olympics for Ohno, speedskaters

...Olympics," Rodriguez said, "but I don't think that any of us expected it would be this strong." Over at the Salt Lake Ice Center, Ohno and his soul patch created one of the most dynamic images of the game, prompting hundreds of seemingly normal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/25/oly_335558.shtml
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