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Downtown Atlanta brings in big events, but there's little to do

...bringing huge events to town: the 1996 Olympics, the 2000 baseball All-Star...steered the city's bid for the 1996 Olympics, argues that the games helped...looking for other remnants of the 1996 Olympics are often disappointed. Many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/27/pro_281183.shtml
NFL
Champion at odds with the odds

...France, isn't pleased being a 4-1 underdog to David Reid, the only boxing gold medalist for the United States at the 1996 Olympics. "I'm not happy about that," Boudouani said. "Saturday night, I will show them they are wrong." The fight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/05/oth_255271.shtml
Other sports
MaliVai Washington among 16 wild card entries for U.S. Open

...Aug. 30. The 30-year-old Washington lost in the 1996 Wimbledon final to Richard Krajicek and also played in the 1996 Olympics. He has been sidelined with an injury most of this year. Washington also played for the U.S. Davis Cup team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/19/oth_268194.shtml
Other sports
Augusta came up short? Atlanta is one to talk

...slogan that took more than two years to develop from 5,000 suggestions submitted by the public in preparation for the 1996 Olympics.As slogans go, it lasted about as long as a Falcons winning streak.I say that because I found a 2005 story in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-22/augusta-came-short-atlanta-on
James R. Lyle (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

...1995-1996. During his term he helped organize a Rotary Peace Forum between Athens, Greece and Athens, Georgia during the 1996 Olympics. As District Governor, Mr. Lyle allocated funds to help establish a Rotary District Office that has served all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/25/obi_178087.shtml
Obituaries
James R. Lyle (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

...1995-1996. During his term he helped organize a Rotary Peace Forum between Athens, Greece and Athens, Georgia during the 1996 Olympics. As District Governor, Mr. Lyle allocated funds to help establish a Rotary District Office that has served all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/26/obi_178100.shtml
Obituaries
Inspired by Pamplona, Great Bull Run coming to US

...Richmond, Va. A second event is planned for Oct. 19 at an Atlanta-area horse park that played host to events for the 1996 Olympics. More events are planned later for Texas, Florida, California, Minnesota, Illinois and Pennsylvania.Bull runs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-03/inspired-pamplona-great-bull-
Ledecky honored by USOC

...trials five times since 1984. Atlanta has the natatorium on the Georgia Tech campus that was used for diving during the 1996 Olympics.A committee of staff and board members from Indianapolis-based USA Diving will again visit both cities before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-10-24/ledecky-honored-usoc
Braves will leave Turner Field

...Plant said. "This site allows us to do that."Turner Field opened as the 85,000-seat main stadium for the 1996 Olympics, hosting athletics and the opening and closing ceremonies.After the Olympics, the stadium was renamed after former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-11/braves-will-leave-turner
Braves stadium suggestions are welcomed

...moved into Turner Field in 1997 and isn't old by any means, it was originally built as a multi-use stadium for the 1996 Olympics and never drew rave reviews for its baseball atmosphere. Of course, this doesn't justify a new stadium, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2013-11-11/braves-stadi