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Time for over-the-top ceremony

...Sounds like it must be time for another over-the-top opening for the Olympic Games. The opening ceremonies for the 1998 Winter Olympics promise to be another visual spectacular both for the athletes and spectators in the stadium and the millions...

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Olympics
Skater Alexi Yagudin stays ahead of competition

...fourth place and out of gold medal contention. 2. Which skater will have the best quad, or quadruple jump? In the 1998 Winter Olympics at Nagano, only three quadruple jumps were done in the entire competition. In Monday's short program, 13...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/14/oly_333433.shtml
Olympics
Mogul skiers win first gold medal

...has landed in major competition. "This is incredible," said Moseley after winning the first U.S. medal in the 1998 Winter Olympics. "I never thought this would happen. I fought real hard for this. It's great to live in a country like the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/11/oly_222258.shtml
Olympics
Americans getting used to clap skates

...five-time Olympic champion Bonnie Blair, who said she wishes the move to clap skates had been delayed until after the 1998 Winter Olympics. "Some skaters are adjusting and some aren't. It would have been nice for skaters to have three years to...

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Other sports
Hasek to retire after next season

...1998, and helped the Sabres reach the Stanley Cup finals this year. His career highlight, however, came in the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, where he led the Czechs to the gold medal with a performance that made him a national hero...

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Other sports
Sports digest

...Hall of Fame. 1995 The NHL and NHL Players Association strike a deal to allow league players to participate in the 1998 Winter Olympics. 2000 At the Sydney Olympics, the U.S. men's basketball team escapes the humiliation of playing for a bronze...

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Other sports
Overtime

...for college basketball since 1990. He was also a broadcaster for the Utah Jazz, served as prime-time host of the 1998 Winter Olympics and anchored CBS' golf coverage. Past winners of the award include Chick Hearn, Billy Packer, Marv Albert...

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Other sports
Overtime

...world championships and six U.S. titles, Kwan might be best known for finishing second behind Tara Lipinski in the 1998 Winter Olympics and third behind Sarah Hughes in the 2002 Games. She beat four other finalists for the Sullivan: middle distance...

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Other sports
Murray moves to Kings coach

...Cup of Hockey and the world championships, where the team won silver medals. He was an assistant for Canada at the 1998 Winter Olympics. Left wing Luc Robitaille wasn't concerned the Kings didn't hire a high-profile coach. Taylor also interviewed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/15/hoc_263667.shtml
Hockey
U.S. has successful Games

NAGANO, Japan - As the 1998 Winter Olympics winds down with its final events today, the United States team can look back at a fairly successful Games. The team won a record-tying...

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