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NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032 for $7.75 billion

...editions of the Olympics going back to the 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo. The network has broadcast every games since the 2000 Sydney Olympics.According to the IOC, the new deal breaks down this way: $2.5 billion for the Olympics of 2022 and 2024...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-05-07/nbc-extends-olympic-deal
Overtime

...Thorpe, known to fans as Thorpedo, was a freestyle specialist who won three gold and two silver medals at the 2000 Sydney Olympics ? the most medals won by any individual competitor at those games ? and two more golds at the 2004 Athens Olympics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-02-03/overtime
Jones' teammates stripped of medals

...quite as willing. Jones' former relay teammates paid for her doping offenses Thursday, losing their medals from the 2000 Sydney Olympics as the International Olympic Committee stripped them from athletes who won gold with Jones in the 1,600-meter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/11/oly_194510.shtml
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Israelis to get additional Olympic Village security

...fence, but later withdrew the request, Olympic officials said Monday. The Israelis also had an extra fence at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Australian Olympic Committee chief John Coates said. Hundreds of Olympic athletes arrived at Athens airport...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/03/oly_424184.shtml
Olympics
IOC trying to sort out who should benefit from scandal

...of her own drug scandal at the 2004 Athens Games -- might not receive the 100-meter gold medal Jones won at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. "This is not going to be an automatic upgrade. ... Every potential upgraded athlete will be scrutinized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/08/oly_151696.shtml
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Marion Jones juggles motherhood, workouts a year before Olympics

...work. When you want to go to Harvard, someone has to pay the tuition,"' Jones says. Jones, the star of the 2000 Sydney Olympics, already is back to her pre-pregnancy weight of 159 pounds. She's been back on the track for a month, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/14/oth_384396.shtml
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Overtime

...clear" from Sept. 2000 to July 2001. She won gold medals in the 100-, 200- and 1,600-meter relay in the 2000 Sydney Olympics, as well as bronzes in the 400 relay and long jump. Jones returned her five Olympic medals and agreed to forfeit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/23/oth_153811.shtml
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Marion Jones wants grand jury testimony released to anti-doping agency

...letter from the agency Tuesday asking follow-up questions. Jones, who won an unprecedented five track medals at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and has hinted she may try to match that mark at the Athens Games, repeatedly has denied using performance-enhancing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/12/oly_418732.shtml
Olympics
IOC makes it official, strips cheating sprinter of medalsof

...could bar her from future games. Jones had already handed back the three gold medals and two bronze she won at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. In November, the International Association of Athletics Federations erased all of Jones' results dating to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/13/oth_176514.shtml
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USOC defends its request to give back gold medals

...USOC chairman Peter Ueberroth reasserted his belief Friday that the medals Jones won with her relay partners at the 2000 Sydney Olympics were won unfairly and should be returned, but he stopped short of saying the USOC would intervene. Ueberroth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/20/oth_148623.shtml
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