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Basketball Hall of Fame to induct class of 2005

...points a game. She said her biggest thrill was scoring the winning bucket to beat Australia and qualify Brazil for the Barcelona Olympics in 1992. She rose to fame in a country where soccer is king and basketball, at the time, an afterthought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/10/nba_1381.shtml
NBA
Overtime: Augusta crew wins in England

...the previous record of 8,891 in 1992 at Talence, France, after failing to qualify for the U.S. team for the Barcelona Olympics. Dvorak, 27, the 1997 world champion and 1996 Olympic bronze medalist, had a previous best of 8,837 points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/05/oth_265066.shtml
Other sports
Ex-boxing champ Forrest exchanged gunfire

...middleweight titles and compiled a professional record of 41-3 with 29 knockouts. Forrest turned pro not long after the Barcelona Olympics, when he was stricken by food poisoning and lost in the opening round. He won his first world title by defeating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/28/met_542278.shtml
Metro
Hundreds remember Forrest as soft-spoken champ

...middleweight titles and compiled a professional record of 41-3 with 29 knockouts. Forrest turned pro not long after the Barcelona Olympics, when he was stricken with food poisoning and lost in the opening round. He won his first world title by defeating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/04/oth_543128.shtml
Other sports
Gunman kills boxing champion

...President Ross Greenburg, who helped put on eight of Mr. Forrest's fights. Mr. Forrest turned pro not long after the Barcelona Olympics, when he lost in the opening round. He won his first world title by defeating Raul Frank at Madison Square Garden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/27/met_542240.shtml
Metro
Critique shows humorous isn't always effective

...Feet ad in 1999. The Reebok ad failed because it banked on two unknown athletes' success in the decathlon at the Barcelona Olympics - only one qualified for the games, and he didn't win - while the Just For Feet ad was panned as being overtly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/05/bus_407767.shtml
Business
Fighters forget '92 bout

...beginning at 9:30 p.m. EST, will be his fourth title defense. Forrest, of Atlanta, lost in the first round at the Barcelona Olympics, a day after he had food poisoning. He turned pro in November 1992 and won the vacant IBF welterweight title...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/25/oth_334870.shtml
Other sports
Overtime: Aiken's Royer one shot back in Q-School

...Rondell Morris. SWIMMING: Vladimir Pyshnenko, a member of the Russian relay team that set a world record in the Barcelona Olympics, and two other Russian swimmers tested positive for steroids, the head of the country's swimming federation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/04/oth_218539.shtml
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BACK IN TIME JUNE 27, 1992 Augusta's Vernon Forrest will go for the gold in the Barcelona Olympics. Forrest, a 21-year-old junior at Northern Michigan University, defeated Steven Johnston of Colorado Springs on Friday in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/27/met_379645.shtml
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