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Construction delays prompt Olympic security concerns

WASHINGTON -- Construction delays at the Olympic venues in Athens are becoming a security issue, and congressmen are concerned about the safety of U.S. athletes.

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Crowd jeers eliminated U.S. team with chants of 'Osama!'

...The U.S. men will miss the Olympics for the first time since 1980 - when the entire American delegation boycotted the Moscow Games. Mexico also ended the United States' 19-tournament streak of qualifying for every FIFA men's outdoor event...

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Mexico bests U.S., fans yell 'Osama!'

...The U.S. men will miss the Olympics for the first time since 1980 - when the entire American delegation boycotted the Moscow Games. Mexico also ended the United States' 19-tournament streak of qualifying for every FIFA men's outdoor event...

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U.S. men need win over Mexico to avoid joining baseball on Olympic sidelines

...the American men's soccer team missed the Olympics was 1980, when the entire United States delegation boycotted the Moscow Games. The Americans also missed the 1976 Montreal Olympics, losing 6-0 and 4-2 to Mexico during qualifying. The...

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Nott wins silver

SYDNEY - Half of the United States' women's weightlifting team took the day off from training Sunday. But their hands were far from idle. They kept them busy clapping for Tara Nott. One of two U.S. lifters competing in the women's 48kg class, the Colorado Springs, Colo. resident won America's first weightlifting medal in 16 years, earning a silver in the first women's weightlifting session in Olympic history. Nott tied her own American records with a snatch of 82.5kg, a 102.5kg clean and jerk for a 185kg total.

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