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Construction delays prompt Olympic security concerns

...never forget making the team in 1980, only to be forced to stay home when the United States decided not to compete in the Moscow Games. "Absent some clear and present danger, we should never take that course of action again," he said. "Our athletes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/06/oly_414744.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/12/oly_404379.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/12/oth_404384.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/10/oth_404104.shtml
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Nott wins silver

...weightlifting life. The Savannah, Ga. native qualified for the Olympics in 1980, but the United States boycotted the Moscow Games in protest of the USSR's invasion of Afghanistan. He was injured the next two Olympiads. So, Sunday was the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/18/oly_296613.shtml
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