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Brazil might not be ready to host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games

Critics wonder if Brazil - a city largely known for beach life and samba - can buckle down and pull off sports' two mega-events.

...if temperatures rise and the coverage melts, his crews have stored enough snow to last through the Olympics and the Paralympic Games that follow in March.Dmitry Chernyshenko told Tass that organizers "can exhale ? (we) have prepared three...
Augusta's Lantz Lamback wins bronze at Paralympics

In London, Augusta's Lantz Lamback won the bronze in the men's 100-meter freestyle at the Paralympic Games on Monday.The 26-year-old finished with a time of 1 minute, 1.50 seconds in the S7 classification.China's Shiyun Pan...
Lamback shares Paralympic accomplishments with A.R. Johnson students

On Thursday, Lantz Lamback spoke to students at A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School, who heard about his journey from home-schooled child growing up past the paper mills in south Augusta to Paralympic athlete.
Augusta paralympian training for 2012 games

Lantz Lamback, a decorated paralympic swimmer from Augusta, is ready to hang up his Speedo for good -- after one last Paralympic Games next year.
Queen to open Olympics, Paralympics

Queen Elizabeth II's busy summer calendar just got a bit more crowded.
'He means a lot. He's dad.'

...S. Paralympic national team in Mar Del Plata, Argentina. Two years later, he won a pair of bronze medals in the Paralympic Games in Athens. After the 2004 Games, Lantz returned home with the thought of quitting. His father kept encouraging...
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Triumphs outweighed the losses

...64-57, for the first state championship of any boys team in school history. Augusta's Lantz Lamback went into the Paralympic Games in Beijing in September as the winner of two bronze medals in 2004. Lamback added four more this year, winning...
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Lamback will rest, not quit

Lantz Lamback walked in, sat down and closed his eyes. After winning four medals in the Paralympic Games, the Augusta swimmer decided to get a tattoo of the Olympic rings on his left shoulder. It wasn't fear that caused Lamback...

...Lantz Lamback finished eighth in 34.56 seconds in the final of the 50-meter butterfly (S7) on Saturday at the Paralympic Games. So far at this year's Games, Lamback has won a gold medal in the 100-meter backstroke and silver medals...
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