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IOC official suggests ditching profit-sharing deal

...skittish over the Olympic bribery scandal, organizers of the Sydney Games were urged by an IOC executive Tuesday to plow a...Rogge, who heads the IOC coordination commission for the Sydney Games, said he is optimistic that Sydney will raise enough...

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HGH found in Uzbekistan official's bag

...Uzbekistan Olympic team official could face expulsion from the Sydney Games and severe legal penalties in Australia. Chemical...top-ranked endurance athletes for the new EPO tests during the Sydney Games. Schamasch said the tests would focus on events including...

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Jones named top female athlete

...Jones failed to reach her goal of five gold medals at the Sydney Games. All she did was win more medals than any female track...Jones' prediction, made two years in advance of the Sydney Games, earned her a lot of publicity, something she will...

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Overtime

...medal after failing a drug test. Two wrestlers tested positive for banned substances during the final weekend of the Sydney Games on Sept. 30-Oct. 1, a senior Olympic medical official said Wednesday. One of the wrestlers won a gold medal...

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Sydney is transformed into an 'Olympic community'

...American Nancy Johnson marking her way to gold in the 10m air rifle competition. Maybe that was appropriate for the Sydney Games, a fitting first shot to start two weeks that will race like no others Australia has known. And to begin a time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/17/oly_296497.shtml
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U.S. prepares for Sydney

...teams be used in qualifying for the Olympics. Once the Sydney Games roll around in September, countries will be allowed...now, that tournament is furthest from their minds. The Sydney Games, on the other hand, seem like they are just around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/30/oth_289742.shtml
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Weightlifters put Savannah in world spotlight

...even more. One medal, one ring, one reunion, five experiences. That's what the local weightlifters took from the Sydney Games, the remnant yield from the time of five young lives. They return now fom the Southern Hemisphere to the American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/27/oly_298067.shtml
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Olympics briefs

...represent the U.S. next month at the Sydney Games. Heinrichs made the veterans...Olympic dream was over. With the Sydney Games only a month away, the second-youngest...compete for the United States at the Sydney Games after all. Chinese officials...

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IOC drops wrestling from the Games

...the last Olympics."American Rulon Gardner, who upset three-time Russian Olympic champion Alexander Karelin at the Sydney Games in an epic gold-medal bout known as the "Miracle on the Mat," was saddened by the decision to drop what he called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-02-12/ioc-drops-wrestling-game
Michael Phelps is AP's top male athlete

...finished in the top three of an Olympic race, the first coming way back in 2000 when he was fifth in his only event of the Sydney Games as a 15-year-old.To everyone looking in, Lochte seemed poised to become the new Phelps ? while the real Phelps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-12-20/michael-phelps-aps-top-male-athle