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Turin notebook

...speedskating oval. But Anni Friesinger is leaving the Turin Games early and in disappointment. After going without a...involving banned coach Walter Mayer's presence at the Turin Games. "The need to probe this case to the end is extremely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/24/oly_59372.shtml
Olympics
Hedrick tunes up for Turin with 5,000 victory

KEARNS, Utah - Chad Hedrick tuned up for the Turin Games by winning the 5,000 meters Wednesday in a time well...who skipped the meet, are already prequalified for the Turin Games. Hedrick easily missed the world mark of 6:08...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/29/oly_36867.shtml
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Overtime

...secures '06 reserve funding In Singapore, organizers of the 2006 Winter Olympics have secured reserve funding in case the Turin Games go over budget. The Turin organizing committee delivered the news to the International Olympic Committee's executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/05/oth_457890.shtml
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Athletes villages for Turin Olympics open

...villages that will house some 5,000 athletes and officials during the Winter Games opened Tuesday, 10 days before the Turin Games opening ceremony. IOC member Manuela Di Centa, a former Olympic cross-country skiing champion, cut the red ribbon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/03/oly_52453.shtml
Olympics
Snowboarders show support for Jacobellis

...a certain gold medal became the jaw-dropping, head-shaking, rubbing-your-eyes-in-disbelief moment of the Turin Games. Sports columnists, television analysts and pretty much anyone over 40 were mortified. Seth Wescott, age 29 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/19/oly_57751.shtml
Olympics
Russian biathlete thrown out, stripped of medal

...drug test, the first athlete caught for doping at the Turin Games. Pyleva, who won silver at the 15km event Monday...pre-Olympic drug test was the first athlete sent home from the Turin Games for doping. Armando dos Santos, a former hammer thrower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/17/oly_57393.shtml
Olympics
America's best figure skaters must improve between now and 2018 if they hope to find the medal podium

...The women haven't won a medal since the 2006 worlds, when Kimmie Meissner won and Sasha Cohen took bronze after the Turin Games.Gold, Edmunds and Brown have all come a long way in just the last few months. They'll need to keep improving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-21/americas-best-figure-ska
Yuna Kim holds slim lead in women's figure skating; American Gracie Gold is fourth

...If you want it, you achieve it."Kostner has been trying to achieve something special in the Olympics since the Turin Games, when she was ninth. She was far worse at Vancouver, a dismal 16th, and she began questioning her career goals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-19/yuna-kim-holds-slim-lead
IOC president wants strong US bid for 2024 Games

...People need to stop saying 'We can't do it,' added Pescante, who stepped in as a special commissioner for the Turin Games. "If we continue not to build anything because we're afraid of the Mafia, the country will commit suicide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-11-23/ioc-president-wants-strong-us-bid
Saturday's Olympic capsules

...Saturday in the 5,000 meters, the opening race of the Turin Games. Even though it's only one down and four to go...their chief competition in the first Alpine event of the Turin Games. Reigning Olympic champion Fritz Strobl will lead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/12/oly_55459.shtml
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