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September 17, 1990 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The overwhelming sentimental choice as the site for the 1996 Summer Olympics, Athens, Greece, will discover Tuesday the result of its efforts to convince International Olympic Committee members it also is the right choice. It has not been an easy sell.
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September 19, 1990 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Atlanta staged the first upset of the 1996 Olympics on Tuesday, winning the right to host the games over sentimental favorite Athens and four other cities. The announcement here by the president of the International Olympic Committee, Juan Antonio Samaranch of Spain, triggered a massive celebration in Atlanta and recriminations by some bitter Athens representatives.
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September 19, 1990 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Atlanta staged the first upset of the 1996 Olympics on Tuesday, winning the right to host the games over sentimental favorite Athens and four other cities. The announcement here by the president of the International Olympic Committee, Juan Antonio Samaranch of Spain, triggered a massive celebration in Atlanta and recriminations by some bitter Athens representatives.
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September 17, 1990 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The overwhelming sentimental choice as the site for the 1996 Summer Olympics, Athens, Greece, will discover Tuesday the result of its efforts to convince International Olympic Committee members it also is the right choice. It has not been an easy sell.
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