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September 28, 1988 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
Six days after enraged South Koreans poured into a ring at the Olympic boxing venue and attacked a referee, the question as to who is running the boxing tournament here seems to have been answered. The Seoul Olympic Organizing Committee (SLOOC) appears to be running the show, not the International Amateur Boxing Assn. (AIBA). After the melee, a seething AIBA president, Anwar Chowdhry of Pakistan, suspended five South Koreans for their role in the melee for the duration of the Olympics.
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September 18, 1988 | BILL DWYRE, Times Sports Editor
As star sprinter Ben Johnson of Canada found out here recently, it is rough being in the center ring of a media circus, especially when there are dozens of aggressive photographers sharing it with you. Johnson arrived at Seoul's Kimpo Airport late Friday and immediately found himself facing a hurricane of a vastly different kind from what his father and relatives faced a few days ago in his native Jamaica.
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April 17, 1987
The Seoul Olympic Organizing Committee (SLOOC) said Thursday that corporate backing for the 1988 Olympic Games has exceeded the estimated $135 million the '84 Los Angeles Games raised through sponsorship, supply and licensing agreements.
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April 17, 1987
The Seoul Olympic Organizing Committee (SLOOC) said Thursday that corporate backing for the 1988 Olympic Games has exceeded the estimated $135 million the '84 Los Angeles Games raised through sponsorship, supply and licensing agreements.
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September 28, 1988 | EARL GUSTKEY, Times Staff Writer
Six days after enraged South Koreans poured into a ring at the Olympic boxing venue and attacked a referee, the question as to who is running the boxing tournament here seems to have been answered. The Seoul Olympic Organizing Committee (SLOOC) appears to be running the show, not the International Amateur Boxing Assn. (AIBA). After the melee, a seething AIBA president, Anwar Chowdhry of Pakistan, suspended five South Koreans for their role in the melee for the duration of the Olympics.
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September 18, 1988 | BILL DWYRE, Times Sports Editor
As star sprinter Ben Johnson of Canada found out here recently, it is rough being in the center ring of a media circus, especially when there are dozens of aggressive photographers sharing it with you. Johnson arrived at Seoul's Kimpo Airport late Friday and immediately found himself facing a hurricane of a vastly different kind from what his father and relatives faced a few days ago in his native Jamaica.
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