Carrying the Olympic torch can be a blessing or a burden
- Opening Message. // Sports Illustrated;8/3/2009, Vol. 111 Issue 4, p75
An excerpt is presented from an article on the 1984 Olympic Games published in the August 6, 1984 issue.
- Lifestyles of the fast and famous. // Bicycling;Sep88, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p59
Brief profiles of three cycling medalists in the 1984 Olympics: Nelson Vails; Connie Carpenter Phinney; Mark Gorski.
- The T-shirt that redeemed an Olympics. Brenne, Richard // Christian Science Monitor;7/16/96, Vol. 88 Issue 161, p17
Recounts how the author experienced the spirit of kindness and generosity at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California. Author's inability to attend the opening ceremonies due to a hectic schedule and a sports-related injury; Outpouring of support after he wore a shirt that advertised...
- Special preview to the 1984 Olympics. // Sports Illustrated;7/16/84 Supplement, Vol. 61 Issue 3
A 534-page special issue of Sports Illustrated, devoted entirely to the Olympics, with a cover price of $3.95. It is also heavily packed with advertising. The publisher explains this is the heaviest magazine ever put out by Time Inc. He says itcontains `Just about everything you'll need to...
- The Vault. // Sports Illustrated;8/3/2009, Vol. 111 Issue 4, p74
A caption is presented to a photograph of the opening ceremonies at the 1984 Olympic Games.
- Opening Jitters. // Sports Illustrated;8/3/2009, Vol. 111 Issue 4, p24
The article presents a first person narrative by the producer of the opening ceremonies of the 1984 Olympic Games.
- L.A. Olympics to Benefit Area with $949 Million. // Quintessence International;May1983, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p577
The article reports on the economic benefit of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California. It notes the $949 million direct economic benefit to California, including $183 million by visitors staying in commercial accommodations. In addition, media investments and pre-Olympic visits...
- SECURITY AT LAST FOR SOVIET ATHLETES. Buckley Jr., Wm.F. // National Review;6/15/1984, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p62
Reports on the Soviet Union's withdrawal of its athletes from the Olympic games. Reason for the Soviet's withdrawal of its athletes; Soviet statement on the Olympic Games; Lewis Van Gelder's article in the "Los Angeles" magazine about a parody of Soviet attention to the Los Angeles Olympics;...
- The Pursuit Of Excellence. Ottum, Bob // Sports Illustrated;06/13/1983, Vol. 58 Issue 24, p46
This article features the goal of U.S. cyclist Rebecca Twigg to win the cycling competition at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California. Twigg has began training and studying cycling to achieve her goal. She lifts weights and runs stadium steps in between inside the campus of the...