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You have reached the ATLANTA 1996 official web site. Here we hope to inspire true passion in those striving to continue the legacy of the Atlanta 1996 Centennial Olympic Games.

Since 2002, over 2,000 athletes from 53 nations have competed and trained with ATLANTA 1996.

ATLANTA 1996 is a Member of the World Union of Olympic Cities (WUOC) and represents the City of Atlanta at the WUOC.

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University of Western States (UWS)
University of Western States (UWS)

Signs Agreement with ATLANTA 1996 and FICS

Portland, Oregon (USA), Atlanta (USA), Toronto (Canada) (October 21, 2014)
Today, the University of Western States President, Dr. Joseph BRIMHALL, signed a 4 year (2015-2019) partnership agreement with the ATLANTA 1996 and FICS (Fédération Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport/International Federation of Sports Chiropractic).
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National University of Health Sciences (NUHS)
National University of Health Sciences (NUHS)

Signs Agreement with ATLANTA 1996 and FICS

Lombard, Illinois (USA), Atlanta (USA), Toronto (Canada) (October 10, 2014)
Today, the National Universitty of Health Sciences President, Dr. Joseph P.D. STIEFEL, signed a 4 year (2015-2019) partnership agreement with the ATLANTA 1996 and FICS (Fédération Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport/International Federation of Sports Chiropractic).
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Alston & Bird, LLP
Alston & Bird, LLP

Hosting ATLANTA 1996 and Atlanta 1996 Centennial Foundation, and Serving as General Counsel of both Organizations for the past 5 years

Atlanta, USA (September 1, 2014)
The Trustees and Board Members of both ATLANTA 1996, Inc. and the Atlanta 1996 Centennial Foundation, Inc. thank Alston & Bird, LLP . . .
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Georgia Perimeter College (GPC)
Georgia Perimeter College (GPC)

Renews for 4 years 2010 Agrement with ATLANTA 1996

Atlanta, USA (April 18, 2014)

On September 21st, 2010, GPC President Dr. Anthony TRICOLI signed with ATLANTA 1996 Co-Chairs Ambassador Andrew YOUNG and Dr. Marc-Daniel GUTEKUNST an agreement whereby athletes in training with the ATLANTA 1996 could pursue their studies at GPC for 2 years, then based on their GPA they would transfer to any of the 36 universities and colleges that are part of GPC's Transfer Admissions Guarantee (TAG) program including GA Tech, UGA, Syracuse University, etc. to complete their undergraduate degree (BA, BBA or BS). Today that agreement was renewed for another 4 years.
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London 2012 WUOC House™
London 2012 WUOC House™

During the London 2012 Olympic Games: July 27 - August 12, 2012

Museum of London (July 25, 2012 - Aug 12, 2012)

The London 2012 WUOC House™ is the official venue for the 46 Olympic cities that hosted since 1896 the Olympic Games and Youth Olympic Games (YOG), and also cities that will host future Olympic Games and YOG (Sochi 2014, Nanjing 2014 YOG, Lillehammer 2016 YOG, Rio de Janeiro 2016, and PyeongChang 2018).  The World Union of Olympic Cities (WUOC) mandated ATLANTA 1996 to create and manage the London 2012 WUOC House™.
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