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2005-09-13 11:52:59

By Sophie Hardach and Antonella Ciancio TURIN (Reuters) - With 150 days left before the start of the 2006 Winter Olympics, organizers say they are ready for the Turin games after a year fraught with financial problems and organizational hiccups. All but three Olympic venues are ready to go, Valentino Castellani, president of the TOROC organizing committee, told Reuters in an interview. "Work on the venues has basically been completed," Castellani said at TOROC's bustling Turin...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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