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Grand finale

At Turin, little passion, but lots of fun and games

Fireworks light up the night sky above the Olympians at Sunday night’s extravagant closing ceremonies of the Turin Games.
Fireworks light up the night sky above the Olympians at Sunday night’s extravagant closing ceremonies of the Turin Games. (Globe Staff Photo / John Bohn) Globe Staff Photo / John Bohn
By John Powers
Globe Staff / February 27, 2006

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TURIN -- The timing, deliberate or not, was perfetto. The Olympic closing ceremonies were scheduled for 8 o'clock last night. The Juventus soccer match against Lecce went off at 3, so the torinesi didn't have to choose. They could watch their striped-shirted gods perform at the Stadio delle Alpi, make their Sunday passeggiata along the Via Po, have an aperitivo ... (Full article: 1036 words)

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