President Juan Antonio Samaranch (R) prepares to give his speech
OLY98020703 - 07 FEBRUARY 1998 - NAGANO, JAPAN: IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch (R) prepares to give his speech, walking to the podium past NAOC President Eishiro Saito who is being assisted from the podium at Minami Nagano sports park during the opening ceremonies of the XVIII Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan, February 6th . UPI hr/Heinz Ruckemann
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Juan Antonio Samaranch, who led the International Olympic Committee for 21 years and is credited with reshaping the Olympics, died Wednesday. He was 89.
Juan Antonio Samaranch should resign as life president of the International Olympic Committee because of a 1974 fascist salute, critics say.
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