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Madrid 2016

Madrid Didn't Listen To Samaranch

The Associated Press reports that former International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Juan Antonio Samaranch told the German agency DPA Monday that Madrid was handicapped by
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Former IOC President Samaranch Asks For The 2016 Olympic Games In Madrid At Final Presentation

Madrid made the fourth and final Olympic bid presentation of the day to IOC members in Copenhagen. Following is a summary.Spanish IOC member Juan Antonio ...
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Madrid Can Win 2016 Games - Mayor

Madrid 2016 bid leaders told a press conference Wednesday that Madrid can deliver a great Games supported with the passion of the Spanish people. Alberto ...
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Madrid 2016 "Impulse Day" Celebration To Attract One Million

Up to one million people are expected to attend Madrid's "Impulse Day" celebration Sunday in Cibeles Square to show support and solidarity for Madrid 2016's ...
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Samaranch In Copenhagen For 2016 Vote

AFP reports Juan Antonio Samaranch, who was the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) chairman from 1980 to 2001, said Wednesday he will be in Copenhagen next ...
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Madrid 2016 Boosted By Changes In Doping Rules

Reuters reports Spain's cabinet has approved changes to the country's anti-doping rules hoping to address concerns expressed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in assessing ...
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Madrid Will Host 2016 Games - Mayor

Madrid's Mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon says he's "convinced" that Madrid will be chosen host city of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. ThinkSpain reports that the Mayor ...
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Doping Rules For Madrid 2016

International Olympic Committee (IOC) doping rules will prevail over Spanish laws if Madrid becomes the host city of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, said Spain's ...
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Madrid 2016 To Fly "Olympic Plane" To IOC Meeting

Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon, Mayor of Madrid, unveiled the Madrid 2016 "Olympic Plane" Tuesday that will fly the Madrid 2016 official delegation to Copenhagen to attend the ...
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Madrid 2016 Welcomes IOC Report

Leaders of Madrid 2016 welcomed the publication of the International Olympic Committee's Evaluation Commission report on the 2016 Summer Games bids, and the bid committee ...
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Madrid 2016 Summary
Bid Status: Rio won bid
Bid Date: October 2, 2009
Bid Location: IOC Congress in Copenhagen Denmark
Description: Madrid's second consecutive bid, third consecutive for Spain (including Seville for 2008). Madrid received top technical marks and many experts agree that the city was very close to winning their 2012 bid. Spain last hosted a very successful Games in Barcelona in 1992 - they may be ready again.
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