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Madrid 2016

New Ministry Of Sport Boosts Madrid 2016

Madrid 2016 officials welcomed Thursday the news that Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero will create an exclusive Ministry of Sport in his next
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Madrid 2016 Says It’s Safest Choice

Madrid 2016 officials will tomorrow highlight to European International Olympic Committee (IOC) members the five main reasons why it's "the safest choice" for 2016 during ...
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Madrid 2016 Campaign Wins International Press Award

Madrid's bid campaign for the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has won one of Spain's top international press awards. The Club Internacional de Prensa ...
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Madrid 2016 – “Games With The Human Touch”

Madrid 2016 CEO Mercedes Coghen calls Madrid "a great world city with an amazing atmosphere and facilities. More than anything, our concept of the ‘Games ...
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Obama’s Victory Doesn’t Affect Madrid 2016

Manuel Cobo, deputy Mayor of Madrid, speaking to the online edition of the Spanish newspaper El Mundo, said he was not concerned that the election ...
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Madrid 2016 Reveals Media Village Design

Madrid 2016 officials have revealed the winning design for a "state-of-the-art" media village for 5,000 journalists. According to a press release the design for a ...
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Madrid 2016 Bid Concerned About Racism Claims

The BBC reports Atletico Madrid's Champions League group match against Liverpool is likely to go ahead in the Spanish capital. European soccer's ruling body had ...
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Madrid 2016 Pitches At PASO Vitality And Reliability

Madrid 2016 speaking to representatives of the American Olympic Committees at the General Assembly of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) said its bid was ...
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Madrid 2016 Launches Games Plans At PASO Meeting

A Madrid 2016 delegation, including bid chief Mercedes Coghen, Spain's IOC member Juan Antonio Samaranch, Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon, Mayor of Madrid, and the President of the ...
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Madrid 2016 Previews Bid At Expo Cibeles

Madrid 2016 previewed its bid at an exhibition to mark Architecture Week in the city. The exhibit, called Expo Cibeles, officially opened at Madrid's City ...
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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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