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  1. the selection of the host city of the 125th IOC Session is already going on the Evaluation Commision visited Buenos Aires in december 12-13 Valencia, Spain was also a candidate but withdrew due a possible Spain's 2020 bid The selection of the host city will be made on February 10, 2010, at Vancouver.
  2. International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge has appointed Ms Nawal El Moutawakel to chair the Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016. El Moutawakel will lead a 17-strong, multinational team of men and women, who will be responsible for assisting the Rio 2016 Organising Committee during the period leading up to the Olympic Games, as well as monitoring the progress of preparations. An IOC member since 1998, El Moutawakel joined the IOC Executive Board in 2008, the same year that she was appointed as the Chair of the 2016 Ol
  3. Feb 2010, according this: http://olympic-museum.de/o-reports/report2008.htm no much information available
  4. somewhat exotic but its nice
  5. Vladimir Putin to Have Hands-on Role with Russia World Cup Bid (ATR) Vitaly Mutko, Russia’s sports minister and FIFA Executive Committee member, tells World Football Insider that Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is set to play a much more visible role in the country's World Cup bid campaign during 2010. ... Putin’s intervention in Sochi’s bid to host the 2014 Winter Olympics was considered crucial to the Black Sea city’s ultimate success, and officials on rival bids privately fear his input. One rival bid official described the Russian premier as the country’s “secret weapon” and anot
  6. Players like Lionel Messi (pictured) and Wayne Rooney will be eligible to play at London 2012 after FIFA today decided to retain its current under-23 status at the Olympics. A working group of the world governing body had been looking into the idea of changing the system to under-21 after the bigger Confederations expressed their desire for the change. But the FIFA's ruling Executive Committee, meeting at Robben Island today to discuss the issue, decided to retain the current format. Jerome Valcke, the FIFA General Secretary, said: "There were quite extensive discussions between the variou
  7. cool indded, any difference among the LA84 socks?
  8. he FIFA Executive Committee held today a very special meeting in Robben Island Following the recommendation of the Olympic football working group, the Executive Committee agreed to keep the current system of limiting to under 23 players and up to three overage players the men’s Olympic football tournament of London 2012. http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/federation/r...g+robben+island
  9. for Young people they might work but I call them nice ;-)
  10. Claudia Pechstein was banned for two years for alleged blood doping, based on irregular levels of reticulocytes in her blood; these levels were always highest during competitions. A recent, more sophisticated method of analysis, which has not yet reached the level of an official standard, is to compare the numbers of mature and immature RBCs (red blood cell) in an athlete's circulation. If a high number of mature RBCs is not accompanied by a high number of immature RBCs—called reticulocytes--it suggests that the mature RBCs were artificially introduced by transfusion http://en.wikipedia.org
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