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  1. Feb 2010, according this: http://olympic-museum.de/o-reports/report2008.htm no much information available
  2. Brazil, Germany and Russia have all formally bid to host the Rugby World Cup Sevens in 2013, the last tournament to be staged before it makes way for the sport's Olympic debut at Rio de Janeiro in 2016. The interest in the event, which will feature 24 men's and 16 women's teams playing over three days of competition, from countries not among the traditional group of rugby nations is proof that the sport's inclusion in the Olympics is already having a positive effect, officials from the International Rugby Board (IRB) claim. Bernard Lapasset, the President of the IRB, said: "This announcement
  3. somewhat exotic but its nice
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. cool indded, any difference among the LA84 socks?
  7. 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
  8. I understand your point of view and agree that Europe would host the WC, IMO in 2018
  9. Didnt CONCACAF supported US bid? Nov. 23, 2009 NEW YORK -- The U.S. bid to host the World Cup again in 2018 or 2022 has been endorsed by CONCACAF, soccer's governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean. The United States can count on the full support of CONCACAF," CONCACAF president Jack Warner said Monday. Warner is a member of FIFA's 24-man executive committee, which will decide the 2018 and 2022 hosts in December 2010. http://www.cbssports.com/soccer/story/1256...018-or-2022/rss
  10. FIFA executive committe President Joseph S. BLATTER Switzerland Senior Vice President Julio H. GRONDONA Argentina Vice President Issa HAYATOU Cameroon CHUNG Mong Joon Korea Republic Jack A. WARNER Trinidad and Tobago Ángel María VILLAR LLONA Spain Michel PLATINI France Reynald TEMARII Tahiti Geoff THOMPSON England Member Michel D'HOOGHE Belgium Ricardo Terra TEIXEIRA Brazil Mohamed BIN HAMMAM Qatar Senes ERZIK Turkey Chuck BLAZER USA Worawi MAKUDI Thailand Nicolás LEOZ Paraguay Junji OGURA Japan Amos ADAMU Nigeria
  11. same situation w/ President Sarkozy backing Rio's candidature: We dont know if the french IOC votes really gone to Rio (at least in the 1st ballot). The brazilian vote will go to England? Maybe
  12. for Young people they might work but I call them nice ;-)
  13. 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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