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IOC OK with BP sponsoring 2012 Games

President Jacques Rogge said Friday that the International Olympic Committee has had lengthy discussions with London organizers about BP's sponsorship of the 2012 Summer Games, and the IOC is OK with the deal if the company takes the proper corrective measures after the massive oil spill in the GulfFull story

Commentary: Time to slow down, IOC

Commentary: As risks in winter sports go higher and higher, it's time to put on some brakes. Full story

Rio wins bid for 2016 Olympics

  Oct. 2: IOC President Jacques Rogge announces that Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games.

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