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Olympic lobbying bandwagon heads to Africa

The Olympic bandwagon heads to Africa this week with bid cities, presidential candidates and sports federations chasing votes in the final weeks of their election campaigns.Full story

Madrid shines in 2020 bid presentations

With Spain's crown prince stealing the show, Madrid made the biggest impact Wednesday among the three cities bidding for the 2020 Olympics and established itself as a serious contender in the race. Full story

Tokyo gets most IOC praise in technical report

Less than three months before the IOC vote, Tokyo received the most praise in a technical assessment of the three cities bidding for the 2020 Olympics on Tuesday. Full story

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Three time Olympic Coach Dan Gable discusses the Olympics’ decision to drop wrestling from its program.

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