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  •  Moscow (0+ / 0-)

    Or did you forget the fruitless 1980 Olympic Boycott.

    BTW, the Olympics in Rio will occur at the end of their winter season and just before the start of spring.

    •  You are correct...I guess I just assume (1+ / 0-)
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      Dirk McQuigley

      that didn't happen...purged from memory...HA

      Good catch...

      And regarding Rio, the run-up will be in the summer like Sydney, and it will be a fine place for IOC members to hang for the preceding years...Rio's 70 degree winters are not exactly a bad thing...

      "Republicans drove the country into a ditch and now they are complaining about the cost of the tow truck"-Jim Cornette

      by justmy2 on Fri Oct 02, 2009 at 11:23:46 AM PDT

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