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- Economc crisis hits grassroots of sports, says IOC - 02/20/09 - IOC president Jacques Rogge said the economic crisis is hitting hard at the grassroots and national levels of many sports, with sponsorship, government subsidies and ticket sales drying up.
- IOC being grilled on Internet censorship - 08/02/08 - BEIJING (AP) -- IOC president Jacques Rogge was accused of backtracking on promises of press freedoms Saturday and some Internet sites remained blocked less than a week before the 2008 Oympics begin in Beijing.
- 'Magic of games' will take over in Beijing - 08/02/08 - Despite the thorny issues of politics, pollution and media freedoms, IOC president Jacques Rogge said Saturday he has no regrets about holding the Olympics in China (also known as CHN) and predicted the "magic of the games" will take over once the competition begins.
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- IOC chief Rogge says pollution won't damage Olympics - 07/10/08 - International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge says that air pollution will not damage the Beijing Games.
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