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Rogge wants judging to improve

Updated: August 27, 2004, 9:46 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- The International Olympic Committee rejected South Korea's request to have a duplicate gold medals awarded in men's all-around gymnastics because of a scoring mistake that gave the title to American Paul Hamm.

The IOC also turned down an official German petition for duplicate gold medals following a judging error in three-day equestrian competition.

"We are not going to give medals for so-called humanitarian or emotional reasons,'' IOC president Jacques Rogge ...

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