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IOC meeting to mull adding events to Winter Olympics

Updated: November 27, 2006, 1:35 PM ET
Associated Press

KUWAIT CITY -- The addition of new events for the Winter Olympics and a partial lifting of a freeze on payments to the International Amateur Boxing Association will be considered by the IOC this week.

Beijing's preparations for the 2008 Summer Olympics and the soaring construction costs for the 2012 London Games also will be reviewed at the two-day meeting of the International Olympic Committee executive board beginning Tuesday.

Likely to be approved for inclusion at the ...

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