Eliminating fireworks to be discussed
ACAPULCO, Mexico -- It's hard to imagine an Olympic opening or closing ceremony without fireworks exploding in the night sky over a packed stadium.
But that tradition could be on the way out under a proposal being considered by the International Olympic Committee.
IOC president Jacques Rogge said Sunday his organization would study recommendations to eliminate firework displays in a bid to protect the environment by cutting harmful emissions.
"I'm not saying we are going to eliminate ...
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