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IOC headquarters closed after flooding

Updated: November 12, 2012, 10:46 AM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The headquarters of the IOC were closed Monday after a burst water main sent water flooding through the building, damaging archives and knocking out power and communications.

Torrents of water poured through the ground floor and basement level of the International Olympic Committee offices early Sunday after the main burst about 200 yards away in the lakeside Vidy area of Lausanne.

"It was like a big wave coming down the road to the building," IOC spokesman ...

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