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San Diego-Tijuana Olympic bid dealt crippling blow

Updated: April 30, 2013, 8:31 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- A cross-border bid for San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, to host the 2024 Summer Olympics appeared dead before arrival Tuesday when the U.S. Olympic Committee said international rules don't allow two countries to mount a joint candidacy.

The news was delivered as San Diego Mayor Bob Filner and his Tijuana counterpart, Carlos Bustamante, prepared to name a cross-border planning committee within the next week and unveil a logo.

Scott Blackmun, the USOC's chief executive, said ...

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