Olympic lobbying bandwagon heads to Africa
LONDON -- The Olympic bandwagon heads to Africa this week with bid cities, presidential candidates and sports federations chasing votes in the final weeks of their election campaigns.
A meeting of African Olympic committees in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, will be a hotbed of lobbying among the three cities bidding for the 2020 Olympics, the six contenders for IOC president and the three sports vying for a spot in the 2020 Games.
All three races are revving up ahead of the IOC voting in early ...
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