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  • San Antonio in middle as Rio readies for Pan Ams and USOC aids Chicago


    Rio, which had support from its Olympic committee and every level of government in 2002, is using the Pan Am Games to impress the International Olympic Committee, which is considering the city for the 2016 Olympics.

    "It's important for them to make it look as good as they can, to make it seem like they can rise to the occasion and put on a good Pan Am Games," said Ed Hula, whose online journal Around the Rings reports on the Olympics and related events.

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