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Italian Olympic Committee President Gianni Petrucci looks on during the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup opening press conference at the Stadium del Mare on September 1, 2011 in Ravenna, Italy.
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012

Open quoteIt's a dream that has vanished after two years of hard work, the bid was a serious one.Close quote

  • president of the national Olympic body CONI, on Italian Premier Mario Monti's decision to drop Rome's bid for the 2020 Olympics
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