Mexico plans to host mini-Olympic Games in 2010

October 13th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS  

Acapulco (Mexico), Oct 13 (DPA) Mexico wants to host a small-scale version of the Olympic Summer Games in 2010 to celebrate the country’s bicentenary, a high-ranking official said.Jaques Rogge, chairman of the International Olympic Committee, authorized the event Sunday, said Mario Vasquez Rana, president of the Pan American Sports Organization.

Rana was speaking at a conference on American Olympic sports in the Mexican beach resort Acapulco.

Time and date of the Olympic events were to be fixed by the beginning of next year, he added.

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