LONDON -- IOC President Jacques Rogge won't budge: There will be no minute's silence for the Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich massacre at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics.Rogge rejected the latest calls Saturday for a special observance to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the murder of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches by Palestinian gunmen at the Munich Games.Read More... More on London Olympics 2012

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    07/27/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • When the Olympics and politics collide: Is neutrality just a 'fairy tale'?
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    07/26/2012 - 7:47 pm | View Link
  • Amid Olympics glee, Israeli 'Munich Massacre' families request moment for grief
    The families have worked for more than 35 years to commemorate the former Olympians at the Games, and this year, the 40th anniversary of the so-called Munich Massacre ... Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge, urging a "moment of mercy" for ...
    07/24/2012 - 9:19 am | View Link
  • Romney backs Olympics moment of silence to honor Munich victims
    During those Games, survivors of the slain Israelis called on the International Olympic Committee to observe a moment of silence to mark what was the 30th anniversary of the deaths in Munich ... incident," IOC President Jacques Rogge said at a news ...
    07/22/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Jacques Rogge rejects latest calls
    LONDON -- International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge won't budge: There will be no minute's silence for the Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich massacre ... 6. He said IOC officials also will attend a ceremony in Germany on the anniversary ...
    07/21/2012 - 9:30 am | View Link
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  • Olympic Silence
    Update, August 2016: Finally, after 44 years, the Olympics have given proper recognition to the 11 Israeli athletes brutally killed in Munich.
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  • Jacques Rogge
    Jacques Jean Marie Rogge, Count Rogge (French: [ʒɑk ʁɔ.ge]; Dutch: ; born 2 May 1942) is a Belgian sports administrator and physician who served as the eighth ...
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  • President of the International Olympic Committee
    President of the International Olympic Committee Président du Comité international olympique
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  • Jacques Rogge
    Biografía. Rogge estudió medicina en la Universidad de Gante. Compitió en vela en los Juegos Olímpicos de México 1968, Múnich 1972 y Montreal 1976.
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