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L.A. Laker Star Pau Gasol Backs Madrid 2020 Bid

  • Aired: 1/5/2013
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Madrid's bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympics got the backing of Los Angeles Lakers star Pau Gasol and Argentine boxing champ Sergio 'Maravilla' Martinez on Thursday (September 5) just days ahead of the International Olympic Committee's September 7 vote. The endorsement from the international sports stars comes after Argentine soccer superstar Lionel Messi of Barcelona put his backing behind the bid. Tokyo and Istanbul are also vying for the honour.

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