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  • IOC’s Rogge hears sharp criticism at London memorial for Munich 11

    August 7, 2012 | 11:08 am

    The president of the International Olympic Committee came under attack from successive speakers at a London memorial for the Munich 11.

    Jacques Rogge, who was in the audience on Monday night, was blamed for refusing to allow a minute of silence during the opening ceremony of the...

  • Costas recalls Munich 11 during Olympic opening ceremony

    July 30, 2012 | 10:52 am

    Sportscaster Bob Costas remembered the 11 Israelis killed in the 1972 Munich Olympics on air as the Israeli delegation entered the Olympic stadium in London.

    “These games mark the 40th anniversary of the 1972 tragedy in Munich, when 11 Israeli coaches and athletes were murdered by...

  • Romney joins calls for Olympics moment of silence

    July 23, 2012 | 3:06 pm

    Mitt Romney joined the campaign for a moment of silence at the London Olympics to remember the 11 Israelis killed at the Munich Olympics in 1972.

    “Gov. Romney supports the moment of silence in remembrance of the Israeli athletes killed in the Munich Olympic Games,” Andrea Saul, the...

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