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Ban male-only Saudi Arabia team

Delegation should not compete in London unless it adds women

Updated: July 12, 2012, 9:49 AM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPN.com

The International Olympic Committee is often a frustrating group to watch, and it's not always the IOC's fault. The Olympic Games are no less politically nuanced or less difficult to govern than the rest of the planet. But when it comes to Saudi Arabia's existence as the only participating nation that is not planning to bring a female athlete to the London Olympics, which begin July 27, the IOC doesn't deserve a pass on this issue any more than the Saudis do.

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