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IOC opens Asia TV rights bids

Updated: June 11, 2013, 11:33 AM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The IOC has opened the bidding process for broadcast rights in Asia for the 2014 and 2016 Olympics.

The International Olympic Committee says it will consider bids for the rights in 24 countries, ranging from Afghanistan to Vietnam.

The deal will cover the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, and 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, as well as next year's Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.

The IOC says it will consider "supplemental bids" for ...

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