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Maybe now people will finally realize how dumb the decision was for the IOC to award two gold medals in the figure scating controversy in the Salt Lake Olympics. It opened up a can of worms that is unlikely to go away. But it is ironic; the decision in Salt Lake was "corrected" as a North American couple had been hurt. Now, in Athens, there is no outcry from NBC or the North American public for justice. After all, an American has not been hurt this time. I don't like the inconsistency.

It was not the IOC who awarded two Gold medals, the IOC doesn't award medals. Each sport has it's own governing body that is in charge of rules and awarding medals and deciding (for the most part) who will compete at the Olympics.

=) Megan
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