TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — By now, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is well-accustomed to enduring blows from Iran’s ruling clerics as his reputation fell from favored son to political outcast. But their intended parting shot — barring his chief aid from the presidential race — may be just the opening act in Ahmadinejad’s reinvention as a self-styled opposition force.
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LONDON (AP) — Richard Carrion of Puerto Rico entered the IOC presidential race Wednesday, promising to use his business experience to guide the Olympics through the world’s troubled financial times and proposing to deploy IOC staff permanently in host cities to help organize the games.
LONDON (AP) — Richard Carrion of Puerto Rico has become the third member to enter the IOC presidential race, promising to use his business experience to guide the Olympic movement through the world’s troubled financial times.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s election overseers removed potential wild-card candidates from the presidential race Tuesday, blocking a top aide of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and a former president who revived hopes of reformers.