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IOC president Bach meets Italian PM to discuss bid

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi gestures as he speaks during the panel "Transformational Leadership"at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. The world's financial and political elite will head to the Swiss Alps this week for 2015's gathering of the World Economic Forum at the Swiss ski resort of Davos. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The head of the Italian Olympic Committee remains confident about Rome’s chances of hosting the 2024 Games after discussing the bid with IOC President Thomas Bach on Wednesday.

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Rome prosecutors seek defamation charges against Maradona

MILAN (AP) — Rome prosecutors are seeking charges against former Napoli star Diego Maradona for allegedly defaming the former head of Italy’s tax collection agency.

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