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Robert L. Gibbs

Obama and Romney jockey for the Olympic vote

Fresh off his trip abroad, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama of undermining America's competitiveness in international sports competitions. "We have a president who apologizes for America's athletic greatness," Mr. Romney said in a speech to Athletes In Action, a Christian sports organization. "He's afraid of what foreigners will think if we steal second base while up by 10 runs in The World Baseball Classic, or refuse to empty the bench while blowing out France in basketball. As president, I will full-court-press no matter what the score." He also played on perceptions that the president had ceded...

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