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Published December 7, 1995
A USOC panel approved a recommendation yesterday dealing with conflict of interest questions involving members of the committee charged with selecting the USOC's next President. The committee wouldn't release details of the recommendation made to USOC President LeRoy Walker. Questions have been raised about links between two members of the new nominating committee and Bill Hybl, the leading candidate for President (Mike Spence, Colorado Springs GAZETTE TELEGRAPH, 12/7)....The Danish Government rejected a plan to have Copenhagen host the 2004 Olympics, saying it could not give the "necessary financial help" because of the lateness of the bid (N.Y. TIMES, 12/7)....A plan to secure airspace over Atlanta and the rest of Georgia during the '96 Games will cost nearly $10M, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Even corporations that have paid millions to sponsor the Games will "not receive special access to fly in restricted areas" (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 12/7).