opportunities for women and girls inside Saudi Arabia. So this is just a small first step." ___ Associated Press writer Barbara Surk in London, Sports Writer Michael Casey in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Reem Khalifa in Manama, Bahrain contributed
field and weightlifting. Rogge told the AP last week that he was "cautiously optimistic" the Saudis would include women but he couldn't "guarantee it 100 percent." ___ Associated Press writer Barbara Surk contributed to this report.
represented 42 percent of the athletes, and the figure is expected to increase in London. Women's boxing is included on the Olympic program in London for the first time. ___ Associated Press writer Barbara Surk contributed to this report.
burglarized, and authorities are offering up to $50,000 for information on the culprits. Colorado Springs police spokeswoman Barbara Miller on Wednesday said 28 vehicles, many packed with evacuee's belongings, also were broken into after residents fled