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NEW YORK UNVEILS BID FOR OLYMPICS

New York City unveiled detailed plans for its 2012 Summer Olympics bid, promising to beam the Olympic Rings into the night sky over Manhattan.

The triathlon event would circle through the fields and reservoirs of Central Park, while baseball and basketball would be played at Yankee Stadium and Madison Square Garden, Deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff.

Newly built sites would include an aquatics center in a 35-acre waterfront park in Brooklyn and a park for equestrian events atop the Fresh Kills landfill on Staten Island, Doctoroff said.

Athletes would be housed in 4,400 apartments in a proposed Olympic Village in Queens.

New York is competing for the 2012 games against London, Madrid, Moscow and Paris.

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