Video: ITU Media
"We have written to the federations with a request to make proposals that are quota neutral.
"Federations have expanded over the request – they have asked for more athletes, more events and more medals.
"We decided not to inflate the Games and we will not accommodate for more events now for 2016.
"There will be a new study of the Olympic programme based on disciplines rather than on sports.
Update 11.07.2013: ITU President Marisol Casado in an exclusive interview with Duncan Mackay from Insidethegames.biz. Please see second link below.