Too Many Olympic Bid Losers, IOC Chief Says; Vows Further Changes To Come

Too Many Olympic Bid Losers, IOC Chief Says; Vows Further Changes To Come

The Olympic bid site selection process "produces too many losers" International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said Thursday at a quarterly Executive Board meeting held in …

IOC Allows Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris 2024 Olympic Bids To Pass To Final Stage

IOC Allows Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris 2024 Olympic Bids To Pass To Final Stage

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thursday cleared the way for the remaining three bids in the race to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games to cross the finish line next …

Feasibility Study For an Innsbruck 2026 Olympic Winter Games Bid Launched

Feasibility Study For an Innsbruck 2026 Olympic Winter Games Bid Launched

The Austrian Olympic Committee (ÖOC) along with the Innsbruck Municipal Council have selected a joint tender to develop a feasibility study assessing a bid to host the 2026 Olympic Winter …

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BidWeek:  Trump Election Victory Will Be Devastating For LA 2024 Olympic Bid

BidWeek: Trump Election Victory Will Be Devastating For LA 2024 Olympic Bid

BidWeek, Reporting From Toronto, Canada - Heading into America's Presidential Election Tuesday, amid scandal, FBI investigations and flip-flopping polls that seem to change by the hour - so much remains uncertain.  But …

Rome’s Ambiguously Suspended 2024 Olympic Bid:  What Does It Mean?

Rome’s Ambiguously Suspended 2024 Olympic Bid: What Does It Mean?

Gone, it seems, are the days when an Olympic Games bid would simply withdraw from the field once it hit an irreparable snag in its campaign.  But now that cities are self-exiting the race faster than the International …

Rome 2024 is Down, But Not Yet Out – Here’s Why We May Be Surprised

Rome 2024 is Down, But Not Yet Out – Here’s Why We May Be Surprised

One thing I've learned over the past few weeks while trying to track the tribulations of Rome's 2024 Olympic Bid - Italian politics are complicated. One thing I know from decades of following the Olympic bid process, …

BidWeek:  A Crazy Plan To Save Rome’s 2024 Olympic Bid

BidWeek: A Crazy Plan To Save Rome’s 2024 Olympic Bid

Bidweek, Reporting from Toronto, Canada - Rome’s bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024 teeters on the brink of collapse, waiting on the fateful words of Mayor Virginia Raggi who promised to …

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