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  Independent Online Edition > Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
London's successful 2012 Olympic bid is inspiring three snow-clad hopefuls to adopt a political strategy to further their cause.
The new 2012 Olympics logo was unveiled to great fanfare from organisers and stinging criticism by the public.
Britain's Olympic coaches are to recruit injured veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in an attempt to boost the host nation's medal haul at the 2012 Games in London.
sport.independent.co.uk /olympics   (875 words)

 Area coalition makes push to host 2014 Winter Olympics (printable version)
That was the vision outlined in a study released Tuesday by a coalition seeking to bring the 2014 Winter Olympics to the Reno-Tahoe area.
It costs up to $1.5 billion to host the Winter Olympics in today’s dollars, but 80 percent or more of related revenues would come from U.S. and worldwide television coverage and international sponsorships, ticket revenue and merchandising and licensing income, the report states.
The Reno-Tahoe Winter Games Coalition was established in 2002 as a nonprofit Nevada corporation to oversee efforts to bring the 2014 Winter Games to the area.
www.rgj.com /news/printstory.php?id=42629   (861 words)

 Sofia 2014 Winter Olympic Games and Paralympics in Bansko and Borovets
The 2014 Olympic Winter Games and Paralympics would be a historic event, that will not only have a global remarkable impact on sports life, but also will stimulate the economic and social development of the country, where it will be held at.
The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially known as XXІІ Olympic Winter Games are an international winter sports athletic event, which is to be organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The city bid for 2014 Olympic Games gained significant political support within the country and was sent in its application early on April 17, 2004.
www.bulgariaski.com /pages/2014_sofia_bid_en.html   (1776 words)

 Salzburg, Pyeongchang and Sochi three finalists for 2014 Winter Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
That's the lineup for the 2014 Winter Olympics after the IOC executive board pared the field Thursday to three finalists - Salzburg, Austria; Pyeongchang, South Korea, and Sochi, Russia.
While the cut was made by the Olympics' 15-member ruling body, the full 100-plus IOC assembly will select the host city in Guatemala City on July 4, 2007.
Sochi is attempting to bring the Winter Olympics to Russia for the first time.
www.cbc.ca /cp/sports/060622/s062240.html   (710 words)

 Three Finalists Picked For 2014 Winter Olympics - RADIO FREE EUROPE / RADIO LIBERTY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The winner from among the three finalists to host the 2014 Winter Olympics will be announced next year.
Salzburg, with its long tradition of winter sports, is seen as the favorite to win.
Both the Austrian city and Pyeongchang lost out to Vancouver in their bids to host the 2010 Winter Olympics.
www.rferl.org /featuresarticle/2006/06/4474fc8f-0d60-4f63-ae2a-d12e7066f99e.html   (319 words)

 RTÉ.ie Sport - Seven cities bid for 2014 Winter Olympics
The International Olympic Committee has revealed that seven cities will bid for the right to stage the 2014 Winter Olympics.
The IOC decision on the 2014 venue will be made in July 2007.
London was chosen as the host city for the 2012 Summer Olympics on July 6, beating Paris, Madrid, New York and Moscow.
www.rte.ie /sport/2005/0729/OLYMPICS.html   (124 words)

 2014 Winter Games race a dead-heat: experts - Boston.com
The three cities bidding to host the 2014 Winter Olympics seem to be level in the race less than 10 days before the International Olympic Committee picks the winner, an expert Olympic Web site said.
A man with skis walks past a billboard promoting Russia's bid to host the Winter Olympics in 2014 in the Krasnaya Polyana area outside the Black Sea resort of Sochi February 21, 2007 file photo.
Russia's Sochi, South Korea's Pyeongchang and Austria's Salzburg are vying to host the top winter sports event, with a decision expected on July 4 during the IOC Session in Guatemala.
www.boston.com /sports/other_sports/olympics/articles/2007/06/26/2014_winter_games_race_a_dead_heat_experts   (367 words)

 2014: Winter Olympics Bidder Faces Environmental Opposition - London Olympics 2012
Sochi 2014 said today that it believes that all competitors are behaving honourably and respecting fair play.
The three candidate cities for the 2014 Olympics are due to submit their candidature files to the International Olympic Committee by January 10.
The host city for the 2014 winter Olympic Games will be decided by a vote at the IOC session in Guatemala City on July 7, 2007.
www.the2012londonolympics.com /forum/showthread.php?p=6673#post6673   (580 words)

 2014 Winter Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jaca has failed four times in bidding for the Winter Olympics for the 1998, 2002, 2010, and 2014 Olympics.
The bid was quite compact with all the ice events in downtown Almaty and the alpine events in nearby Kumbel.
Sofia missed the 2014 shortlist on June 22, 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2014_Winter_Olympics   (1673 words)

 Sofia Reveals Winter Olympics 2014 Bid :: Bulgaria Real Estate
To meet all requirements of an Olympic capital, Sofia is to solve the problem with insufficient parking lots and hotel accommodation, former sports minister and member of the organising committee Vassil Ivanov said.
Bulgaria has enhanced its Olympics 2014 bid with arguments of popularizing the unique natural and cultural heritage of the country, developing local sports facilities and transport infrastructure and creating many new jobs.
Because Sofia is a strong candidate city for the 2014 Winter Olympics and Bansko will be the No. 1 Olympic centre if Sofia's bid is successful, property investors are positioning themselves ahead of the predicted curve by buying off plan ski properties in Bulgaria's number one ski resort, experts have said.
www.motoroads.com /AID_557_Sofia_Reveals_Winter_Olympics_2014_Bid.aspx   (477 words)

 AP Wire | 10/02/2006 | Russia pushes Sochi's 2014 Winter Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
MOSCOW - Russia wants to host the 2014 Winter Olympics and says having the games in Sochi would underline recent changes in the country and boost economic development.
Russia, a winter sports power, has never held the Winter Games and President Vladimir Putin's government is putting its full support behind Sochi.
The next Winter Olympics are in 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
www.kansas.com /mld/kansas/sports/other_sports/15662227.htm   (501 words)

 Talk:2014 Winter Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Salzburg selected by the Austrian Olympic Committee as their candidate on January 24th, 2005.
Swedish winter olympics bids since 1984 - 2014 is the fourth bid for Östersund
But there are a possibility to do a Winter Olympic Game in Neuquén or Mendoza, in Argentina.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:2014_Winter_Olympics   (719 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXII Olympic Winter Games, is an international winter multiple sports event that will be celebrated from February 7 to February 23 2014.
This will be Russia's first time hosting the Winter Olympics (the Soviet Union had previously hosted the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow).
Plans for construction of «so called olympic venues» are called by ecologists as «just occasion» for change of zone partitioning of Sochi national park and to allow sale of most valuable lands of the Reserve for buildout by private sector.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=2014_Winter_Olympics   (1609 words)

 deseretnews.com | IOC picks three finalists for 2014 Winter Games
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Three cities — two from Europe and one from Asia — made the cut Thursday as the IOC trimmed the field for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
While Thursday's cut was made by the Olympics' 15-member ruling body, the full 100-plus IOC assembly will select the host city at its session in Guatemala City on July 4, 2007.
Salzburg and Pyeongchang were finalists in the vote for the 2010 Olympics, which were awarded to Vancouver, British Columbia.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,640189079,00.html   (693 words)

 Reno-Tahoe makes claims to host 2014 Winter Olympics (printable version)
The 1960 Winter Games were held at Squaw Valley U.S.A., about an hour from Reno between Truckee, Calif., and Tahoe City, Calif., on the northwest shore of Lake Tahoe.
Jack Kelly, a veteran Olympic bid consultant from Dallas who is assisting the local effort, predicted Reno-Tahoe will move to the top of the list when the U.S. Olympic Committee begins accepting formal proposals in 2005.
Reno-Tahoe Winter Games 2014, which formed as a nonprofit group last year, released a $60,000 feasibility study Tuesday that highlights the strengths and deficiencies of the Reno-Tahoe area in hosting the games.
www.rgj.com /news/printstory.php?id=42564   (557 words)

 Russia pushes Sochi's 2014 Winter Olympic bid - iht,sports,olympics,Sochi 2014 - Sports - International Herald Tribune
MOSCOW Russia launched an international campaign Monday to push its bid for the 2014 Winter Olympics, saying hosting the games in Sochi would serve as a catalyst for the country's continued economic development.
The Winter Games have never been held in Russia, despite the country's tradition as a winter sports power.
Russian officials sought to address concerns that recent Olympics have been huge drains on host countries resulting in expensive, underused facilities and little long-term economic benefit.
www.iht.com /articles/ap/2006/10/02/sports/EU_SPT_OLY_Sochi_2014.php   (618 words)

 Sochi 2014
The Russian people's enthusiasm for Winter Sports and the Olympics in particular, the true passion displayed for Sochi 2014 during the course of the Bid campaign reflected to the world the commitment of an entire nation to honour the Olympic values and guarantee an incredible ambiance in 2014.
The Sochi 2014 Winter Games will serve as a gateway to the future for Russia, opening unprecedented opportunities for the development of winter sport, reinvigorating the entire Sochi region and bringing to life the spirit of Olympism for millions of Russian citizens.
Sochi 2014 and the entire nation are committed to bringing the visionary and realistic plan for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games to life and delivering a once-in-a-lifetime Games to the Olympic Movement.
www.sochi2014.com   (523 words)

 Munich to bid for 2014 Winter Olympics
Munich very nearly bid for the 2010 Winter games but never quite got their act together.
And anyway, don't forget that the 2006 Winter Olympics will be held in Turin (Torino) in Northern Italy - only a 75 minute flight away from Munich.
The decision was made Friday at a meeting attended by the German national Olympic committee chairman, Germany's minister for sports and other officials.
www.toytowngermany.com /lofi/index.php/t11871.html   (425 words)

 PyeongChang announces 2014 Winter Olympics Bid Slogan a Year Before Final IOC Vote - London Olympics 2012   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The tag line reflects the desire of PyeongChang, and Gangwon Province, to fulfill their people’s long-held dreams of hosting the best possible Winter Olympics in 2014.
It also expresses aspirations for spreading winter sports across Asia, of promoting world peace and reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula, and of enriching the province’s economy, culture and sports climate through hosting the Winter Olympics.
In announcing the slogan one year ahead of the IOC’s selection of a 2014 Winter Olympic Host City, the bid committee added that the catchphrase also means “The world can discover new dreams in PyeongChang, and make those dreams come true.”
www.the2012londonolympics.com /forum/showthread.php?t=4686   (491 words)

 Kazakhstan wants to host Olympics 2014 - Go Kazakhstan!
Therefore the Kazakh Olympic Committee has officialy announced that they will bid on the organization of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Kazakhstan was also in the race for the 2002 Winter Olympics, but these were held in Salt Lake City.
The IOC will decide in 2007 in which place the 2014 olympics will be.
www.gokazakhstan.com /news/96.html   (159 words)

 Which City Should Host the 2014 Winter Olympics? - Associated Content
2014 may seem like a long way off, but National Olympic Committees in seven countries are already immersed in the bidding process for the 2014 Winter Olympic games.
The 2014 process should be competitive, but it is unlikely to be as contentious as it was for the 2012 summer games, when world-class cities like Paris, Moscow, Madrid, and New York eventually lost out to London.
Whether or not Almaty earns the 2014 Winter Olympics, the bidding process will bring attention to the relatively undiscovered nation of Kazakhstan, the world’s ninth largest country.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/17295/which_city_should_host_the_2014_winter.html   (546 words)

 2014 Olympics
These bonds, timed to mature just after the completion of the 2014 games, will be paid off with rental revenues generated when the Academy closes during the games and rents its facilities to the IOC.
Asked for clarification, Dr. Gibbs responded that her youngest son Frank will be 22 in 2014, a skier's prime.
Gibbs was last seen escorting Frank to the bottom of the Disney lift where she had arranged a private lesson for Frank with SBST J1/2 coach Finn Christian Jagge, 1992 Olympic Slalom Gold Medalist from Norway.
www.sbst.org /team/olympics.html   (1057 words)

 Sports News - Skiing
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's national Olympic committee agreed Tuesday to submit a bid from Sochi for the 2014 Wi...
The State MOSCOW - Russia's national Olympic committee agreed Tuesday to submit a bid from Sochi for the 2014 Winter Gam...
The other major international ski events are the FIS World Championships, held every other year, and the Winter Olympic Games, held every four years.
archive.wn.com /2005/08/06/1400/skiing   (1065 words)

 2014 Winter Olympic bid - Sport news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
On June 22, it will be known whether Sofia will advance in its bid to host the 2014 Winter Olympics.
I remember that there were seven applicant cities for the most recent Summer Olympics and the final competition was among five of them.
Q: As a former Olympic champion, you know exactly the meaning of the Olympic spirit and how important it is to become a member of the Olympic family of the cities and countries that have already hosted Games.
www.sofiaecho.com /article/2014-winter-olympic-bid/id_15798/catid_34   (927 words)

 Nuclear tensions offer good reason for holding Olympics in South Korea, bid official says - iht,sports,olympics,2014 ...
Pyeongchang, South Korea, is one of three finalists in the 2014 bid race, along with Salzburg, Austria, and Sochi, Russia.
The two Koreas are still technically at war as the 1950-53 Korean War ended in a cease-fire, not a peace treaty.
Yoon noted that tensions on the Korean peninsula had never stood in the way of staging major sporting events in South Korea, citing the 1988 Seoul Olympics and the 2002 soccer World Cup that South Korea co-hosted with Japan.
www.iht.com /articles/ap/2006/10/11/sports/EU_SPT_OLY_2014_Bids.php   (595 words)

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