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 2018 Winter Olympics - Medbib.com, the modern encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.columbia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, will be celebrated in 2018, and are an international winter sports athletic event that has yet to be organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Denver, Colorado is conducting a feasibility study for either the 2018 Winter Olympics or 2020 Summer Olympics.
After being awarded the hosting rights for the 1976 Winter Olympics, in the early 1970s, environmentalists and anti-growth advocates forced a statewide referendum prohibiting the expenditure of public funds to host the Games.
www.medbib.com.cob-web.org:8888 /2018_Winter_Olympics   (841 words)

 Reporting The Olympics 2006
North and South Korea are expected to compete as a joint team by the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Olympic triple gold medalists Ahn Hyun-soo and Jin Sun-yu of South Korea captured men's and women's 1,500-meter races Saturday on the first stop in the 2006 short track speedskating World Cup series.
The cities of Sochi in Russia, Salzburg in Austria and Pyeonchang in South Korea are short-listed for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
www.toptensources.com /topten/Reporting-The-Olympics-2006   (288 words)

 ESPN.com - Flames and Flickers: Reporter learns naked truth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In addition to the usual urine samples, SLOC and the International Olympic Committee for the first time are taking blood samples from athletes in endurance sports such as cross-country skiing and speedskating on the day of their competition.
As the Winter Games move through the first week with no drug cases so far, 43 researchers spread from ski jumps to skating rinks videotaping competitors, running the images through computers and comparing data in hopes of adding a meter here or shaving a 10th of a second there.
Todd Allinger, Pfizer's Olympic research project director, said there were two "hot topics" -- quadruple jumps, the rage in men's figure skating, and hinge positions on clapskates, which have revolutionized that sport by allowing a skater to keep the blades on the ice for longer strides.
sports.espn.go.com /oly/winter02/gen/story?id=1331435   (1898 words)

 2018 Winter Olympics (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.columbia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
2018 Winter Olympics is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
The 2018 Winter Olympics, formally called the XXIII Winter Olympic Games, will be an international athletic event that has yet to be organized by the International Olympic Committee.
The 2020 Summer Olympics, formally called the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, will be an international athletic event that has yet to be organized by the International Olympic Committee.
www.experiencefestival.com.cob-web.org:8888 /2018_winter_olympics   (1009 words)

 Olympics: Olympic notes
It's still 16 years away, but a feud already is brewing about which Norwegian city should bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Lillehammer officials insist they deserve another chance because the 1994 Olympics in their small town went so well.
WINTER OLYMPIC STARS: Veikko Hakulinen (skiing), Marja-Liisa Hamalainen (skiing), Matti Nykanen (skiing), Clas Thunberg (skating).
www.sptimes.com /2002/02/15/news_pf/Olympics/Olympic_notes.shtml   (361 words)

 2018 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
2018 (MMXVIII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar.
FIFA World Cup 2018 (host country scheduled to be chosen in 2011)
Researchers and investors in space elevator technology hope to fund, construct, and launch the first elevator by 2018.
dictionpedia.com /en/2018   (195 words)

 City Mayors: Metro news from cities around the world
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in partnership with Munich, and Oslo may bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics after both cities were awarded major international skiing competitions.
A ‘Winter City’ is defined as a city that faces the challenges of development under harsh winter climatic conditions with heavy snowfall and cold temperature.
At this stage, both cities are regarded as front-runners for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
www.citymayors.com /news/metronews1.html   (3932 words)

 GamesBids.com Forums > 2014 & 2018
Nov 8 2005, 10:47 PM For the year 2014, I predict that the 2014 Winter Olympics will probably be held in PyeongChang, South Korea since PyeongChang were three votes shy of being the host of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
The only disadvantage Anchorage has is that it is too close to Vancouver which is hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics.
The cities I predict that will put forth bids for the 2018 Winter Olympics are the running up cities for the 2014 Winter Olympics, Denver, Salt Lake City, and I would be surprise if a city in South America puts forth a bid.
www.gamesbids.com /forums/lofiversion/index.php?t891.html   (800 words)

 Rocky Mountain News: Olympics
Denver is back in the Olympic chase for the first time since it rejected the 1976 Winter Games.
The U.S. Olympic Committee formally announced Tuesday it has named Denver its eighth "Community Partner City," a crucial step in the city's bid to become the U.S. candidate to play host to the 2018 Winter Olympics.
The winter venues have proven that they can host major international skiing events and be successful," he said.
www.rockymountainnews.com /drmn/olympics/article/0,1299,DRMN_25056_4887437,00.html   (555 words)

 Oslo seeks 2018 Winter Olympics - Oslo has joined two other Norwegian cities in bidding for th...
Oslo seeks 2018 Winter Olympics - Oslo has joined two other Norwegian cities in bidding for th...
City officials said much of the investment in new facilities for that event could be a base for the Olympics.
Cities in Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Germany, New Zealand and the United States are among those that have also shown interest in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
www.politicalgateway.com /news/read/33837   (154 words)

 Tromsø OL 2018 – nettstedet for Tromsøs OL-søknad. Tromso Olympics – Tromso`s bid for the 2018 Winter ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The board of the Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports had set down an evaluation group to look at the applications from the two cities, and early 2004 the group decided to back the bid from Tromsø.
Currant status in Norway is that the Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports on a board meeting on the 23 of June decided that Norway will apply for the Winter Olympics in 2018.
Tromsø 2018 AS, the organization behind the bid for the status of national candidate for the 2018 Winter Olympics, has on the 19 of July elected a new board for the organization.
www.tromso2018.no /index.gan?id=399&subid=0   (881 words)

 NSLA - Historical Myth a Month - Snow Job?
Over the next five years preparations for the Olympics were made not only at Squaw Valley, the first winter games site in the western United States, but also throughout the surrounding area.
The Eighth Winter Olympics was the first to be televised, bringing Lake Tahoe to the attention of people nationwide.
While it may be true that Nevada tourism and gambling was not measurably enhanced by Olympic events in the Salt Lake City or Los Angeles areas, to suggest that an Olympic event in any community's backyard does not bolster the area economy is dead wrong.
dmla.clan.lib.nv.us /docs/nsla/archives/myth/myth75.htm   (599 words)

 BBC SPORT | Other Sport... | Winter Sports | GB ski chief unhappy at fund cut
The budget up until the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver has been reduced from £1.72m to £922,000.
Cockburn said it will be youngsters who are targeting the 2014 and 2018 Games who will see their programmes cut.
UK Sport had stipulated it wanted top-eight results at the 2006 Winter Olympics to guarantee extra funding but Britain's best skiing result was Alcott's 11th in the women's downhill.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/other_sports/winter_sports/5232190.stm   (442 words)

 Olympic Games - Sofia determined for Games - Eurosport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Sofia will bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics if the Bulgarian capital fails to make the shortlist for the 2014 Games, the Bulgarian Olympic Committee (BOC) said on Thursday.
The International Olympic Committee is scheduled to announce a shortlist of four candidates next week before deciding the winner in July next year.
The possibility that London's 2012 Olympic stadium could be used as a...
www.eurosport.com /olympicgames/sport_sto906401.shtml   (427 words)

 IOC picks finalists for Winter Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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.
The cities making the cut have to pay a $500,000 fee to cover the bidding process, and will be required to submit their formal bid books by January 2007.
www.startribune.com /120/story/508435.html   (751 words)

 GamesBids.com Forums > Colorado eyes 2018 Winter Olympics
The commission hired Olympic consultant George Hirthler in February to showcase Denver as a cosmopolitan, sports-loving host city and Colorado's world-class ski resorts and athletic venues.
While the conventional wisdom has been that Olympic power brokers haven't forgotten the Mile High snub, Cohen said that wasn't the case when he visited Switzerland in June to lobby executives of the international ice hockey, skating, skiing, cycling and ping-pong federations.
It is one of the most capable cities in the USA for the Olympics Winter Games.
www.gamesbids.com /forums/lofiversion/index.php?t1071.html   (1958 words)

 CNNSI.com - Olympic Sports - Reno-Tahoe group to submit bid to host Winter Olympics - Sunday May 27, 2001 11:32 PM
His group is seeking to return the event to the region for the first time since the 1960 Winter Games at Squaw Valley, Calif.
The benefits of hosting the Olympics would be huge to an area facing intense competition for visitors, said commission member Jim Vanden Heuvel of Spanish Springs.
Aiming for the Winter Olympics more than a decade out might seem far off, but "it takes that long to put together something like this," he added.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /olympics/news/2001/05/27/reno_olympics_ap   (454 words)

 Tromsø OL 2018 – nettstedet for Tromsøs OL-søknad. Tromso Olympics – Tromso`s bid for the 2018 Winter ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Tromsø OL 2018 – nettstedet for Tromsøs OL-søknad.
Tromsø, Northern-Norway and Coastal-Norway have the dream to invite the world of winter-sports to come together in Tromsø for the Olympic winter games in the winter of 2018.
Thus, it will be natural for the world’s premier winter-sports nation to now stage another celebration of winter sports, 24 years after the very successful Lillehammer-games, 66 years after the Oslo-games, and 175 years after the worlds first professional ski-run in Tromsø.
www.tromso2018.no /index.gan?id=315&subid=0   (473 words)

 USATODAY.com - New York, Quebec officials to form committee on joint bid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state and Quebec officials are ready to form a committee that will eventually study the idea of a joint bid for a Winter Olympics, possibly in 2014.
He selected Stafford, a former senator from Plattsburgh and a key member of the committee that helped bring the 1980 Winter Games to Lake Placid, to lead the effort.
The president of the Canadian Olympic Committee already has shot down the proposal for a joint bid for the 2014 or 2018 Games, saying it won't even be considered if Vancouver, British Columbia, is awarded the 2010 Winter Games in July.
www.usatoday.com /sports/olympics/winter/2003-02-13-ny-quebec_x.htm   (436 words)

 SuperXtra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Norwegian city Trondheim is preparing a bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, the mayor of the Scandinavian country's third-largest city said on Wednesday.
Trondheim, which has 150,000 inhabitants, is one of three Norwegian cities that will compete for the privilege of organising the event, with the Arctic town of Tromsoe and probably Oslo as well.
The decision on the 2018 venue will be taken next year.
www.superxtra.co.za /default.asp?id=182041&des=article   (291 words)

 1944 Winter Olympics (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.columbia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The anticipated 1944 Winter Olympics, what would have been officially known as the V Olympic Winter Games (due to the cancellation of 1940's V Olympic Winter Games), were to be held in 1944 in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.
Cortina d'Ampezzo had won the right to host the event in June 1939, but due to World War II, the 1944 Winter Olympics were cancelled.
As a result, the V Olympic Winter Games took place in Saint Moritz, Switzerland in 1948.
omniknow.com.cob-web.org:8888 /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=1944%20Winter%20Olympics   (1137 words)

 Sports: Norway Hoping To Get 2018 Olympics - The Post Chronicle
OSLO, Norway - June 24, 2006 (UPI) -- The Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports has voted unanimously to bid to become host city for the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Cities already known to be keen on the Winter Olympics include Tromsø in northern Norway, Trondheim, Oslo and perhaps even Lillehammer -- which was host city for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in 1994.
The Norwegian Olympic Committee board is expected to choose a national candidate in February 2007.
www.postchronicle.com /news/sports/article_21224979.shtml   (351 words)

 ScienceDaily: Oslo seeks 2018 Winter Olympics
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www.sciencedaily.com /upi/?feed=Sports&article=UPI-1-20060831-15122400-bc-oly-oslo.xml   (1632 words)

 CNN.com - Norway will make 2018 Olympic bid - Jun 23, 2006
Norway, one of the most successful Winter Olympic nations, held the 1994 Games in Lillehammer.
On Thursday, the International Olympic Committee named Russia's Sochi, Salzburg in Austria and Pyeongchang in South Korea on a shortlist to host the 2014 Games.
Turin hosted this year's Winter Games and Vancouver will stage the event in 2010.
cnn.com /rssclick/2006/SPORT/06/23/olympics.norway/index.html?...   (207 words)

 Eurosport.co.uk - Olympics: news, results and calendar, the best of the Olympics - Olympic Games - Eurosport
The possibility that London's 2012 Olympic stadium could be used as a soccer stadium after the Games have alarmed the IAAF.
Mark Lewis-Francis can now run for Great Britain in Olympic events after his life ban was overturned on Monday.
Justin Gatlin's coach Trevor Graham has called for the US Olympic Committee to overturn a ban prohibiting him from using its facilities.
www.eurosport.co.uk /olympicgames   (467 words)

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