How a city is chosen to host the olympics?
Asked by atoz, 09 Oct '08 11:51 am
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Cities (not countries) are chosen by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the Olympic Games. There is a formal procedure that must be followed by all the cities desiring to host the Games. This process is called the "Bid." Cities bid to host the Games. Usually a city will form a committee or a commission to prepare the bid. The bid is like a book that gives details such as sports facilities, hotels and restaurants available, transportation network, and many other spects of holding such a large function as the Olympic Games. The bid must answer questions like "where would the ten thousand athletes stay". "What sports facilities exist now, and what would have to be built?" "What public transportation exists and could it handle huge crowds for all the sports?" "Who would finance the cost of the Games?" Hundreds of other questions need to be answered. The "bid book" is then submitted to the International Olympic Committee for review. It used to be that the entire IOC would the ...moreAnswered by always fresh, 09 Oct '08 11:45 am
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