May 26, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: RealVail " USOC, IOC deal clears path for possible 2022 Colorado Winter Olympic bid"

David O. Williams:
"A huge hurdle facing a Colorado 2022 Winter Olympic bid was cleared today when the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) resolved a long-running and bitter revenue-sharing dispute.

USOC official will reportedly meet next month to determine whether the United States, which has not hosted the Games since 2002 in Salt Lake City, should submit a bid for the 2022 Winter Games or the 2024 Summer Games.

Denver and potential ski-resort venues throughout Colorado, including Vail and Beaver Creek, would be among the frontrunners for a potential 2022 bid. Other cities that have expressed interest include Salt Lake, Reno and Bozeman, Mont.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock released a joint statement on today’s developments...."  (Read more?  Click title)
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