2018 Olympic Bid News
Cities interested in hosting the 2018 Olympic Winter Games had better make up their minds fast - they have until this Thursday (October 15) to
Munich officially launched a bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games Wednesday at International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne Switzerland. Thomas Bach, head ...
Reuters reports sports minister Liu Peng saying Monday that China's sports ministry will back a bid from any enthusiastic city to host the 2018 Winter ...
China Daily reports officials from the State General Administration of Sports, the governing body of Chinese sport, will be evaluating the feasibility of Harbin's bid ...
Reuters reports Harbin, China is awaiting approval from China's cabinet before launching a bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, according to the city's ...
AFP reports Harbin, China may bid for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, a top sports official said Thursday. But Vice Minister of Sports Cui Dalin ...
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Friday announced the launch of the bid process for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. National Olympic Committees (NOCs) ...
Governor Bill Ritter said Denver might bid for the 2018 Winter Games. The governor, who made his comments as the city is hosting the SportAccord conference this ...
When Henri Serandour, head of the French Olympic Committee, announced Annecy was selected in the first round over Grenoble, Nice and Pelvoux to be France's ...
According to AFP, a report released by the French Olympic Committee (CNOSF) Friday on France's candidacy for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games says that Grenoble ...
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|Bid Discussion Forums|
|Aug. 7, 2008||Durban, South Africa chosen to host final vote|
|Sept. 24, 2009||France declares intention to bid|
|March 18, 2009||France nominates Annecy|
|Feb. 2009||First information to all NOCs|
|July - Aug. 2009||IOC to officially invite bid applicants from NOCs.|
|Oct. 15, 2009||Application Deadline|
|Dec. 2009||Applicant City Seminar|
|March 15, 2010||Application Files Due|
|End-June 2010||Candidate City Selection|
|July-Dec 2010||Prepare Bid Books|
|Jan. 11, 2011||Submission of candidature files and guarantees|
|Feb. 9-12, 2011||Evaluation Commission site visit to Annecy|
|Feb. 16-20, 2011||Evaluation Commission site visit to PyeongChang|
|March 1-4, 2011||Evaluation Commission site visit to Munich|
|May 10, 2011||Evaluation report released|
|May 18, 2011||Bid Presentations to IOC in Lausanne|
|July 6, 2011||Winner Announced at 123rd IOC Session - Durban, South Africa|