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Everything posted by Westfale

  1. As much as I am disappointed about this result, as much I dont want too see a German bid for Summer Games. They are far too big nowadays.
  2. According to an article on sueddeutsche.de the IOC would love to go back to Norway. The article quotes FIS-President Gian Franco Kasper. He says that Oslo is the strongest candidate.
  3. Everywhere are the comments so negative. I will never experience Olympic Games in my country.
  4. Munichs referendum is this Sunday. But if Oslo annouces its interest, without having the gouvermental support und withdrawls later, Norway can say goodbye to Olympic Games for the next decades.
  5. Now that Oslo is in the race, I think we have a (new) frontrunner, even if Munich bids. The Norwegians are much more popluar compared to the Germans and Bach can not lobby for Munich anymore.
  6. Munich is probably out as a host for the semis and final, since the President of the DFB has announced today, that Germany will bid for the Euro 2024.
  7. A majority of the members of the Bavarian Parliament has said today, they will support the bid, if the referedum will be positive. Only the Greens have said, they are against a possible bid.
  8. If you are really from Germany, you should know, that your sentence in capitals does not fit to 2012.
  9. Let 2004 repeat! Seriously, so I have only three matches to support "my" team...
  10. A German delegation was at Auschwitz today. An English, Dutch and Italian delegation will follow.
  11. Again the Netherlands? They had the Euro just in 2000. If England doesn't bid because of 1996 and Germany doesn't bid because of 1988, why should the Dutch bid?
  12. Maybe I sound arrogant, but I hate these 2-, 3- or 4-nations-bids. That means, that the teams are automatically qualified for the group stage. We see it this year and we have seen it in 2008, there are quite tough groups and there weak groups. The Ukrainian team is a joke and the Swiss/Austrian teams have been a joke. Let Russia, Turkey, France, England, Spain, Italy and Germany host the Euro and not these tiny nations like Austria or Switzerland or unsuccessful nations like Poland and Ukraine.
  13. Germany will lose against Portugal and the Netherlands. Spain and Italy will be the other semifinalists. The Dutch will lift the trophy.
  14. France will host the EURO 2016 because of Platini! Not because it had a good bid.
  16. Well, maybe Sweden is more successful in Curling or Ice Hockey than Switzerland, but they would die for Curling and Ice Hockey. There would be not a much difference.
  17. PC has won, because they presented a bid for third time in a row and it has won, because a few Korean companies are top sponsors of the IOC. Sweden can not offer that. Therefore I find it not correct to compare Ă–stersund with PC.
  18. Maybe I am wrong, but could a Swedish bid not face the same problems Munich and Annecy had? Will the public support a bid and not just the government(currently Sweden has a minority government!)? Does Sweden really need a artificial sliding center, since Sweden has no tradition in these sports. Will the environmentalists protest against the construction?
  19. Munich 2018 has its own channel at youtube: M2018
  20. has a poor knowledge of the English grammar.

  21. I dont underdstand that. Without her the team is much weaker. Why does she let them down? By the way. Gold and Silver in cross-country! These are the biggest surprises for the German team so far (at least for me).
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