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cfm Jeremie

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  1. Whatever one might think about the new bid process, it is a fact that the bids themselves are a lot cheaper than in the past (the 2026 bid cities spent a fraction of what was spent for 2022, and same goes for Brisbane). (note that I am not saying that the staging of the Games will necessarily be cheaper)
  2. The plan is to have one temporaty aquatics stadium which would host swimming and one permanent aquatics centre that would host water polo, diving and artistic swimming, the two of them being collocated next to the Stade de France. The configuration is really similar to the one in Rio.
  3. Hi all, The Olympic World Library has been updated and now includes digital copy of all (it seems) candidature files. For example here is Toronto 1996 Candidature File. You can you the search function to explore the library. Happy reading.
  4. https://www.milanocortina2026.coni.it/en/ It comes with the bid book.
  5. According to media, Paris 2024 is targetting figures of EUR 100 millions + for its tier 1 partners. I have no doubt that LA, given the size and strength of the US market and the fact that the LA 28 partners will be able to activate over a longer period than usual, can achieve its funding goals.
  6. Actually Paris Arena 2 has not been scraped: it has been moved to Porte de la Chapelle and will host Badminton. The Olympic Aquatics centre was originally to be a 15,000 seater reduced to 5,000 post-Games (hosting Diving, Swimming as well as Artistic Swimming and Water Polo Finals) with Water Polo Preliminaries to be hosted in a renvated Aquatics Centre in Marville. In the updated plan, the Olympic Aqiatics Centre will have on permanent pool of 5,000 (2,500) post Games hosting preliminary waterpolo, diving and artistic swimming and a temporary 15,000 pool for Swimming and Water Polo finals. The renovated facility in Marville will be used for training.
  7. Calgary did keep the same emblem. Albertville was very slightly re-designed (the final emblem is more stylish than the bid one - flame part slightly redesigned).
  8. Well here are a couple of videos from Munich 2018: And one from PyeongChang:
  9. Things do not change here.... The budget for organising the YOG will be the responsibility of the YOGOC and the local, regional and national public authorities. The IOC will fund the travel and accommodation arrangements of IOC representatives, NOC athletes and team officials at the village and IF international technical officials. The IOC will fund the production of daily TV highlights produced by Olympic Broadcast Services (OBS). Source: YOG 2016 document
  10. The IOC did not do Celebrate Humanity for Beijing. They have changed their campaign. In Beijing, it was The Best of Us campaign.
  11. The point being? Your previous post claimed that "Africans generally consider the olympics and the Commonwealths a White persons set of sports festivals", to which I pointed out that Africa only came up with one credible bid. As usual your post does not address the issue. Plus comparing WC and Olympic Games is dubious: they are absolutely not on the same scale in terms of the pressure they put on a city infrastructure.
  12. Again, how many decent credible bids from Africa for the Olympics? One (Cape Town 2004).
  13. Why are you whining like Toronto has already lost? Toronto definitely has a very strong bid and is in good position for winning the 2015 Pan Am. But, like in any race, it's not over until it's over. And you have to realise that: - the best technical bid does not always win - winning a bid involves a combination of several factors (technical, geopolitical, economical...) - "It's our turn" has never been a winning approach Website is not very important for bidding city (especially in Pan Am Games). There is no such requirement as releasing a venue plan before the bid book.
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