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Hungarian PM Says Budapest 2024 Olympic Bid Application Possible in May


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Prime Minister Viktor Orban told The Associated Press (AP) Thursday that the Hungarian Government is prepared to support a bid by Budapest to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. Orban spoke to AP prior to meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach. Hungary’s national Olympic body is to meet next month to consider […]

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Hungary would be the last great sporting nation to host. But unfortunately unless there are significant changes to the cost of the Games this is not going to happen.

And unless the neo-fascist tendencies in Hungarian politics significantly change too.

Budapest 2024 would be as fiscally irresponsible as Athens 2004 was, topped by an authoritarian government and a strong antisemitic 2nd party. Just the stuff the IOC is waiting for.

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