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128th IOC Session Olympic Bid Live Chat - Discuss 2020 YOG and 2022 Olympic Games Bid presentations here

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Oooo - that jab against Kazakhstan ' oil economy. So much drama!

Beijing actually sounds pretty awesome, and Zhang Hadi sounds so inspirational and enthusiastic.

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Next up in Yang Lan, head of general planning and legal affairs. She's covering some nitty-gritty financial matters now. The sports industry in China is projected to be $800 million by the time of the Games.

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I have to say, Almaty 2022 bid pre is a beautiful red apple full of poison.. :P:D

Lmfao

wasnt Beijing difficult to deal with in 2008?

Yes - so why not give them this & get them outta the way so the IOC doesn't have to deal with the prospect of them trying to get another Summer Olympics in 2028 or 2032.

People up there in Harbin totally want Beijing to fail so they can bid next time I guess. 2030 is probably available for Asia.

What if the Chinese concentrate on getting another Summer Olympics instead for 2028 or 2032 if they don't get 2022. I think that's what they'd do instead of trying for 2030 with Harbin.

Plus, Harbin is really, really cold in the winter. I know I've read some people say, but the Winter Olympics are suppose to be COLD. Easy for them to say when they're not standing in blistering cold weather for long periods of time watching &/or competiting in the outdoor events.

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He's so tall he can't use the podium mics! His English is very good as well.

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They're role models who aren't taken care of after they win their medals. Some have been found to be living in poverty. Also they don't even celebrate their wins. When the women's gymnastics team won gold in Beijing, nothing special was done for them. No banner no nothing was hanging on their training grounds.

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I'm curious how they will close out the presentation. They could go very sentimental like Tokyo and Almaty...

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Ok the dumpling-as-puck warmed my Canadian heart. And Li Nina and Yang Yan (a) both did well. But still there's nothing fresh about this at all.

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This should be the end, as they have about 15 minutes left.

I'm not quite sure what the video was trying to say, but I suppose it was the atmosphere during winter.

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Both sides are driving home the point that the games can help young people have the opportunities to become top athletes, but I think Almaty drove it home better with Denis Ten as an example.

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I bet none of those outdoor areas with snow shown in the video are locations in any of the areas where the games would be held.


Social harmony, responsible nation, LMFAO!!! She didn't mention anything about the environment!

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Political Stability? Social Harmony? Maybe they are still using emotions, unlike Almaty's facts...

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The leading guys talks as if he's about to shout HADOUKEN!!! anytime.

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