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Botswana, Nigeria and Senegal To Bid For 2022 Youth Olympics; Tunisia’s Bid “Frozen” For Excluding Israeli Athletes


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International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said Thursday that dialogue with the Tunisian National Olympic Committee (NOC) regarding Capital Tunis’ interest in hosting the 2022 Youth Olympics has been suspended. The IOC Executive Board announced that Tunis along with Gaborone in Botswana, Abuja in Nigeria and Dakar in Senegal have met the deadline to […]

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Interesting to note that Australian Govt Smart Traveller has: 

Nigeria as: Reconsider your need to travel. (USA has Nigeria at this level as well)

Exercise a high degree of caution for: Tunisia and Senegal.

And Exercise normal precautions for Botswana.

 

In saying that though, France also has ''Exercise a high degree of caution'. 

 

Nigeria would be a very hard sell in my opinion, even though Abuja appears quite decent and has hosted the All Africa games and bid for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.. 

 

This one will be interesting to follow. 

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I think that when the IOC declared that Africa would host this round that they thought that South Africa or Morocco would have bid, that way entertaining but but saying no thanks to the others. BUT......... looks like they stuck with it now.

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