Olympics


Munich 2018 bid takes another important step forward

By Duncan Mackay

 

November 20 - The framework document which will form the basis for the "mini bid book" has been approved by the Munich 2018 Bid Committee coordinating the campaign for the German city aiming to become the first to host both the Summer and Winter Olympics, it was announced today.


Pyeongchang 2018 want pardon for disgraced IOC member

November 19 - Pyeongchang 2018 have asked the South Korean Government to pardon Lee Kun-hee (pictured), the former Samsung Group chairman whose conviction for tax fraud has led to him being suspended as member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), so he can help lead their campaign to host the Winter Games.