Slovakia to support joint 2022 Winter Olympics bid with Poland.

By bne IntelliNews January 25, 2013
Slovakias Prime Minister Robert Fico said the government will support Poland's proposal for a joint bid for hosting the Winter Olympic Games in 2022, CTK newswire reported. According to Fico, the cabinet would officially support the joint candidacy in February at the latest. The Olympic Games are envisaged to be held in the ski resorts in the High Tatras mountain range on the borders between Slovakia and Poland with the main Olympic centre being in Cracow, Poland. Poland would also cover most of the costs for a potential organization of the Olympic Games, estimated at some EUR 2bn. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has set November 2013 as the application deadline and the host city will be elected in July 2015. Slovakia has unsuccessfully bid for hosting the Winter Olympics in 2002 and 2006.

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