Madrid is planning another bid to host the Summer Olympics, hoping the potential revenue will help the city through the financial crisis. Tokyo is also throwing its hat in the ring.
Berlin is keen to give the Olympic Games a fresh direction: modest, cheaper, closer to the people. This perspective is unlikely to bring them many plus points from the IOC, but it may win over the people.
Politicians, Artists and plenty of organisations want to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Games to Hamburg in the summer of 2024. The question is, do the ordinary residents of Germany's second-largest city feel the same?
Germany won two team events in Sweden on Sunday to end a wait for gold dating back to 1987. Watching on was DOSB president Alfons Hörmann, who said Hamburg and Berlin should host the 2024 Olympic bids.
Despite strong competition out of California, Boston has successfully won the fight to be the US candidate city for the 2024 Summer Games. Not all Bostonians support the decision, however.
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