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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bids_for_Olympic_Games

National Olympic Committees select from within their national territory cities to put forward bids to host an Olympic Games. The staging of the Paralympic Games is automatically included in the bid. Since the creation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1894, which successfully appropriated the name of the ...

teacher.scholastic.com/activities/athens_games/backyard.htm

Every two years, cities around the world make bids to the International Olympic Commission (IOC) to host the Olympic Games. ... They must show that they can host the games in new stadiums and venues, they must house all the people in adequate hotels, and they have to transport everyone from one place to the next with ...

abcnews.go.com/International/story?id=80796

When the International Olympic Committee decides the site of the 2008 Summer Games on Friday, there will be much more at stake than the backdrop for an international sports tournament. The city that wins will be guaranteed a boom in revenue — at least $1.2 billion from the sale of television rights and sponsorships  ...

www.olympic.org/host-city-election

While billions of people around the world enjoy watching the Olympic Games every two years, it is sometimes overlooked just how much work goes in to hosting the Games.

entertainment.howstuffworks.com/cities-chosen-to-host-olympics.htm

Step down a level and you'll encounter the National Olympic Committees. The NOCs, in turn, have a number of duties -- the pertinent one in this case being the decision of which city in their respective countries can apply to become a host city for the upcoming games. The IOC executive board and its evaluation commission  ...

content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1927402,00.html

Oct 1, 2009 ... Voting is done by secret ballot and continues until one city receives a majority of the votes. The IOC has 105 voting members, but those who hail from a potential host country can't vote until that city is eliminated from contention. If no city has a majority at the end of each round of voting, the city with the ...

www.quora.com/What-are-the-requirements-for-a-nation-to-host-Olympics

Now, the requirements for a city are that they must be able to convince the IOC that they will be able to successfully stage the games, demonstrate government support, show a level of preparedness that preexists the bid, have a plan for development of the facilities that are necessary for the games, and Create an Olympic ...

www.forbes.com/sites/lauriewinkless/2016/08/17/could-cities-become-too-hot-to-host-the-olympics

Aug 17, 2016 ... Olympic fever first hit me in 2005. I'd moved to London in the same week that the city was announced as the host for the 2012 Games, and I was lucky enough to still be here when the world came to London. Four years on, I've been glued to my TV, watching every bit of coverage from Rio de Janeiro I can ...

www.britannica.com/list/7-ways-hosting-the-olympics-impacts-a-city

The hosting process usually begins some 11 years before the Games are held as cities within various countries vie to become national candidates. Civic and political leaders play their part, but these efforts are primarily driven by business concerns that stand to profit most: construction companies and unions, architectural ...