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" My " city Paris is officially candidate for the organisation of the 2012 olympics. I hope we' ll win this time, the olympic games will simply really amazing, with horse jumping near the Seine, beach volley under the Eiffel tower, tennis in Rolland - Garros.

I'm crossing fingers, and I simply hope that we' ll win :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: !!!!!
 

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Félicitations! Moi aussi c'est mon rêve que ma ville soit hôte des Jeux Olympiques. Alors si mon calcul est bon, la décision sera prise à l'été 2005!
 

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Ah 2012 seems so far away, i don't even care. I think London is also a candidate. But with their lame transport services, i don't think it would be a great idea.
 

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From the Globe and Mail:

So far, declared candidates for the 2012 Games include New York, Madrid, Leipzig, Germany, and Havana, Cuba. London, Moscow and either Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paulo, Brazil, might also register before the deadline.

Toronto may also jump in, depending on the fate of Vancouver's bid for the 2010 Winter Games. That host city will be decided July 2 in Prague.
 

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How exciting! Paris would be a beautiful spot, who wouldnt want to play tennis in RG and who wouldnt want to play volleyball under the Eiffel Tower.

I guess the tennis players wouldnt be too excited about the tennis though, only the big names get to play in the Olympics anyway and they play at RG every year. It would certainly be a good venue though. I guess if NY gets it they get to play at the home of the US Open.
 

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OMG, and this just reminded me of a weird dream I had last night about playing volleyball and being unable to get the ball over the wall (yes, it was a wall not a net) no matter how hard I tried..crazy!
 

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Dahveed said:
From the Globe and Mail:

So far, declared candidates for the 2012 Games include New York, Madrid, Leipzig, Germany, and Havana, Cuba. London, Moscow and either Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paulo, Brazil, might also register before the deadline.

Toronto may also jump in, depending on the fate of Vancouver's bid for the 2010 Winter Games. That host city will be decided July 2 in Prague.
Paris is not even mentioned in the article... :confused:
 

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Kanji said:
Paris is not even mentioned in the article... :confused:
It is, lol. I've just copied/pasted the last paragraph. The title of this article is 'Paris bids for 2012' Olympic Games' or something ;)
 

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oh great, in 9 years, i'll be 27, and might die before the 2012 Olympics... well i COULD...
am negative today, not knpwing why... feel like i need to get laid!
 

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oh great, in 9 years, i'll be 27, and might die before the 2012 Olympics... well i COULD...
am negative today, not knpwing why... feel like i need to get laid!
My state of mind exactly!! :D
 

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Oh! You two are pathetic... Enjoy your life instead of being afraid of getting older... :p
Heh oh, let us being pathetic if we want to! It's easy for you to talk :p
 

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Paris to win...

Sarajevo was candidate for 2010 but we didn't pass to the next round.
 

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I think Madrid will win this...
 

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Confirmed Bid Cities:

Leipzig, Germany Won German nomination on April 12, 2003

Madrid, Spain Won Spanish nomination on January 21, 2002

Moscow, Russia

New York, USA Won USOC nomination on November 2, 2002 http://www.nyc2012.com/


Potential Bid Cities:

Abuja, Nigeria (announced by Sports Minister Stephen Akiga on August 19, 2002)

Budapest, Hungary (Bid Cancelled April 30, 2003)

Cairo, Egypt

Havana, Cuba (Cuban NOC president committed to bid in January 2002)

Hyderabad or New Delhi, India (According to India's Sport Minister 4/24/02)

Istanbul, Turkey (after losing 2008, has vowed to keep bidding)

London, England (currently under review, announcement due January 2003)

Milan, Italy (According to Feb. 28, 2003 announcement)

Paris, France (reports say Paris doing consultations and is likely to bid)

Rome, Italy (Rome's Mayor promised a bid shortly after seeing Europe's bids fail for 2008)

Stockholm, Sweden (rumoured)

Toronto, Canada (will consider re-bidding after 2008 loss, IOC members requested this. Will not begin campaign until after 2010 election in order to adhere to an agreement with Vancouver's bid.)

Warsaw, Poland (rumoured)

One of these Brazilian Cities will be selected on July 7, 2003 by Brazil's Olympic Committee
(according to Europa Press March 19, 2002)
Rio De Janeiro
Sao Paulo
 

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If Moscow and New York are involved, anyone else can switch to thinking about 2016..
 

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Please not NY! I like the city, but the games have been held in the US enough times already. Moscow sounds good.
 
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