Game on? Public Diplomacy of the Olympic Bid

Beacom, Aaron (2017) Game on? Public Diplomacy of the Olympic Bid. Public Diplomacy Magazine.

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On November 29, 2015, following a referendum in which citizens of Hamburg, Germany, registered their opposition to hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Hamburg withdrew its bid. Less than a year later, the Italian Olympic Committee joined Hamburg and officially withdrew its Rome 2024 bid.2 And on February 22, 2017, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced the withdrawal of Budapest’s bid for the 2024 Games. Reasons given for these withdrawals were wide-ranging and included escalating costs, doubts over funding, lack of certainty over legacy benefits, concern about corruption within sports organizations, and anxiety over security

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