German Olympic chief: future Games bid depends on public

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A new bid to host the Olympic Games in Germany must mirror the feelings of the country’s population, the new president of the national Olympic body (DOSB) has said. “It is not possible to host the Olympic Games against the will of the people,” Thomas Weikert said Thursday as part of an event in Munich marking the 50th anniversary of the city hosting the 1972 Games. “We have to take the population but also the politicians and the economy along [too],” he added. “If we do that, then the world is open to us for Olympic Games. “Then I also think that we have good chances in different points, also …

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