Citing local weather change, IOC postpones 2030 Winter Video games host choice

The Worldwide Olympic Committee determined Tuesday to postpone its ultimate choice, scheduled for September-October 2023, of the host metropolis for the 2030 Winter Olympics, citing issues concerning the affect of local weather change on potential future hosts.

The IOC, throughout an Govt Board assembly in Lausanne, mentioned three events — Sapporo, Vancouver and Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah — have been notified of the delay. One IOC govt mentioned the ultimate resolution must be made no later than 2024.

The Future Host Fee for the Olympic Winter Video games outlined various proposals and potential challenges, together with that “hosts would wish to indicate common minimal temperatures of beneath zero levels for snow competitors venues on the time of the video games over a 10-year interval.”

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