What does it take to be an Olympic Host City?

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Today in Mrs. Hunt’s class, you will research what it takes to become an Olympic Host City.  What factors must be considered such as food, transportation, housing, and facilities?  Who makes up the committee that approves the host city?

The following links will be helpful as you complete your research.

1.  Host City Contract Operational Requirements – Use the Table of Contacts to navigate this document.

http://tinyurl.com/hq55ew8

2.  Olympic Games Candidature Process – 

https://www.olympic.org/all-about-the-candidature-process

3.  The Olympics Web Site

https://www.olympic.org/

4.  “How Olympics Locations are Chosen” – Scholastic

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

5.  How an Olympic Host City is Determined  – ABC News

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

6.  How are Cities Chosen to Host the Olympics? – How Stuff Works

http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/cities-chosen-to-host-olympics1.htm

7.  “California Gold Rush: Los Angeles makes its case for hosting the 2024 Olympics” – Sports Illustrated

http://www.si.com/olympics/2016/08/22/2024-olympics-bid-los-angeles

8.  L.A. Bid Video and Web Site – Look for “hidden” links on the left.

https://la24.org/