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Hamburg formally bids for 2024 Olympics

  • Hamburg has formally submitted its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics to the International Olympic Committee(IOC).

    Hamburg is bidding to take the Olympics to Germany for the first time since Munich hosted the 1972 Summer Games. Munich failed in a bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics, reports said. Berlin had previously hosted the Games in 1936.

    Hamburg Mayor Olaf Scholz said, "I hope the enthusiasm connected with the games brings us all forward." (Source: IANS)