Sports of The Times: Does Calgary Really Want the Winter Olympics? Does Anyone? — NYT > Home Page

The Norwegians, the greatest of all Winter Olympic countries, found too many expenses and too much potential environmental damage. Pass. In Innsbruck, Austria, which hosted the 1976 Winter Games, the burghers shook their heads and voted no. A canton in Switzerland, home of the I.O.C., voted to bolt the door.

via Sports of The Times: Does Calgary Really Want the Winter Olympics? Does Anyone? — NYT > Home Page

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