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Last updated: Fri. Nov. 30, 2012 - 10:00 am EDT

Poland weighs bid for 2022 Winter Games

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland is considering a joint bid with neighboring Slovakia to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Tuesday he is enthusiastic about the idea, but a bid will depend on cost estimates.

Tusk said Poland has some infrastructure after having co-hosted this year's European soccer championship with Ukraine.

Under the proposal, the hub would be Poland's historic city of Krakow, with snow events in the Tatra mountain resorts of Zakopane in Poland and on Slovakia's Mount Chopok.

Zakopane failed in a bid for the 2006 Winter Games, while the Slovak resort of Poprad-Tatry was unsuccessful in a bid for the 2002 Games.

Also weighing possible 2022 bids are Switzerland, Ukraine, Spain and Norway.

The IOC will choose a host city in 2015.


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