Annecy’s 2018 Winter Olympics bid is in trouble

Annecy’s 2018 Winter Olympics bid is in trouble

French IOC member Guy Drut has informed that the Annecy 2018 Winter Olympics bid is now far-off from its completion. However the chief executive officer of the event had resigned from his position last week.

But it is not going to help in the preparation process. The IOC member from France has informed this fact in an interview on Wednesday.

Such negative remarks from Drut are now being considered to be the main obstacle of the event. Edgar Grospiron had also made his departure on Sunday. This had created added tension on the current situation. So the bid is definitely on trouble.

Earlier in this month International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Jean-Claude Killy had also informed the same issue in his statement. So now with the remark from Drut has become the latest blow to strike the bid for the event.

On Wednesday, Drut had spoken at a news conference that the country has done nothing yet for this event. So everybody needs to accept the fact.

The budget has increased from 18 million euros to 20 million euros. But still Annecy is lagging far behind its rivals like Munich, Germany and Pyeongchang, South Korea.


FrenchTribune Specials

Rockstar launches new mobile game --- ‘Bully: Anniversary Edition’

In a recent announcement, Rockstar -- the creator of games like Grand Theft Auto and Max Payne -- has said that it is launching a new mobile game called ‘Bully: Anniversary Edition.’

The newly-launched Bully: Anniversary Edition game is the mobile version of the classic adventure-action game ‘Bully’ from the PlayStation 2 era. The new...

Most Popular

Nikola Motor unveils its zero-emissions truck --- Nikola One

In a recent unveiling Nikola Motor Co. at its Salt Lake...

Hundreds of veterans possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis C

A Wisconsin Veterans Affairs medical center is offering...

Bipedal bear’s death motivates bear hunt opponents in New Jersey

The death of a bipedal bear that walked on two feet and...

Tomah VA hospital dentist resigned after exposing veterans to Hepatitis C, HIV

The dentist who allegedly exposed hundreds of veterans...

Poll

Can Greece Come out of Economic Problems: