Olympic Games: All for the Games | EUROtoday

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Almost ten years in the past, in November 2015, the folks of Hamburg determined that their metropolis shouldn’t host the Olympic Games. In a referendum, they voted by a slim however clear majority in opposition to the plans to use for the 2024 Summer Games. “NOlympia” was the slogan of the opponents; the mayor on the time, Olaf Scholz, was notably upset by the rejection. If the folks of Hamburg had determined otherwise, maybe the Olympic circus would have arrange its touring tents on the Elbe this summer time and never on the Seine. And Scholz would have opened the video games as Federal Chancellor.

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