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ESPN To Hold Open Bidding For International X Games In '13
Published May 17, 2011
Cities will be selected in '12 for a three-year agreement and will work with ESPN to produce the events. A city in Chile and another in Austria have expressed interest in bidding, and ESPN execs expect more cities to come forward with bids in the coming weeks and months. Winning cities would cover some of the costs associated with the international events, which would help ESPN achieve its goal of elevating the size and stature of international X Games to be on par with its largest event, the Summer X Games in L.A.