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Salt Lake City Forms Exploratory Olympic Committee To Bid On '26 Or '30 Winter Games

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 17 / 17

A group of business, community and elected state leaders from Utah yesterday announced the "formation of an official Olympic/Paralympic Exploratory Committee (OEC), a likely step toward launching a bid for a second Olympics in Utah" -- in either '26 or '30, according to a front-page piece by Kamrani...

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