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SBD Global/July 3, 2013/Olympics
Madrid, Tokyo And Istanbul Set To Deliver Final Presentations Of Their Olympic Bids
Published July 3, 2013
SPAIN UNITED: The EP reported Spanish Superior Sports Council (CSD) President Miguel Cardenal confirmed that the Spanish government "has met all its financial promises, has confirmed all the guarantees requested and now the moment arrives for the candidacy to convince the IOC to grant Madrid the 2020 Olympics." Cardenal "once again highlighted the importance of the union between Spain's central government, regional government and the Madrid city council" for helping finance the budgets that would make hosting the Olympics possible (EP, 7/2).