IOC sets dates for visits to 2018 bid cities
The French town of Annecy will be the first stop on the IOC tour
of the three candidates for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
The IOC’s evaluation commission will visit Annecy from Feb.
9-12, followed by trips to Pyeongchang, South Korea, from Feb.
16-19 and Munich from March 1-4.
The panel will inspect proposed venues and facilities and meet
local organizers and officials.
Before then, the bid cities must submit their detailed plans to
the International Olympic Committee by Jan. 11.
The IOC will select the host city in a vote in Durban, South
Africa, on July 6.