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Berlin considers bidding for 2024 Olympics

Published on Mar 13, 2014 8:14 AM

BERLIN (AFP) - Germany's capital Berlin is considering bidding to host the 2024 Olympic Games, the city's mayor Klaus Wowereit said on Wednesday.

"Berlin meets the requirements to host the Olympic games, all the sports facilities are already in place," Mr Wowereit said.

Any bid by the capital would need to be backed by German's top sports bodies and receive support from the local population.

Last November, the city of Munich rejected a bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics in a referendum.

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