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Poland, Slovakia bid for '22 Games

Updated: November 7, 2013, 1:25 PM ET
Associated Press

WARSAW, Poland -- The Polish city of Krakow is bidding to host the 2022 Winter Olympics along with neighboring Slovakia.

The head of Poland's Olympic committee, Andrzej Krasnicki, said a letter confirming the bid was sent Thursday to the International Olympic Committee, a week before the deadline. He made the announcement alongside Slovak counterpart Frantisek Chmelar.

Under the bid plans, Krakow and the Tatra mountain resort of Zakopane would host the ice events. The Alpine events ...

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