Oslo OKs 2022 Olympic bid
OSLO, Norway -- Oslo is moving ahead with plans to bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
The city council voted Wednesday to ask for financial guarantees from the government, a precondition for hosting the games.
Norwegian news agency NTB says along with getting the government backing, the bid must be approved in a referendum.
Norway last hosted the Winter Olympics in 1994, when the games were held in Lillehammer.
Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press
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