NANJING, Aug 19 (Bernama) -- Former president of the International Olympic Committee (OIC), Jacques Rogge expressed confidence that China had the capability to be a host for major and world-class sports championship.
He said this in an interview with a local news agency, Xinhua New Agency, Monday.
A local English newspaper, China Daily , through its YOG Daily snippets, quoted Rogge as saying that Beijing was capable of doing the job well if chosen to be the host for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
"Beijing is not alone. There are other candidates, but I'm sure Beijing wins (the 2022 bid), they will do a good job," said Rogge.
Besides China, other countries bidding to host the 2022 Winter Olympics are Norway and Kazakhstan.....