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B.C. government won't support Vancouver-Garibaldi bid

It might be the most ruthless of all Olympic competitions: the race for the right to host the Games. At stake are hundreds of millions of dollars in potential profit, and an indelible mark on the global map. To opponents it's a colossal waste of tax dollars, a carnival of hype, spin and speculation. CBC Archives looks back at Canada's winning and losing Olympic bids.

An explosive political decision spells disaster for Canada's Olympic hopes.
Medium: Radio
Program: Rebound
Broadcast Date: Aug. 18, 1974
Guest(s): Nancy Greene, Allan Williams, Harold Wright, Sid Young
Host: Bob Willson
Reporter: George Young
Duration: 29:30

Last updated: September 6, 2013

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