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Three cities make pitches

Updated: October 21, 2010, 7:48 PM ET
Associated Press

ACAPULCO, Mexico -- The race to stage the 2018 Winter Olympics began in earnest when bid cities Munich, South Korea's Pyeongchang and France's Annecy made their first official pitches at a meeting of Olympic associations on Thursday.

Two-time Olympic figure skating champion Katarina Witt fronted Munich's bid, highlighting the modern transportation system. Annecy followed, pledging a compact bid and featuring a video message of support from France first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy. Last up, ...

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