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3 sites face vote for '18 Winter Games

Updated: July 6, 2011, 10:07 AM ET
Associated Press

DURBAN, South Africa -- Backed by presidents, prime ministers and sporting greats, the three cities vying for the 2018 Winter Olympics made their final pitches Wednesday in a contest between a third-time Asian bid from South Korea and two European challengers.

The German bid from Munich made the first presentation to the International Olympic Committee, and was followed by Annecy, France, and Pyeongchang, South Korea.

After close defeats for the 2010 and 2014 Games, Pyeongchang is ...

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