Opposition to Olympic Games bid mounts as Norway deals with the possibility of a 2022 bid backlash.

Oslo 2022 have sought to clarify “misconceptions” over the role of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) amid fears they are losing the public relations battle to get the support they need to bid for the Games. 

Oslo was announced last month as one of three candidates to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, along with Almaty and Beijing, with a final decision due on July 31, 2015, at the IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur.

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And it doesn’t look good when Athens’ 2004 venues have been abandon and appear ghostly.