The Canadian Press

2001-07-13 | Olympics Toronto Final Pitch

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The International Olympic Committee made its decision on July 13th on which city would be awarded the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Toronto made one final pitch in Moscow to get the Games on Canadian soil. The presentation was opened with a colorful display of traditional Aboriginal dance. Prime Minister Jean Chretien said he didn't go to Moscow to talk politics.

Date: 2001-07-13
Placeline: MOSCOW, Russia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I came here with this delegation of Canada's finest athletes to voice a national Spirit to express Canada's passion for sports and I were pride in our hundred years of history in the Olympic movement >>