Citius, Altius, Fortius, But Not So Expensivius

While members of the International Olympic Committee are not going hungry, the days of their being profligately romanced by cities vying for the Games are gone. Since the Salt Lake City bribery scandals, the front runners for the 2008 games--Beijing, Toronto and Paris--are offering only subtle solicitations.

THEN Salt Lake City brought many IOC officials and their families to Utah. Some needed five trips to inspect facilities fully.

NOW Officials wanting to see Toronto can visit a display at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. A pair of 3-D glasses reveals a photo of the city waterfront in all its glory.

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