Argentina: Senegal become first African hosts of any Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has picked its first African host of any Olympics, awarding Senegal the 2022 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), at the 133rd session in Buenos Aires on Monday. At the press conference, IOC executive director of Olympic Games Christophe Dubi called it a «historic moment». The budget for the forthcoming games would be around $150 million (€130 million). Three... Еще locations will host the YOG: Dakar, the new city of Diamniadio and the coastal resort of Saly. A 50,000-seater stadium will be constructed for the government-backed project. Previous editions of the YOG were held in Singapore (2010), Nianjing (2014) and Buenos Aires (2018).

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