2022 Winter Olympics

Deputy Mayor appointed new bid leader in Kraków 2022 shake-up

By Paul Osborne

Kraków 2022 has appointed deputy mayor Magdalena Sroka (left) as the city's new bid leader ©Kraków 2022April 17 - Kraków's bid for the 2022 Winter Games will now be led by the city's deputy Mayor following her appointment at an extraordinary meeting today.

Polish Prime Minister confident in Kraków 2022 despite resignation of bid leader

By Nick Butler

Donald Tusk remains confident that Krakow can be successful in its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 14 - Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk remains confident Kraków can be successful in its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics despite the shock resignation of bid leader Jagna Marczulajtis-Walczak over the weekend, he claimed. 

Kraków 2022 Olympic bid President resigns over "smear campaign"

By Zjan Shirinian

Krakow's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics has been rocked by the resignation of Jagna Marczułajtis-Walczak ©Krakow 2022 April 12 - Kraków's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics has been rocked by the resignation of its Bid Committee President because of a "smear campaign" over allegations her husband offered to pay journalists to write positive stories about the bid.

Kraków 2022 "confident" as referendum to decide on Olympic and Paralympic bid confirmed

By Nick Butler

Krakow will hold a referendum over its proposed Olympic and Paralympic bid on May 25 ©AFP/Getty ImagesApril 3 - Kraków 2022 have insisted they are "confident" their Olympic and Paralympic bid will pass a referendum on its fate set for May 25. 

Appointment of Putin ally to head IOC Evaluation Commission adds controversy to 2022 Olympic race

By Nick Butler

Alexander Zhukov, made an IOC member last September, has been appointed head of the Evaluation Commission for 2022 ©Getty ImagesApril 2 - Russian Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov, a close ally of Vladimir Putin, has been appointed chairman of the International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission that will analyse the bids for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. 

"I'm not too worried" claims Bach over troubled race for 2022 Winter Olympics

By Duncan Mackay at the Olympic Council of Asia Headquarters in Kuwait City

Thomas Bach has claimed the success of Sochi 2014 will have helped bidding cities see the benefits of hosting the Winter Olympics and Paralympics ©Getty ImagesMarch 30 - International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today claimed he remains unconcerned that so many of the cities bidding for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics are currently experiencing problems which could derail their campaigns.

Kraków 2022 communications chief steps down as bad week ends on another sour note

By Nick Butler

Paulina Guzik has stepped down as the press and public relations manager of Kraków 2022 after only two months in the role ©WikipediaMarch 28 - A bad week for Kraków 2022 has ended with another blow with press and public relations manager Paulina Guzik stepping down after barely two months in her post.

Kraków Mayor calls for referendum on 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics

By Gary Anderson

March 25 - Kraków citizens may yet be asked to vote on the city's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games ©Getty Images The Mayor of Kraków, Jacek Majchrowski has revealed he wants to hold a referendum to gain the consent of locals for the city's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Kraków 2022 place main square at heart of bid logo

By Zjan Shirinian

Krakow 2022 has revealed its bid logo days after handing in its Applicant File to the International Olympic Committee ©Krakow 2022March 17 - The main square of Kraków has been drawn at the heart of the Polish city's newly revealed bid logo for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
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