Germany (also known as GER) government backs Munich 2018 Olympic bid
Germany (also known as GER) 's federal government has reaffirmed its backing for Munich's bid to stage the 2018 Olympics and will provide financial support if the Bavarian capital lands the winter games.
France's Sarkozy: Olympic bid an economic boon. 01/17/11. French President Nicolas Sarkozy says Annecy's bid to host the 2018 Olympics the Winter Games, can provide an economic boost to France (also known as FRA) . http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/more/01/17/france.olympics.ap/index.html