Tuesday, May 09, 2006

On the Cover of the New York Times

Dubai Sports City made the front of the sports section of the New York Times today. Nothing particularly new in the article, except for

At first, the multipurpose outdoor stadium was designed to hold 25,000 people. "We were instructed to make it 60,000," Balasubramaniam said, smiling. That decision has fueled speculation that the United Arab Emirates will make a bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Summer Olympics in an outdoor stadium in Dubai?

Followed by Winter Olympics in the new rotating Snow Mountain?

3 Comments:

Blogger Seabee said...

To get the Olympics they'll change it to have a retractable roof and air-conditioning - just you see.

4:31 pm  
Blogger BuJ said...

hmmm.. that's a bit daft.. to have summer olymics in dubai..

plus i thought the olympics in the summer are the ones called the normal olympics.. and only the winter ones are called winter olympics..

9:45 pm  
Blogger Harsha said...

i thought that way too...

3:42 pm  

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