First there is the question of whether it makes sense to host an Olympic. Not all Olympics have been profitable if a detailed costing is done. But hosting an Olympic is more than a pure profit-loss game because of the prestige associated with it.
So when are we likely to emerge as hosts? I think the following factors are critical to have a strong bid- infrastructure, a decent sporting history, and the economy to support the infrastructure buildup and lobbying skills. I think (given the disclosed plans for
But which city has the best prospects? I think Mumbai, Kolkata and
By the way, I wonder if it will be easier for