From the bribery scandal of Salt Lake to the commercialism of the Atlanta games, hosting the Olympics can be a tricky proposition. Find out what it takes fora city to get an IOC nod, and if Washington really has a chance for 2012.


  • Lisa Delpy Neirotti Professor of Sports Management and Tourism Studies, George Washington University
  • Craig Timberg Reporter, Washington Post Foreign Service
  • Larry Keating Professor, the Graduate Program of City and Regional Planning, Georgia Tech University
  • Dan Knise President and CEO, Chesapeake Region 2012 Coalition

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