Russia could consider bidding for future summer Olympic Games, says President Vladimir Putin

Moscow: President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia could stake a claim to host future summer Olympics games, but had not yet lodged a formal bid to do so, Russian news agencies reported.

File image of Russian president Vladimir Putin. AP

File image of Russian president Vladimir Putin. AP

Russia hosted the Winter Olympics in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in 2014 and has just finished hosting the FIFA football World Cup.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has already chosen the hosts for the next three summer Olympics up to 2028.

Updated Date: Jul 21, 2018 11:17 AM

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