Paris annouces its Bid for the 2012 Olympic Games.
The IOC publishes the list of applicant cities:
Havana (Cuba), Istanbul (Turkey), Leipzig (Germany), London (Geat Britain), Madrid
(Spain), Moscow (Russia), New York (USA), Paris (France) and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).
: July 16th, 2003
: October 6th, 2003
Setting up of Paris 2012, in Place d'Iena, in Paris's 16th arrondissement.
Paris gives its answers to the IOC questionnaire.
: January 15th, 2004
: January 15th to May 18th, 2004
The IOC and experts examine the answers submitted by the applicant cities.
The IOC annouces the short-list of candidate cities:
London, Madrid, Moscow, New York and Paris.
: May 18th, 2004
: August 13th to 29th, 2004
29th Olympic Games in Athens (Greece). The candidate cities attend the Games
The candidate cities prepare their Bid dossier.
: May 18th to November 15th, 2004
: November 15th, 2004
Paris, like the four other candidate cities, gives the IOC its final Bid dossier.
The IOC examine the Bid dossiers received.
: November 15th, 2004, to January 30th, 2005
: December 3rd and 4th, 2004
The 33rd European Olympic Committees General Assembly in Dubrovnik, in Croatia.†
Like the four other candidate cities, Paris 2012 show infront of a third of the
IOC members the trump cards of their Candidature.
The candidate cities receive the IOC Evaluation Commission led by Nawal El-Moutawakel.
The dates of the visit to Paris: from the 9th to the 12th of March.
: February to March, 2005
: May 2005
The IOC Evaluation Commission publishes its report.
Election of the host city fot the 30th Olympic Games during the IOC session in