Gian Franco Kasper, president of the International Ski Federation, waves the FIS flag during the opening ceremony of the FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships in Are, Sweden, on Monday. Photo: EPA

What gave Beijing an edge in 2022 Olympics decision? ‘Everything is easier in dictatorships’ says world ski chief Gian Franco Kasper

  • International Ski Federation boss Gian Franco Kasper says of the 2022 winter games that ‘dictators can organise events without asking the people’s permission’
Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022

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Gian Franco Kasper, president of the International Ski Federation, waves the FIS flag during the opening ceremony of the FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships in Are, Sweden, on Monday. Photo: EPA
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