Lord Killanin, President of the international Olympic Committee (I.O.C.) said in Amsterdam of Wednesday (29?
Lord Killanin, President of the international Olympic Committee (I.O.C.) said in Amsterdam of Wednesday (29 January) that there was no question of the 1976 summer games being held anywhere except Montreal, as planned.
He told a news conference after talks with the Canadian I.O.C. representative, Mr. James Worrall, that the committee was confident that a solution would be found to the problems of cost and organisation which have threatened the games.
Lord Killanin said that the I.O.C. had not made any contingency plans for another venue because of the problems in Montreal. He added that he expected to have as meeting within ten days with the President of the Canadian Games Organising Committee, Mr. Roger Rousseau, to discuss the state of preparations.
The soundtrack with this film contains part of Lord Killanin's statement to the news conference.