Claim: Organised Crime Secured Winter Olympics for Russia Staff
Posted: May 27, 2014 10:20 AM

Russian organised crime may have been behind the failure of Salzburg’s bid to play host to the 2014 Winter Olympics. German news reports suggest the director of the Salzburg Olympic Bid Committee, Fedor Radmann, may have been blackmailed by Russian criminals and forced to resign after his short term of office in January 2007, according to a report in the Local.