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Olympics 2010 - Vancouver
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Predictably keeping with the continental round-robin awarding (2006 Europe, 2008 Asia), the 2010 Winter Olympics have been awarded to Vancouver/Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

The runners-up were Pyeongchang, South Korea and Salzburg, Austria.
Voting Round 1:
51 Pyeongchang
40 Vancouver
16 Salzburg

Voting Round 2 (stunning reversal!):
56 Vancouver
53 Pyeongchang

Issues:

The Sea to Sky highway 99 (Webcam: http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/bchighwaycam/whscam.jpg), currently a two lane winding road joining Vancouver mainland with the Whistler region will not be enough to accomodate the massive traffic brought by the Olympics. Right there it'll a couple hundred millions to bring it up to par...

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