The 75-year-old swiss said in an interview with the swiss Tages-the daily gazette that the OS has become too large for the european countries, and that it is easier if the dictatorships arranges the games because ”they don't need to ask the people”.
He also said:
– From a purely market perspective, I want to just have the OS in dictatorships. I don't want to have to argue with environmentalists
a welcome note for the coming weeks, the various skidmästerskap, which is published on the Fis website, now writes Kasper:
”First and foremost, I would like to apologise. The comments were not meant to be interpreted literally, but it was not clear. I take full responsibility for that it has been misunderstood and am sorry for that it steals attention from our world CUP-practitioners.”
Kasper is a former member of the International olympic committee (IOC) and was, inter alia, took the decision to award the winter OLYMPICS 2022 to China.