Krakow Deputy Mayor, Magdalena Sroka, is photographed after being appointed the new leader of the Polish city’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics in a board meeting in Krakow, Poland, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Krakow's deputy mayor was chosen Thursday to lead the Polish city's candidacy for the 2022 Winter Olympics following the resignation of the previous bid chief. Magdalena Sroka succeeds Jagna Marczulajtis-Walczak, a former Olympic snowboarder who resigned Saturday following media allegations that her husband offered money to journalists in return for favorable stories about the bid. (AP Photo)
Krakow Deputy Mayor Magdalena Sroka was appointed new leader of the Polish city’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics in an extraordinary board meeting in Krakow, Poland on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Sroka succeeds Jagna Marczulajtis-Walczak, a former Olympic snowboarder, who resigned Saturday following media allegations that her husband offered money to journalists in return for favorable stories about the bid. (AP Photo)
FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, file photo Ukraine's relay team Vita Semerenko, Juliya Dzhyma, Olena Pidhrushna and Valj Semerenko, from left, celebrate with a Ukrainian flag with writings on it after winning the gold during the women's biathlon 4x6k relay, at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. With the crisis in Ukraine escalating by the day, the prospect of holding the Winter Olympics in the former Soviet republic seems hard to imagine. Yet, the western Ukrainian city of Lviv hasn’t given up on its bid for the 2022 Games. Lviv remains among the five contenders in what is turning into a very unstable race, vying with Almaty, Kazakhstan; Beijing; Krakow, Poland; and Oslo. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)
Japan's Emperor Akihito, second left, and Empress Michiko, left, talk with Sochi Winter Olympics figure skating gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu, third right, along with ski jumping silver and bronze medalist Noriaki Kasai, second right, and snowboard silver medalist Tomoka Takeuchi, right, at a spring garden party at the Akasaka Imperial Garden in Tokyo Thursday, April 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Toru Hanai, Pool)
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