European financial crisis may affect future World Champs venues

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The World Championships is looking for a home for the coming years. Though Italy, Spain and USA are planning to host the coming editions there may be some changes due to the economic crisis and Qatar may step in.

Spain and Italy are some of the hardest hit countries in the European financial crisis. In Italy there was some doubt about the 2013 Florence Worlds continuing after Silvio Berlusconi was kicked out in November 2011 and Mario Monti stepped in to lead an Interim Government. On Friday, however, the regional government of Tuscany and the city of Florence confirmed €32m for the Worlds.

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