BREAKING: Brisbane picked to host the 2032 Olympics. The Games will return to Australia 32 years after the popular 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Brisbane follows 2028 host Los Angeles in getting 11 years to prepare for hosting the Games.
The Games will go back toAustralia32 years after the popular 2000 Sydney Olympics. Melbourne hosted in 1956.“We know what it takes to deliver a successful Games in Australia,” Prime Minister Scott Morrison told International Olympic Committee voters in an 11-minute live video link from his office.
Brisbane followsin getting 11 years to prepare for hosting the Games. Paris will host in 2024.Download theNBC News appfor breaking news and politicsA view of the Southbank forecourt, a potential venue for archery for the 2032 Olympic Games bid for Brisbane, Australia.
Jaimi Joy / ReutersThe 2032 deal for the Australian east coast city looked done even months before the formal decision by IOC members at their meeting ahead of theTokyo Games, which open Friday.The IOC gave Brisbane exclusive negotiating rights in February. That decision left Olympic officials in Qatar, Hungary and Germany looking blindsided with their own stalled bidding plans. headtopics.com
Brisbane was the first winner in a new bidding format. It lets the IOC approach potential candidates and pick them uncontested before the previously mandated seven-year advance mandated other in Olympic contests.The streamlined process was designed to cut campaign costs, give the IOC more control and remove the risk of vote-buying.
Olympic events will be staged across the state of Queensland, including in Gold Coast, which hosted the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Read more: NBC News »
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