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Brisbane set to host 2032 Olympics after IOC endorsement

“This unanimous choice by the Executive Board is a credit score to the years of labor carried out by Brisbane 2032, the Australian Olympic Committee, and their companions, to take a look at each facet of the challenge,” the IOC mentioned in an announcement Thursday.

Speaking in Geneva, Switzerland, IOC President Thomas Bach mentioned Brisbane’s observe file in internet hosting massive sporting competitions and broad political and public assist for the occasion made town’s bid “irresistible.”

“The way forward for the Games is brilliant,” Bach mentioned.

Earlier this yr, Brisbane was invited to suggest its bid to a “focused dialogue” run by the Future Host Commission of the IOC, a course of designed to keep away from the perceptions of graft that plagued the 2016 and 2020 bidding processes.

The 2032 choice will likely be handed down by a committee of 100 IOC delegates on July 21, two days forward of the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony.

Australia has hosted the Olympic video games twice beforehand, Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.

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