Sport IOC to Vote On Brisbane as Host City for 2032 Olympics

11:51  11 june  2021
11:51  11 june  2021 Source:   si.com

IOC to vote on Brisbane as 2032 Olympic host

  IOC to vote on Brisbane as 2032 Olympic host Brisbane, Australia, is one step from hosting the Olympics in 2032. © Australian Olympic Committee IOC members will vote on July 21 whether to award the 2032 Games to Brisbane, acting on a unanimous IOC Executive Board proposal. IOC President Thomas Bach called it “irresistible” to advance Brisbane to this stage for a number of reasons bulleted here. “But we are not there yet,” Bach said. “It’s now up to the IOC members.” The executive board acted on a recommendation by the IOC Future Host Commission under a new approach to host-city elections approved in May 2019.

Australia could be hosting the Olympics for the third time in 2032.

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The IOC executive board recommended Brisbane as the host site for the 2032 Olympics on Thursday.  A vote will be held to confirm Brisbane as the host site in Tokyo in late July.

“Sport is seen by many governments around the world as essential to the long-term development of their countries and regions," IOC president Thomas Bach said in a statement. "The Brisbane 2032 Olympic project shows how forward-thinking leaders recognize the power of sport as a way to achieve lasting legacies for their communities.”

The 2000 Olympics were held in Sydney, Australia, which marks the second time the nation hosted an Olympic Games. The first Olympics in Australia were held in Melbourne in 1956.

Paris will serve as the host of the 2024 Olympics. The 2028 Games are slated to be held in Los Angeles. Salt Lake City was the last American city to host an Olympics in 2002.

Brisbane 2032 is slated to be held from July 23-Aug. 8. Events will likely be held in the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, both located in the Australian state of Queensland.

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