Visitors attempt to take photographs in entrance of the Olympic Rings monument exterior the Japan Olympic Committee (JOC) headquarters close to the National Stadium, the principle stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games which have been postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan May 30, 2021.
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Brisbane was picked Wednesday to host the 2032 Olympics, the inevitable winner of a one-city race steered by the IOC to keep away from rival bids.
The Games will return to Australia 32 years after the favored 2000 Sydney Olympics. Melbourne hosted in 1956.
“We know what it takes to deliver a successful Games in Australia,” Prime Minister Scott Morrison informed International Olympic Committee voters in an 11-minute reside video hyperlink from his workplace.
Brisbane follows 2028 host Los Angeles in getting 11 years to put together for internet hosting the Games. Paris will host in 2024.
The 2032 deal for the Australian east coast metropolis regarded carried out even months earlier than the formal choice by IOC members at their assembly forward of the Tokyo Games, which open Friday.
The IOC gave Brisbane unique negotiating rights in February. That choice left Olympic officers in Qatar, Hungary and Germany trying blindsided with their very own stalled bidding plans.
Brisbane was the primary winner in a new bidding format. It lets the IOC strategy potential candidates and choose them uncontested earlier than the beforehand mandated seven-year advance mandated different in Olympic contests.
The streamlined course of was designed to lower marketing campaign prices, give the IOC extra management and take away the danger of vote-buying.
Olympic occasions will likely be staged throughout the state of Queensland, together with in Gold Coast, which hosted the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
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