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  1. Officials from the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) have vowed to continue pursuing a chance to host the 2032 Olympic Games even after Brisbane was last week named the preferred bidder for the event by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) all but guaranteeing that Australia will be awarded the quadrennial event for the third time. According […] The post Doha digs in its heels as it watches 2032 Olympic bid slip away to Brisbane appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  2. They hoped we wouldn’t notice. In the midst of one of the greatest crises the Olympic Movement has ever faced, International Olympic Committee (IOC) executives found the opportunity to help themselves to a Games. Last Wednesday IOC President Thomas Bach made the announcement that Brisbane has been singled out as the only bid now being […] The post BidWeek: The IOC thought they could steal the Brisbane 2032 Olympics and hoped we wouldn’t notice appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  3. Wednesday’s shock announcement that Brisbane has been chosen as the ‘preferred candidate’ to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games caught some rival bids off stride. Others have vowed to continue to campaign to host the same Games on the rare chance that final negotiations between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials fall through. IOC […] The post Rivals vow to continue campaigning for Olympics after Brisbane singled out as sole 2032 bidder appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  4. Brisbane in Australia will likely become host city for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board on Wednesday moved the Queensland State bid to a ‘targeted dialogue’ phase. By accepting the recommendation made by the IOC’s Future Host Summer Commission, the Executive Board agreed to give Australia’s bid […] The post Brisbane, Australia Officially Named Likely Host Of Olympics In 2032 appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  5. Australia’s 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid from Queensland could receive a massive boost Wednesday when it is expected that the project will be recommended as the ‘preferred candidate’ by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Future Host Summer Commission. According to a report published Tuesday by respected insidethegames website, the commission chaired by Kristin Kloster Aasen […] The post Queensland’s 2032 Olympic Bid Could Become IOC ‘Preferred Candidate’ Wednesday: Report appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  6. With the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) struggling to find a host for the 2026 edition of the Games, a new and unexpected suitor could be emerging from Western Canada. On Wednesday publisher David Black wrote an op/ed in the Vancouver Sun and other media outlets laying out what appears to be a pitch to reignite […] The post Victoria, Canada positions for surprise 2026 Commonwealth Games bid appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  7. While the Chair of Hamilton’s 2026 Commonwealth Games bid Lou Frapporti looks for certainty on the Province of Ontario’s position moving forward, he also seeks flexibility from all parties involved in the site selection process. “Things are on hold, from our perspective, pending a clear and more formal declaration to us from the Province as […] The post Hamilton 2026 Commonwealth Games bid chair: “It’s time to be flexible” appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  8. Organizers Thursday revealed the torch design for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games, marking the beginning of the one-year countdown to the event set to open in the Chinese capital. For the first time ever, a city will welcome athletes to a second different seasonal edition of the Games, and Beijing’s torch design is a […] The post Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games torch unveiled with one year to go appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  9. World Rugby this week launched the dialogue phase of its World Cup bid process as the federation seeks host nations for four different tournaments. In what is described as an “innovative integrated process” by World Rugby, the women’s 2025 and 2029 tournaments and the men’s 2027 and 2031 events will all be awarded at the […] The post Multiple Rugby World Cup bids kick off as 16-month process begins appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  10. Bids from Guadalajara in Mexico, Munich in Germany and Valencia in Spain have been named finalists to host the 2026 Gay Games, an international sport event held every four years with thousands of participants from over 90 nations. The Federation of Gay Games (FGG) General Assembly made the decision Sunday, reducing a list of eight […] The post Guadalajara, Munich and Valencia named finalists to host 2026 Gay Games appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  11. Hamilton 2026 bid Chair Lou Frapporti expects government feedback on Canada’s Commonwealth Games bid soon, but it’s still not clear if 2026, 2027 or 2030 will be the desired year to host the major quadrennial sport event in its birthplace. In a letter written to Hamilton city council Saturday, Frapporti said a government decision is […] The post Hamilton expects Commonwealth Games bid decision “imminently” appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  12. The Hungarian Olympic Committee (HOC) Thursday voted to form the Budapest 2032 Committee, a group tasked to explore the feasibility of a 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid. An eight-member committee of key players in the Hungarian economy was unanimously elected to examine the possibility of bringing Hungary its first-ever Olympic Games. “In 2021 we […] The post Hungary organizes to explore Budapest 2032 Olympic Bid appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  13. An International Olympic Committee (IOC) spokesperson Tuesday denied that they have received a pitch from a Florida State official to host the Olympic Games in 2021 in place of Tokyo, instead reiterating a firm commitment to hold the Games in Japan’s capital July 23 as currently scheduled. On Monday Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy […] The post IOC has not received Florida’s unusual request to take over Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Games appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  14. Amid unconfirmed reports that the Japanese government secretly considers the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in July unlikely, regions lining up to host the 2032 edition are paying attention. The Games originally scheduled to be held last summer were postponed exactly one year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. But with new cases surging in […] The post A Tokyo 2020 cancellation could derail 2032 Olympic bids appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  15. The capital of the Russian region of Bashkortostan, Ufa, is mulling a possible bid to host the 2030 Olympic Winter Games. With a population of about 4.5 million the region is situated between the Volga River and the Ural Mountains in eastern European Russia. Russian state news agency TASS reported that the region’s press relations […] The post Russia’s Ufa considers 2030 Winter Olympics bid amid WADA ban appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
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