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  1. BidWeek – How do you remember, honor and celebrate so many different things at the opening of the largest, yet most isolating sports event in history? Very awkwardly, Tokyo 2020 organizers learned Friday as the Olympic Games opened after a one year postponement. Add some pandering to the large portion of the Japanese public who didn’t […] The post BidWeek: Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony unfocussed, uninspiring, but perfect appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  2. You may find these facts interesting... https://gamesbids.com/eng/robs-bidblog/bidweek-the-ioc-thought-they-could-steal-the-brisbane-2032-olympics-and-hoped-we-wouldnt-notice/
  3. As many as five cities waited on the sidelines Wednesday as they watched Brisbane confirmed as host for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games after a 72-5 International Olympic Committee (IOC) vote brought the race, and their dreams, to an end. Brisbane had been selected by the IOC for targeted dialogue in February this year […] The post India and Indonesia step up preparations for 2036 Olympic Bid after Brisbane locks up 2032 Games appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  4. Please feel free to share this post on Twitter if you'd like to get the word out. I've also created the same post on Facebook in the GB account and will do the same on Instagram - both @gamesbids
  5. Brisbane will become the third Australian city to host the Summer Olympics in 2032, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed Wednesday at its 138th all-members Session held in Tokyo. IOC Members voted to elect the Queensland capital by a secret electronic ballot requiring a simple majority. Brisbane’s bid was unopposed after being singled out as […] The post Brisbane elected to host 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  6. The inclusion of Ski Mountaineering on the Milan Cortina 2026 Winter Olympic program was unanimously approved by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) membership Tuesday during the organization’s Session being held in Tokyo. The positive vote follows a glowing recommendation by the IOC Executive Board last month that cited the sport’s strong debut at the Lausanne […] The post Ski Mountaineering approved for Milan Cortina 2026 Winter Olympics program appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  7. BidWeek – There will be no incessant lobbying in the Olympic Family hotel. The adorable, nationally-dressed children’s choir will remain in the classroom. The large entourage will not be preparing for that epic celebration, had it been granted, at that large hotel they would have made their own. That tense, nail-biting moment at IOC all-members Sessions […] The post BidWeek: Brisbane’s 2032 Olympic non-bid. Will they even open an envelope? appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  8. After the project was stalled at the height of the Coronavirus pandemic last year, Spanish officials are set to talk up the relaunched Pyrenees-Barcelona 2030 Winter Olympic bid next week in Tokyo as the postponed 2020 Olympic Games begin. Spanish Olympic Committee president Alejandro Blanco told El Mundo Deportivo that the bid has received critical multi-level […] The post Spain to promote relaunched Pyrenees-Barcelona 2030 Winter Olympic Bid in Tokyo with new government support appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  9. Turkish sport officials will have a lot on their minds next week when the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games finally open in empty stadiums and amid a state of emergency due to the raging Coronavirus pandemic. They’ll wonder if Istanbul missed out, or simply dodged a proverbial bullet eight years ago when Tokyo defeated the […] The post After losing 2020 Olympic bid to Tokyo, Istanbul mayor to target hosting the Games in 2036 appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  10. Salt Lake City’s ramped-up efforts to land a second Olympic Winter Games include ongoing discussions with organizers of the Los Angeles 2028 Summer Games, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) Chair Susanne Lyons confirmed Monday from headquarters in Colorado Springs. These discussions point to a desire for the Utah capital to bid for the […] The post Salt Lake City continues Olympic bid discussions with LA 2028; IOC President downplays urgency to site 2030 Winter Games appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  11. Ski mountaineering has passed its final ascent towards inclusion at its first Olympic Winter Games after the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Executive Board proposed the sport to be staged at Milan Cortina 2026. The full IOC membership will likely approve the proposal when voting at its next Session planned in Tokyo July 20th. A Session […] The post Ski mountaineering poised for inclusion at Milan Cortina 2026 Olympic Winter Games appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  12. Australia’s third Olympic Games in Brisbane is now a mere formality away from reality after the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Executive Board voted Thursday to approve the single preferred candidate, setting up a rubberstamping by the full membership July 20 in Tokyo. Under current rules a majority vote by the 100-or-so IOC members is required […] The post Brisbane 2032 Olympics almost assured after IOC Executive Board approves the single candidate for election appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  13. To further efforts to create an athlete led Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games bid, the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee For The Games (SLC-UTAH) has named four-time Olympian speed skater Catherine Raney Norman to Chair the project that hopes to secure a second Winter Games for the state capital – in either 2030 or 2034. Raney […] The post Olympian Raney-Norman named Chair of Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games bid appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  14. Brisbane’s 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid could get approval from the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Executive Board as early as Thursday when the high-ranking body concludes an important virtual meeting that includes a report from the Future Host Commission. With the report, Australia’s bid for its third Olympics is scheduled to be discussed on […] The post IOC Executives Could Approve Brisbane 2032 Olympic Bid Thursday appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  15. Jakarta will continue to push ahead with its bid to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games despite the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) clear intentions to sign the host contract with Brisbane instead. The Indonesian capital had been among contenders to host the Olympics in 2032 before the IOC in February singled out Brisbane as […] The post Jakarta forms 2032 Olympic bid committee even as Brisbane is expected to host appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  16. The International Esports Federation (IESF) has opened the search for host of the 14th edition of its flagship Esports World Championship in 2022. Billed as “the world’s only multi-game Esports tournament that features national teams” the IESF expects over 100 nations to be represented in 2022 with more than 1000 participants and an online audience […] The post IESF opens bidding process as it seeks 2022 host for Esports World Championships appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  17. The Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid has entered the very final stage towards the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) awarding of the quadrennial multi-sport event. IOC Vice President and President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) John Coates told the AOC Annual General Meeting on Saturday that Brisbane was on the verge of being […] The post Brisbane 2032 Olympic bid receiving due diligence by IOC as it enters ‘last lap’ appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  18. A small majority of respondents to a survey taken across British Columbia support a bid to host a second Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Vancouver in 2030. According to a newly-released independent poll by Insights West, 55 percent across the Canadian province would support a new bid for the Games. Support skyrockets to 77 […] The post Survey finds as many as 77 percent support Vancouver 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games bid appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  19. Incumbent London Mayor Sadiq Khan is dangling the prospect of hosting a record fourth Olympic Olympic Games in the capital if constituents re-elect him to his post in Thursday’s election. “Exploring a bid for the 2036 or 2040 Olympic and Paralympic Games is the ultimate demonstration of my plan to build a brighter future for […] The post London Mayor to plan bid for record fourth Olympic Games in 2036 or 2040 if re-elected Thursday appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  20. A third Olympic Games in Australia is all but assured after Prime Minister Scott Morrison offered his government’s guarantee to fund half of the costs of the event proposed by Brisbane 2032. A letter sent by the Prime Minister to Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Monday contained news of the federal commitment of funds that the […] The post Australian PM guarantees federal funding for half of Brisbane’s proposed 2032 Olympic Games appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  21. A group comprised of Quebec City based business people Thursday launched a glitzy campaign aimed at landing the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games for the Province of Quebec. https://gamesbids.com/eng/winter-olympic-bids/future-winter-bids/quebec-group-launches-bid-to-host-2030-winter-olympics/
  22. A group comprised of Quebec City based business people Thursday launched a glitzy campaign aimed at landing the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games for the Province of Quebec. With a new website, social media accounts, logo and video a bid committee with 12 directors claims to have the backing of “dozens” of local business […] The post Quebec group launches bid to host 2030 Winter Olympics appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  23. Hamilton last week abandoned its exclusive window to agree to host the 2026 Commonwealth Games after it failed to get provincial government commitment to support the project. Instead organizers will revert back to original plans to bid for the 2030 edition that will mark the 100th anniversary of the original British Empire Games that were […] The post Coronavirus crumples plans for Hamilton 2026 Commonwealth Games, city looks at 2030 instead appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
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