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Chanting in public is discouraged during this pandemic, but surely news that the Queensland capital is set to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games deserves an ‘oi oi oi’… The International Olympic Committee confirmed its preference for Brisbane this morning after receiving a formal recommendation from the ‘Future Hosts’ subcommittee. It’s not a done deal, but it means Australia will enter exclusive negotiations ahead of bids including Doha (la), Germany (nein), Budapest (nem), and Korea (아니). We’ll find out later this year if Brissie has won gold. But before we get to 2032, we’ve got games in Tokyo this year, Paris (2024) and Los Angeles (2028) to get through first. That’s a lot of rhythmic gymnastic…
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