Brisbane confirmed as preferred bidder for 2032 Olympics

Publication date 25 February 2021 | 20:59 | ICT

The International Olympic Committee announced on Wednesday that Brisbane was the preferred candidate to host the 2032 Games and said it would enter “targeted dialogue” with bid organisers.



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    Tue, 23 Feb 2021 | 09:09

    Fans could be back in English stadiums for the final weekend of the Premier League season and there are hopes the Euro 2020 final will be played at a full Wembley under plans announced on February 22.

  • Gundogan propels Man City’s latest pursuit of Champions League crown

    Tue, 23 Feb 2021 | 09:08

    Ilkay Gundogan’s free-scoring form has played a major role in Manchester City surging 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League as they close in on a third title in four seasons.

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    At his home in Andorra, perched high in the Pyrenees, Fabio Quartararo has his sights set on an horizon far beyond the snow-capped mountain range and to “taking the last step” to become France’s first ever MotoGP champion.

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    Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte hailed a game “played to perfection” as Lautaro Martinez scored a double, with Romelu Lukaku also on target in a 3-0 win over city rivals AC Milan to extend their lead at the top of Serie A on February 21.

  • USA beat Brazil 2-0 to extend unbeaten run to 2Y

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    Christen Press and Megan Rapinoe scored February 21 to lead the US over Brazil 2-0 in the SheBelieves Cup, extending the reigning Women’s World Cup champions’ two-year unbeaten streak.

  • Man City shutout Arsenal, West Ham top Tottenham

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    Novak Djokovic said his ninth Australian Open title came after one of the toughest tournaments of his career, with a muscle-tear injury that is still “not healed” and attacks from the media and public.

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