Brisbane bid for 2032 Olympics and Paralympics moves closer after support given in feasibility study

Feb 23, 2019

Brisbane formally entering the race for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games has moved a step closer after a feasibility study gave a possible bid from the Australian city the green light.

The report which arose from the 18-month study did warn, however, that significant investment would be required to upgrade transport networks and roads in the region if the bid is to have any chance of being successful.

According to ABC, the feasibility study estimated an Olympics and Paralympics in Brisbane would cost AUD$900 million (£491 million/$642 million/€566 million), around AUD$300 million (£164 million/$214 million/€189 million) less than last year's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.


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