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Australia To Host The Olympics For The Third Time In 2032 After Brisbane Wins Its Bid

12 days ago   |   By NPR

This will be Australia's third time hosting the Olympic Games after Melbourne in 1956 and Sydney in 2000.
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Brisbane will host 2032 Summer Olympics

Brisbane will host 2032 Summer Olympics

12 days ago   |   By WCVB

The Australian city and surrounding South-East Queensland region were approved as the Games hosts at an International Olympic Committee session in Tokyo on Wednesday.
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Australia's Brisbane to host 2032 Olympic Games

Australia's Brisbane to host 2032 Olympic Games

12 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Brisbane to become the third Australian city to host the Olympic Games after Melbourne in 1956 and Sydney in 2000.
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Brisbane picked to host 2032 Olympics without a rival bid

Brisbane picked to host 2032 Olympics without a rival bid

12 days ago   |   By WGN TV

TOKYO - Brisbane was picked Wednesday to host the 2032 Olympics, the inevitable winner of a one-city race steered by the IOC to avoid rival bids.
The Games will go back to Australia 32 years after the popular 2000 Sydney Olympics. Melbourne hosted in 1956.
“We know what it takes to deliver a successful Games in Australia,” Prime Minister Scott Morrison told International Olympic Committee voters in an 11-minute live video link from his office.
When the award was later confirmed, winning the vote 72-5, Morrison raised both arms in the air and gave two thumbs up.
The victory led to a...
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Australian city of Brisbane to host 2032 Summer Olympics

Australian city of Brisbane to host 2032 Summer Olympics

12 days ago   |   By New York Post

The International Olympic Committee announced the Summer Olympics is headed to Australia for the first time since 2000, when Brisbane will host the Olympic games in 2032.
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Baseball and Softball Return to the Olympics: What to Watch and Expect

The sports are back after a 13-year absence, with just six countries competing in each. Here's how the tournaments work. Read more ...

NFL's ‘black' and ‘white' anthems will only promote divisiveness

NFL's ‘black' and ‘white' anthems will only promote divisiveness

Roger Goodell's plan is to include two pregame national anthems at marquee events. Read more ...

Jewelry store to pay out refunds after Milwaukee Bucks win NBA championship

Jewelry store to pay out refunds after Milwaukee Bucks win NBA championship

Robert Haack Diamonds has had a long-running contest that if any Milwaukee sports team wins a championship, customers get free jewelry, and this week, for the first time, they... Read more ...

Tokyo Olympics: Cat Osterman pitches U.S. softball over Mexico for 3-0 start

The U.S. pitched its third straight one-hitter and has not allowed a run while improving to 3-0 in softball's return to the Olympics for the first time since 2008. Read more ...

Gilchrist's comeback arrives at Tokyo Olympics

Kaleigh Gilchrist made a successful return to the Olympics when she scored two goals in the United States' 25-4 victory over Japan on the first day of women's water polo at the... Read more ...

Tokyo Olympics Organizers Mum Over Report of Ex-Chief's Possible Return...

The organizers declined to say whether or not former Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori would return as an honorary advisor. Read more ...

MLB trade rumors: Nationals discussing Max Scherzer trades; Phillies...

Here's a roundup of what's buzzing around MLB for Saturday as the trade deadline nears Read more ...

Nationals' Max Scherzer Scratched from Start vs. Orioles with Triceps Injury

Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer was scratched from his scheduled start against the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night with right triceps discomfort. This isn't the... Read more ...

14-year-old golfer handles herself like a pro in Symetra Tour appearance

Kennedy Swedick missed the cut in her first professional golf tournament, but her appearance in the Symetra Tour's Twin Bridges Championship was about so much more than her score. Read more ...

Sue Bird sees no hypocrisy in US staying on court for anthem

Sue Bird sees no hypocrisy in US staying on court for anthem

SAITAMA, Japan - Sue Bird sees no contradiction with the U.S. team staying on the court during the national anthem at the Olympics. Read more ...