Fireworks fill the sky in Brisbane on Wednesday after the Australian city was named host of the 2032 Olympics by the IOC. Photo: AFP Fireworks fill the sky in Brisbane on Wednesday after the Australian city was named host of the 2032 Olympics by the IOC. Photo: AFP
Fireworks fill the sky in Brisbane on Wednesday after the Australian city was named host of the 2032 Olympics by the IOC. Photo: AFP

Brisbane 2032: Queensland capital celebrates IOC decision as it becomes the third Australian city to host an Olympic Games

  • Fireworks light up the sky in Brisbane’s Southbank riverside area as residents celebrate the IOC announcement in Tokyo that their city will host the 2032 Games
  • Brisbane follows Melbourne (1956) and Sydney (2000) as Australian host cities with the IOC delegates voting 72-5, with three abstentions, in the sole candidate’s favour

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Fireworks fill the sky in Brisbane on Wednesday after the Australian city was named host of the 2032 Olympics by the IOC. Photo: AFP Fireworks fill the sky in Brisbane on Wednesday after the Australian city was named host of the 2032 Olympics by the IOC. Photo: AFP
Fireworks fill the sky in Brisbane on Wednesday after the Australian city was named host of the 2032 Olympics by the IOC. Photo: AFP
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