The 2020 Summer Olympics The International Olympic Committee has yet to begin the selection process for the host city; the site of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad—as they will be officially known—is expected to be announced in mid 2013. 2013 ( MMXIII) will be a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar.
Prominent IOC members including Dick Pound have suggested that the organization should give the Games to an African nation. Richard William Duncan Pound OC, OQ (born March 22, 1942) is a Canadian lawyer and partner of the law firm Stikeman Elliott 
After being eliminated during the fourth round of the 2004 Olympic race, Cape Town may also bid for the 2020 Olympics, supported by the Cape Chamber of Commerce. The Republic of South Africa (also known by other official names) is a country located at the southern tip of the continent of Africa Cape Town (Kaapstad Xhosa: Ikapa) is the second most populous city in South Africa, forming part of the metropolitan municipality of the After the announcement of the host for the 2004 Olympics, IOC head Jacques Rogge said that he wanted to give the games to Cape Town, and told them to keep trying. The 2004 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, was an International Multi-sport event which was celebrated . The 2010 FIFA World Cup could work in Cape Town's advantage, since it would provide major upgrade of sports, transport and other infrastructure. The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be the 19th FIFA World Cup, an international tournament for football, that is scheduled to take place between 11 June and
In April 2008, Durban was announced by the IOC as a candidate city for the 2011 International Olympic Committee Session. Durban (eThekwini is the third most populous city in South Africa, forming part of the EThekwini metropolitan municipality. Since the city of Durban is aggressively marketing itself as “Africa's Sports and Events Capital”, it is expected that Durban will use the exposure from this nomination to submit its bid for the 2020 Olympic Games. As is the case with Cape Town, Durban will at this time have world class sporting infrastructure in place as a result of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be the 19th FIFA World Cup, an international tournament for football, that is scheduled to take place between 11 June and Also, the official website of the City of Durban has alluded to the idea of hosting the Olympic Games.  Durban's Kings Park Sporting Precinct will be able to host 42 Olympic Sporting codes within one area. Kings Park Sporting Precinct is a site located in Stamford Hill Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.  Durban's bid may be strengthened by Durbanite Sam Ramsamy, a high profile member of the IOC . Sam Ramsamy (b 27 January 1938 in Durban) is an educator activist and sports administrator from South Africa.
The Nigerian capital recently lost out to Glasgow in the bidding for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and has previously expressed an interest in bidding for the Olympics (the city planned a bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics)
The Thai capital, Bangkok, had originally expressed interest for bidding for the right to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, but instead decided to bid for the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics. Abuja is the Capital city of Nigeria. It is located in the centre of Nigeria in the Federal Capital Territory Nigeria, officially named the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal Constitutional republic comprising thirty-six states and one Federal Glasgow (ˈglæzgoʊ is the largest city in Scotland and third most populous in the United Kingdom The 20th Commonwealth Games in 2014 will be held in Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland. Bangkok, known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (krūŋtʰêːp máhǎːnákʰɔn) or Krung Thep ( for short is the Capital, largest The Kingdom of Thailand (ˈtaɪlænd ราชอาณาจักรไทย, râːtɕʰa-ʔaːnaːtɕɑ̀k-tʰɑj The 2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games (officially known as 1st Summer Youth Olympic Games) is the inaugural Youth Olympic Games, a major international sports  Bangkok made the shortlist, but was eliminated before the final round. Bangkok may now mull a 2020 bid. Bangkok also bid for the 2008 Summer Olympics, but was not selected as a candidate city.
With the success of the 2002 Asian Games held in Busan, the city's mayor announced on November 14, 2005 to the Korean news agency Yonhap that they were planning to bid for the 2020 Olympic games. South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea and often referred to as Korea ( Korean: 대한민국 tɛː The 14th Asian Games were held in Busan, South Korea from September 29 to October 14, 2002. Events 1533 - Conquistadors from Spain under the leadership of Francisco Pizarro arrive in Cajamarca, Inca Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea and often referred to as Korea ( Korean: 대한민국 tɛː Yonhap News Agency is a News agency in South Korea that supplies domestic and foreign news and information to newspaper and TV broadcast and The official bid was made during the 17th APEC forum held on November 18 and 19 in Busan. Events 326 - The old St Peter's Basilica is consecrated 1302 - Pope Boniface VIII issues the Papal bull  However, its bid in 2020 may be jeopardized if Pyeongchang decides to try on its third bid for 2018 Winter Olympics, after losing bids for 2010 and 2014.
Being very confident of holding a successful Commonwealth Games in 2010, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has confirmed that "Delhi will bid for the 2020 Olympics. Delhi (दिल्ली ਦਿੱਲੀ دلی d̪ɪlːiː sometimes referred to as Dilli) is the second largest metropolis of India, with a population India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country The 2010 Commonwealth Games are scheduled to be held in Delhi, India between 3 October and 14 October 2010 The Indian Olympic Association is the body responsible for selecting athletes to represent India at the Olympic Games and other international athletic meets and for Delhi (दिल्ली ਦਿੱਲੀ دلی d̪ɪlːiː sometimes referred to as Dilli) is the second largest metropolis of India, with a population " The IOA had decided to bid for the 2016 games but after a failed attempt to host the 2014 Asian Games it will now bid for the 2020 games, officials confirmed. The 17th Asian Games, officially known as the XVII Asiad, is the largest sporting event in Asia governed by Olympic Council of Asia. One advantage in India's favour is that South Asia is one of the regions of the world in which an Olympic games has never been held. Other international sporting events that will be held in India include the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, the 4th World Military Games 2007 and the soon to be announced F1 Delhi Grand Prix in 2009/2010. Both London and Sydney have offered support to back a Delhi bid. 
Malaysia expects to be considered a developed nation by the year 2020, as expressed in Wawasan 2020. Kuala Lumpur (ˈkwɑːləlʊmˈpʊər Malay /kwɑlɑlʊmpʊ/ and locally /kwɑləlʊmpɔ/ or even /kɔlɔmpɔ/ or often abbreviated as K For the biogeographical region see Malesia Malaysia (məˈleɪʒə or /məˈleɪziə/ is a country that consists of thirteen states and The term developed country, or advanced country, is used to categorize countries with developed Economies in which the tertiary and quaternary sectors Wawasan 2020 or Vision 2020 is a Malaysian Ideal introduced by the former prime minister of Malaysia Mahathir Bin Mohamad during the There is slight expectation from the public for the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur to host the Summer Olympics to mark Wawasan 2020. Kuala Lumpur (ˈkwɑːləlʊmˈpʊər Malay /kwɑlɑlʊmpʊ/ and locally /kwɑləlʊmpɔ/ or even /kɔlɔmpɔ/ or often abbreviated as K  With the success of the 1998 Commonwealth Games, Kuala Lumpur had decided to bid for the 2008 Games but it did not succeed in becoming a candidate on the shortlist, nor did it make the shortlist in its bid for the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics. The 1998 XVI Commonwealth Games were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 11 September to 21 September 1998 making it the first Asian A candidate is the prospective recipient of an Award or honor or a person seeking or being considered for some kind of position for example to be elected The 2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games (officially known as 1st Summer Youth Olympic Games) is the inaugural Youth Olympic Games, a major international sports Kuala Lumpur hosts other major events annually including the Le Tour de Langkawi. The Tour de Langkawi ( French for "Tour of Langkawi" is an annual Cycling race which is held in Malaysia
The Middle Eastern city was poised to make a bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics (see Dubai 2016 Olympic bid), but did not. Dubai (in دبيّ,) is one of the seven emirates and most populous city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE The Middle East is a Subcontinent with no clear boundaries often used as a synonym to Near East, in opposition to Far East. Dubai, a city in the United Arab Emirates, announced an interest in bidding for the right to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. It is expected that the city will bid for 2020.
Budapest is considering to bid for Hungary's first Summer Olympic Games. Budapest ( also /ˈbʊ-/) is the capital city of Hungary. As the largest city of Hungary it serves as the country's principal Political, Hungary (Magyarország 'mɔɟɔrorsaːg) officially in English the Republic of Hungary ( Magyar Köztársaság, literally Magyar (Hungarian Republic Hungary (Magyarország 'mɔɟɔrorsaːg) officially in English the Republic of Hungary ( Magyar Köztársaság, literally Magyar (Hungarian Republic  Hungary previously bid for the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics, with Debrecen, but the city failed to make the candidature shortlist. The 2010 Summer Youth Olympic Games (officially known as 1st Summer Youth Olympic Games) is the inaugural Youth Olympic Games, a major international sports Debrecen, (approximate pronunciation Deb-ret-sen known by alternative names) is the second largest city in Hungary after Budapest. Originally Budapest was chosen to host the 1920 Summer Olympics, but due to World War I the organizing was handed over to Antwerp. ||-||-||-||} Antwerp ( Dutch:, French: Anvers) is a City and Municipality in Belgium and the capital of the
Copenhagen is considering to bid for Denmark's first Olympics. Copenhagen (ˌkəʊpənˈheɪgən ˌkəʊpənˈhɑːgən ˈkəʊpənˌheɪgən ˈkəʊpənˌhɑːgən kʰøb̥ənˈhɑʊ̯ˀn kʰøb̥m̩ˈhɑʊ̯ˀn is the capital and largest city The Kingdom of Denmark ( ˈd̥ænmɑɡ̊ (archaic ˈd̥anmɑːɡ̊ commonly known as Denmark, is a country in the Scandinavian region of northern Europe The Kingdom of Denmark ( ˈd̥ænmɑɡ̊ (archaic ˈd̥anmɑːɡ̊ commonly known as Denmark, is a country in the Scandinavian region of northern Europe A report by Rambøll Management, commisioned by the Ministry for Sports and Culture, recommended the bid on the basis of economic analysis, and suggested the 2020 games, as they considered it to be the most likely year for a European city to win the bid. Rambøll Management (formerly known as PLS Consult) is an independent company in the Rambøll Group.  Copenhagen already has excellent infrastructure and only minor upgrades would be necessary. 
The Danish government has set up an organisation, Sport Event Denmark, in order to attract major sports events, something that might increase the odds of the bid. Denmark may be attempting to hold the World Championship in table tennis in 2010, World Cycling Championship in 2011, European Football Championship (together with Sweden) in 2016 and European Championships in Athletics in 2018. The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI organises World Championships to determine world champion cyclists The UEFA European Football Championship is the main football competition of the men's national football teams governed by UEFA (the Union of European "Sverige" redirects here For other uses see Sweden (disambiguation and Sverige (disambiguation. The European Championships in Athletics is an event organized by the European Athletic Association. 
The Hamburg sports league (HSB) met with the German Olympic sports league to present an application at a meeting in December 2007. Hamburg (English, German: ˈhambʊɐk local pronunciation Low German / Low Saxon: Hamborg) is the second-largest city in Germany Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe.  The HSB president claims his city is the most compact and has the best chance to host the Olympics. However, Munich is mounting a bid for the 2018 Winter Games bid, which will supersede a 2020 Summer games bid, and most likely push a Hamburg bid back to at least 2030. 
Istanbul will apply for hosting the 2020 Olympic Games. Istanbul (historically Byzantium and later Constantinople; see the other Names of Istanbul) is the largest city of Turkey Turkey (Türkiye known officially as the Republic of Turkey ( is a Eurasian Country that stretches Istanbul previously applied for hosting the games in 4 consecutive times but did not apply for 2016 Olympic Games. 
A tongue-in-cheek bid for the Glasweigan suburb of Milngavie to host the 2020 Games has been set up by local resident Marc Fisher. Milngavie, (pronounced /məlɡaɪ/ "Mull-guy" or "Mill-guy", Scottish Gaelic: Muileann Dhaibhidh) is a town in East Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain.  He has set up a website dedicated to the cause.  This is a surprise entry, and has gained support from the successful London 2012 Olympics and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth bids. 
Prague had launched a bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics but failed to reach the candidature phase . Prague (ˈprɑːg Praha (ˈpraɦa see also other names) is the Capital and Largest city of the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic ( ˈt͡ʃɛskaː ˈrɛpuˌblɪka short form in Česko ˈt͡ʃɛskɔ also called Czechia, Prague (ˈprɑːg Praha (ˈpraɦa see also other names) is the Capital and Largest city of the Czech Republic. Bid organizers have acknowledged it is a preparatory bid for a future Olympiad, such as the 2020 Summer Games. Its estimated cost for preparations for an Olympic bid, including a proposal to connect the metro system to sports centres and to enlarge an airport, would be USD$9. The Prague Metro is a subway underground Public transportation network in Prague, Czech Republic. 1 billion. Also, most of the sport grounds must be built.   .
There is currently an unofficial website of Porto 2020. Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa is a country on the Iberian Peninsula. 
After losing its 2004 bid to Athens, Rome will attempt to present another bid for the 2020 Olympics. Rome ( Roma ˈroma Roma is the capital city of Italy and Lazio, and is Italy's largest and most populous city with more than 2 Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest Gianni Alemanno, mayor of Rome, will be supporting a Rome 2020 bid. Giovanni "Gianni" Alemanno (b 3 March 1958 in Bari, Italy) is an Italian Politician who is currently A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning "greater" is a modern title used in many countries for the highest ranking officer in a municipal government Following the win of Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics, an Italian bid has been confirmed from prospects of the Olympic Games returning to Europe again. Sochi (Сочи ˈsotɕɪ is a Russian Resort city, situated in Krasnodar Krai just north of the southern Russian border Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest 
Russia's second-largest city, St. Petersburg, is considering bidding for the 2020 Summer Olympics. Saint Petersburg ( tr: Sankt-Peterburg,) is a city and a federal subject of Russia located on the Neva River Russia (Россия Rossiya) or the Russian Federation ( Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) is a transcontinental Country extending Saint Petersburg ( tr: Sankt-Peterburg,) is a city and a federal subject of Russia located on the Neva River 2020 ( MMXX) will be a Leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad are an International Multi-sport event, usually quadrennial organised by the International City officials have confirmed that they are preparing to develop the city's infrastructure to strengthen their bid.  However, as Russia won the right to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, this may play a factor in the IOC's decision. Russia (Россия Rossiya) or the Russian Federation ( Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) is a transcontinental Country extending The last time Russia hosted a Summer Games was the 1980 Summer Olympics. The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad, were an International Multi-sport event held in Moscow in the Soviet
If Chicago fails to win the 2016 Summer Olympics bid, by 2020, it would have been 24 years since a summer Olympics were held in North America, strengthening a bid from that continent. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. The last time the Games were in the Americas was the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, although the Winter Olympics will have been held there twice in the meanwhile. The 1996 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and unofficially known as the Centennial Olympics, were an International 
Boston is conducting feasibility studies for the greater New England region. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts ( is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States. History See also History of New England New England's earliest inhabitants were Algonquian -speaking Native Americans including the 
Detroit has made the Summer Olympic Games final bidding election more often than any other ultimately unsuccessful bid city, seven times including 1964 and 1968, when they placed second. Michigan ( is a Midwestern state of the United States of America. The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, were an International Multi-sport event held in Tokyo, Japan The 1968 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad, were an International Multi-sport event held in Mexico City If accepted as the USA candidate by USOC, this would be their 8th bid.
Potentially, they may pursue a "joint bid" with Windsor, Ontario, . Windsor is the southernmost city in Canada and lies at the western end of the heavily populated Quebec City-Windsor Corridor. The city has experience hosting major sporting events, such as the 1994 FIFA World Cup, Super Bowl XL, the 2005 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, the 2004 Ryder Cup, and will host the 2009 NCAA Final Four. The 1994 FIFA World Cup, the 15th staging of the FIFA World Cup, was held in the United States from June 17 to July 17 1994 Super Bowl XL featured the American Football Conference (AFC champion Pittsburgh Steelers and the National Football Conference (NFC champion Seattle The 2005 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 76th playing of the midseason exhibition Baseball Game between the all-stars of the American League The 35th Ryder Cup Matches were held September 17–19 at the Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Township Michigan. The 2009 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament will involve 65 schools playing in a Single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA
Legislation has been introduced in the Minnesota Legislature to create a task force to explore a 2020 Olympic bid for the Twin Cities. Minnesota ( Native Americans demonstrated the name to early settlers The Minnesota Legislature is the legislative branch of government in the U Minneapolis' past Olympic bid history included unsuccessful bids in 1932, 1948, 1952 (when the city finished second to Helsinki to host the Summer games), and 1956. The city also finished second to Atlanta as the U. S. bid city for the 1996 Summer Olympics. 
Joseph M. Torsella, head of Philadelphia Sports Congress, has stated he is interested in hosting the 2020 or 2024 Olympic Games in an interview in the local Philadelphia Daily News. Philadelphia (ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ( often colloquially referred to as PA (its abbreviation by natives and Northeasterners is a state located in the Northeastern Joseph M "Joe" Torsella (born October 8 1963 in Berwick PA is President and CEO of the National Constitution The 2024 Summer Olympics, which will be officially known as the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, is an international athletic event that has yet to be organized by the The Philadelphia Daily News is a Tabloid newspaper that began publishing on March 31, 1925, under founding editor Lee Ellmaker  The city was in the running in the early stages of the USOC nomination for the 2016 Olympics.
After its bid for the 2016 Olympics was withdrawn because of a loss of funding for the proposed Olympic Stadium, San Francisco city officials have expressed interest in hosting the 2020 Olympic Games. The City and County of San Francisco is the fourth most populous city California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean.
Monterrey is considering a 2020 Summer Olympic bid, according to Felipe Muñoz, President of the Mexican Olympic Committee. This article is about the Mexican city for other uses see Monterrey (disambiguation. The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America.  The bid also has the support of several members of the Mexican Congress. There is a proyect for the construction of the "Monterrey International Stadium", which will have a capacity for 75,000 spectators and its construction is planned to end in 2011. The Estadio Internacional Monterrey is a proposed stadium for the Mexican city of Monterrey, Nuevo León.
On July 10, 2007 it was revealed that the Canadian Olympic Committee had begun work on a potential bid for the 2020 or 2024 games for Toronto, the capital of Ontario and largest city in Canada. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Events 48 BC - Battle of Dyrrhachium, Julius Caesar barely avoids a catastrophic defeat to Pompey in Macedonia. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The Canadian Olympic Committee ( COC) is the private, Non-profit organization representing Canadian athletes in the International Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page  This would be Toronto's third bid for the summer Olympic games, after unsuccessful bids for the 1996 and 2008 games. The 1996 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and unofficially known as the Centennial Olympics, were an International Toronto is solidifying its bid for the 2015 Pan American Games; how this would affect an Olympic bid is uncertain. The 17th Pan American Games are to take place in 2015 Over 40 countries from Central America North America South America and the Caribbean are expected to participate
In 2006, representatives of the Argentinian government met with Jacques Rogge to state Argentina's wish to bid for an Olympics. Buenos Aires is the Capital and largest city of Argentina. It is geographically located on the southern shore of the Río de la Plata, on the southeastern For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Argentina topics. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. For the government of parliamentary systems see Executive (government. Jacques Count Rogge (born May 2 1942 ( pronounced in Dutch) is a Belgian sports functionary  Whilst the city of Buenos Aries, the most likely Argentine candidate, did not bid for the 2016 games, there is much speculation over a possible 2020 or 2024 bid. 2016 ( MMXVI) will be a Leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. 2020 ( MMXX) will be a Leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. The 2024 Summer Olympics, which will be officially known as the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, is an international athletic event that has yet to be organized by the
President of the Peruvian Institute for Sports, Arturo Woodman, said Peru would try to bid for the 2020 and 2024 Summer Olympic Games. Lima is the Capital and largest city of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers on a coast overlooking Peru (Perú Piruw Piruw officially the Republic of Peru ( reˈpuβlika del peˈɾu is a country in western South America. 
Australia's second largest city, Melbourne is considering a bid for the 2020 Olympic Games; if this bid fails Melbourne would seriously consider a bid for 2024 or 2028. Melbourne ( is the second most populous city in Australia, with a Metropolitan area population of approximately 3 Ron Walker indicated on the night that Melbourne won the 2006 Commonwealth Games that it would bid for the 2020 Olympics. Ronald Joseph Walker AC CBE is a former Lord Mayor of Melbourne and Australian businessman renowned for his work in managing sporting events The 2006 Commonwealth Games were held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia between 15 March and 26 March 2006 Melbourne also host other major events annually including the Australian Open and the Australian Grand Prix. The Australian Open is one of the four Grand Slam Tennis Tournaments held each year The Australian Grand Prix is a Formula One race that is part of the annual Formula One championship season 
The subtropical city of Brisbane would seriously consider bidding for the Olympic Games in 2020 or 2024, former Queensland Premier Peter Beattie has said. Brisbane ( is the state capital of Queensland. Brisbane is the third most populous city in Australia and the most populous city of Queensland Queensland is a state of Australia, occupying the north-eastern corner of the mainland continent Peter Douglas Beattie (born 18 November 1952) Australian politician was the 36th Premier of the Australian state of Queensland His announcement came after IOC President Jacques Rogge said the IOC would love to see a bid from Brisbane in the future. Jacques Count Rogge (born May 2 1942 ( pronounced in Dutch) is a Belgian sports functionary In 1985, Brisbane bid, but was not chosen, to host the 1992 Summer Olympics
The smallest state capital in Australia has expressed interest through popular radio show The Brink, with its host Ben Waterworth claiming it to have "extreme potential". Year 1985 ( MCMLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar) The 1992 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, were an International Multi-sport event held in Barcelona, Hobart is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania. Edge Radio (call sign 7EDG) is a community radio station situated in the Australian city of Hobart. Edge Radio (call sign 7EDG) is a community radio station situated in the Australian city of Hobart. Hobart was rumored to have considered a bid for the 2016 Olympics. Hobart is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania.