Olympics News

Olympics
8 Feb 2024

Gabba rebuild on the verge of being scrapped

Reports suggest the $2.7 billion rebuild of the Gabba is set to be abandoned, with alternate Brisbane stadiums to host the ceremonies and athletics for the 2032 Olympics.

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Olympics
24 Nov 2023

Confirmed: Gabba to be demolished & rebuilt

The Queensland Government has committed to a complete rebuild of the Gabba ahead of the 2032 Brisbane Olympic Games, with the design and construction procurement phase to now begin.

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Olympics
21 Mar 2023

Ballymore capacity to be capped at 8000

Brisbane 2032’s hockey venue is likely to cost more than anticipated following revelations Ballymore’s eastern grandstand is no longer considered safe for use.

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Olympics
17 Feb 2023

$7bn Olympic venue funding confirmed, including Gabba rebuild and Brisbane Arena

A deal has been reached to fund $7 billion worth of major projects ahead of the Brisbane 2032 Olympics, including the rebuild of the Gabba and new Brisbane Arena.

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Olympics
8 Feb 2023

Plans for new indoor arena and expanded Sunshine Coast Stadium revealed

Kawana has been chosen as the site of a new international indoor sports centre, adjacent to an expanded Sunshine Coast Stadium, to be utilised for the Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games.

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Olympics
19 Jan 2023

Stadiums used for the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games

The 1956 Olympic Games left an indelible mark on the sporting history not only of Melbourne, but Australia. See each of the venues used during the event.

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Olympics
8 Jul 2022

New lighting first step in Olympics upgrade for Barlow Park

New broadcast TV lighting will be installed at Barlow Park in Cairns, as the venue begins its upgrade to host football matches during the 2032 Olympic Games.

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Olympics
22 Jul 2021

Brisbane 2032: What it means for SE Queensland Stadiums

Brisbane’s successful bid for the 2032 Olympic Games means it’ll be transformed into a world-class city with new and upgraded infrastructure and sports stadiums.

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Olympics
21 Jul 2021

Brisbane 2032 Olympic venues announced

Brisbane has been awarded the 2032 Olympic Games, with venues previously confirmed, including a re-built 50,000-capacity Gabba to be the main stadium.

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Olympics
1 Jul 2021

Stadiums of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

A year after being postponed, the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games are scheduled to start on July 23 in Japan’s capital.

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Olympics
20 Apr 2021

New-look Gabba central to 2032 Brisbane Olympics

The Gabba has been confirmed as the centrepiece of Brisbane’s 2032 Olympic Games bid, with the venue to be rebuilt to serve as the main stadium.

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Olympics
26 Feb 2021

Potential Brisbane 2032 Olympic venues revealed

With Brisbane declared as the ‘preferred candidate city’ of the 2032 Olympics, potential venues have been revealed in the bid document, including a new 50,000-capacity stadium.

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Olympics
25 Feb 2021

Brisbane declared ‘preferred host’ for 2032 Olympics, but which stadiums could feature?

The IOC has designated Brisbane as the “preferred candidate city” to host the 2032 Summer Olympic Games, with the city’s mayor saying up to 90 per cent of the venues would be temporary or existing.

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Olympics
30 Sep 2020

20 years on: Sydney’s Olympic stadium legacy lives on

As we celebrate 20 years since the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, its stadium infrastructure has succeeded where some other host cities have failed, creating a lasting legacy and continuing to host major events.

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Olympics
27 May 2020

How Eddie took over two Melbourne Olympic venues

As the feud between Eddie McGuire and everyone else (so it seems) continues, we look at how he orchestrated the takeover of two Melbourne 1956 Olympic venues for his Collingwood Football Club.

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Olympics
11 Sep 2019

New 80,000-seat Brisbane stadium central to 2032 Olympics bid

Details for Brisbane’s bid for the 2032 Olympics have been revealed, with a new world-class 80,000-seat stadium central to the plans.

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