Australia suspends bid to host 2032 Olympics due to coronavirus pandemic

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Australia’s goal to land the 2032 Olympics will have to wait.

The Queensland state government officially postponed work on its bid to host the summer games on Friday to focus on the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Reuters.

“As Queensland’s and Australia’s focus has been placed on responding to coronavirus, [the candidature leadership group]agreed that the 2032 Games candidature discussions be put on hold until further notice,” Queensland Premier Annastascia Palaszczuk wrote in a letter to the state parliament, via Reuters.

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