#ICYMI: Brisbane 2032 Bid Reaches Milestone, CCS Inspects San Salvador Next Week

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(ATR) In the week when Seoul announced a proposal to jointly host an Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2032 with South and North Korea, Brisbane quietly delivered its latest 2032 submission to the IOC.

This milestone in the IOC’s "targeted dialogue" phase with Queensland’s Capital City required the Australians to provide firmer detail on their plans to organize the Olympics and Paralympics.

Brisbane and the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) are playing their cards close to their chest. Australian organizers are mindful that the 2032 host city will be the first chosen by the IOC under a new format for Olympic bids that eliminates the costly and complicated international campaigns that were once part of the process.

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CCS Inspects San Salvador Next Week

(ATR) The president of Centro Caribe Sports, Dominican Luis Mejía Oviedo, will travel to San Salvador next week, one of the two candidates to host the XXIV Central American and Caribbean Games.

Mejía revealed to Around the Rings that the visit will be April 14 and 15 and would include meetings with sports and Olympic representatives and a tour of sports facilities. The program will be similar to the one a month ago in Mayaguez. The Puerto Rican city is the other bidder for the oldest regional games in the world, founded in Mexico in 1926.

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Sarah Lewis Seeks FIS Comeback

(ATR) Former International Ski Federation (FIS) secretary general Sarah Lewis declares her candidacy for the presidency of the organization six months after being unceremoniously dismissed.

Questions have remained unanswered about the reasons the FIS Council removed Lewis from a position that she occupied for two decades. At the time, FIS only issued a short statement noting that it was due to "a complete loss of confidence" and "by a great majority vote".

The surprise firing of Lewis, amid the pandemic which has twice delayed FIS elections, complicated matters at the top of the IF’s leadership structure just weeks prior to the competitive winter season.

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