2024 OLYMPICS

Qatar Today - - BUSINESS -

Af­ter the In­ter­na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tee launched the bid­ding process for the 2024 Olympics, all eyes are on the Qatar Olympic Com­mit­tee to see if they will en­ter a third bid for the pres­ti­gious games, af­ter fail­ing to land then in 2016 and 2020. “We don't know if we are go­ing to bid for ‘24,” Sheikh Saoud, Sec­re­tary Gen­eral of the QOC was quoted as say­ing in an English daily, while also say­ing that they were keen on the Olympics, im­ply­ing Qatar might sit this one out and try again for 2028 or 2032. Bos­ton (United States) and Rime (Italy) have al­ready con­firmed their in­ter­est. Qatar has till the end of Septem­ber this year to sub­mit its bid.

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