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Japan might cancel Olympic Games over coronavirus fears

Olympic authorities have indicated that the Summer Games in Japan could be cancelled if the spread of coronavirus becomes too dangerous.

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Queensland to bid for 2032 Olympics and Paralympics

Queensland is hoping to score the Olympics and Paralympics. No word yet though on whether Toowoomba or Mount Isa have been mooted to host the opening ceremony.

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Technology

Airbnb inks massive Olympic deal

Did you happen to catch members of the hotel industry kicking cans down the street and muttering curse words to themselves? Find out why here.

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Aussie travellers are going where?!

While there’s plenty of destination we’d happily sneak into suitcases for, we can confidently say this destination isn’t one of them.

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Hong Kong wins Gay Games for 2022

Hong Kong has beaten Washington to host the Gay Games in a nail biting egg and spoon race. Or maybe it was a bidding process, we’re not sure.

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Tourism

Tourism Aus backs Brisbane’s Olympics bid

Brisbane is already organising its bid for the 2032 Olympics, and yet we still haven’t brought in our laundry from last Sunday.

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LA gears up for Olympics

The Olympics aren’t all incredibly fit people in skimpy Lyrca, there’s fun opportunities for host cities as well.

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Paris launches 2024 Olympic Bid campaign

Paris was pipped at the post by London in 2012, and now it’s making a comeback so good even Britney Spears would be jealous.

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Wholesalers

Aussie Olympic Captain Made To Regret “Contiki Tour” Comments

by Huntley Mitchell - B&T Magazine

Companies should take note! Contiki sure do know how to turn bad press around.

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Tourism

Brazil to promote tourism with Oly torch

by EFE

The Olympic torch relay seen as an opportunity to promote Brazil’s great tourist attractions.

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Sleep like a champion inside the Rio Olympic Arena

Spend a victorious night inside your very own gold medal-inspired bedroom, thanks to Airbnb.

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Rio Olympics a real bargain for Aussies

by Lucy Hughes Jones - AAP

Australian travellers headed for the Olympics will get even better bang for their buck as Brazil’s recession-hit economy goes further down the gurgler.

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