Queensland Slammed For Olympic Games Preparation

Australian athletes including Olympic champion Cate Campbell are calling for bigger, better stadiums in Brisbane, while Queensland denies reports it investigated the cost of backing out.

There has been backlash against the scrapping of plans to demolish and rebuild Gabba stadium, and a proposal to temporarily upgrade the Queensland Sport and Athletic Centre instead.

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“We’ve had Taylor Swift say that no she’s not coming to Queensland because there’s not enough stadiums to host her,” Cate said, and that Coldplay played in Perth because it had more venues.

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Brisbane is the smallest city to host the Olympic games so far, and Sydney has suggested taking the games off it’s hands.

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