IOC set to name Queensland as ‘preferred candidate’ for 2032 Games

Brisbane's Woolloongabba stadium, which may be renovated to become the main venue of the 2032 Olympic Games. (Photo by Jono Searle/Getty Images)

The innovative region-wide bid from the Australian state of Queensland is set to receive a major boost to its hopes of hosting the 2032 Olympic Games, after it emerged that the International Olympic Committee…