Connect with us

Herbert River News

No place for egos: Sallyanne on getting the Olympics done




Friday March 05, 2021

Queensland’s most experienced Olympics campaigner has a message for those who would spearhead the organisation of the 2032 Games for the state’s south-east: there’s no place for egos.

Former lord mayor Sallyanne Atkinson, who led Brisbane’s unsuccessful bid for the 1992 Olympics and also tried hard to ensure the city was Australia’s official bidder for the 1996 Games, insisted that the key to winning International Olympic Committee favour was teamwork.

After a long, disciplined campaign by south-east Queensland mayors and other proponents, the IOC…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading

You might also like ...

The ancient art disappearing before our eyes due to climate change
One of the biggest rivalries in Toowoomba Rugby League will resume this weekend …