Olympics not on Dubai’s agenda for now, all eyes on Expo 2020

The emirate has decided against bidding to host the Games in 2024 – despite the NOC announcing it was considering whether to do so late last year. And on Wednesday Shaima Al Zarooni, a senior executive board member on the NOC, said there are no plans in place for a future Dubai bid.

“There is no aim so far,” she said, adding that the upcoming Expo 2020 event was “taking all the efforts and the focus right now”.

But Al Zarooni said that “in the future there will definitely be plans”. She…

Olympics not on Dubai's agenda for now, all eyes on Expo 2020

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