Dubai hopes to bid to be the host of the Olympics within the next eight years.
Dubai Sports Council (DSC) expressed to a news agency that its intention to host the world’s biggest sporting event was still on plan.
Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo will host the next Games in year 2016 and 2020 respectively. Even though, the schedule for the bidding on the 2024 games has yet to be announced, Berlin already expressed its interest. The success of Dubai as the host of Expo 2020 and FIFA World Cup in 2022 for Qatar had drawn other’s attention to the GCC.
Aside from the upcoming Expo 2020, Dubai already hosted such events like the Duty Free Grand Prix, GAC GROUP 2013 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals in table tennis and other prestigious sports event in swimming, golf and diving.
The emirate may aim the Asia Games or the Youth Olympic Games as a preparation for winning the rights of 2024 Olympic Games. These events will somehow rehearse them for the event.