We are in talks with IOC for 2036 Olympics, Motera best venue: IOA chief

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A new bidding process has been adopted by the IOC for the selection of the host city, and Brisbane was awarded the 2032 games using this process.
Indian Olympic Association ( IOA ) president Narinder Batra on Saturday said the organization is in talks with the International Olympic Committee for a possible bid by India to host the 2036 summer games , and Ahmedabad's Motera stadium is the best venue for an opening ceremony After it was rebuilt to make it the world's largest cricket stadium, the Motera facility was renamed as `Narendra Modi Stadium' by the Gujarat Cricket Association in February 2021. "If someone asks me about the venue for the opening ceremony at present, then it is definitely going to be the Motera stadium," Batra told reporters here. "There is no stadium better suited to host the opening ceremony of the Olympics (in India). I can't say what will happen by 2036.... (but) I will be proposing Ahmedabad as the venue for the opening ceremony," the IOA chief added. He was speaking to…
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