Seoul’s metropolitan government has notified the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of its bid to co-host the 2032 Summer Olympics with Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. According to a report byYonhap, South Korea’s news agency, Seoul’s metropolitan government said on April 1st that a written notification of the bid had been sent to the IOC’s Future Host Commission. The Australian city of Brisbane appeared to be the frontrunner to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, as also reported by SGI Europe, but the South Korean government asked the IOC to continue to hold negotiations with other bidding cities, as Brisbane has not yet been finally selected as the venue for those Games. Seoul’s proposal is said to place particular emphasis on the promotion of global peace through sports. The host of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games was the South Korean city of PyeongChang.