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The Sunshine Coast is the major events capital of regional Australia and is home to a range of annual events.

The Sunshine Coast is a natural sporting amphitheatre making it an unrivalled training environment.

Australia’s largest gym franchise Jetts Fitness is a Sunshine Coast born and bred business.

Australia’s premier cycling development program – the Australian Cycling Academy and the associated Pro Racing Sunshine Coast elite team – also operates from the Sunshine Coast.

The University of the Sunshine Coast is the only University in Australia to be accredited by the Australian Institute of Sport. The university has training facilities for 59 different sports.

Image: UniSC, Australian Cycling Academy (ACA) athletes

Olympic and Paralympic Games

Road to glory

The Sunshine Coast will play an integral role as a major delivery partner in the staging of the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, showcasing the region to a global audience.

It will be home to four key venues and several sporting events during the Olympic Games, including football, basketball, marathon, mountain biking, cycling and kiteboarding.

The Sunshine Coast will also host multiple days of road-based events (marathon and road cycling) during the Paralympic Games.

The four proposed venues include:

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