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Host city price hike threatens Canberra's international sporting status as 2027 rugby World Cup bid waits

Chris Dutton
By Chris Dutton
Updated November 18 2021 - 12:49am, first published November 17 2021 - 5:30pm
ACT Sport Minister Yvette Berry says the government will wait until COVID subsides before re-entering the sporting market. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Canberra is in danger of missing out on years of major international and domestic sporting events as interstate demand and a match-fee price hike threaten to cut the city out of the hosting-rights market.

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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton

Sport editor

I started in journalism because I loved sport and wanted to write about something of deep interest to me. As sports editor that has developed into a passion for breaking news, holding people accountable and being an honest voice in the sport community. Email: chris.dutton@canberratimes.com.au