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Olympic Games: Paris & LA to host 2024 & 2028 respectively

IOC president Thomas Bach (centre) announces the 2024 and 2028 hosts with Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo (left) and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (right) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Paris and Los Angeles have been named as hosts of the 2024 and 2028 summer Games respectively by the International Olympic Committee. Both cities had wanted to host the 2024 event, before LA agreed to wait an extra four years after the IOC made guarantees on funding. The Paris Games, which had fallen short with bids for 2008 and 2012, ...

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Olympic Games: Los Angeles agrees to host in 2028

Legendary sprinter Carl Lewis (second left) won four gold medals when the Olympics were held in Los Angeles in 1984 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Los Angeles has officially declared its candidature to host the 2028 Olympic Games, leaving Paris to stage the 2024 edition. In June, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted to name hosts for successive Games – with just Paris and Los Angeles bidding – but it was unclear which would host in which year. Both had wanted to host the 2024 ...

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