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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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Paris announces bid to host 2024 Olympic Games

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Paris will bid to host the Olympic Games in 2024, 100 years after the French capital last staged the event. The city has applied unsuccessfully on three previous occasions – losing out to London in 2012 after failed attempts for the 2008 and 1992 Games. “We believe that this bid and our goal to host the 2024 Games will excite, ...

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