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Los Angeles 2028 organisers take part in elementary school sports programme

17 September 2017, 01:58 | Cameron Gross

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"The 2028 Olympics have already begun to have a positive impact on children and communities across Los Angeles and we're excited for what comes next".

Paris: With Paris set to be awarded the 2024 Olympics, one of the organisers' biggest challenges will be to keep within budget - a challenge that has defeated so many of their predecessors. "This historic double allocation is a "win-win-win" situation for the city of Paris, the city of Los Angeles and the IOC", said the IOC President, Thomas Bach on Wednesday, reports Xinhua news agency.

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo meanwhile spoke of her joy in bringing the Games back to the French capital - exactly 100 years after it last hosted the Olympics.

South Korea is gearing up its efforts to attract more local and foreign visitors to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, officials said Friday, with the quadrennial event just five months away. This paved the way for Paris as the sole 2024 bidder to win the Games unopposed.

Ban, who served as the United Nations secretary-general from January 2007 to December 2016, was officially elected at the IOC Session in Lima, Peru, on Thursday (local time) to lead the Ethics Commission, an independent body that establishes the framework of ethical principles and looks into the cases that violate the IOC Code of Ethics.




Paris, with a total Games budget of $8.09 billion, had failed with previous attempts to land the 1992, 2008 and 2012 Olympics.

Both campaign teams summarized their bids in presentations at the 131st IOC Session in Lima, Peru, before the IOC voted to formally confirm the announcements.

"It is hard to imagine something better". Ensuring the stability of the Olympic Games for the athletes of the world for the next 11 years is something extraordinary. It means fans will see their favorite golfers compete again for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as well as four years later in Paris.

This will be the third time Los Angeles has hosted the Olympic Games; the city first hosted the Olympics in 1932, and then did so again in 1984, with athletic events taking place throughout Los Angeles and in venues across Southern California.

Los Angeles also submitted their bid for the 2024 Games after Hamburg, Rome, and Budapest chose to withdraw, information from the official website said.



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