Stories tagged: 2024 Olympics
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
Win-win: Paris awarded ’24 Olympics, L.A. gets ’28
Paris will host the 2024 Summer Olympics and Los Angeles will stage the 2028 Games. The International Olympic Committee officially ratified that pre-determined conclusion in a history-making vote. The decision …
Mon., July 31, 2017, 7:59 p.m.
Los Angeles reaches deal with Olympic leaders for 2028 Games
Los Angeles has reached an agreement with International Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to …
Mon., May 8, 2017, 7 p.m.
Los Angeles, Paris await Olympic inspectors in 2024 race
Los Angeles and Paris, both already seen as winning options for the 2024 Games, await their Olympic inspectors this week.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
L.A. Olympics campaign gets lots of likes – from Pakistan
More than a million Facebook users like the idea of hosting the 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Many of them, oddly enough, in Pakistan. A report prepared for The …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
L.A., Paris share 2024 plans with Olympic leaders
The two bid cities in the 2024 Olympic race have addressed voters and sports leaders. Only one talked about “the elephant in the room.” That is a possible double vote …
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Frank Fredericks leaves 2024 Olympic bid role, waives vote
IOC member Frank Fredericks has stepped down from his role overseeing the 2024 Olympic bidding process, days after a $300,000 payment from a banned track official was revealed.
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
Budapest assembly to vote Wednesday on revoking Olympic bid
The Budapest city assembly will vote Wednesday on a motion to withdraw the city’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics. Mayor Istvan Tarlos, Prime Minister Viktor Orban, and Zsolt Borkai, …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 10:59 a.m.
Los Angeles vows privately financed Olympics in 2024 bid
With 97 percent of the venues in existence or already planned by private investors, organizers of Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Olympics are promising a prudent and responsible approach …
Wed., Sept. 16, 2015
5 cities set to be in running for 2024 Olympics
LONDON – With Toronto deciding against a last-minute bid, five cities are set to be in contention for the 2024 Olympics when the race opens officially today, pitting four European …
Wed., Sept. 2, 2015
USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid
LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston’s soured bid and marking a comeback for L.A.’s dream …
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015
AP Source: Los Angeles strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC
Los Angeles has agreed to a deal with the U.S. Olympic Committee that will make it America’s bid city for the 2024 Olympics if the city council signs off on …
Thu., March 21, 2013
Seattle will explore Olympics possibility
The Seattle Sports Commission confirmed Wednesday that it will enter into “informal” discussions with the U.S. Olympic Committee about the possibility of the city entering the process of becoming a …