PARIS, LA TO HOST OLYMPICS IN 2024, 2028, SAYS IOC

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Lima, Peru - The In­ter­na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tee (IOC) named Paris and Los An­ge­les as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics on Wed­nes­day, crown­ing two cities at the same time in a his­toric first for the em­bat­tled sports body.

Loud ap­plause rang out at the Lima Con­ven­tion Cen­tre shortly af­ter the IOC mem­ber­ship voted to ap­prove a deal hashed out in July which ar­ranged for Paris to be given 2024 and Los An­ge­les 2028.

Paris and Los An­ge­les bid lead­ers joined In­ter­na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tee Pres­i­dent Thomas Bach on stage as the award was con­firmed, em­brac­ing af­ter an out­come hailed as a ‘win­win-win’ by the IOC.

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