LOS AN­GE­LES TO HOST 2028 SUM­MER OLYMPICS

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4Los An­ge­les was cho­sen to host the 2028 Sum­mer Olympics in a deal that vir­tu­ally as­sures that the 2024 Sum­mer Games will be held in the ri­val can­di­date city of Paris, Olympic of­fi­cials an­nounced. Both cities were com­pet­ing for the 2024 Games af­ter sev­eral other can­di­dates with­drew from con­tention, and the stage was set for Paris to win its bid when the In­ter­na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tee (IOC) con­firmed that Los An­ge­les had agreed to the later date of 2028. “The IOC wel­comes this de­ci­sion of the Los An­ge­les Olympic and Par­a­lympic Can­di­da­ture Com­mit­tee, and we are pleased to re­lease the Host City con­tract 2028 in a trans­par­ent and timely man­ner,” said IOC Pres­i­dent Thomas Bach in a state­ment.

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