Paris awarded 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles gets 2028 Games

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The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday awarded the 2024 summer Olympic Games to Paris and the 2028 edition to Los Angeles following a vote in the Peruvian capital Lima.

Paris, which has hosted two previous Olympics, will stage the event 100 years after its last Games in 1924 while Los Angeles will also organise its third Games after 1932 and 1984.

There were no other candidates for either the 2024 or 2028 Games and the votes were a formality. IOC President Thomas Bach said the votes for both cities were “unanimous”.

The IOC decided in July to award both...


Paris awarded 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles gets 2028 Games


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