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Los Angeles mayor says city will likely host 2028 Olympics

Earlier this month, the International Olympic Committee took the unusual step of picking Paris and Los Angeles to host the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games, but leaving it to the cities to negotiate the order. According to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, his residents should be prepared to wait an extra four years before the Olympics […]

New TV Network Debuts Saturday

A new television network is set to launch Saturday at 6 a.m. ET, with an initial reach of about 35 million U.S. homes. The network is The Olympic Channel, a project of NBCUniversal, the U.S. Olympic Committee and the International.....

Officials for LA 2024, Paris begin talks with IOC to determine which city will host Olympics in 2024, 2028

International Olympic Committee officials on Wednesday confirmed that discussions have begun between the IOC and Los Angeles and Paris officials that are expected to result in Southern California hosting the 2028 Games. IOC, Los Angeles and Paris officials had informal talks over a celebratory dinner Tuesday night, just hours after the IOC voted unanimously in […]

LA Olympics: What the city has to do to cement the return of the games

There are a few steps left to bring the games back to Los Angeles A vote from the International Olympic Committee yesterday to award the 2024 and 2028 games simultaneously effectively assured that both Paris and Los Angeles will host...Show More Summary

Russian players leaving NHL for KHL due to decision not to send players to 2018 Winter Olympics

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In April, the NHL announced that players won’t be sent to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea due to a stall in negotiations with the International Olympic Committee, the NHL and the Players’ Association, and the International Ice Hockey Federation. That decision affects Russian players who are under contract, leading some to leave the […]

IOC’s decision to reward both Paris and L.A. called a ‘win, win, win’ for the Olympic movement, but will it extend past 2028?

The applause was still echoing through Auditorium A in Lausanne’s SwissTech Convention Centre Tuesday afternoon in the wake of the International Olympic Committee’s historic decision to award both the 2024 and 2028 Games this year as Los Angeles and Paris mayors Eric Garcetti and Anne Hidalgo unexpectedly approached the room’s stage down a side aisle […]

Paris and Los Angeles poised to host upcoming Summer Olympics

Los Angeles and Paris are poised to host the Summer Olympics within the upcoming decade, the International Olympic Committee unanimously said Tuesday. Continue reading ? The post Paris and Los Angeles poised to host upcoming Summer Olympics appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Looks Like LA, Paris Will Host 2024, 2028 Olympics

If they can agree who goes first, Paris and Los Angeles will be awarded the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. International Olympic Committee members voted unanimously to seek a consensus three-way deal between the two bid cities and the IOC executive board, the AP reports. Talks will open with Paris widely...

Will both Los Angeles and Paris win Summer Olympic bids?

The International Olympic Committee could decide to award two future summer Olympics at the same time Tuesday. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti led the city's formal presentation to bring the games back to the U.S. in 2024. Paris is also trying to win over IOC members. Jamie Yuccas reports.

Olympics heading to Los Angeles after IOC votes to award 2024 and 2028 games simultaneously

The committee will decide in September whether LA or Paris will host first In a rare move, the International Olympic Committee unanimously voted Tuesday to simultaneously award the 2024 and 2028 games, paving the way for the Olympics...Show More Summary

Los Angeles, Paris will host Summer Games in 2024, 2028 after Olympic Committee vote

The Games will return to two cities with strong hosting experience. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to award the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games at the same time this fall — an unprecedented move that clears a path for...Show More Summary

L.A. is a virtual lock to host 2024 or '28 Olympics after IOC vote

The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday approved an unusual proposal to name two winners in the Summer Games bidding race between Los Angeles and Paris. Gathering at a meeting in Switzerland, IOC members unanimously agreed to the idea of awarding 2024 to one city and 2028 to the other. The...

IOC decision should give people of Los Angeles another chance to see how much they want Games

Today the full International Olympic Committee rubber stamped the proposal to award both the 2024 and 2028 Games simultaneously. Most Olympic observers believe that when the IOC convenes in Lima, Peru this September it will hand Paris the 2024 Summer Games, marking the 100-year anniversary of the...

Paris and Los Angeles on track to host 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games

Paris and Los Angeles seemed seem certain to host the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympics, following the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) unprecedented decision to award both years' Games at the same time at its meeting in Lausanne on Tuesday.

IOC Won’t Help with Estimated $35-40 Million Debt from 2016 Rio Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has no interest in helping the city of Rio de Janeiro clear a debt of roughly $35-40 million from last year’s Olympic games. Per the Associated Press (via Sports Illustrated), the organisation’s executive board made the decision after a meeting in Switzerland on Sunday. In a statement, the IOC pointed at the “record” $1.53 billion [...]

IOC is expected to OK naming two winners in host race — which Olympics might go to L.A.?

By the time Los Angeles awakens on Tuesday morning, the decision should be final. The International Olympic Committee will probably have voted on a proposal to name two winners in the current host-city race between L.A. and Paris, an arrangement that could eventually give 2024 to one and 2028...

IOC Will Select, Announce 2024 Olympic Host On September 13

By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam The International Olympic Committee has released a schedule for the 131st IOC Session this fall, including a date for the selection of the 2024 Olympic host city: September 13, 2017. Read the full story on SwimSwam: IOC Will Select, Announce 2024 Olympic Host On September 13

IOC not helping Rio Olympics organizers with estimated $35-40 million debt

The International Olympic Committee questioned giving more money, saying it had already contributed a "record" $1.53 billion to last year's Games.        

IOC hesitates to help Rio de Janeiro with 2016 Summer Games debt

Olympic leaders appear reluctant to help Rio de Janeiro organizers with a reported debt of more than $35 million left over from the 2016 Summer Games. The executive board of the International Olympic Committee made an announcement on the matter Sunday, the first day of a special summertime session...

LA 2024 gets to ‘tell our story’ this week to IOC

  At 9 a.m. Central European Summer Time on Tuesday (midnight PDT), Los Angeles officials will formally present to the International Olympic Committee their vision for hosting a third Olympic Games. “An opportunity to tell our story in a unique and creative and innovative way,” said Los Angeles 2024 bid committee chairman Casey Wasserman. The 75-minute presentation and […]

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