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Paris named host city for the 2024 Summer Olympics

17 September 2017, 01:57 | Casey Mitchell

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach speaks during the opening IOC session in Lima on Sept. 13

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach speaks during the opening IOC session in Lima on Sept. 13

"The 2028 Olympics have already begun to have a positive impact on children and communities across Los Angeles and we're excited for what comes next".

The International Olympic Committee approves the core sports program for Paris 2024, keeping the latest additions of golf and rugby that made their debut at Rio 2016.

LA 2028 Chairman Casey Wasserman said in the statement, "On behalf of everyone at LA 2028, I would like to congratulate Anita on her election as IOC Vice President".

The Californian city will welcome the Olympic Games for a third time, after also playing host in 1932 and 1984, and the Paralympic Games for the first time.

Paris and Los Angeles were the only competitors left for 2024 after rival cities pulled their bids because of worries over cost.

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The official website of the Paris 2024 Games has revealed some details about the venues that are slated to be used during the sporting event.

"This is a momentous day for the people of Los Angeles and the United States", said LA mayor Eric Garcetti.

Paris, with a Games budget of 6.8 billion euros ($8.09 billion), had failed with previous attempts to land the 1992, 2008 and 2012 Olympics.

The Los Angeles 2028 Games, with a budget of $5.3 billion, will essentially follow the plan they had in place for 2024, including housing athletes at the UCLA campus.

DeFrantz was elected the first ever American woman and the first African American elected in 1986 two years after the LA 1984 Games. IOC President Thomas Bach said the votes for both cities were "unanimous".

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Public support for hosting the 2028 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles is overwhelming, even if it means waiting for eleven years, according to a survey conducted in July by Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles, California.

'It is hard to imagine something better. Ensuring the stability of the Olympic Games for the athletes of the world for the next 11 years is something extraordinary.

SNCF has announced it is proud of Paris' successful bid to host the 2024 Olympics, and looks forward to the unique celebration of sport that the Olympics represents.

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