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Thursday, 14 September 2017

Paris Officially Awarded 2024 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles Gets 2028

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has formally announced that Paris has been awarded the 2024 summer Olympics and Los Angeles has been given the 2028 edition.

There were no other candidates for either of the Games and the two cities had worked out a deal in advance. 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.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • The president of IOC is Thomas Bach.
  • It is the first time the IOC has awarded a Games 11 years in advance.
Source- The Guardian

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