2024 Olympic Games

September 13, 2017 - 2:03 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — This was one of those rare Olympic moments where everyone walked away a winner. Paris for 2024. Los Angeles for 2028. And the International Olympic Committee for transforming an unruly bidding process to lock down its future by choosing not one, but two Summer Olympics hosts at...
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September 13, 2017 - 9:25 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on the Olympic bid votes (all times local): ___ 8 a.m. Because it is certain of getting the 2024 Olympics, Paris has been able to plan its celebrations in advance. After the International Olympic Committee confirms the award later Wednesday, Paris officials will unveil...
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FILE - This Feb. 8, 2002 file photo shows U.S. champion Michelle Kwan practicing for the women's short program for the Winter Olympic Games at the Salt lake Ice Center in Salt Lake City. There's an outside shot the United States won't have to wait 11 years to host its next Olympics. It's a longshot, but there's talk in Salt Lake City, and even some in Denver, of a bid for the 2026 Winter Games, which take place two years before the Summer Olympics return to Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, file)
September 12, 2017 - 2:44 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — There's an outside shot the United States won't have to wait 11 years to host its next Olympics. It's a longshot, but there's talk in Salt Lake City, and even some in Denver, of a bid for the 2026 Winter Games, which take place two years before the Summer Olympics return to Los...
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In this Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 photo, Etienne Thobois, chief executive of Paris' bid for the 2024 Olympic Games, tours one of the future building for athletes in Saint-Denis, north of Paris. The International Olympic Committee is expected at a meeting Wednesday in Lima, Peru, to formally confirm its choice of Paris as host of the 2024 games. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
September 10, 2017 - 11:30 am
PARIS (AP) — The world's capital of romance intends to make the Olympic Games desirable again. After decades of waste, excess and grotesque behavior by other Olympic hosts, Paris is promising a return to reason with more sober games in 2024. No more white elephant venues that start to decay as soon...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2017 file photo, Casey Wasserman chairman of Los Angeles 2024, answers questions during a news conference after the presentation of Los Angeles 2024 Candidate City Briefing for International Olympic Committee (IOC) Members, at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland. Over the next five weeks, leaders from LA and the U.S. Olympic Committee have to iron out financial details about their joint marketing agreement that will figure heavily into the USOC's ability to fund its athletes and sports organizations through those 2028 Games. Sorting out the agreement is one of the biggest hurdles to clear before the IOC meets the week of Sept. 11 in Lima, Peru, to approve Paris to host the 2024 Olympics and Los Angeles for 2028.(Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 9:08 pm
LONDON (AP) — About that deal to bring the 2028 Olympics to Los Angeles: Not all is set in stone. Sometime over the next five weeks, leaders from LA and the U.S. Olympic Committee have to iron out financial details about their joint marketing agreement that will figure heavily into the USOC's...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2017 file photo, Casey Wasserman chairman of Los Angeles 2024, answers questions during a news conference after the presentation of Los Angeles 2024 Candidate City Briefing for International Olympic Committee (IOC) Members, at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland. Over the next five weeks, leaders from LA and the U.S. Olympic Committee have to iron out financial details about their joint marketing agreement that will figure heavily into the USOC's ability to fund its athletes and sports organizations through those 2028 Games. Sorting out the agreement is one of the biggest hurdles to clear before the IOC meets the week of Sept. 11 in Lima, Peru, to approve Paris to host the 2024 Olympics and Los Angeles for 2028.(Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 1:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — About that deal to bring the 2028 Olympics to Los Angeles: Not all is set in stone. Sometime over the next five weeks, leaders from LA and the U.S. Olympic Committee have to iron out financial details about their joint marketing agreement that will figure heavily into the USOC's...
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FILE - Int his July 11, 2017, file photo, from left, Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, and Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo gesture during a press conference after the IOC Extraordinary Session at the SwissTech Convention Centre in Lausanne, Switzerland. One of the beautiful things about the Olympics is that some of the runners-up get prizes, too. Which brings us to Los Angeles. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP, File)
August 01, 2017 - 9:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — By 2028, a new stadium being built for the Rams and the Chargers will have been beaten up by nearly a decade of NFL games. The seemingly intractable problems of Southern California — traffic and homelessness — might get better or grow worse. So much can change in 11 years. Los...
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President Donald Trump talks with new White House Chief of Staff John Kelly after he was privately sworn in during a ceremony in the Oval Office with President Donald Trump, Monday, July 31, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 01, 2017 - 6:00 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. KELLY FLEXES MUSCLE FIRST DAY ON JOB AT WHITE HOUSE All senior staffers — including Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and chief strategist Steve Bannon — will report to the new chief of staff...
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FILE - This July 11, 2017 file photo shows banners of Los Angeles 2024 candidacy, Paris 2024 candidacy and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), during the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Extraordinary Session, at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland. It was announced Monday, July 31, that Los Angeles has reached an agreement with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP,File)
August 01, 2017 - 5:10 am
PARIS (AP) — After failing three times in recent bids, sheer joy was expected from Paris officials when Los Angeles ceded the 2024 Olympics to the City of Lights. Paris bid leaders, however, opted for a diplomatic approach, stopping short of claiming the 2024 Games were guaranteed to be organized...
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FILE - This Feb. 13, 2008, file photo shows the facade of The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. It was announced Monday, July 31, 2017, that Los Angeles has reached an agreement with international Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
July 31, 2017 - 9:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has reached an agreement with International Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris, officials announced Monday. The deal would make LA a three-time Olympic city, after hosting the...
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