2024 Olympic Games

FILE - A Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008 file photo of Russian President, Vladimir Putin, opening an alpine ski center that will be used in the 2014 Olympics at Krasnaya Polyana in the southern Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi. The Russian president told Olympic historian David Miller in an exclusive interview made available on Friday May 5, 2017, that his country has plenty of candidates capable of hosting the Summer Games, not just Moscow. (Dmitry Astakhov/Pool Photo via AP)
May 05, 2017 - 9:27 am
LONDON (AP) — Russia seems to be gearing up for another Olympic bid, according to Vladimir Putin. The Russian president told Olympic historian David Miller in an exclusive interview that his country has plenty of candidates capable of hosting the Summer Games, not just Moscow. "Apart from the...
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May 04, 2017 - 2:24 pm
LONDON (AP) — When there's an Olympic bid to be won, Casey Wasserman can't risk putting off any voters as Los Angeles challenges Paris for the 2024 Games. That means continuing to engage with a high-profile Olympic powerbroker accused of bribery in soccer politics and not publicly condemning Sheikh...
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This photo provided Tuesday, April 4, 2017 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows victims of a suspected chemical attack, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. The suspected chemical attack killed dozens of people on Tuesday, Syrian opposition activists said, describing the attack as among the worst in the country's six-year civil war. (Edlib Media Center, via AP)
April 04, 2017 - 9:19 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHERE A CHEMICAL ATTACK STRUCK Syrians were left gasping for breath and convulsing in the streets and in crowded hospitals in an opposition-held northern town. The attack killed dozens of...
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This photo provided Tuesday, April 4, 2017 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows victims of a suspected chemical attack, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. The suspected chemical attack killed dozens of people on Tuesday, Syrian opposition activists said, describing the attack as among the worst in the country's six-year civil war. (Edlib Media Center, via AP)
April 04, 2017 - 9:14 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHERE A CHEMICAL ATTACK STRUCK Syrians were left gasping for breath and convulsing in the streets and in crowded hospitals in an opposition-held northern town. The attack killed dozens of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, second from left, is flanked by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, LA 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman, second from right, and UCLA chancellor Gene Block, right, during a news conference in Los Angeles. As the IOC moves the goalpost in the 2024 Olympic contest, bid leaders from Los Angeles and Paris head to a campaign event in Denmark on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 unsure of exactly what they are shooting for. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
April 04, 2017 - 9:17 am
AARHUS, Denmark (AP) — Los Angeles and Paris made a direct appeal Tuesday to Olympic sports leaders in their bids to host the 2024 Games amid the ongoing politics of possibly awarding hosting rights for 2028 at the same time. In the first of three campaign events this year, the two 2024 Olympic...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, second from left, is flanked by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, LA 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman, second from right, and UCLA chancellor Gene Block, right, during a news conference in Los Angeles. As the IOC moves the goalpost in the 2024 Olympic contest, bid leaders from Los Angeles and Paris head to a campaign event in Denmark on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 unsure of exactly what they are shooting for. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
April 04, 2017 - 7:00 am
AARHUS, Denmark (AP) — Los Angeles and Paris are making a direct appeal to Olympic sports leaders, aside from ongoing politics of possibly awarding future hosting rights. In the first of three campaign events this year, the two 2024 Olympic candidates will focus on small details in their plans that...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, second from left, is flanked by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, LA 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman, second from right, and UCLA chancellor Gene Block, right, during a news conference in Los Angeles. As the IOC moves the goalpost in the 2024 Olympic contest, bid leaders from Los Angeles and Paris head to a campaign event in Denmark on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 unsure of exactly what they are shooting for. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
April 02, 2017 - 7:29 am
GENEVA (AP) — As the IOC moves the goalposts in the 2024 Olympic contest, bid leaders from Los Angeles and Paris head to a campaign event in Denmark on Tuesday unsure of exactly what they are shooting for. While both cities are bidding for the 2024 Games, the 2028 hosting rights are also in play,...
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Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, left, welcomes her London counterpart, Sadiq Khan, before their meeting with the mayor of Seoul at the City Hall of Paris, France, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The mayors of Paris, London and Seoul are creating a system to grade vehicles based on their emissions in real-life conditions, after growing uncertainty about automakers efforts to skirt rules intended to limit pollutants. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
April 02, 2017 - 6:36 am
GENEVA (AP) — As the IOC moves the goalposts in the 2024 Olympic contest, bid leaders from Los Angeles and Paris head to a campaign event in Denmark on Tuesday unsure of exactly what they are shooting for. While both cities are bidding for the 2024 Games, the 2028 hosting rights are also in play,...
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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, March 17, 2017. The IOC has moved closer toward picking both Los Angeles and Paris to host a Summer Games in an unprecedented double vote this year. Bach has repeatedly hinted at picking both LA and Paris by awarding both the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games hosting rights at the IOC Session on Sept. 13. (Yoo Hyung-jae/Yonhap via AP)
March 21, 2017 - 11:58 am
LONDON (AP) — The Paris bid team is fine with an unprecedented double vote on Olympic hosts, as long as the French capital is awarded the 2024 Games. With Paris and Los Angeles the remaining 2024 bidders, IOC President Thomas Bach has raised the prospect of one city getting 2024 and the other...
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