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International Olympic Committee names hosts of 2024, 2028 Olympics

17 September 2017

Anita has been an inspirational leader of the LA 2028 team, and we are extremely proud to see her elected as Vice President for the second time in what has been a magnificent career. "Ensuring the stability of the Olympic Games for the athletes of the world for the next 11 years is something extraordinary", Bach commented.

Paris and Los Angeles officials saluted a victory for the Olympic movement on Wednesday after both cities were handed the hosting rights for the 2024 and 2028 Games in a historic double award.

Twelve time Paralympic medalist Candice Cable, right, meets Brittni Hamilton, 26, of Los Angeles, during Celebrate 2028 Olympics Parade at the Fairplex in Pomona, CA., Saturday, September 15, 2017.

They followed that up with the Games of the 23rd Olympiad, in 1984.

SNCF, a global leader in passenger and freight transport services, is one of the official partners of of the Olympic and Paralympic games in Paris in 2024 and announced the successful bid for the games in almost 3,000 train stations across France.

According to a previous Tripartite Agreement reached by the two cities and the International Olympic Committee in July, Paris would be candidate for hosting the 2024 Olympics Games and Los Angeles for hosting the 2028 edition.

Paris 2024 officials hugged and cheered following the vote, basking in victory after three previous failed bids to land the 1992, 2008 and 2012 Olympics.

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"Because of the experience this community had in 1932 and 1984, expectation of people here are very high", he said.

"In any case there will be speeches between the IOC Executive Board and the IWF because we can not ignore the problem of the percentage of the positive cases in this sport, which frankly are quite embarrassing", Carraro said.

"It's a strong drawcard over other sports and we're already seeing that with recruitment". This French capital will finally be hosting the Games after a century.

According to Sykes, the first most important measure to make the Games green is "not to build anything new, but to use existing infrastructure".

France's world-class public transportation system and SNCF's expertise as a mobility player were among the decisive factors in the IOC's decision. Los Angeles vowed to deliver an environmentally, financially, and socially sustainable Games that inspire future bidding cities with a lasting, positive impact on the LA community. "We have 50 different organizations that working with us to make sure the Games are green", said Sykes.

Paris has not hosted the world's biggest sporting event since 1924, CNN said. LA is looking forward to establishing relationships with the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee.

International Olympic Committee names hosts of 2024, 2028 Olympics