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IOC hails ‘win-win-win’ as Paris and Los Angeles make Olympic history

IOC hails ‘win-win-win’ as Paris and Los Angeles make Olympic history

By: SportBusiness International team

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14 Sep 2017
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Paris was formally confirmed as host of the 2024 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games on Wednesday, while Los Angeles landed the 2028 Games, as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) broke with decades of tradition in what president Thomas Bach claimed was a “win-win-win” situation.

The IOC has never before assigned two editions of its showpiece event at once and the move was formally ratified when no objections were raised at the IOC Session in Lima, Peru yesterday (Wednesday). The decision, foregoing the traditional dramatic conclusion of a voting process for the hosting rights, ends what has been a troubled bidding process for the summer Olympics.

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