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IOC could announce 2024/2028 decision next month

May 19th, 2017 at 9:17 AM
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The likelihood of the International Olympic Committee awarding both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games later this year continued to gain momentum Friday.

In the clearest sign yet that Los Angeles could be assured in the coming months of hosting a third Olympic Games, the IOC announced that a working group studying the 2024/2028 issues will present a report to the IOC executive board at a June 9 special meeting at IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.

IOC president Thomas Bach has been pushing the 2024/2028 plan and appointed the working group of the IOC’s four vice presidents in March to study the idea.

“All the options are on the table and this includes also the 2024/28 procedure and vote,” Bach said.

Los Angeles 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman said last week that local officials could receive an update as early as this month on the results of IOC vice presidents’ study. IOC vice president Dr. Ugur Erdener is an evaluation commission member and was part of the Los Angeles trip.

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