14 September, 2017, 01:29 | Author: Laura Christensen
Calling it a "golden opportunity", a "win win win situation for Paris, Los Angeles and the IOC", President Thomas Bach drew applause from the IOC membership when he announced that all sides had agreed to the Tripartite Agreement that made the award for 2024 and 2028 possible.
It sees the Games return to the USA for the first time since the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and marks the third occasion in which Los Angeles has hosted (1932, 1984). "With the support, enthusiasm and passion of their citizens and athletes, Los Angeles and Paris have presented the best of their cities", IOC Member and Evaluation Commission Chair Patrick Baumann said in the report.
Past Olympic hosts had seven years to prepare from when they were awarded the Games to their staging, compared to LA's 11.
The last time two Olympic hosts were determined at once was in 1921, when the 1924 Paris and 1928 Amsterdam Games were awarded, according to Olympstats.com.
Paris is set take its place alongside London as the only three-time hosts of the Summer Games in 2024.
Tokyo's 2020 plan has already doubled to $12.6 billion, Rio de Janeiro is still struggling to pay off the debt from its $13 billion hosting duties in 2016, and the 2014 Games in Sochi ballooned from a budget of $12 billion to around $50 billion.
It is the first time the International Olympic Committee has awarded a Games 11 years in advance.
And Eric Garcetti, the Mayor of Los Angeles, added: "Bringing the Olympics back home to LA gives us the chance to imagine what our city will look like a decade from now". It's the third time each city will host the Olympics.
The Los Angeles planning committee estimates that the games will cost $5.3 billion.
The U.S. ends its longest drought between hosting an Olympics since the 28-year gap between 1932 and 1960. Numerous plans for 2028 are the same as they would have been if they were awarded for 2024.
Paris was a finalist for 1992, 2008 and 2012. "The phenomenally talented LA28 team has worked tirelessly for more than three years to deliver on our promise to create a new Games for a new era".
The announcement came as Boris Johnson travelled to the Caribbean to visit the British overseas territories battered by Irma. She also said that the leaves could have been dried out by salt that was whipped onto the island when the storm hit.
Look, anything can happen in this fight. "Seriously, I don't know, just my training every day, I'm just the same", he said. You just have to deal with it, but I'm more motivated now than I have ever been in my career.
More to that, the Chinese bitcoin industry and market have regained trust over bitcoin and its legal status in China. When China banned ICOs , Bitcoin price took its first dive in many months, from almost $4,900 - $5,000 to $4,500.
I will not go to the extent of supporting the petition for revoking her Nobel Prize, which she once undoubtedly deserved. But what some have called " ethnic cleansing " and others "a slow genocide" has persisted - and recently accelerated.
But while we don't know much about the Raid itself, we do know one or two tips and tricks that will help you survive. Destiny 2 Director Luke Smith tweeted that Leviathan will have a Power range of 260 to 280.
Dartmouth College, an Ivy League school, announced that classes have not been cancelled and the campus is operating normally. The hospital issued a "code silver" alert to employees, which alerts the possibility of somebody being violent with a weapon.
The company said that the Mi Notebook Pro is way more powerful than its Mi Notebook Air which was released a year ago . Xiaomi is also releasing a premium Ceramic edition of the smartphone with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
Joseph University also dropped about 10 spots for the second year in a row to 87 among regional universities in the Midwest . Critics call the rankings too simplistic and say students and school administrators pay too much attention to them.
These concern the contracts for its AdSense advertising service and the licensing of its Android mobile phone operating system. The Commission is reviewing its Google Shopping decision in light of the ECJ's Intel ruling, according to Reuters .
Strong winds and heavy rains to batter northern UK
Wales and the southwest will bear the brunt tomorrow before central and northern England move into the firing line on Tuesday. On Sunday, Met Éireann issued a similar Status Yellow warning with Mayo, Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim included on the list.
Apple unveils new 4K television
Thankfully this finally puts the Apple TV in league with the other players in the market including Roku and Amazon. We know it can't be added via a software update because the HDMI port on the fourth-gen Apple TV isn't 4K-capable.
Oil Rises As US Refineries Restart, Irma Wanes
US inventories data will be closely watched over the next two days amid uncertainties over the impact of recent hurricanes. Production had been on the rise over the summer, raising concerns OPEC's deal to cut output wasn't working.
Alabama vs. Colorado State
The interception led to a Pappanastos 22-yard field goal, pushing the Tide lead to 34-3 with 7:08 left in the game. Alabama fans got a glimpse of the future, but the present is still very much the Jalen Hurts show.
Arsenal confident of Lemar deal
Lemar wants to play in the Champions League, which Manchester United and Liverpool are competing in. That could well happen with Thomas Lemar but the vice-president doesn't seem to mind.
Three Hurricanes at once: Irma, Jose and Katia
National Hurricane Center said the storm's maximum sustained winds had dropped Saturday morning to about 35 miles per hour . Georgia officials have decided a one-way escape route for coastal residents fleeing Hurricane Irma isn't needed after all.
UFC 215 Results: Did Main Event Disappoint?
Johnson threw a straight right hand that landed just behind the ear of Martins, knocking him out cold at:49 of the third round. Following the loss, Clarke announced his retirement from the UFC in his post-fight interview with Joe Rogan.