WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump "pledged his full support" for the Los Angeles bid to host a future Summer Olympics, the White House said Friday, after an Oval Office meeting with the head of the International Olympic Committee.
Trump met Thursday with IOC President Thomas Bach and three U.S. members of the IOC: Larry Probst, Anita ...Read more
With Los Angeles embroiled in a particularly complex phase of its bid to host the 2024 Summer Games, President Donald Trump will meet with the head of the International Olympic Committee at the White House on Thursday.
The visit coincides with IOC President Thomas Bach's trip to the United States to announce a new sponsorship deal with Intel.
LOS ANGELES -- Now that Olympic leaders have recommended both Los Angeles and Paris be awarded an upcoming Summer Games, all parties involved face a busy summer.
With its announcement Friday, the executive board of the International Olympic Committee officially set in motion a process by which the 2024 bid race would produce two winners, one ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles may have inched closer to hosting the Summer Olympics in 2028 -- not 2024 -- with a statement released Wednesday by the private bid committee trying to bring the Games back to Southern California.
In an open letter, LA 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman addressed expectations that the International Olympic Committee will ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Now the French get their turn.
Bid leaders seeking to win the 2024 Summer Games for Paris will spend Tuesday guiding Olympic officials on a tour of their city, stopping by the Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles.
Los Angeles had the same opportunity last week, showing the evaluation commission from the International ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Gathering in a conference room at a downtown hotel, International Olympic Committee officials began their three-day evaluation of Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Summer Games.
The members of the IOC's evaluation commission were scheduled to hear a full day of presentations from L.A. bid leaders on Wednesday, then spend Thursday ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The private committee hoping to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Los Angeles has checked all the boxes on its to-do list.
Welcome banners have been hung at the airport. Arrangements have been made to light up buildings across the city in nighttime yellows, blues and purples, the hues of the California sunset.
More important, ...Read more
Steven Holcomb, the star of U.S. bobsledding with multiple Olympic and world championship medals over the last two decades, was found dead in his room at a New York training center on Saturday.
The U.S. Olympic Committee offered no further details about the 37-year-old athlete's death in Lake Placid, N.Y.
"The entire Olympic family is shocked ...Read more
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If anyone doubts the race between Los Angeles and Paris for the 2024 Summer Olympics is heating up, just look at this week's dispute over Facebook fans.
It began when the LA 2024 contingent announced Monday it had reached 1 million likes on the social media platform. Bid officials celebrated their "engagement with young people worldwide."
The ...Read more
- Trump backs LA Olympic bid in meeting with IOC officials
- LA's Olympic plan wins praise; Paris gets their turn next
- Olympic leaders give LA and Paris the nod for future Summer Games
- IOC evaluation committee coming to LA this week, but will it matter?
- Trump to meet with head of International Olympic Committee