25th September 02:06 AM
IOC makes historic decision in agreeing to award 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games at the same time
By Lena Reece
Thursday 13/07/2017

The International Olympic Committee today unanimously agress in Priciple to award both the Olympic Games 2024 and 2028 at the same time, paving the way for a win-win situation for the Olympic Movement, Los Angeles and Paris.

The 130th IOC Session met today at the SwissTech Convention Centre in Lausanne to discuss the proposal made by the IOC Executive Board on 9 June.

Seconds after this decision, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo signalled their desire to reach an agreement by making a surprise joint appearance before the Session to thank IOC Members.

The two mayors said they were eager to start their discussions over which city would go first and expressed confidence that they can reach an agreement.

Source: Olympic.org

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