13 August 2015
Los Angeles might replace Boston in the fight for the Olympic Games 2024
U.S. Olympic Committee Chairman Larry Probst has announced Los Angeles’ intention to bid for the Olympic Games 2024. According to the Head of the organization in the near future analysts will explore the viability of this step.
“As before, we believe that the US application for the 2024 Games can bring success. We focus on the candidature of Los Angeles. The Council entrusted USOC Chief Executive Officer Scott Blackmun to explore the viability of Los Angeles,” said Probst. explore the viability of a bid.
It is to be recalled that Boston authorities declared their intent to compete for the 2024 Games before Los Angeles. However, in late July the USOC decided due to low level of public support.
Previously, Hamburg (Germany), Rome (Italy), Paris (France), Budapest (Hungary) have launched their bids for the 2024 Games. Decision on the site for the 2024 Games will be made in 2017 at the IOC session in Lima (Peru).