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Olympic leader confident Games will go on in South Korea

17 September 2017, 02:00 | Brandon Parsons

AP Dmitri Lovetsky

AP  Dmitri Lovetsky

It's an important move for Los Angeles to lock the award of being host of the 2028 Summer Games, which is scheduled to be announced with 2024 Olympics host city, Paris, together by International Olympic Committee on September 13 in Peru. This will reduce the costs needed for the Games, CNN added.

At Gates Street Elementary school in Los Angeles' Lincoln Heights neighbourhood, children enrolled in the city's Better Educated Students for Tomorrow (BEST) programme and rotated through Olympic themed sport stations. "Talking to folks who said it used to be about one corner of the room celebrating and the rest crying".

"And when there are a lot of competing cities, the victor is trapped". The city proposed to host the 2008 and 2012 events but failed to win the bidding.

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo waved a flag Friday and her plane was sprayed by a celebratory water cannon as the French Olympic delegation was welcomed back in Paris after securing the 2024 Olympic Games.

But the Paris bid team has repeatedly insisted that its 6.6 billion-euro estimate is feasible.

Bernard Lapasset, the co-head of the organising committee, said the bid was "sheltered" from changes to financial conditions in the future because 95% of the venues already exist.

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Meanwhile, the athletics competition will happen at the Stade de France which was also the venue of the World Cup in 1998 and the Euro finals in 2016.

Paris only has to construct three sites - the athletes' village, which at 1.3 billion euros is by far its most expensive item, a media centre and an aquatics centre. Since then, surfing, climbing, softball/baseball, karate and skateboarding have been added to the Olympic programme, meaning they might require the construction of venues not now in the bid estimate.

The LA 2028 CEO expressed wish to cooperate and share experience with China in preparing for the world's most grand sporting event. "That was certainly the case for Athens and Barcelona (which hosted the 1992 Olympics)", Andreff said.

Global sports and entertainment design practice Populous and Egis, the Paris-based, worldwide consultancy, engineering and operation group, were chosen in 2016 to collaborate on the Paris 2024 bid, which was confirmed this week.

"When you speed up investments, they cost more", he said.



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