Lake Placid shines for Los Angeles Olympic pick


She served as Vice President of the Organizing Committee for the Los Angeles 1984 Games, and then President of the LA84 Foundation for 28 years. "This historic double allocation is a 'win-win-win" situation for the city of Paris, the city of Los Angeles and the International Olympic Committee, ' said IOC president Thomas Bach.

SNCF, a global leader in passenger and freight transport services, is one of the official partners of of the Olympic and Paralympic games in Paris in 2024 and announced the successful bid for the games in almost 3,000 train stations across France.

"Congratulations to Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028".

Both these cities previously expressed their desire to host the 2024 event, but Los Angeles officials were willing to give way and wait for another four years to arrange certain issues on funding.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, high-fives kids from LA84 Foundation during the Celebrate 2028 Olympics Parade at the Fairplex in Pomona, CA., Saturday, September 15, 2017.

DeFrantz was elected the first ever American woman and the first African American elected in 1986 two years after the LA 1984 Games.

The French capital has set a relatively modest budget of 6.6 billion euros ($7.9 billion), but London in 2012, Athens in 2004 and Sydney in 2000 all saw their budgets for hosting the Summer Olympics at least double from the time of their bids to the final bill.

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The Los Angeles 2028 Games, with a budget of $5.3 billion, will essentially follow the plan they had in place for 2024, including housing athletes at the UCLA campus.

Both Paris's bid co-chair Tony Estanguet and LA bid chairman Casey Wasserman are to stay on and lead the host cities' preparations, mayors Anne Hidalgo and Garcetti confirmed in a news conference after the announcement.

He warned it would be an expensive mistake to use the 2024 Games to try to accelerate a long-term project already under way to improve transport networks in the Paris area.

Thomas Bach said the International Olympic Committee will continue to appeal for diplomatic solutions to the problems, and that it is monitoring deliberations in the U.N. Security Council, which on Friday condemned the North Korean test.

'It is hard to imagine something better.

Both the 2014 winter Games in Russia's Sochi and the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics were mired in controversy over corruption, embezzlement and doping allegations, dealing a major blow to the reputations of the event and the IOC.