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Los Angeles 2024 Olympic venue plan impresses IOC committee in bid visit

LOS ANGELES – Following a visit to evaluate Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Olympics, the International Olympic Committee’s commission couldn’t pick one adjective to describe the proposed venues.

So it chose many, all superlative, to describe what the group had seen over its three-day visit here last week.

As that commission takes its tour of Paris, which concludes Tuesday, it is LA 2024’s venue plan that left the impression bid leaders had hoped for. That plan, one which does not require the construction of any permanent venues, is one that they hope can help them secure the Games.

“The commission members were almost ecstatic about the level of the venues that they’ve found and that they’ve seen and that they’ve been able to meet those people that manage those venues,” said Patrick Baumann, chair of the IOC’s evaluation commission. “It goes from spectacular venues to impressive venues to mind-blowing venues to incredible venues. That certainly is an incredibly positive thing. And it’s positive because we’ve been able to really see them.” Continue reading

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LA 2024 Olympics: New renderings show plans for the games. Le Plan Complet Des Olympics 2024 si Los Angeles Gagne L organisation

LA 2024, Los Angeles’s Olympic bid committee, has released more renderings detailing how areas around Southern California will be transformed should the city succeed in its bid for the 2024 games.

The organization has been giving plenty of sneak peeks at plans for the games lately, as competition heats up between LA and Paris—the two remaining cities in contention.

The latest batch of renderings focuses on the individual venues that will be used for events during the games. Familiar arenas like the Forum and the Rose Bowl will be outfitted with the flags of the world and equipped for gymnastics and soccer competition, respectively.

Meanwhile, UCLA’s Pauley Pavillion will adopt several different looks during the games, as it will host judo, wrestling, and sitting volleyball (a Paralympic event). Continu reading

Aerial view of UCLA