Summer Olympics

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Olympic double: IOC says yes to Paris in 2024, and Los Angeles for 2028

LIMA, Peru — This was one of those rare Olympic moments where everyone walked away a winner. Paris for 2024. Los Angeles for 2028. And the International Olympic Committee for transforming an unruly...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Paris celebrates end of 100-year Olympic wait

PARIS — The 100-year wait made victory extra-sweet for Paris. Only the weather was miserable. Paris celebrated the award of the 2024 Olympics as best it could in heavy rains on Wednesday. The...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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U.S. Olympic Committee tamped down discord to help Los Angeles get Games

LIMA, Peru – These were the jobs nobody wanted. Sure, becoming leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee meant you immediately became the person pulling the strings behind the world’s most successful...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Brazil, France allege Rio Olympics vote-buying scheme

RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian and French authorities said Tuesday they uncovered an international corruption scheme aimed at buying votes in awarding the 2016 Olympics. It is the latest allegation to...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Sports court confirms Chinese doping at Beijing Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Two Chinese female weightlifters have lost their appeals against being stripped of their 2008 Beijing Olympic gold medals for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Los Angeles takes another step toward 2028 Olympic Games

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles took another step Friday toward bringing the 2028 Olympics to the city, despite questions about future costs. The City Council voted 12-0 to endorse documents at the heart...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Not so fast: Los Angeles has business to settle on road to 2028 Olympics

LONDON — About that deal to bring the 2028 Olympics to Los Angeles: Not all is set in stone. Sometime over the next five weeks, leaders from LA and the U.S. Olympic Committee have to iron out...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Los Angeles gets Olympics with an 11-year wait – and risks

LOS ANGELES – By 2028, a new stadium being built for the Rams and the Chargers will have been beaten up by nearly a decade of NFL games. The seemingly intractable problems of Southern California –...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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After finishing 2nd, huge ‘thank you’ due to Los Angeles

One of the beautiful things about the Olympics is that the runners-up get prizes, too. Which brings us to Los Angeles. The second choice in its own country to host the 2024 Summer Games took the...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Paris stops short of claiming Olympics victory after L.A. announcement

PARIS – After failing three times in recent bids, sheer joy was expected from Paris officials when Los Angeles ceded the 2024 Olympics to the City of Lights. Paris bid leaders, however, opted for a...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Los Angeles reaches deal with Olympic leaders for 2028 Games

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles has reached an agreement with International Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris,...

DATE: July 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Japan marks three-year countdown to Tokyo 2020 Games

TOKYO — Japan began its three-year countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Monday with concerts, races and other events meant to drum up public enthusiasm for the games. The 2020 Games will be...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports