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Dual Olympic Bids Approved For Paris And Los Angeles

The decision to award the 2024 and 2028 games simultaneously is a first for the International Olympic Committee and the result of a trying bidding process.
Paris and Los Angeles have been awarded the honor of hosting the 2024 and 2028 Olympic games, respectively. Pictured above: IOC President Thomas Bach (center), Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo (left), and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garrett. / Martin Mejia / Shutterstock.com

It's official, the 2024 Olympics are coming to Paris – and four years later they'll be in Los Angeles in the first "double allocation" of the Olympic contests in modern history.

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