Los Angeles reaches deal to host 2028 Summer Olympics – New York News

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.


City Council President Herb Wesson’s office confirmed the deal Monday.

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Spokeswoman Caolinn Mejza says the pact is expected to be reviewed by the council later this week.

The agreement to be formally announced later Monday follows a vote earlier this month by the International Olympic Committee to seek a deal to award the 2024 and 2028 Games.

Paris is the only city left to host the 2024 Games.

The arrangement would make LA a three-time Olympic city, after hosting the 1932 and 1984 Games.

LA and Paris were the last two bids remaining after a tumultuous process that exposed the unwillingness of cities to bear the financial burden of hosting an event that has become synonymous with cost overruns.

LA was not even the first American entrant in the contest. Boston withdrew two years ago as public support for its bid…

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