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  1. Could you clarify how is the IBC less risky in LA than in Paris? Paris proposes an existing exhibition centre with one hall to be rebuilt (as part of a planned expension project, privately funded) while LA proposes a new IBC (4 new halls to be built as part of planned expension of Universal Studios + 1 temporary hall to be built by LAOCOG).
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  2. Yep - truffump & Co definitely fall into that category. We've heard that "we are the best" mumbo-jumbo before, only to fall on the IOC's deaf ears in the end, lmfao!
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  3. They can try with the show biz angle, but the days of The US being the benchmark of spectacle are gone....look at Beijing, Sochi, and every other Chinese event (yes at a huge cost). The world has caught up. Baku even had Lady Gaga...
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  4. Ah, I was out for a few days. What did I miss??? Lol.
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  5. Not because it really matters, but now the "2024 Paris - 2028 LA" is perfectly reasonable now.
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  6. With 3 Olympics in a row in Asia, then 2024 most possibly back to Europe in Paris; I don't think the IOC wants to go back to Sapporo for 2026. So their hopes for WOG 2026 will either be Calgary, Innsbruck, Sion, or Oslo/Stockholm. There hasn't been a Swiss or Scandinavian WOGs in a long time. Therefore, Canada will have to choose in the next 2 years if they want to bid with Calgary 2026 or Toronto 2028. And if there were a North American candidate for 2028, that would be its year geo-politically. And what does Canada want to do for FIFA 2026? Will it mount a bid on its own (a very w
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