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  1. British cities Liverpool and Birmingham Friday met a deadline and submitted the documents required to bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). The two cities are considered the leading candidates to host the Games after Durban in South Africa was stripped of the event earlier in the […] View the full article
  2. The bid by Victoria, Canada to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games Wednesday unveiled a (CDN) $955 million plan for the project. The budget includes costs for a new arena, new stadium and a university housing complex that will first be used for the Athletes’ Village. Capital costs will reach $298 million but that doesn’t include […] View the full article
  3. The Innsbruck and Tyrol Region bid to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games presented updated plans Monday that are designed to set the stage for an Olympic roadshow to sell the project domestically ahead of a scheduled October 15 general referendum. Following the example set by Los Angeles in the U.S. city’s bid […] View the full article
  4. The Los Angeles City Council Friday voted in favor of approving key documents that now clears a path for LA to host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Members supported the plans unanimously by a vote of 12-0. Los Angeles had been bidding to host the 2024 edition of the Games but instead opted to […] View the full article
  5. The City of Los Angeles along with the United States Olympic Committee and LA 2028 Wednesday released an updated memorandum of understanding (MOU) defining how the three parties will work together in preparation for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The LA City Council is expected to approve the MOU in a Friday vote that […] View the full article
  6. Los Angeles’ now-fledgling bid to host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games is retracing old footsteps trying to catch up to its former self when the city was seeking to host the 2024 edition of the events. The bid switched gears last week when it announced it had struck a deal with the International Olympic […] View the full article
  7. French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to miss the election of Paris as host city of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games next month set to take place September 13 in Lima, Peru. Shortly after his inauguration in May, Macron met with the visiting International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission members in Paris when he […] View the full article
  8. The Sion 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid committee Friday met an August 5 milestone and submitted detailed bid files to the Swiss Federal government and the cantons across the region supporting the project. The documents included technical project details concerning things like venues, transportation and accommodation; operating budget details along with capital investment expectations; […] View the full article
  9. The Reno Tahoe Winter Games Coalition (RTWGC) is looking to leverage new bidding rules implemented by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to justify hosting indoor Winter Olympic events in Las Vegas in 2030. The Coalition, led by Jon Killoran, has been planning bids to host the Winter Games for several years – recently targeting the 2026 […] View the full article
  10. Calgary’s City Council voted Wednesday to continue exploring a potential 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid, a decision that sends the Calgary Bid Exploration Committee (CBEC) back to work to continue leveraging the (CAD) $5 million budget the city granted last year. Had the vote been defeated, the bid to have the Games return to […] View the full article
  11. French President Emmanuel Macron discussed the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach Monday after the revelation that rival Los Angeles has decided to host the 2028 edition of the Games instead – leaving the 2024 Games for France. Though a rubber-stamping of the deal is still […] View the full article
  12. A July poll taken by Loyola Marymount University (LMU) revealed that 83 per cent of Angelenos support a Los Angeles 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Until Monday, LA had been bidding for the 2024 edition of the Games against Paris but the city struck a deal with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to instead accept the […] View the full article
  13. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President was not on hand to tear open an envelope that declares Los Angeles the host city for the 2028 Olympic Games, but the LA 2024 Olympic bid leadership still celebrated at the StubHub Center as the Mayor announced that the Games will be returning to the city for the […] View the full article
  14. Los Angeles could receive at least (USD)$1.8 billion funding from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games, a newly drawn host city contract reveals. That number could exceed $2 billion when considering existing sponsorship agreements and marketing deals. Los Angeles will retain any operating surplus it earns from hosting […] View the full article
  15. In an announcement planned for 5:00pm local time in Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to confirm that LA has reached an agreement with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games, leaving rival Paris to stage the earlier edition in 2024. The Los Angeles Times reported early Monday […] View the full article