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Sevens retains Olympic status for 2024, 2028

Sevens retains Olympic status for 2024, 2028

Update: 3:25PM WORLD Rugby and the global rugby family are excited by the International Olympic Committee's decision to retain all 28 sports that featured at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games program.

'These are two great cities from two great countries with a great Olympic history.

The ratification of the agreement came after it was approved at an Extraordinary IOC Session in Lausanne in July, paving the way for the IOC to award two editions of the Games at the same time.

However DeFrantz played an important role with the LA 2028 Olympic bid serving as Senior Advisor for Legacy which is something that she knows a lot about.

It will now be monitored by the IOC and the World Anti-Doping Agency past December, until both organisations are satisfied that changes have been made, the Olympic organisation said.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, holds the Olympic torch during the Celebrate 2028 Olympics Parade at the Fairplex in Pomona, CA., Saturday, September 15, 2017.

The LA Games have a budget of $5.3 billion and will essentially follow the plan they had in place for 2024, including housing athletes at the UCLA campus.

Boris Johnson fuels speculation about United Kingdom leadership bid
Boris Johnson has renewed the claim that the United Kingdom will have £350m per week to spend on the NHS after Brexit. His appearance in the press comes ahead of a Brexit speech by Prime Minister Theresa May in Florence on Friday.

The IOC selected Tokyo to host the next Summer Olympics, in 2020.

The Olympic Center and the 1980 Olympic Cauldron were illuminated in the colors of LA's iconic sunsets, while the marque displayed the LA 2028 logo to mark the return of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to the "City of Angels".

"We have all the sports infrastructures we need already. We can host the Games with less stress and lower cost", said Sykes, who has a long background in conservation and environmental stewardship.

After three failed attempts and 12 years after the demoralizing and disheartening loss to the London bid in 2005, Paris has finally been awarded the Olympic Games it has craved.

France's world-class public transportation system and SNCF's expertise as a mobility player were among the decisive factors in the IOC's decision.

"We have particularly formed a group that we called our Sustainability and Legacy Committee".

The LA 2028 CEO expressed wish to cooperate and share experience with China in preparing for the world's most grand sporting event. Pyeongchang, South Korea, will host the 2018 Winter Olympics and Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics.


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