Los Angeles to host 2028 Summer Olympic Games

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (left) pictured in a 2008 file photo would be a likely venue for a 2028 LA Olympics, while Paris would host the 2024 games under a pending deal. (AP Photo/File)

KABC-TV reports the city of Los Angeles has agreed to host the Summer Olympic Games in 2028 instead of 2024.

The station said the mayor's office and LA 2024 officials confirm the news.

The deal will bring the Olympics back to Los Angeles for a third time since 1984 and 1932.

News of the agreement opens the door for Paris to host the 2024 Olympic Games.

L.A. and Paris were the two remaining bidders for the 2024 Summer Games, but International Olympic Committee members had been divided since visiting both locations this year.

An official public announcement from L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to be made at a 5 p.m. news conference, city officials said.
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