LIMA, PERU (CBSLA.com) — We’ve known it for weeks, but Wednesday it became official. The International Olympic Committee officially awarded Los Angeles the 2028 Summer Games in an announcement made in Lima, Peru. Paris was awarded the 2024 Games
Now it’s time to put the plans into motion and start preparing for 2028. What changes will L.A. make over the next 11 years, and what will the Games look like when they finally get here?
Even though 2028 seems a long way off, the real work starts now. It’s time for those proposals and plan to turn into execution and achievement.
“We’re focused right now on pulling 2028 off and making it the best Olympic Games,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said. “Most cities would die to have the facilities that we have already in place.”
So, what could the 2028 games look like?
From the Valley to Santa Monica. Pasadena to Anaheim. The plan is to use more than 20 venues, two college campuses and L.A. area beaches.
Opening and closing ceremonies are expected to take place at the still-under-construction stadium in Inglewood and the historic Coliseum like they did in 1932 and 1984.
The Coliseum will also again be home to …read more
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