Olympics 2024 and Olympics 2028

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The 2024 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, and commonly known as Paris 2024, is a forthcoming international multi-sport event which will be hosted in Paris from 2 to 18 August 2024.

Having previously hosted the 1900 Summer Olympics and the 1924 Summer Olympics, Paris will become the second city after London (1908, 1948 and 2012) to host the Olympic Games three times.

2024 will also mark the centennial of the 1924 Summer Olympics, which were held in the same city.

Bidding to host the Games started in 2015 with five candidate cities in contention, but Hamburg, Rome and Budapest withdrew, leaving Paris and Los Angeles as the remaining candidates.

On 11 July, a proposal to elect the 2024 and 2028 Olympic host cities at the same time was approved by an Extraordinary IOC Session on 11 July 2017 in Lausanne.

On 31 July 2017, the IOC made a deal with Los Angeles to host the 2028 Summer Olympics, which makes Paris the presumed host of the 2024 Summer Olympics.

The 2028 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad, and commonly known as LA 2028/Los Angeles 2028, is a forthcoming international multi-sport event, which will be hosted in the city of Los Angeles from July 21 to August 6, 2028.

The formal announcement of the hosts for both Olympiads will take place at the 131st IOC Session in Lima, Peru, on 13 September 2017.

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