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L.A. City Council Signs MOU With LA 2024 That Gives City Role In Planning Olympics

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 18 / 17

L.A. City Council members yesterday voted unanimously to approve an MOU with LA 2024 that would "give the city a role in planning" the '24 Games and "provide for some financial safeguards if L.A. is chosen as host," according to Cherwa & Wharton of the L.A. TIMES. The next step "involves an...

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