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Wasserman Says L.A. Has "Unique" Olympic Opportunity Due To Pre-Existing Venues

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 17 / 17

LA 2024 Chair Casey Wasserman said the Games returning to L.A. will be unique because the city has to build "no permanent venues," allowing the Games to be operated "in a way that’s never been done before." Appearing on CNBC's "Power Lunch," Wasserman said, "We don’t have to build an Oly...

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