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LOS ANGELES (APP) – Los Angeles leaders on Tuesday gave unanimous backing to the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympics, paving the way for it to enter the race for the Games.


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The Los Angeles City Council voted 15-0 in favour of a “joined agreement” designed to demonstrate to the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) that the city was committed to staging the Games.”

The USOC is expected to forward Los Angeles — who have hosted the Games on two previous occasions in 1932 and 1984 — as a candidate for the 2024 race imminently.