Paris’ apparent win comes after failed bids for 1992, 2008 and 2012.
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Paris was celebrating victory Tuesday in its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games after Los Angeles announced its intention to host the 2028 event instead in return for financial sweeteners.Despite the fact that Paris is now effectively the only remaining candidate to host the 2024 Summer Games, Macron and other bid leaders shied away from overt triumphalism until an official announcement.Paris, which will host the Games for a third time, endured the disappointment of failed bids for 1992, 2008 and 2012 .Both Paris and Los Angeles had wanted to host the 2024 Olympics, with the winner to be officially named by the IOC on Sept. 13 in the Peruvian capital Lima.The French capital insisted it only wanted to host the Games in 2024, on the 100th anniversary of the city's 1924 Olympics, prompting Los Angeles to soften its stance and consider hosting the 2028 Games.Like Paris, this will bring the Games back to Los Angeles for a third time, after the city hosted in 1932 and 1984 .
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