“It’s a big win and we are here to really enjoy it,” Estanguet said.
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The International Olympic Committee will crown Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics respectively Wednesday, delivering a welcome feel-good factor amid a gathering storm of corruption allegations.In a historic move, the IOC brokered an agreement that will see Paris handed the 2024 Games with Los Angeles awarded 2028, an outcome that all sides are declaring as victory in a "win-win-win" deal.IOC members will ratify the agreement following 25-minute presentations by Paris and Los Angeles, the last two cities left in the race for the 2024 Olympics.As the battle for 2024 unfolded, and as the field thinned to leave Los Angeles and Paris as the last bids standing, the IOC's determination to lock in two high-quality cities for the next two summer games became further apparent.In July, the IOC announced it would award the staging rights for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics at the same meeting in Lima.
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