The organizers of Rome’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics have kept the specifics quiet, but they acknowledged that holding events in and around some of their most historic sites are tentatively in the plans.
Every city that puts in a bid to hold the Olympics tries to put itself in the best possible light. Los Angeles has outdone itself.
With the deadline set for midnight Tuesday in Switzerland, the bid from Los Angeles will compete against those from Paris, Rome, Budapest and Hamburg, Germany, with a winner to be chosen in September 2017.
Los Angeles has hosted the Summer Olympics on two previous occasions and has the infrastructure in place to make a bid for the 2024 Games plausible after Boston withdrew over fears of cost overruns.
Tokyo Olympic organizers on Tuesday decided to scrap the logo for the 2020 Games following another allegation its Japanese designer might have used copied materials.