LA to benefit from having more time to prepare for Games – Garcetti
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti believes his city will benefit from having 11 years to prepare for the 2028 summer Olympic Games.
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Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti arrives home excited for future after clinching 2028 Summer Games for the city.
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Three cities in Senegal will host the fourth edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2022, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Monday (October 8).
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The President of the International Olympic Committee hailed the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games a major success as the sporting event comes to an end on Thursday (October 18).
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks about the need for residents to away from areas under an evacuation order.
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We look at an interview with IOC member Dick Pound who says measures need ramping up to address coronavirus concerns in Japan otherwise there is a risk the Tokyo Olympic Games could be cancelled. We look, too, at indigenous Canadian anger over a natural gas pipeline. And finally, at George Hood, a former marine, who has bust his own record for muscle-toning his stomach. Join us.
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Normally, enthusiasm in the host country of the Olympics can be expected to rise steadily as the world's biggest sporting event draws closer. Not so in Japan during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Athletes from teams across the globe were filmed arriving at Tokyo's Haneda airport on Thursday, ahead of the Olympic games. Footage shows delegations from USA, Great Britain, Brazil and others greeted by the organising committee employees. The Tokyo 2020 games will be held between July 23 and August 8 after being postponed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Speaking at the end of the Angelus prayer from the window of the Apostolic palace overlooking St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis says he hopes the Tokyo Olympics will be a sign of hope and "universal brotherhood" during the coronavirus pandemic raging around the world.
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As the Tokyo Olympics draws to a close, a flypast above the French capital and a party in front of the landmark Trocadero building marks the handover of the Games to Paris.
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