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Los Angeles Named Finalist to Host 2016 Olympic Games

Los Angeles Named Finalist to Host 2016 Olympic Games
By United States Olympic Committee (USOC)
Joins San Francisco and Chicago as potential United States host cities

Los Angeles, California – July 26, 2006 – Los Angeles has been named one of three American finalist cities to host the 2016 Olympic Games, according to an United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announcement made today. Los Angeles joins San Francisco and Chicago as the potential United States candidate cities, narrowing the playing field from an original list of five, and eliminating Philadelphia and Houston in the process.

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Officials Tell USOC that Angelenos Want the Olympics to Return

In meeting with Mayor Villaraigosa and SCCOG, the USOC learns that
majority favor Olympics back in Los Angeles;
Bid for the 2016 Games has broad support of the community’s residents

Los Angeles, California – May 18, 2006 – Executives of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) met today with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and members of the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games (SCCOG) to discuss Los Angeles’ desire to host the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Los Angeles Throws Hat in Olympic Ring

2016 Bid Would Bring Olympic Experience to a New Generation


Los Angeles, California – September 7, 2005 – Los Angeles today notified the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) of its intention to bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games.

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Barry Sanders, Chairman of the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games (SCCOG) jointly announced SCCOG’s notification letter.

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