Creativity, timing and perseverence: How L.A. got the 2028 Olympics – LA Times

The behind-the-scenes story on how Los Angeles was awarded the 2028 Olympics. Source: Creativity, timing and perseverence: How L.A. got the 2028 Olympics - LA Times

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Five years on, biggest winners of London Olympics were West Ham’s millionaire owners – The i newspaper online iNews

This time was going to be different. “Legacy is probably nine-tenths of what this process is about,” declared Sebastian Coe, the chairman of London 2012, i Source: Five years on, biggest winners of London Olympics were West Ham's millionaire owners - The i newspaper online iNews

The 2028 Olympics: a sweet deal, but who for? – SportsPro Media

Confirming one of the worst-kept secrets in sport, LA bid officials and the IOC revealed the framework for a host city contract for 2028 on Monday. The deal is being hailed as a win for both parties, and for Paris, but the devil is in the detail. Source: The 2028 Olympics: a sweet deal, but …

Women’s Inclusion in Sports Competes in Rio Games | Inter Press Service

At the age of 14, Kaillana de Oliveira of Brazil knows she won’t be as tall as most professional basketball players, because of family genetics. But she is not letting that get in the way of her dream of standing out in the sport. “I’m point guard, and you don’t have to be so tall …