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LA expresses interest in hosting 2024 Olympics

Updated: March 8, 2013, 6:54 PM ET
Associated Press

Los Angeles wants back into the Olympics, throwing its hat into the ring to bring them back to southern California on the 40th anniversary of its last turn as host -- the 1984 Games that revived the flagging reputation of the brand.

The U.S. Olympic Committee received a letter from the host of the 1932 and 1984 Games, with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa expressing "enthusiastic interest" in pursuing a bid for 2024.

The USOC is deciding whether to bid for the 2024 Games and recently sent ...

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