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The 2024 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, is a forthcoming international multi-sport event. Bidding for the games started in 2015, with five candidate cities in contention, but Hamburg, Budapest and Rome subsequently withdrew. The two remaining candidate sites are Los Angeles, and Paris. The host of the Summer Olympic Games is scheduled to be announced at the 130th International Olympic Committee Session in Lima, Peru, on 13 September 2017.


Candidature process

The candidature process was announced at the same time as the names of the five candidates cities on 16 September 2015.

Three stages
Stage 1 – Vision, Games Concept and Strategy
  • 15 September 2015: NOC and city inform the IOC of the name of a Candidate City
  • 23–25 September 2015: Candidature Process kick-off meeting with each Candidate City & NOC (by video conference)
  • 16 October 2015: Signature of the Candidature Process 2024 by City and NOC
  • Week of 16 November 2015 TBC: Individual workshops in Lausanne
  • 17 February 2016: Deadline for the submission by Candidate Cities of: Candidature File Part 1: Vision, Games Concept and Strategy
  • February–May 2016: IOC-appointed Evaluation Commission Working Group to analyse documentation and provide a dashboard report to the IOC Executive Board
  • 1 June 2016: IOC Executive Board confirmation of Candidate Cities that transition to the next stage
  • Stage 2 – Governance, Legal and Venue Funding
  • 1–3 June 2016: Individual workshops for the Candidate Cities and their NOCs (Feedback on Stage 1 submission)
  • 5–21 August 2016: Olympic Games Observer Programme – Rio de Janeiro
  • August 2016: Governance, Legal and Venue Funding Workshops – Rio de Janeiro
  • 7 October 2016: Deadline for the submission by Candidate Cities of: Candidature File Part 2: Governance, Legal and Venue Funding
  • October–November 2016: IOC-appointed Evaluation Commission Working Group to analyse documentation and provide a dashboard report to the IOC Executive Board
  • November 2016: Games Delivery, Experience and Legacy Workshops – Tokyo
  • 6–8 December 2016: IOC Executive Board confirmation of Candidate Cities that transition to the next stage
  • Stage 3 – Games Delivery, Experience and Venue Legacy
  • 3 February 2017: Deadline for the submission by Candidate Cities of: Candidature File Part 3: Games Delivery, Experience and Venue Legacy
  • IOC Evaluation Commission analysis including a visit to each Candidate City :
  • April 23 to 25 Los Angeles
  • May 14 to 16 Paris
  • June 2017 (date TBC): Publication of the Evaluation Commission Report on
  • June 2017 (date TBC): Cities have right to response following publication of Evaluation Commission Report
  • 11–12 July 2017 2024 Candidate City Briefing for IOC Members and Summer Olympic International Federations
  • September 2017: Designation by the IOC Executive Board of Candidate Cities to be submitted to the IOC Session for election
  • 13 September 2017: Election of the Host City 2024, in Lima, Peru
  • Candidate cities

    Five candidate cities were announced by the IOC on 16 September 2015, Budapest, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome. Hamburg withdrew its bid per a referendum held on 29 November 2015, while, citing fiscal difficulties, Rome withdrew on 21 September 2016.

    On 22 February 2017, it was reported that Budapest withdrew its bid, after a petition against the bid collected more signatures than necessary for a referendum. On February 24, 2017, claiming that Budapest’s doomed bid for the 2024 Summer Games was “overtaken by local politics,” the International Olympic Committee has reiterated it will consider changes in the way host cities are selected. IOC President Thomas Bach has suggested he is open to the idea of awarding both cities (in no order) the 2024 and 2028 games at the session in Lima, Peru. No decision has been made publically.

    United States of America

    On 19 February 2013, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) sent letters to the mayors of 37 American cities to gauge their interest in hosting the 2024 Olympics. The cities included were Atlanta, Chicago, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Indianapolis, Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis–Saint Paul, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Tampa, St. Louis, Tulsa, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Seattle, Charlotte, Portland, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Detroit, Columbus, Nashville, Rochester, and Denver.

    On 10 June 2014, the USOC met in Boston to confirm the shortlist of cities drawn up for the 2024 Olympics. On 13 June 2014, the USOC announced its shortlist for potential host cities: Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington. On 26 September 2014, The U.S. Olympic Committee received near-unanimous support from the country's sports federations in a poll asking whether they would support a bid for the 2024 Olympics. Forty of the 47 national governing bodies took part in the poll and all 40 answered positively to the question. On 1 December 2014 all four shortlisted cities Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington met the final deadline to submit their bid proposals prior to the USOC Board Meeting held on 16 December 2014 in Redwood City, California. During the closed door meeting each of the four cities were given two hours to present their city's bids. Following the final presentation, the USOC announced that the United States would bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, but did not announce which city would bid. On 8 January 2015, the USOC selected Boston to be the candidate city from the United States but on 27 July 2015 Boston's bid was withdrawn and the USOC bid process was reopened. On 1 September 2015 the USOC announced that Los Angeles was chosen for the United States bid for the 2024 Summer Games.

    Cancelled potential bids

  • Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Baku submitted a bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics and submitted a bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics. Baku failed to become a candidate both times. Upon failing to become a candidate for the 2020 Games, it was stated that Baku would "come back again next time even stronger". Baku was chosen to host the 2015 European Games and had already hosted the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup and various other international competitions, such as the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships, the Eurovision Song Contest 2012, and the 2016 European Grand Prix. Baku National Stadium also hosted the 2015 European Games.
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • In November 2013, Hasan Arat, who was the head of the Istanbul 2020 Olympic bid, vowed that the campaign to bring the Olympic Games to Turkey would continue and that the next bid will be the strongest yet: "We are now better equipped and major sports events and we have a greater understanding of Olympic Games." Istanbul had lost bids for the games in 2000, 2008, and 2020 to Sydney, Beijing, and Tokyo respectively, and also bid for the 2004 and 2012 Summer Olympics, but failed to become a candidate both times, losing to Athens and London respectively. Istanbul is expected to bid for the 2019 European Games, as European Olympic Committee president Spyros Capralos stated that hosting the European Games would help with its future Olympic bids.
  • Kiev, Ukraine
  • In March 2010, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Borys Kolesnikov stated that if Ukraine successfully co-hosted the UEFA Euro 2012 with Poland, it might place a bid for hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics. Kiev was one of the host cities of UEFA Euro 2012 and was the city where the final match was held.
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Doha bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympics, in addition to bidding for the 2020 Summer Olympics. If Doha were to host the games, the games would be held from 14 to 30 October, due to Qatar's hot summer temperatures. Additionally it would also be the first games held in the Middle East region. After Doha failed to become a candidate for the 2016 and 2020 Games, it was stated that Doha looks "forward to the 2024 race". Doha was last hosted the 2006 Asian Games, Qatar is scheduled to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup and several stadiums will be located in Doha.
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • In August 2012, Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga announced that the capital city Nairobi was planning to bid for the 2032 games. It may also bid for the 2028 Summer Olympics.
  • Casablanca, Morocco
  • In March 2011, the Moroccan government confirmed that it would begin construction of an 80,000-seat stadium and will bid for the 2028 Summer Olympics instead of 2024.
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Ana Botella, Mayor of Madrid, confirmed that the city will not take part in the competition for 2024 Olympic Games after three failed consecutive bids (2012, 2016 and 2020, losing to London, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo respectively). Despite this, all sporting projects and infrastructure of the 2020 Olympic bid would be finished on the date scheduled.
  • Malaysia & Singapore
  • According to reports, a bid from Singapore and Malaysia was explored. Most likely, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore were to be the main cities. Malaysia bid in 2008, but failed to become a candidate. Kuala Lumpur received a 7.4 in transportation infrastructure, but nothing higher in any other category. Singapore was the host of the inaugural Youth Olympics in 2010 and the 117th IOC Session. Though previously not allowed by the Olympic Charter, recent changes have allowed multi-national bids. Despite this, it was acknowledged by the president of the Olympic council of Malaysia that it was too late to submit an Olympic bid for 2024, saying that the committees should focus on either the 2028 or 2032 games.
  • Busan, South Korea
  • Postponed its plans to bid because Tokyo won the 2020 Games. The city hosted the 2002 Asian Games. The city decided to bid for the 2028 Summer Olympics instead. Pyeongchang will host the 2018 Winter Olympics.
  • Guadalajara, Mexico
  • On 31 March 2014 a political commission looking at the possibility of a Mexican bid for the 2024 Olympics concluded that there were no economic or infrastructure conditions in Mexico for a bid to take place.
  • Various cities, United States
  • Aside from the three cities that were in consideration in the United States there were plans for an Olympic bid in a number of other cities:San FranciscoA San Francisco bid would likely have expanded to Oakland and other parts of the Bay Area for help in filling venue requirements such as indoor sports. Possible Bay Area venues included AT&T Park, Oracle Arena, Coliseum, SAP Center, Avaya Stadium, Levi's Stadium, and the projected Chase Center in San Francisco. Events could also have been held at area universities such as UC Berkeley's Haas Pavilion and Stanford Stadium. However, on 12 August 2015, it was announced that the Bay Area had pulled its bid.TulsaTulsa had been interested in bidding for the 2024 Olympic Games and was one of 35 cities to which the USOC had sent invitations. Following high-profile news reports in several national newspapers, city officials distanced themselves from the Tulsa 2024 Olympic Exploratory Committee and declined to bid. The committee was still seeking the bid as a private endeavor.New York CityOn 14 May 2014, a report in The Financial Times claimed that New York governor Andrew Cuomo was seriously considering an Olympic bid for New York City, if his administration received a proposal for the games. According to the Financial Times source, talks were taking place between the Governor and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, and an advisory committee would likely be formed soon. However, de Blasio decided against the bid in late May.PhiladelphiaOn 22 April 2013, Mayor Michael Nutter's office declared Philadelphia's interest in bidding for the 2024 Games. The city had expressed interest in hosting the 2016 Games, but lost out to Chicago as the USOC's bid city. The City of Philadelphia withdrew from consideration on 28 May 2014 in a letter to the USOC, citing "timing" as a major factor in the decision. The city reiterated a continued interest in pursuing the games in the future. On 28 May 2014, Mayor Michael Nutter announced that he had written to the USOC earlier that month, informing it of the city's decision not to pursue a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.DallasDallas had planned to bid for the 2024 Games, but it was not selected by the USOC as one of the four potential host cities.San DiegoAfter the multinational bid with Tijuana was rejected, San Diego had explored a possible bid for the 2024 Games without Tijuana. It was not selected by the USOC as one of the four potential host cities.
  • New Delhi, India
  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and IOC president Thomas Bach agreed during a meeting on 27 April 2015 in New Delhi that 2024 is too early for India to bid for hosting an Olympics. Delhi has hosted the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
  • Durban and Johannesburg, South Africa
  • While South Africa was seen as a likely bidder for the 2024 Olympic Games, events ended its hopes of hosting the games. Due to Edmonton's decision to end its bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Durban will host the games. South Africa's sports minister indicated on 1 March 2015 that the nation would focus on the Commonwealth Games instead of the Olympics.
  • Brisbane and Melbourne, Australia
  • Australia, mainly Melbourne, had been seen as a likely bidder for the 2024 Summer Olympics. However, the head of the Australian Olympic Committee stated that Australia will focus on 2028 or 2032 instead of 2024. Melbourne hosted the 1956 Olympic Games and the 2006 Commonwealth Games and Brisbane hosted the 1982 Commonwealth Games. Queensland is currently in the process of constructing and upgrading facilities in Brisbane and the Gold Coast for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
  • Lima, Peru
  • In December 2013, the ex-president of the Peruvian Sports Institute (IPD), Arturo Woodman, declared that Lima should bid to host the Olympic Games in 2024. The city will host the 2019 Pan American Games. Akio Tamashiro, Affiliate Manager at IPD, stated that this would be the next target of the country, using the new infrastructure, experience and legacy of many sporting events as Lima 2019.Due to the city winning the bid to host the 130th IOC Session in 2017, Lima cannot be a candidate city to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. On 22 January 2015, Lima lost its bid to host the World Games 2021 to Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Saudi Arabia and Bahrain
  • Saudi Arabia has published plans to bid to host the games together with Bahrain. All men's events would be held in Saudi Arabia and all women's events in Bahrain, because women are not allowed to participate in sports in Saudi Arabia. The IOC has dismissed the plans and said this gender split would not be allowed.
  • Taipei, Chinese Taipei
  • Taiwan's capital and largest city may put in a bid in accordance with a campaign promise made by then-presidential candidate Ma Ying-jeou while he was running for president in 2008. It is seen as the culmination of a build-up in hosting sporting events for Taipei and the rest of Taiwan. Taipei hosted the 2009 Deaflympics while Kaohsiung hosted the 2009 World Games. Taipei is hosting the 2017 Summer Universiade. In 2011, President Ma Ying-jeou stated again that Taiwan will bid for the 2024 Games. On 11 June 2014, the Sports Administration reported that it has no intention of bidding for the 2024 Olympic Games.
  • Russia
  • Saint PetersburgOn 19 May 2014, Governor of Saint Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko said that the city can apply for hosting the Olympic Games in 2024. According to him, St. Petersburg already has about 70% of the infrastructure needed for the Olympics. Also on 22 May 2014, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Kozak, who was responsible for holding the 2014 Winter Olympics, said that St. Petersburg had a good chance to win the right to host the Olympics in 2024. According to him, a lot of costs would not be required to prepare the city for the Olympics. Russia has not hosted the Summer Games since the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, when it was part of the Soviet Union. On 6 May 2015, it was announced that Russia will focus on the 2018 World Cup and not a bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. St. Petersburg is also preparing to host UEFA Euro 2020, where it will act as one of the venues. Russia will also host the 2019 Winter Universiade in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk.SochiDmitry Chernyshenko, the organizer of the 2014 Winter Olympics, says there is a huge potential in bringing the games back to Sochi. Beijing will be the first city to host a summer and winter games after it won the right to hold the 2022 Winter Olympics. Sochi would need to build many facilities to hold the games, although some indoor arenas from the Winter Olympics could conceivably be re-purposed. Sochi was the first Russian city to consider a bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Sochi's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics was canceled on 31 July 2015.
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Toronto's economic development committee voted against bidding for the 2024 games on 20 January 2014, citing a bid would cost the city $50 to 60 million. Toronto's mayor at the time, Rob Ford, suggested that a bid for the 2028 games may be more realistic. Toronto bid for the 1996 and 2008 Summer Olympics (as well as undocumented failures to make final rounds for 1960, 1964 and 1976), but lost to Atlanta and Beijing, respectively. In 2009, Toronto won the bid for the 2015 Pan American Games. However, discussions to submit a 2024 Olympic bid were revived during the lead-up to the 2015 Pan American Games, with new philosophical changes announced for the bidding process by the IOC, “to actively promote the maximum use of existing facilities”, which means that venues built for the Pan Ams may not have met IOC requirements but they could be adapted to comply under the new approach, boosting Toronto's viability as a host city. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach was among those who, in light of the Pan American Games, stated that Toronto would be a good candidate.On the CBC Radio One Toronto morning show Metro Morning on 10 July 2015, Mayor John Tory acknowledged that the city could revisit the idea of hosting the 2024 games, pending the results of the 2015 Pan American Games, and the financial viability, effectively reopening the possibility of a Toronto bid. On 11 August 2015, Tory met with the head of the Canadian Olympic Committee to discuss the bid process and the city's previous bids. The COC encouraged the mayor to consider bidding. On 11 September 2015, the COC held a conference about a potential bid and voted unanimously in support for a Toronto bid for the 2024 games. This vote allowed the COC to prepare a letter of intent to send to the IOC by the September 15 deadline. On 15 September 2015, Mayor Tory announced that the city will not make a bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.


    In 2007, the IOC established the concept of Olympics including 28 sports: 25 permanent 'core' sports with 3 additional sports selected for each individual Games. On 8 September 2013, IOC added wrestling to the Olympic programme for the 2020 and 2024 Games, representing one of these additional sports. FILA (now known as United World Wrestling) changed freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling weight classes for men and decreased to 6 categories in order to add more weights for women. However, in August 2016, the IOC added five sports to the 2020 Olympics, with plans to separately evaluate the existing 28 sports. No indication was given how this would affect the number of sports in 2024.


  •  AsiaDentsu (rights to be sold to local broadcasters)
  •  Brazil – Grupo Globo
  •  CanadaCBC/Radio-Canada, TSN, RDS
  •  ChinaCCTV
  •  Europe – Discovery Communications, Eurosport
  •  United KingdomBBC (sub-licenced)
  •  HungaryMTVA
  •  JapanJapan Consortium
  •  MENA – beIN Sports
  •  New Zealand – Sky Television
  •  North Korea – SBS
  •  Oceania – Sky Television
  •  South KoreaSBS
  •  United States – NBCUniversal
  • Los Angeles

  • Stage 1: Vision, Games Concept and Strategy
  • Stage 2: Governance, Legal and Venue Funding
  • Budget released Dec. 2nd, 2016
  • Stage 3: Games Delivery, Experience and Venue Legacy
  • Paris

  • Stage 1: Vision, Games Concept and Strategy
  • Stage 2: Governance, Legal and Venue Funding
  • Stage 3: Games Delivery, Experience and Venue Legacy
  • References

    2024 Summer Olympics Wikipedia

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