IOC Awards Paris And LA Simultaneous Hosting Of 2024 And 2028 Olympics

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The International Olympic Committee voted Tuesday to give itself the ability to simultaneously award the 2024 and 2028 Olympics to Paris and Los Angeles, respectively.

The negotiations are now in the hands of the leadership of Paris 2024 and LA 2024, specifically the two cities' mayors: Anne Hidalgo of Paris and Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles. If both cities successfully reach a deal for hosting the Games, the IOC will ratify it in Peru in September. If LA and Paris cannot come to a decision on their own, the IOC will award the 2024 Olympics at that time.

LA 2024 bid leader Casey Wasserman said in statement,
Today, two of the world's greatest cities, with outstanding but different proposals, stand ready to serve and advance the Olympic and Paralympic movements and their values.
Paris has been aggressively negotiating its 2024 bid, claiming that the land and funding it would use in 2024 would not be available in 2028. Last month, LA officials set a tone suggesting they could accept hosting in 2028 but would look for incentives from the IOC such as funding for youth sports programs.

The last time Los Angeles hosted the Olympics was in 1984, while the United States last hosted the summer Games in 1996 in Atlanta. Paris last hosted in 1924, though the Summer Games were in London just five years ago.

Westerman concluded,
We look forward to working with the IOC and Paris in the weeks ahead to turn this golden opportunity into a golden future together.

Roster: Great Britain To Send Four Juniors To 2018 City Of Jesolo Trophy

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British Gymnastics plans to send a team of four juniors to the 2018 City of Jesolo Trophy, the International Gymnastics Federation has confirmed. Below are the gymnasts on Great Britain's nominative roster for the international competition, which takes place in Italy from April 11-15. You can watch Jesolo LIVE on FloGymnastics.

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5 Can't-Miss Routines From Oklahoma Sooners, SEC Squads, And Utah Utes

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There are still some fantastic routines to catch before the NCAA gymnastics season winds down and gives way to regionals. This week's five can't-miss routines come from the defending national champion Sooners, a slew of SEC squads, and the Utes out west.

2018 City Of Jesolo Preview: New Kids On The Roster For Team China

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With the 2018 City of Jesolo Trophy on the horizon, there’s a lot of gymnastics to be excited about — like new juniors we’ve never heard of who come out and generate some buzz over the second half of this quadrennium. So before you stream Jesolo live on FloGymnastics April 14-15, here’s a first look into the new kids on the roster for Team China.

Big 12 Championships Preview: Oklahoma Sooners Aiming To Defend Titles

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The Big 12 Gymnastics Championships will take place on Saturday, March 24, at the Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa, and FloGymnastics will be on-site and live-streaming the competition. The Iowa State Cyclones will host the championships this year and will be joined by the defending champions the Oklahoma Sooners, the Denver Pioneers, and the West Virginia Mountaineers. 

Lindenwood Breaking Records, Stanford Perfection, And Florida Celebration

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Lindenwood edged Eastern Michigan, Rutgers, and Temple in a quad meet in Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon in record-breaking fashion. The Lions scored over a 196 for the first time in school history with a 196.400. They set new program records with totals on bars (49.100) and on beam (49.425).

2018 FloGymnastics Level 9 And 10 National Rankings Are Here!

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FloGymnastics has once again partnered with Meet Scores Online to bring you weekly rankings of the top 100 level 9 and 10 gymnasts in the country.

Team China's Rosters For The 2018 City Of Jesolo Trophy

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The Italian Gymnastics Federation has confirmed China's rosters for the 2018 City of Jesolo Trophy. Below are the gymnasts scheduled to compete.

Russia's Nominative Roster For The 2018 City Of Jesolo Trophy

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Russia plans to send a team of eight to the 2018 City of Jesolo Trophy. Below is the nominative roster, which is subject to change. 

Rivals Auburn & Alabama Take The Floor At Elevate The Stage In Huntsville

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Alabama faces Auburn for the second time in three meets, this time at the Elevate the Stage meet in Huntsville, Alabama, tomorrow night. The last time out, the Crimson Tide posted their best score of the season — a 197.300 — on the road. They finished with matching 49.400s on uneven bars and balance beam led by senior Kiana Winston with a 9.925 on bars and a 9.900 on beam.