IOC to discuss LA-Paris double Olympic host picks on June 9
IOC to discuss LA-Paris double Olympic host picks on June 9
IOC to meet next month on 2024, 2028 candidature
19 May, 2017, 20:02
The executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will meet next month to ponder whether it is feasible to award the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games when it meets in Lima in September.
Los Angeles and Paris are the only two cities left in the race for the 2024 Games and the International Olympic Committee is eager to see no losers in this competition as four other cities dropped out, fearful of cost and size of the Olympics.
IOC President Thomas Bach asked the board's four vice presidents in March to advise on combining the 2024-2028 awards.
Plus, there's the fact that hosting the Olympics has become something of an arms race, with autocracies leveraging their nations' treasuries and workforces to create, and pay for, Olympic experiences far beyond their means. The stories of Olympic facilities abandoned and left to rot are legion, from decades gone by right on through this past summer's Rio Games, and the IOC is sensitive to the fact that bid cities see this wreckage and are bailing out on the enormous price tag of hosting.
The vice presdients' report to the 13-member board - which includes two Americans - is key to the short-notice meeting.
Leaders of the LA and Paris campaigns will come to Lausanne then to make set-piece presentations of their hosting plan to the voting members. He is expected to want to reward LA and Paris with either the 2024 or 2028 Olympics.
Potential bid cities in wealthy countries such the United States, Germany, Switzerland and Sweden have dropped out when local taxpayers objected or delivered defeats in a referendum.
It listed the availability of the upcoming iPad cases in June 2017 just in time for the upcoming WWDC event. But Apple is said to be working on bigger updates to its professionally focused iPad Pro line.
The Jakarta Composite Index jumped as much as 3.2 percent to a record 5,825.2, extending gains this year to nearly 10 percent. The sovereign rating was lifted to BBB- from BB+ with a stable outlook, S&P said today, citing an improvement in the budget.
The Moto C range will sit under the Moto E range and will offer a no fills smartphone experience to the budget conscious consumer. The 3G and 4G variants of the Moto C will be backed by a 2,350mAh battery that might not last more than a day long usage.
There are new class powers too, including Dawnblade, the Titan's Sentinel, the not-Captain-America-shield, and the Arcstrider. Who knows, maybe there will even be cross-promotional stuff between games, like a Diablo III themed set of gear in game.
The manufacturing sector hit a three-year high thanks to the fall in the pound boosting exports and a revival in world trade. Demand plunged previous year in the aftermath of the European Union referendum as firms prepared for financial chaos.
The share price of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) was down -1.91% during the last trading session, with a day high of 56.99. News headlines about National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG) have been trending positive recently, according to AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis.
Pakistan Peoples Party leader Sherry Rehman told Dawn: "We based our case on jurisdiction and it proved weak". The Attorney General for Pakistan (AGP) had recommended some other counsel, The Express Tribune reported.
Congressional Republicans have bemoaned that the scandals in the Trump White House are taking time away from their agenda. The Republican plan proposes dramatically reducing rates and streamlining the tax code for our small businesses as well.
Interestingly enough, Bungie has confirmed the team is actually playing Destiny 2 from the comfort of their own homes. Players will also be able to add friends and form parties the same way Blizzard gamers can.
The reporters question Spicer's true knowledge of the situation, and say that Trump makes Spicer embarrass himself. McCarthy's "Spicey" could be seen peering in from outside the White House looking confused and distraught.
The British government defended its cyber-security policies on Monday in the aftermath of an unprecedented malware attack. More than 200,000 victims in about 150 countries have been infected by the ransomware so far.
Sturridge delighted to play his part
Defender Winston Reid said: "In the last few weeks we've been doing well". It was a big pressure game but the way we dealt with it was superb".
Duggar sisters file suit
These four oversaw and approved the release of the under-redacted report, the document states. The lawsuit seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages to be determined at trial.
Cavaliers get off to quick start in rout of Celtics
Isaiah Thomas , who averaged 27 points in the series against Washington , finished with 17 on 7-for-19 shooting. For the Cavaliers , the core is intact, yet still they added firepower in Kyle Korver and Deron Williams .
Driver charged with murder in Times Square crash
The crash happened near 44th Street and Seventh Avenue, at the heart of Times Square near Broadway just before noon on Thursday. A speeding red sedan struck pedestrians on a sidewalk in New York City's Times Square yesterday, killing at least one person.
Iraq replaces Saudi as top oil supplier to India in April
West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures were at $47.88 per barrel, also little changed from the last settlement at $47.84. A second source said a deeper supply cut was an option depending on estimated growth in supply from non-OPEC and USA shale oil.
French President meets German Chancellor
She added that the two countries would draw up a road map for boosting cooperation between the European Union member states. Macron and Merkel said they would work together more closely on defense, Euro zone reform and reducing bureaucracy.
Isaiah Thomas on the Cavs: 'They're not the Monstars'
They just happened to play better than us in Game 1, and we've just got to protect home court in Game 2 and get the win". The Boston Celtics GM later revealed their intention of exploring the value out of their No. 1 pick.