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AP Source: LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC

Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America's 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week. If the council approves the deal at a meeting Tuesday, the USOC will announce Los Angeles as its candidate, a person familiar with the process told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the negotiations have not been publicly announced. Last month, the USOC scrapped plans to make Boston the bid city and entered talks with Los Angeles. On Friday, a city council subcommittee approved the pact and sent it to the full council for a vote. The International Olympic Committee has...

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