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Revised L.A. Olympic bid adds Riviera and shifts events to Long Beach

Revised L.A. Olympic bid adds Riviera and shifts events to Long Beach

From the moment they launched a campaign to bring the Olympics back to Los Angeles, LA 2024 leaders insisted they had at least one significant advantage.

Plenty of venues to choose from.

The private bid committee has now called upon that largesse to tweak their initial blueprint, adding Riviera Country Club to a list of iconic sites that already included the Coliseum, Staples Center and Pauley Pavilion.

“Obviously Riviera is a world-class course,” said Casey Wasserman, the group’s chairman. “We feel it’s the right answer for our city and the right answer for our bid.”

In an announcement on Thursday, LA 2024 proposed additional...

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