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L.A. wants to bid on 2024 Games

Updated: March 7, 2013, 1:45 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Los Angeles has formally notified the United States Olympic Committee of its interest in bidding for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The USOC sent a letter to the mayors of 35 large U.S. cities last month for the purpose of soliciting their interest in being considered as the official U.S. candidate for the 2024 Games.

Los Angeles last held the Olympics in 1984, and the Summer Games were last held in the United States in 1996, when they were in Atlanta.

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