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Olympic Games Candidature Process
How a city becomes host of the Olympic Games
The Candidature Process
From Invitation Phase to Olympic Games Host City
2024 Candidature Process
Who will host the 2024 Olympic Games?
What are the benefits of bidding for the Games?
Past Candidature Processes
Discover how London, Sochi, Rio, PyeongChang, Tokyo and Beijing were elected
Beijing's big moment
Olympic Games 2024
Five world-class cities in strong competition for Olympic Games 2024
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is delighted to announce a very strong field of candidates for the Olympic Games 2024. Five cities – Budapest (HUN), Hamburg (GER), Los Angeles (USA), Paris (FRA), and Rome (ITA)* – will compete to host the Olympic Games 2024 after submitting their applications to the IOC by last night’s midnight deadline. *Cities listed in alphabetical order.
Beijing named host city of Olympic Winter Games 2022
The Chinese capital was chosen over Almaty, Kazakhstan, in a vote at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur. Beijing received 44 votes to Almaty’s 40. As a result, Beijing will become the first city to host both a summer and winter edition of the Olympic ...
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Host City Election News
29 April 2016
2024 Evaluation Commission Working Group concludes review of Candidature Files Part 1
The 2024 Evaluation Commission Working Group today concluded four days of meetings to analyse the Candidature Files Part 1: Vision, Games Concept and Strategy of the four cities competing to host the ...
08 April 2016
IOC workshop gives Candidate Cities 2024 valuable insight into IBC/MPC, Olympic Village
17 February 2016
Candidate Cities 2024 deliver vision, concept and strategy plans to IOC
02 February 2016
IOC President visits Los Angeles and meets LA 2024 candidature leaders
20 November 2015
Open two-way discussions characterise first phase of Candidate City 2024 workshops
Bidding for the Games
The various legacies enjoyed by Olympic host cities such as Barcelona, Vancouver and London are well documented, but the process of bidding to host the Games can also lead to numerous long- and short-term benefits for the cities involved.
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