The battle to become the US nominee for the 2024 Olympics host city wasn’t without drama.
After Boston unexpected dropped out, Los Angeles has clinched the spot, with Mayor Eric Garcetti promising to foot $400 million to cover potential cost overruns.
Now the next phase of the competition begins, as Tuesday marks the final deadline for submissions to become 2024’s host city. The City of Angels is facing some formidable opponents: Paris, Rome, Budapest, and Hamburg. And Los Angeles is not the favorite.
How does L.A. against these other cities?