Anne Orchier

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Sunday marked the final day of the Tokyo Games. With the closing ceremony behind us, LA is preparing for its own summer Olympics in 2028.

What LA 2028 can learn from Tokyo Games: Politics, costs, climate change, and more

Sunday marked the final day of the Tokyo Games. With the closing ceremony behind us, LA is preparing for its own summer Olympics in 2028.

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