David Wharton

Los Angeles Times

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The summer Olympics are coming back to Los Angeles -- 11 years from now. The International Olympic Committee has been talking to LA and Paris for years.

How will LA prepare to host the 2028 Olympics?

The summer Olympics are coming back to Los Angeles -- 11 years from now. The International Olympic Committee has been talking to LA and Paris for years.

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NBA President Adam Silver has said he wants owners to force Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, as part of its life-time ban on Sterling for making racist remarks during…

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NBA President Adam Silver has said he wants owners to force Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, as part of its life-time ban on Sterling for making racist remarks during…

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Reporters from around the world are arriving in Sochi, Russia, to cover the Winter Olympics. But the conditions they’ve discovered in the city are not what they expected.

Sochi Conditions

Reporters from around the world are arriving in Sochi, Russia, to cover the Winter Olympics. But the conditions they’ve discovered in the city are not what they expected.

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