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Philip Hersh

Trump's travel ban could impact IOC vote on 2024 Summer Olympics host, but other factors also will be considered

Trump's travel ban could impact IOC vote on 2024 Summer Olympics host, but other factors also will be considered

Los Angeles isn’t the only city whose bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics has recently bumped up against politics.

While the global debate over President Trump’s travel ban has heightened concerns that International Olympic Committee members might turn away from L.A., problems have arisen in Budapest.

Bid leaders in the Hungarian capital announced over the weekend that they will delay the final stage of their campaign while a political youth organization continues to gather signatures for a potential referendum.

“We have always welcomed debate and discussion around our bid,” the bid committee said in a statement.

Even Paris — seen as a slight favorite in the...

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