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L.A. organizers propose linked, simultaneous Olympic ceremonies for Coliseum, Inglewood stadium

L.A. organizers propose linked, simultaneous Olympic ceremonies for Coliseum, Inglewood stadium

As LA 2024 officials finalize their bid to bring the Summer Olympics back to Southern California, they have faced a difficult choice regarding the location of the opening and closing ceremonies.

The Coliseum offers a sense of history and has the backing of L.A. City Council members eager to keep the Games’ premiere events within city limits.

But a $2.6-billion stadium the Rams are building in Inglewood might give the bid a more modern and expensive feel.

So LA 2024 has proposed a way to use both.

In documents to be submitted to the International Olympic Committee early next month, bid leaders describe simultaneous, linked ceremonies that begin at one...

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