Tamika Catchings

U.S. Olympians make video pitches for Los Angeles' 2024 bid

U.S. Olympians make video pitches for Los Angeles' 2024 bid

The LA 2024 bid committee has once again enlisted U.S. Olympians to help make the case for bringing the Summer Olympics to Los Angeles for a third time.

Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel and Tamika Catchings headline the athletes appearing in a video series titled “Coming Home” that was released on various social media platforms Friday.

“I’ve always dreamed of competing at a big international meet on U.S. soil,” Ledecky, the five-time gold medalist in swimming, says in a video that will come later in the series. “To have so many people in the stands...

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