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LA 2024 mulls temporary Olympic facilities — a raised Coliseum track, maybe?

LA 2024 mulls temporary Olympic facilities — a raised Coliseum track, maybe?

With an array of stadiums and arenas already in place across Los Angeles, officials bidding for the 2024 Summer Olympics have turned their focus to temporary facilities that might be needed.

Current plans include an elevated track built over the football field at the Coliseum and a proposal to temporarily convert Figueroa Street into a miles-long promenade for pedestrians and bicyclists.

LA 2024 released more details about the bid in a meeting with reporters at the private committee's offices overlooking Westwood on Thursday.

Even with the Rams planning to build an NFL stadium in Inglewood, track and field would be held at the Coliseum, where there would not be enough...

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