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Latta on 2028 Olympic Games Coming to U.S.

Jul 31, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee Chairman Bob Latta (R-OH) today issued the following statement following the announcement that the 2028 Olympic Games will be coming to Los Angeles, California.

“I am pleased that again the Olympic Games are returning to the United States, this time to Los Angeles in 2028,” said Latta. “The Olympics have served as the highest ideal of sport, showcasing the struggle and dedication athletes endure for the opportunity to represent their respective countries in front of the world. The sportsmanship and respectful competition of the Olympics gives us all an example for which to strive in our daily lives, and I know our athletes will make these Games on their home soil even more meaningful to the American people. I look forward to working to do our part to ensure that the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles are the best in history.”

The House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over domestic and International sports matters, has long celebrated the positive roles sports can play and in particular has had a long-standing focus on integrity and safety at all levels.