Trump win won't harm LA Olympic bid, says mayor

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti officially launches a Los Angeles 2024 Olympic and Paralympic games bid, at Annenberg Beach House in Santa Monica, California, in September 2015Donald Trump’s election as US president will not harm Los Angeles’ chances of winning the right to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, the city’s mayor insisted on Tuesday. Eric Garcetti was speaking to AFP ahead of the Association of National Olympic Committees’ General Assembly, which begins in Doha on Tuesday. “Our bid transcends politics,” said Garcetti, when asked about the impact of Trump.

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