To create a zero-waste games, existing venues like the UCLA residence halls, which would house the athletes, are central to the Los Angeles’ Olympic organizing committee’s bid.
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From medal winners to being the site of historic firsts, UCLA and the Olympics go way back.
More than 1,000 high school and college students from across the United States descended last weekend on UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion to plug into LA Hacks, a collaborative computer programming event organized by two UCLA student groups and sponsored by LA 2024.
Meb Keflezighi is the fastest qualifier for the 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials on Feb. 13.
Local dignitaries hosted Thomas Bach as he visited campus facilities at UCLA, which has been selected as the site for the Olympic Village in the city of Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.
At a campus press conference Monday, LA 2024 officials said they were drawn to UCLA’s newly built and recently renovated residence halls featuring modern design, spacious layouts, social gathering places and the latest technology.