Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Los Angeles counterpart Eric Garcetti are hopeful of making the Olympic Games more sustainable, with both cities preparing to stage the multi-sport event.
Los Angeles 2028
Los Angeles 2028's preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games have been praised following a visit to the American city from officials representing the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
The United States Olympic Committee's (USOC) chief marketing officer Lisa Baird has left the organisation to take up a position with New York Public Radio (NYPR).
Los Angeles 2028 has taken its first major steps towards launching its marketing plan to raise $2.5 billion (£2 billion/€2.2 billion) in sponsorship, it has been reported.
Los Angeles County transportation officials have unveiled plans for a 9.2-mile light rail transit project which it hopes will be completed a year before the city hosts the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Long Beach, the proposed site for triathlon competitions at the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games, will play host to the newly-launched annual Legacy Triathlon from next year onwards.
The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) have set ambitious medal targets for future editions of the Olympic Games.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) have said they are optimistic about having cricket included on the sporting programme for the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
LA Clippers Foundation have announced $10 million (£7 million/€8 million) donation to the L.A. Parks Foundation which will help to renovate 350 basketball courts in the city by 2021.
USOC end prospects of bid for 2026 Winter Olympics over fears it would negatively affect Los Angeles 2028
Any prospect of a United States bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games seems to be over after fears it would disrupt Los Angeles' preparations for the 2028 Summer edition.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has started honouring its financial commitments under the Host City Contract for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Los Angeles 2028 chairman Casey Wasserman has been named the 2017 Sports Executive of the Year by the city's Sports Council.
Former Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara has admitted it is unlikely the sport will feature at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris but claimed Los Angeles 2028 remains as a likely target for inclusion.
Experienced Olympic bidding executive Terrence Burns has left Teneo Sports and Los Angeles 2028 and has set-up his own personal consulting company.
A "Twenty-Eight by '28" initiative has been announced by Los Angeles' Metro in order to complete 28 key transport projects in time for the city hosting the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in 11 years' time.