Men walk in the rain under an umbrella next to the Olympic rings after the IOC officially announced that Paris won the 2024 Olympic bid during a ceremony at the Trocadero square near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, September 13, 2017. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed Paris and Los Angeles as the Summer Olympics host cities for 2024 and 2028 respectively, through a vote by a show of hands on Wednesday in Lima, Peru.
"Congratulations to Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028! This historic double allocation is a 'win-win-win' situation for the city of Paris, the city of Los Angeles and the IOC," said the IOC President, Thomas Bach. After the announcement, representatives from the two host cities, the IOC and President Bach signed official contracts for the Olympic Games, respectively. (Photo/Agencies)