The IOC stripped Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), of his IOC honorary membership in November 2015 when evidence was produced, indicating that he and his son, Papa Massata Diack were involved in a scandal for receiving payments in return for votes "over the designation of host cities for the biggest global sporting events".
Johnson won the double of 200 and 400 metre gold the last time the Olympics were held in the United States, in Atlanta in 1996, and he believes LA - which played host in 1984 - will put on a great show.
"The almost 50 landmarks and buildings glowing in LA 2028 colors show how excited our city and our country are to bring the Games back and underscore the spectacular setting that Los Angeles offers for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2028", LA 2028 chief executive officer Gene Sykes said in a statement. "By law I can't be mayor in 2028 but I will be a resident of Los Angeles and I'm excited to see what I can bring to the city".
Los Angeles and Paris, whose bids emphasise a high level of venue readiness, both wowed the IOC's Evaluation Commission during back-to-back visits in May.
Bid Chair Casey Wasserman said on his way into the theatre "I'm more excited, more nervous and I think tomorrow afternoon more relieved". Past Olympic hosts had seven years to prepare from when they were awarded the Games to their staging, compared to LA's 11.
Lee Hee-Beom, the president of the 2018 Winter Games organising committee, later said he was confident of delivering "perfect security" for the Games, admitting no contingency plans had been drawn up.
Earlier in the day French basketball Olympic medalist Emmeline Ndongue told GamesBids.com she was anxious about Wednesday even though the results are already known, she said "I'm excited, I'm really, really excited". "I was fortunate, very lucky".
"I had my time and I enjoyed the three Games I had an opportunity to participate in".
For example, Tesla has sold Model S cars rated P60D-the 60 stands for 60kWh of energy storage-that actually have 75kWh batteries. Hurricane Irma left the Caribbean devastated last week and has ripped through Florida , too, leaving huge flooding in its wake.
Duke quarterback Daniel Jones can go toe-to-toe with Clayton Thorson in what should be a fun one in Durham. Mayfield remains miffed that Buckeyes fans basically took over Oklahoma's home field last season.
The flare was so strong it was able to cause shortwave radio blackouts over Africa, Europe, and across the Atlantic Ocean. Solar particles that make it to atmosphere can have a dramatic effect on neutral molecules, causing them to glow.
This is a huge sum as compared to the $45 to $55 per unit price of LCD screen Apple used for iPhone 7 Plus. Apple is taking aim at users who have embraced emojis and is including ones that are animated in iOS 11 .
This SUV and subsequent EV siblings are expected to use the same 40kWh batteries as the new Leaf to offer a range of about 379km. So, we would get to see e-Pedal, ProPilot and ProPilot Park features in this new Nissan Leaf vehicle for this year's edition.
Miami International Airport, one of the busiest in the country, halted passenger flights through at least Monday. The Keys are cut off from the mainland, as the 42 bridges that link them are being assessed for damage.
The Gators had won 27 consecutive season openers, the nation's longest such streak, since a home loss to MS in 1989. Wilton Speight is completing 44 percent of his passes for 181 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions.
President Donald Trump is weighing whether to terminate a free trade agreement with South Korea, an important US ally in Asia. Pacific Command and South Korea's defense minister, a Pacom spokeswoman said.
The prime minister said he will have the opportunity to meet leaders bilaterally on the sidelines of the BRICS meet. Coincidentally, Myanmar was also the first country that Modi had visited after carrying out his first reshuffle.
Tensions were already high after his conviction Friday prompted tens of thousands of his worshippers to stage violent protests. On August 28, the Dera head was found guilty of rape on two counts and sentenced to 20 years of imprisonment.
Voter panel may make no recommendations
He said it was " possible " that Hillary Clinton's narrow victory in the state was the result of illegal voting, too. CNN ran a story Tuesday titled, "12 white men - and no minorities - to testify at Trump voter commission meeting ".
Wisconsin Electric Co-ops Helping with Florida Relief
From the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, crews will be helping the Edisto Electric Cooperative of Bamberg, South Carolina. They will be assisting sister cooperative, Clay Electric, in restoring power to residents hit by Hurricane Irma.
German investor bids 500M euros for Air Berlin
But a loan from the German government is keeping the carrier afloat while attempts are made to sell off parts of the airline. Representatives from pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit were not immediately available for comment.
Najib sets foot in the White House
Najib also didn't mention the Justice Department probe into the 1MDB investment fund in Malaysia. Malaysian opposition lawmaker Lim Kit Siang painted that appeal as a deflection.
Clemson is top Tiger; defense keys win over Auburn
Swinney in particular paid kudos to Wallace, the sophomore who finished with three tackles and logged significant minutes. Bryant looked like he might be seriously hurt when he hit the ground hard after running backward with Russell in pursuit.
Fed Vice President Fischer resigns
As Yellen's current term expires in February next year, Trump has also begun the search for the next Fed Chair. This latest vacancy comes as Yellen's future leading the central bank remains under considerable doubt.
Oklahoma National Guard sending more support to Texas
The storm has affected millions along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast, leaving many without drinking water or livable homes. Arkansas is sending 1,500 National Guardsmen to Texas to help the state as it recovers from Harvey.
N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability
Responding to a question, Mattis said North Korea could do something like that (nuclear test) on relatively short notice. In a rare move, South Korea's military released footage of its own missile tests that were conducted last week.