Milan mayor: ‘Only fair’ that city bid for 2028 Olympics

A new preference by Rome city officials to halt an Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) bid for a 2024 Games has left Paris and Los Angeles heading that competition brazen of Budapest.

Less than dual weeks after Rome officials rubber-stamped mayor Virginia Raggi’s initial, and resounding, ‘No’ final month, Milan is prepared to take adult a baton.

Giuseppe Sala, who was inaugurated in June, is dynamic to urge a city’s bad lane record for sporting infrastructure.

He pronounced it was “only fair” a Lombardy capital, famous around a universe for a “industry, financial centres, fashion, liberality and food”, should be seen as a picturesque candidate.

“If Paris is chosen, we won’t even cruise it,” Sala pronounced in a news on on Thursday.

“But if Los Angeles wins, it means it’s a non-European city. So CONI could consider about putting Milan brazen as a claimant for 2028.

“Indeed, we contend it would be usually fair, providing such a bid would entice investment in a city’s sporting infrastructure.”

Milan hosted a universe Expo in 2015, though for a Olympics Italy’s conform collateral might need help, from circuitously Turin and Genoa.

Milan’s biggest track is a 81,000-seater San Siro, used by Serie A rivals AC Milan and Inter. Turin boasts Juventus Stadium, as good as a Stadio Olimpico, a home of joining rivals Torino.

“For a Olympics I’d suppose a Milan-Turin-Genoa triangle,” combined Sala.

“Turin as a city of stadiums and Genoa as a strand base, where shortly we wish to have high speed transport links.”

Italy final hosted a Olympics in 1960 in Rome.

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