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IOC chief Bach praises Paris as 2024 Olympics candidate

People take a selfie with Francois Hollande, center, President of France, on the bank of the Geneva Lake during a visit, in Lausanne Switzerland, Thursday, April 16, 2015. French President Francois Hollande attends a two-day official visit in Switzerland. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach praised Paris as an “exemplary” potential candidate to host the 2024 Olympics after meeting with French President Francois Hollande on Thursday.

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IOC chief Bach praises Paris as 2024 Olympics candidate

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach has praised Paris as an “exemplary” potential candidate to host the 2024 Olympics after meeting with French President Francois Hollande.

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Barcelona beats PSG & Porto upsets Bayern, both by 3-1

Barcelona's Luis Suarez, 2nd right, scores his team's third goal during the quarterfinal first leg Champions League soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Barcelona at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

PARIS (AP) — Lionel Messi set up Neymar for the first goal, Luis Suarez scored twice and Barcelona won 3-1 at Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night, putting the four-time champion in good position to reach the Champions League semifinals.

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