LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Mexico has declared its want to host the Summer season Olympics in 2036 or 2040 and says it already has many of the sports activities infrastructure required.

Curiosity in internet hosting the 2036 Olympics had earlier been expressed by officers in international locations together with Egypt, England, India, Indonesia, Qatar and South Korea.

Mexico Metropolis hosted the Summer season Video games in 1968.

Mexican International Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard and Mexican Olympic Committee president María José Alcalá met Friday with IOC president Thomas Bach. Ebrard delivered a letter of intent to Bach.

A metropolis or area wasn’t specified however Ebrard and Alcalá mentioned a committee could be shaped to assist the initiative.

Final October, Worldwide Olympic Committee director common Christophe De Kepper mentioned they have been speaking to “10 NOCs and areas throughout 4 continents” concerning potential candidacies for future Summer season Video games. The 2036 version is the subsequent out there to be awarded.

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