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2024 Olympics

Asia's Newest Generation of Female Leaders

Rachael Willis | Posted 08.16.2016 | World
Rachael Willis

The presidential nomination of former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has received extraordinary attention across the globe. That heightened awareness has brought into focus how well other women - particularly in Asia - have done in terms of rising to political leadership.

Los Angeles Votes To Pursue Hosting 2024 Summer Olympics

Reuters | Justin Block | Posted 09.01.2015 | Sports

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only ...

Can Los Angeles Pull Off A Profitable 2024 Olympics?

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 08.26.2015 | Sports

A month after Boston backed out of a bid for the 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles is preparing its own effort to lure the summer games back to the United St...

How Boston Won The Right To Avoid The Olympics

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 07.31.2015 | Sports

The snow began to fall across New England in late January. By the time the blizzards finished pummeling the region, more than 90 inches had accumulate...

Olympic Committee Drops Boston's Bid To Host 2024 Games

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 07.28.2015 | Sports

The United States Olympic Committee has decided to drop Boston's much-criticized bid to host the 2024 Olympics, the organization has confirmed. The US...

Boston Mayor's Latest Statements Complicate The City's Olympic Bid

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 07.27.2015 | Sports

Boston’s much-maligned bid to host the 2024 Olympics could now be on life support. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, who has backed the city's effort to hos...

Japan's Axed Olympic Stadium Plan A Warning For Boston

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 07.20.2015 | Sports

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Friday that the country will nix plans for a controversial stadium that would have served as the centerpi...

The Boston Olympics

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 03.15.2015 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Those of us who call Boston home understand why it has progressed so far in the selection process. It has a great sports tradition. It can fulfill its promise in a timely and efficient manner. Yet, the people of Boston are still not sure whether it is a good idea to host the Olympics.

Boston Mayor Vows No Overspending On 2024 Olympics

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2015 | Politics

(Updates with details on process, additional quotes) BOSTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on Friday vowed that if the ci...

When Will an African City Host the Olympic Games?

Kenneth L. Shropshire | Posted 08.08.2012 | Sports
Kenneth L. Shropshire

Will an African city host the Olympic Games in 2024? A recent report contends that South Africa will be stepping forward to compete by offering Durban as her bid city.