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Olympics 2024

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...

Hosting the Olympics Could (Finally!) Raise Boston's Profile

Lisa Rinkus | Posted 03.09.2015 | Business
Lisa Rinkus

Perhaps no other location in a bid for the 2024 Olympics has stimulated more controversy than Boston has. Some are vehemently opposed. But for those who want to offer the city up for this extravaganza, there are many reasons to do so.

Jason Linkins

Bob McDonnell's Trial Comes To Merciful End, But The Weirdness And The Shame Remain | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

So, that happened: Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's (R) career as a professional defendant has finished its first big story arc, with he and wife Maureen being convicted of 20 counts of corruption between them.

U.S. Olympic Committee Wants Games Back In 2024

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports

The chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee says "it is our intention to bid" for the 2024 Olympics if a number of criteria are met — the strongest i...

Romney Back In The Mix Over Potential Olympic Bid

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Former Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is advising a group of Boston business leaders exploring a potential bid for the 2024 Olympics, the...


AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 04.29.2013 | Los Angeles

-- The U.S. Olympic Committee is talking to 10 cities about a possible bid for the 2024 Summer Games, including a joint proposal from San Diego and M...

2024 Olympic Games?

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2013 | Los Angeles

NEW YORK, March 7 (Reuters) - The mayor of Los Angeles has notified the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) that the city is interested in bidding ...

Sorry, Detroit

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.07.2013 | Detroit

Grappling with a financial emergency, Detroit is waiting to hear the state's plans for the city's future. But there's one plan that definitely isn't i...

Motown Could Be An Olympic Contender

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 04.23.2013 | Detroit

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- Detroit is among 35 cities from across the country to receive letters from the U.S. Olympic Committee to possibly host th...

Want To Host The Olympics?

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 02.19.2013 | Sports

-- The U.S. Olympic Committee is looking for cities interested in bidding for the 2024 Summer Games. The USOC sent letters to the mayors of 35 citie...

PHOTOS: Olympics In Detroit?

Posted 02.21.2013 | Detroit

While this season's Olympic fever seems to already be a distant memory, some Detroiters are looking forward to future summer games -- and hoping that ...