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The chief backer of a Boston bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics is now supporting the idea of a 2016 referendum on the bid.

Suffolk Construction CEO John Fish, who is spearheading the privately funded nonprofit seeking to bring the summer Olympics... Read more

Support among Boston area voters for Boston hosting the 2024 summer Olympics has fallen from 51 percent in January to 44 percent in February to 36 percent in a WBUR poll of 504 Boston area registered voters taken March 16-18.

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The first independent study of the possible economic impact of Boston’s hosting of the 2024 Summer Olympic Games concludes that there “could be a net economic positive,” but adds there is much left to be determined.

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As support for Boston hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics suffered a drop in a public poll, Gov. Charlie Baker cautioned the bid is a "notion in formation" that will have to be vetted by "smart people" representing the state's interests.

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Sometimes, as Abe Lincoln once nicely noted, it’s beyond one’s poor power to add or detract with mere words to the majesty of an event, even a moment. Further, I’d be loath to make the faintest comparison of grueling football combat even at the highest... Read more

A critical component of the Boston 2024 Olympics plan is the virtual takeover of Dorchester’s 485-acre Franklin Park, which would host all equestrian events and require the construction of a temporary, 60,000-seat venue on the city-owned... Read more

Dorchester’s Donnie Palmer made a triumphant return to the ring last Saturday evening. The heavyweight boxer, who was... Read more

Last week’s “reveal” by the Boston 2024 committee, the non-profit organization that has led the effort to bring the Summer Games to Boston, was a mixed bag. On the one hand, the presentation offered the most in-... Read more

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