Seven months after Boston beat out three other US cities in its quest to host the Olympic Games, things... Read more
Boston’s Olympic flame–or the aspiration to light it in the summer of 2024–was extinguished on Monday afternoon when the US Olympic Committee and Boston 2024 announced that they would be jointly ending Boston’s bid to host the Games.
Members of... Read more
UPDATE (3p.m)— Sources close to the Boston 2024 proposal confirm that the USOC will abandon plans to submit Boston as the host city for the 2024 Summer Games. Developing...
Under pressure from the US Olympics Committee to sign a host city... Read more
Citing an unwillingness to sign-off on an agreement that could put taxpayer dollars on the line, Mayor Martin Walsh said today that the city of Boston no longer plans to pursue plans to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.
In a morning press... Read more
When he calls into the U.S. Olympic Committee on Monday, Gov. Charlie Baker will not alter his wait-and-see approach to the Boston Olympics bid, he said on his way out of the State House on Monday morning.
Asked what the USOC wanted to hear from... Read more
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Once billed as the most walkable Olympic Games, Boston 2024 is now pitching its proposal as the most underwritten.
"The risk management program is designed to minimize the possibility of costs being incurred by taxpayers," Boston 2024... Read more
Boston City Council President Bill Linehan on Wednesday blocked a move to immediately issue a subpoena to Boston 2024 after frustrated councilors called the group pushing to host the Olympics in Boston "arrogant" and asserted they've been "disrespected... Read more
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