Seven months after Boston beat out three other US cities in its quest to host the Olympic Games, things ended abruptly on Monday–a frenzied morning press conference, a couple hours of waiting until, unceremoniously, a joint press release cut the cord and... Read more
Bayside Expo Center: This obsolete sign straddles property owned by Corcoran Jennison and UMass Boston. It's removal has become part of the stalemate on the site.One major element of the now-defunct Boston 2024 proposal would have consolidated a... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh convened a press conference on Monday to announce he would not sign a taxpayer guarantee for the proposed Boston 2024 Games without seeing the text of the agreement first. At left, he is joined by Sara Myerson, executive director of the... 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 the... 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 agreement,... 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 conference at City... 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 him,... Read more
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 Partnership wrote in... 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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