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U.S. Olympic Committee Selects Boston To Bid For The 2024 Olympics

The U.S. Olympic Committee announced Thursday that it had selected Boston to represent the United States in bidding for the 2024 Olympics. Boston's bid beat out those from Washington, San Francisco/Bay Area, and Los Angeles. Boston still has a long way to go, of course, before it can actually be chosen to host the… » 1/08/15 7:02pm 1/08/15 7:02pm

The Four U.S. Cities That Want to Host the 2024 Olympics

This month, the board of directors of the US Olympic Committee approved America's bid for the summer Olympics in 2024—the first step in the long process of competing for the right to host the games. And it named four cities as the final bidders: LA, San Francisco, Boston, and D.C. » 12/29/14 11:07am 12/29/14 11:07am

Tulsa Is Adorably Chasing The 2024 Summer Olympics

Let us get this out up front: Most of us know by now that the Olympics—as with most any government expenditure on sporting events—aren't a particularly good use of taxpayer dollars. They're good for autocrats who want to charm Western journalists; they're good for mayors, governors, and businessmen who want to… » 7/01/13 3:00pm 7/01/13 3:00pm