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2024 Olympics

  1. San Diego submits proposal to USOC for 2024 Olympic bid

    Apr 4, 2014, 1:29 PM EDT

    San Diego 2024

    USOC expected to narrow field of potential cities in May or June.

  2. Mexico reportedly won’t bid for 2024 Olympics

    Apr 1, 2014, 9:32 AM EDT

    Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony

    One fewer challenger to potential U.S. bid.

  3. Mexico studies possible 2024 Olympics bid

    Mar 21, 2014, 11:24 AM EDT

    Hubertus von Hohenlohe

    Mexico hosted the Olympics once, in Mexico City in 1968.

  4. Mayor Rob Ford hesitant about Toronto 2024 Olympic bid

    Jan 15, 2014, 10:33 AM EDT

    Rob Ford

    Toronto mayor Rob Ford would not want the city to bid for the 2024 Olympics if it was his decision and if he had to make it now. “I’m a little skeptical about putting in a million dollars after I saw our failure for our last Olympic bid,” Ford said Tuesday, referencing Toronto’s distant second place to…

  5. Toronto interest in 2024 Olympic bid

    Dec 4, 2013, 9:45 AM EDT

    CN Tower

    A likely U.S. bid for the 2024 Olympics might be rivaled north of the border, but a leading Canadian Olympic official believes a North American city would have a better chance in 2028. “The way IOC does it, the games go to Europe, the Americas and then somewhere else,” Paul Henderson, former International Olympic Committee…

  6. USOC will focus on 2024 Olympic bid after Sochi Games

    Dec 3, 2013, 6:38 PM EDT

    Scott Blackmun

    The U.S. Olympic Committee won’t narrow down its list of candidate cities for a 2024 Olympic bid until after the Sochi Games. A USOC group scheduled visits to potential bid cities including Boston, Dallas, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and San Francisco, Around the Rings reported in November. City visits will continue into December and January, USOC CEO Scott…

  7. IOC president Thomas Bach: Time for strong U.S. Olympic bid

    Nov 26, 2013, 10:01 AM EDT

    Thomas Bach

    The International Olympic Committee president would like to see a U.S. bid to host the Olympics. “I think it’s time for the United States to present a strong bid,” Thomas Bach said, according to The Associated Press. “And I’m happy to hear that the USOC is undertaking everything to prepare such a bid.” The U.S. Olympic…

  8. South Africa Olympic bid is ‘definitely coming’ in 2024 or 2028

    Nov 15, 2013, 12:37 PM EDT

    Sam Ramsamy

    An African nation has never hosted an Olympics, but that could change several years down the road. A South Africa bid for the Olympics is “definitely coming” for 2024 or 2028, according to The Associated Press, quoting South Africa Olympic Committee president Sam Ramsamy. Ramsamy said he will talk to the nation’s government about a potential…

  9. Boston to form commission for possible 2024 Olympic bid

    Oct 31, 2013, 6:20 PM EDT

    Boston

    Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill Thursday to form a commission that will look into a potential 2024 Boston Olympic bid, according to reports. The bill would create a panel to look into the aspects and feasibility of hosting the Olympics in 2024, with a completed report by March. The U.S. hasn’t hosted an…

  10. Russia’s St. Petersburg mulls bid for future Olympics

    Oct 28, 2013, 1:43 PM EDT

    St. Petersburg

    Russia may be lining up its next Olympic bid before the Sochi Games get started. St. Petersburg, the nation’s second largest city at about five million people, is “likely to make a bid to host the Summer Olympics,” according to RIA Novosti, citing a senior Russian official. Whether that bid will be for 2024 is…

  11. Italy set for 2024 Olympic bid

    Oct 4, 2013, 11:26 AM EDT

    Italy flag

    Italy will reportedly decide on its 2024 Olympic bid aspirations later this month, but one report says Rome has already been ruled out, leaving Milan as the choice. Italian Olympic officials “ruled out Rome as a candidate” to bid because the city is “on the brink of bankruptcy,” according to Agence France-Presse. Rome mayor Ignazio…

  12. Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to send letter to USOC supporting L.A. 2024 bid

    Sep 17, 2013, 6:35 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

    Los Angeles is certainly making its intentions known in the race to earn a U.S. bid for the 2024 Olympics. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a recommendation to send a signed letter to the U.S. Olympic Committee “expressing the board’s desire to bring the 2024 Olympics to Los Angeles” on Tuesday, according to…

  13. Madrid should not bid for 2024 Olympics, mayor says

    Sep 12, 2013, 9:30 AM EDT

    Ana Botella

    If it’s up to Madrid mayor Ana Botella, the Spanish capital will not submit a fourth straight bid to host the Olympics in 2024. Madrid was eliminated in the first round of voting for the 2020 Olympics on Saturday. It tied Istanbul for second place behind Tokyo, and then it lost a tiebreaking vote. Tokyo went…

  14. Potential U.S. bid for 2024 Olympics could come from limited number of cities

    Sep 11, 2013, 11:03 AM EDT

    Larry Probst

    U.S. Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst said that if the U.S. decides next year to bid on the 2024 Olympics, it will come from “not a long list of cities, realistically.” “I think it’s got to be a city that is compelling to people around the world, that resonates with all of the IOC membership,” Probst told…

  15. Washington, D.C., group wants to bid for 2024 Summer Olympics

    Aug 27, 2013, 10:44 AM EDT

    DC 2024

    The U.S. is in the middle of its longest break between hosting Olympics in more than 50 years. The nation’s capital could end that drought. A non-profit organization called DC 2024 announced its intention to enter the bidding for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday morning. The bid would include not only D.C., but also areas in…

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