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2024 Olympics

  1. Mayor Marty Walsh says Boston in ‘very good position’ for 2024 bid

    Jul 29, 2014, 4:35 PM EDT

    Marty Walsh

    Boston is one of four finalist cities for a potential U.S. bid for the 2024 Olympics.

  2. USOC chairman ‘more optimistic than ever’ about 2024 U.S. bid

    Jul 25, 2014, 4:07 PM EDT

    Olympic Rings

    USOC met with representatives from four finalist cities this week.

  3. USOC to meet with leaders from 2024 Olympic bid candidate cities

    Jul 23, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT

    USOC logo

    Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C. in the running.

  4. Lacrosse is charging hard for a 2024 Olympic return

    Jul 9, 2014, 9:57 PM EDT

    Florida Launch v New York Lizards

    Organizers hope to award the sport’s first Olympic medals since 1908.

  5. Boston, Budapest among cities mulling future Olympic bids

    Jul 7, 2014, 9:47 PM EDT

    ALCS - Detroit Tigers v Boston Red Sox - Game Six

    With the 2022 Olympic host city finalists announced, attention turns to potential future Olympic sites.

  6. USOC chooses 4 finalists for possible 2024 Olympic bid

    Jun 13, 2014, 3:22 PM EDT

    Olympic flame

    Two East Coast cities and two West Coast cities.

  7. USOC narrows private list of 2024 Olympic bid cities

    Jun 10, 2014, 5:52 PM EDT

    USOC logo

    Specific cities not made public yet.

  8. USOC set to discuss 2024 Olympic bid Tuesday

    Jun 9, 2014, 2:23 PM EDT

    Olympic flame

    USOC expected to narrow field to finalists on Tuesday.

  9. USOC likely to narrow list of 2024 cities on June 10

    May 30, 2014, 1:01 PM EDT

    Olympic Rings

    Two or three finalist cities expected to be announced.

  10. Philadelphia won’t bid for 2024 Olympics

    May 28, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT


    City’s mayor informed USOC earlier this month.

  11. No New York 2024 Olympic bid, mayor decides

    May 28, 2014, 8:41 AM EDT

    Empire State Building

    Bid plan “doesn’t make sense,” top member of mayor’s staff says.

  12. Paris to launch feasibility study into 2024 Olympic bid

    May 22, 2014, 12:08 PM EDT

    Eiffel Tower

    It would be 100 years since Paris last hosted the Olympics.

  13. St. Petersburg still in the mix for 2024 Olympic bid

    May 19, 2014, 9:05 AM EDT

    St. Petersburg

    Russia’s second largest city could rival U.S. bid.

  14. New York Governor open to Olympic bid proposal

    May 13, 2014, 10:43 PM EDT

    Statue of Liberty

    USOC is expected to narrow list of potential cities shortly.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. 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…

  21. 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…

  22. 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…

  23. Boston to form commission for possible 2024 Olympic bid

    Oct 31, 2013, 6:20 PM EDT


    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…

  24. 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…

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