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2024 Olympics

  1. Rome mayor wants 2024 Olympic medal ceremonies in Colosseum

    May 22, 2015, 9:57 AM EDT

    Rome Colosseum

    “We want to rebuild the arena of the Colosseum so that the athletes can be lifted in like the gladiators in the Roman times.”

  2. Russia has no plans to bid for 2024 Olympics

    May 6, 2015, 9:34 AM EDT

    Maria Sharapova

    Russia is focused on another major sporting event.

  3. Larry Bird, David Ortiz among Boston 2024 board of directors

    Apr 22, 2015, 12:21 PM EDT

    Larry Bird

    U.S. Olympic marathon and figure skating medalists are also in the group.

  4. Paris city council approves 2024 Olympic bid

    Apr 13, 2015, 8:00 AM EDT

    Getty Images

    The bid is not yet official, though.

  5. Paris set for next step in 2024 Olympic bid

    Apr 9, 2015, 12:20 PM EDT

    Eiffel Tower

    Paris last bid for the 2012 Olympics and was considered a favorite but lost to London.

  6. Boston 2024 calls for statewide referendum for Olympic bid

    Mar 24, 2015, 10:11 AM EDT

    Boston 2024

    Boston will not move forward with an Olympic bid if a majority of state and city residents don’t support it.

  7. USOC has ‘100 percent’ confidence in Boston 2024

    Mar 13, 2015, 4:54 PM EDT

    Boston 2024

    USOC CEO comments on Boston 2024’s approval ratings and more.

  8. South Africa 2024 Olympic bid ‘unrealistic,’ official says

    Mar 2, 2015, 11:11 AM EDT

    South Africa flag

    IOC member and former South Africa Olympic Committee president previously said the nation was readying to bid.

  9. USOC CEO: At least a level playing field in 2024 Olympics race

    Feb 10, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    Scott Blackmun

    “Challenged relationships” hurt Chicago’s failed bid for the 2016 Olympics.

  10. Boston 2024 Olympic bid presentation, renderings (photos)

    Jan 21, 2015, 3:30 PM EDT

    Olympic Stadium

    Boston hopes to become the first U.S. city to host an Olympics since Salt Lake City hosted the 2002 Winter Games.

  11. Boston Red Sox boss hopes Fenway Park is part of 2024 Olympics

    Jan 13, 2015, 2:13 PM EDT

    Usain Bolt

    Fenway Park has hosted Olympic medalists in different capacities.

  12. Paris 2024 Olympic bid fate set for February

    Jan 9, 2015, 1:15 PM EDT

    Eiffel Tower

    Paris could become the second city to host the Olympics three times.

  13. Early details of Boston’s 2024 Olympic concept

    Jan 9, 2015, 10:22 AM EDT

    Boston 2024 Olympic rendering

    Plus early renderings of what Boston could look like with the 2024 Olympics.

  14. Boston’s ties to the Olympics

    Jan 8, 2015, 8:06 PM EDT

    Larry Bird

    Some of Boston’s most iconic athletes are Olympians.

  15. U.S. Olympic Committee chooses Boston for 2024 Olympic bid

    Jan 8, 2015, 6:48 PM EDT

    Boston 2024

    U.S. hopes to host the Olympics for the first time since 2002.

  16. U.S. Olympic Committee may choose 2024 bid city Thursday

    Jan 5, 2015, 4:43 PM EDT

    Team USA

    The USOC will choose one of Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington, D.C. at some point this year, likely in the next month.

  17. Pope jokes: I won’t be around for 2024 Olympics (video)

    Dec 19, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    Rome 2024 bid could include events in Vatican City.

  18. San Francisco 2024 shows proposed Olympic venues (photos)

    Dec 19, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

    San Francisco 2024 Olympics

    Marathon route over Golden Gate Bridge.

  19. U.S. will bid for 2024 Olympics, no city chosen yet

    Dec 16, 2014, 7:12 PM EDT

    Team USA

    USOC could wait until February to announce its city.

  20. Rome to bid for 2024 Olympics, possible events in Vatican City

    Dec 15, 2014, 7:44 AM EDT

    Rome

    Another challenger to a potential U.S. bid.

  21. D.C. 2024 Olympic bid promo video features athletes, politicians

    Dec 10, 2014, 9:26 AM EDT

    John Wall

    Three Wizards players, one Capitals player and former presidential candidates make appearances.

  22. USOC may choose 2024 Olympic bid city next week

    Dec 10, 2014, 8:53 AM EDT

    USOC logo

    Four cities in the running for possible U.S. bid.

  23. South Africa readies to bid for 2024 Olympics

    Dec 1, 2014, 9:12 AM EDT

    South Africa flag

    Monday also marked a key date in 2024 U.S. Olympic bid process.

  24. Germany will bid for 2024 Olympics

    Oct 28, 2014, 1:31 PM EDT

    Germany flag

    Either Berlin or Hamburg will be chosen in March.