Jul 23, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT
Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington D.C. in the running.
Jul 9, 2014, 9:57 PM EDT
Organizers hope to award the sport’s first Olympic medals since 1908.
Jul 7, 2014, 9:47 PM EDT
With the 2022 Olympic host city finalists announced, attention turns to potential future Olympic sites.
Jun 13, 2014, 3:22 PM EDT
Two East Coast cities and two West Coast cities.
Jun 10, 2014, 5:52 PM EDT
Specific cities not made public yet.
Jun 9, 2014, 2:23 PM EDT
USOC expected to narrow field to finalists on Tuesday.
May 30, 2014, 1:01 PM EDT
Two or three finalist cities expected to be announced.
May 28, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT
City’s mayor informed USOC earlier this month.
May 28, 2014, 8:41 AM EDT
Bid plan “doesn’t make sense,” top member of mayor’s staff says.
May 22, 2014, 12:08 PM EDT
It would be 100 years since Paris last hosted the Olympics.
May 19, 2014, 9:05 AM EDT
Russia’s second largest city could rival U.S. bid.
May 13, 2014, 10:43 PM EDT
USOC is expected to narrow list of potential cities shortly.
Apr 4, 2014, 1:29 PM EDT
USOC expected to narrow field of potential cities in May or June.
Apr 1, 2014, 9:32 AM EDT
One fewer challenger to potential U.S. bid.
Mar 21, 2014, 11:24 AM EDT
Mexico hosted the Olympics once, in Mexico City in 1968.
Mar 12, 2014, 3:47 PM EDT
U.S. hasn’t hosted an Olympics since 2002.
Jan 15, 2014, 10:33 AM EDT
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…
Dec 4, 2013, 9:45 AM EDT
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…
Dec 3, 2013, 6:38 PM EDT
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…
Nov 26, 2013, 10:01 AM EDT
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…
Nov 15, 2013, 12:37 PM EDT
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…
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…
Oct 28, 2013, 1:43 PM EDT
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…
Oct 4, 2013, 11:26 AM EDT
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…
Sep 17, 2013, 6:35 PM EDT
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…
- Queen photobombs Commonwealth Games athlete selfie 0
- Brazil eyes 27 to 30 medals at Rio Olympics 0
- Usain Bolt not happy with Tyson Gay’s reduced ban 1
- Gabby Douglas helps girl’s dream come true with Make-A-Wish 0
- Guide to the Commonwealth Games 0
- 90-plus-year-old men set 3 world relay records at USATF Masters 0
- Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics chief quits 0
- Emotional Bode Miller medals in race that mattered most (61)
- Russian women kissing after relay victory at World Championships causes stir (56)
- IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics (47)
- South Korea filing official complaint over Yuna Kim’s Olympic silver (38)
- Zola Budd, 47, dominates college runners in 5K (33)