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U.S. Olympic Committee Selects Boston For 2024

January 09, 2015, 3:07 PM
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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh speaks during a news conference in Boston Jan. 9 after Boston was picked by the USOC as its bid city for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games. (Winslow Townson/AP)

“The world sends its youth to Boston to be educated,” said John Fish, chairman of Boston 2024, Friday morning. “The world sends its sick to Boston to be healed. The world sends its great minds to Boston to innovate…Why don’t we send the world’s greatest athletes to compete in Boston?”

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Olympics Committee To Decide On Boston’s Bid

January 08, 2015, 3:55 PM
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Thursday evening, the 15-member U.S. Olympic Committee will board a plane at the Denver airport, take to the skies and fly to one of four American cities.

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Boston Presents Bid For 2024 Olympics In San Francisco

December 16, 2014, 3:07 PM
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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh addresses an audience during an event held to generate public interest in a 2024 Olympics bid for the city of Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)

Tuesday afternoon, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Suffolk Construction CEO John Fish and other members of the Boston 2024 executive bid committee made a pitch for why Boston should host the 2024 Olympics. They spoke to the U.S. Olympic Committee in California.

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3 Arguments For And Against Boston's Olympic Bid

December 15, 2014, 3:20 PM
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Should Boston Host The Olympic Games? A group of civic leaders is making a pitch to do so. But critics say that the games would be a disaster for the city.

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Should Boston Host The Olympics?

March 06, 2013, 11:20 AM
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Olympic rings for the 2014 Winter Olympics are installed in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, southern Russia, late Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. With the Winter Olympics a year away, IOC President Jacques Rogge praised Sochi organizers on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 and defended the $51 billion price tag. (AP Photo/Ignat Kozlov))

A group of private individuals has formed the Boston Exploratory Committee to investigate the viability of hosting the 2024 summer games. But does hosting the Olympics make economic sense for Boston?


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