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U.S. Olympic Committee and Boston 2024 jointly end campaign for Boston to host 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games

July 27, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., and BOSTON, July 27, 2015 – United States Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun and Boston 2024 Partnership chairman Steve Pagliuca released the follo...

USOC Drops Boston 2024 Bid

July 27, 2015

(ATR) Boston will not bid for the 2024 Olympics. Boston (Getty Images) The United States Olympic Committee decided on July 27 to end the bid to bring the Olympics to Bosto...

IOC awards 2018-2024 broadcast rights in Middle East and North Africa

July 27, 2015

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that, following the completion of a tender, the beIN Media Group (beIN SPORTS) has been awarded the exclusive broadca...

Boston Mayor Balks at Signing Host City Contract

July 27, 2015

(ATR) The mayor of Boston 2024 says he will not sign the IOC host city contract without assurances that Massachusetts tax payers will not be on the hook for cost overruns. ...

Almaty and Beijing Ready for IOC Session -- On the Scene

July 27, 2015

IOC members are staying at the plush Mandarin Oriental (ATR) (ATR) IOC members are gathering in Kuala Lumpur for the 128th Session that will decide the host city for the 2022...

Time to Admit Hard Truths About Boston 2024 -- OpEd

July 26, 2015

Boston (Getty Images) (ATR) An unscheduled teleconference of the US Olympic Committee Board of Directors on July 27 could mean the end of the tortured bid from Boston for the...

Boston 2024 Faces Snap USOC Review

July 26, 2015

(ATR) The fate of the Boston bid for the 2024 Olympics could be determined in a teleconference Monday by the USOC board of directors. Charlie Baker could sink the Boston bi...

Boston Releases Original Bid Book; USOC Asks Governor for Stance

July 24, 2015

(ATR) In an effort to increase transparency in the bid, Boston 2024 released the original bid documents presented to the United States Olympic Committee in December 2014. B...

Montezemolo to Italian Parliament: Threat of Corruption Shouldn`t Deter Rome Olympic Bid

July 24, 2015

Luca Cordero di Montezemolo told members of the Italian parliament this week that Rome mustn't be deterred from the challenge of hosting the 2024 Olympics. In a speech to I...

Montezemolo Awarded in Detroit, Says Rome Olympics Will Be "Something Unique"

July 24, 2015

Luca di Montezemolo was last night inducted into the Automative Hall of Fame, hosted in Detroit, USA, alongside fellow inductees Elwood Haynes (1857-1925), co-founder of the H...

Boston 2024 Debate: Drunken Optimism or Sober Transformation?

July 24, 2015

(ATR) Boston 2024 bid leaders faced opponents in the first debate of its kind in the United States. Boston 2024 chair Steve Pagliuca It remains to be seen if the struggli...

Vancouver Olympic Chief Anticipates Toronto Bid -- On the Scene

July 24, 2015

(ATR) John Furlong, the ex-CEO of Vancouver 2010, is attending Toronto 2015 in his role as chair of Own the Podium. He told the Globe and Mail that he expects Toronto to make ...