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USOC Shortlist for 2024 Coming in June

May 30, 2014

Larry Probst (Getty Images) (ATR) A short list of U.S. cities to bid for the 2024 Olympics will be kept secret, says the head of the U.S. Olympic Committee. USOC chair Lar...

Media Watch -- 2024 Olympic Bidders; World Cup Anticipation

May 30, 2014

Philadelphia has "pulled its hat" out of the 2024 Olympic bid race. (Getty Images) The Associated Press, and local ABC News affiliate WJLA, explore why finding cities willing...

Timing, Cost Not Right for Philadelphia Bid

May 29, 2014

Franklin Field, home of the Penn Relays, was mentioned as a potential Olympic Stadium in Philadelphia. (Getty Images) (ATR) Leaders of Philadelphia's Olympic bid said a numbe...

DOSB Issues Questionnaire to Possible Olympic Bidders

May 28, 2014

Berlin is one of two cities Germany could nominate to host the Summer Games. (Getty Images) The DOSB has presented its prospective bidders for the Summer Olympics with a ques...

NYC Nixes 2024 Bid

May 28, 2014

New York City (Getty Images) (ATR) New York City will not bid for the 2024 Olympics. Alicia Glen, the deputy mayor for housing and economic development, told the Wall Str...

South Africa Asks for 2022 Support; Copenhagen Suggests Joint Bid

May 27, 2014

Durban hosted matches during the 2010 World Cup. (Getty Images) South Africa invited leaders from other African Commonwealth countries to support the country’s 2022 bid. L...

Paris Launches 2024 Bid Feasibility Study

May 26, 2014

A final decision on a Paris 2024 bid is not expected until next summer (Getty) (ATR) France is taking another step towards a bid from Paris for the 2024 Olympics. On Monda...

Seven Cities Vying for 2024 Olympics in U.S.

May 26, 2014

The last Summer Olympics on U.S. soil were held in Atlanta in 1996. (Getty Images) (ATR) The US Olympic Committee is said to be on the verge of choosing two or three cities t...

Hamburg Requests Readiness Study for Olympics Bid

May 21, 2014

Hamburg, Germany (Getty Images) Hamburg has taken the first step toward a bid for Summer Olympics in 2024 or 2028. The city parliament requested a study on Wednesday to w...

Bidding for the Games -- Hamburg Endorsement; St. Petersburg Ready

May 20, 2014

Wladimir Klitschko signs ''The Golden Book of Hamburg'' with Hamburg mayor Olaf Scholz. (Getty Images) Two heavyweights - Hamburg mayor Olaf Scholz and Wladimir Klitschko, wh...

Paris Only French City Capable of Summer Bid - EXCLUSIVE

May 15, 2014

Dennis Masseglia, left, with International Rugby Board chairman Bernard Lapasset, who is leading the French study into an Olympic bid. (Getty Images) The president of the Fre...

New York City Weighing Olympic Bid

May 14, 2014

(ATR) Talks have begun to put New York City in play for a 2024 bid from the US. The Financial Times reports that Dan Doctoroff, who led the unsuccessful bid of New York C...