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San Francisco 2024 Looks to Unite Bay Area Community

June 25, 2014

(ATR) Leaders exploring San Francisco 2024 bid believe that hosting the Olympics would unite and bring positive developments to the whole San Francisco Bay Area. San Franci...

Media Watch -- Boston Olympic Skeptics; World Cup Woes

June 24, 2014

Fenway Park in Boston (Getty Images) Boston Globe writers Chris Dempsey and Conor Yunits say "boosters" for Boston's potential 2024 Olympic bid are "asking the wrong question...

Washington 2024 Bid Offering Compact, Global Games

June 23, 2014

(ATR) Washington, D.C.’s effort to bring the Olympics back to the United States stresses the city’s compactness and global feel as its unique advantages. Washington, D.C. w...

CONI Chief Outlines 2024 Olympic Dream for Rome

June 20, 2014

Giovanni Malago, president of CONI, with Olympic legends Alberto Tomba, Sarah Simeoniat centennial celebrations for the Italian NOC. (ATR) Giovanni Malago tells Around the Ri...

Boston Olympic Bid Aims to Spur Local Growth

June 19, 2014

John Fish (Suffolk Construction) (ATR) The leader of Boston’s efforts to host the 2024 Summer Olympics tells Around the Rings the bid is focused on helping and inspiring the ...

Berlin Mayor Seeking National Support for Olympic Bid

June 17, 2014

German fans gather in Berlin on Monday to watch the FIFA World Cup. (Getty Images) (ATR) The mayor of Berlin says his city needs the backing of the national Olympic committee...

Athletes Raising Concerns About Rio 2016 Preparations

June 17, 2014

Construction at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Park. (Getty Images) (ATR) Claudia Bokel said in an interview she is starting to hear some concerns about the pace of preparation, bu...

Media Watch -- U.S. 2024 Olympic Bid Race Narrows

June 16, 2014

The USOC, along with its CEO Scott Blackmun, have narrowed the list of potential 2024 bidders. (Getty Images) Boston gets to "dream its Olympic dreams for a while longer," sa...

USOC Confirms Shortlist, Will Decide Bid Fate in 2015

June 13, 2014

Scott Blackmun says the IOC extraordinary session in December will dictate if the U.S. bids (Getty Images) (ATR) The United States Olympic Committee announced it will wait un...

Four U.S. Cities Remain for 2024 Olympic Bid

June 11, 2014

U.S. fans would welcome a Summer Olympics on home soil. (Getty Images) (ATR) A source tells Around the Rings the USOC has narrowed its list of candidates to bid for the 2024 ...

U.S. Pares List of Possible 2024 Olympic Bidders

June 10, 2014

USOC executives Larry Probst (left) and Scott Blackmun (Getty Images) The United States Olympic Committee has shortened its list of potential bidders for the 2024 Summer Olym...

Rome Warms Up for 2024 Olympic Bid

June 10, 2014

Shade is in short supply amid the Rome heat. (ATR) (ATR) Italy is taking advantage of a chance to highlight Rome as a possible host of the 2024 Summer Olympics. The race f...