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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...

On the Scene -- Italy Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary

June 09, 2014

Giovanni Malago speaks alongside Alberto Tomba and Sarah Simeoni. (ATR) (ATR) The Italian national Olympic committee marks its centennial as the center of Olympic sport for I...

NYC Mayor: Olympics Not Necessary for Growth

June 03, 2014

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at a Memorial Day ceremony. (Getty Images) (ATR) New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says the current level of tourism in his city makes an Oly...

Paris Mayor Prioritizing Public Services Over 2024 Bid

June 02, 2014

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo (Getty Images) (ATR) The new mayor of Paris says the city’s funds would be better put toward public services than an Olympic bid. Anne Hidalgo was...

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...