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USOC Is Sticking With Boston

U.S. Olympic Committee leaders say they're sticking with Boston as their candidate for the 2024 Olympics.

The USOC board met Tuesday to discuss the Boston bid, which has been troubled by tepid polling data and active opposition

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TD Garden To Serve As Olympic Venue If Boston Wins 2024 Bid

AP - TD Garden in Boston would be the site of the Olympic and Paralympic basketball finals and Olympic gymnastics and trampoline if the city wins a bid to host the 2024 games.

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Sailing in Buzzards Bay / City of New Bedford

Boston 2024 Expected To Name New Bedford Olympic Sailing Site

New Bedford expected to be named as host site for sailing events should Boston be selected as a host city for the 2024 Olympic Games.

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Petition to Revoke Jenner’s Gold Medal

Jennifer Bradford of Fort Worth, Texas decided to create a petition on Change.org on Tuesday, June 2nd. She was hoping for about 5,000 signatures to support her request for the International Olympic Committee to

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Professor: Olympics Would Harm, Not Help Massachusetts

The Boston 2024 Olympics bid certainly has it's cheerleaders, but there are nay-sayers as well.

Andrew Zimbalist, Professor of Economics at Smith College, discussed the realities of welcoming the Summer Olympics to Boston on "The Taylor Cormier Show"

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Montigny Urges Local Leaders To Slow Down On Olympic Planning

State Senator Mark Montigny is urging communities on the Southcoast not to catch Olympic fever just yet.

Montigny says the Legislature will proceed with caution when it comes to Boston 2024 and the Olympics, and he urges local communities to do the same

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Patrick Forgoing Paid Position With Boston 2024

Former Gov. Deval Patrick has decided to pass on a paid consultant job promoting the city's Olympic bid overseas.

Patrick said Thursday that he's planning to take a full-time position soon and will forgo all outside consulting pay, including for Boston 2024

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Straus Asks Olympics Supporters To Fund Review

As Bay State residents hear arguments on the potential pros and cons of hosting the Summer Olympics in 2024 one South Coast legislator is calling on Olympic supporters to fund any independent review that is undertaken to assess the Games' potential impact.

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Should New Bedford Invest In Major Sports? [POLL]

There has been plenty of sports talk this week in New Bedford.

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Olympics Highlight of Baker’s First Full Day As Governor

Gov. Charlie Baker describes the selection of Boston as the U.S. bidder for the 2024 Olympics as an ``opportunity'' for the city and the region as a whole.

The Republican began his first full day in office on Friday by participating in a news conference on the Olympic bid with representatives of the United States Olympic Committee, Mayor Martin Walsh and officials of Boston 2024 organization

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