Boston 2024

Brattle Report On Olympics
Massachusetts leaders have released a state-funded report analyzing Boston's now-failed bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.
The 192-page report by the Brattle Group suggests local organizers underestimated construction costs for hosting the international event by as much as $970 million, among oth…
Olympic Dream Disappears
Like many in Massachusetts, Mayor Jon Mitchell says he's disappointed that Boston will not be hosting the 2024 Olympics after all.
The U-S Olympic Committee withdrew Boston's bid on Monday after Mayor Marty Walsh declined to sign an agreement that would have had Boston picking up the tab if…
Boston's Olympic Bid Over
(Associated Press) - Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics is over.
A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Monday that the U.S. Olympic Committee has severed ties with Boston. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision had not yet been made public.…
Boston 2024 Goes Public
Organizers of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics are in a sprint to the finish.
They're scrambling to improve lackluster poll numbers by enlisting nearly 4,000 volunteers to hit community events across the state.
This past weekend alone, volunteers fanned out to cultural festivals, farmers mark…
USOC Backs 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.
The announcement came a day after bid leaders unveiled a new, $4...
A New Olympic Plan
(Associated Press) - The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games on Monday, unveiling a $4.6 billion plan it says would create thousands of jobs and housing units, expand the city's tax base and leave behind a vastly-…
New Olympic Venue
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.
Olympics In New Bedford
New Bdford's elected officials and the local sailing community are applauding the announcement that Buzzards Bay and New Bedford will host the Olympic sailing event, should Boston be awarded the 2024 Olympics.
Boston 2024 C-E-O Richard Davey said the selection of Buzzards Bay was a slam dunk, co…
Olympics Skeptic
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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