Boston 2024

Report: Olympic Organizers Underestimated Costs
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…
Mayor: Olympic Designation Benefited New Bedford
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 Bid For 2024 Olympics Ends
(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 Olympic Organizers Hope To Boost Lagging Poll Numbers
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 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.
The announcement came a day after bid leaders unveiled a new, $4...
Boston 2024 Releases Detailed Plan For Olympics
(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-…

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