Jul 28, 2015

With Boston out, can Los Angeles revive a US Olympic bid?

Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics was undercut by its own mayor, its skeptical public and, finally, leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee, who were tired of the city's ever-changing blueprint. Next, it might be time to see if there is more Olympic love in Los Angeles. After the USOC and Boston cut ties on Monday, CEO Scott Blackmun said the federation still wants to try to host the 2024...

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