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Boston bids to host 2024 Olympic Games

  • The US Olympic Committee has selected Boston as its candidate to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024, according to media reports.

    Boston faced competition from San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Washington DC.

    Marty Walsh, the mayor of Boston, said that the city’s aim was to host games which are “innovative, walkable and hospitable to all.”

    Cities have a September 15 deadline to apply as the games’ host. The International Olympic Committee is expected to take a final decision in 2017.

     


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