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Stories with person: Scott Blackmun
  • With Boston out, can Los Angeles revive a US Olympic bid? story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-27-15 11:05 pm

    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.

  • Boston Olympics organizers downplayed opposition, files show 
    Updated: Jul-24-15 7:04 pm

    BOSTON - Organizers of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics downplayed the opposition that was already galvanizing against it, as well as the prospects of a voter referendum, according to the documents that won over the U.S. Olympic Committee.