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Olympic officials insist on U.S. bid for 2024 Summer Games

Olympic officials insist on U.S. bid for 2024 Summer Games

The International Olympic Committee is continuing to pressure the U.S. to submit a replacement for Boston's failed 2024 Summer Games bid. Speaking to reporters Wednesday, IOC President Thomas Bach said the U.S. Olympic Committee had earlier promised to be part of the bidding cycle. "We are sure the USOC will deliver on this commitment," Bach said. Los Angeles officials hope to fill the vacant slot. The city entered into talks with the USOC this week to step in as the designated American candidate. That would presumably be just fine with Bach, who has good reason to want a U.S. bid. Several potential hosts recently dropped out of the running for the 2022 Winter Games,...

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