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USOC gives Boston 2024 more time to stagger onward

USOC gives Boston 2024 more time to stagger onward

Once again, leaders of Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid have put one over on the U.S. Olympic Committee. The first time, they somehow convinced the USOC to select Boston in January as its 2024 Summer Games bid city despite a hastily assembled, pie-in-the-sky bid plan and no clue about how strong public opposition would be and how weak public support would be. The second time, by announcing Monday a revised but still grossly incomplete bid plan that utterly changed the philosophical and logistical underpinnings for the Boston candidature, the bid team essentially forced the USOC to let Boston 2024 stagger onward. At a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday in Redwood City, Calif.,...

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