Paris mayor gives backing to 2024 Games bid
Paris mayor gives backing to 2024 Games bid

 The mayor of Paris on Monday gave her blessing to a bid for the 2024 Olympics and asked local city officials to get to work on shaping a detailed plan for the Games.

Boston Olympic backers say won't make bid without public support
Boston Olympic backers say won't make bid without public support

The organizers for Boston`s campaign to host the 2024 Olympic Games on Monday said they would not make a final bid to the International Olympic Committee unless a majority of Massachusetts residents support the idea.

Hamburg promise 'sustainable, compact' 2024 Olympic games
Hamburg promise 'sustainable, compact' 2024 Olympic games

Hamburg is set to launch its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games with the city`s mayor promising "a compact, sustainable" games -- without a white elephant in sight.

World Cup, Olympics can bring fireworks or fizzle for tourism
World Cup, Olympics can bring fireworks or fizzle for tourism

Global sporting events like the World Cup and the Olympics can be a powerful shot in the arm for tourism but the effects can vanish soon after the fans` cheers fall silent.

Paris council to vote on 2024 Summer Games bid
Paris council to vote on 2024 Summer Games bid

French sports leaders said on Thursday that Paris could lead a winning bid for the 2024 Olympic Games, but city mayor Anne Hidalgo will seek the backing of the Paris city council in April first.

French overwhelmingly in favour of 2024 Games in Paris

The majority of French people are behind Paris lodging a bid to stage the 2024 Olympic Games, a poll published on Monday reveals.

Bostonians want a vote on city's bid to host 2024 Olympics
Bostonians want a vote on city's bid to host 2024 Olympics

Three-quarters of Boston-area residents say that they should get a chance to vote on a planned bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, according to a poll released on Tuesday.

Boston will be `strong` 2024 candidate: IOC chief
Boston will be `strong` 2024 candidate: IOC chief

IOC president Thomas Bach said Friday that Boston will be a "strong" candidate for the 2024 Olympic Games because of the US city`s sporting fervour and the United States` sporting power.

Officials to detail Boston's 2024 Olympic vision
Officials to detail Boston's 2024 Olympic vision

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and U.S. Olympic Committee officials will offer new details on Friday about the city`s hopes to host the 2024 Olympic Games, as many residents of the New England city cheered the possibility.

Rome to lead Italy bid for 2024 Games
Rome to lead Italy bid for 2024 Games

Rome will spearhead an Italian bid for the 2024 Olympic Games, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Monday vowing a strong campaign to win the event.

Italian PM Matteo Renzi to announce Rome 2024 Olympic bid: Report
Italian PM Matteo Renzi to announce Rome 2024 Olympic bid: Report

Italy`s prime minister Matteo Renzi is set to announce Rome`s candidacy to host the 2024 Olympic Games, according to media reports on Sunday.

Olympics - Paris 2024 bid could be boosted by public funding
Olympics - Paris 2024 bid could be boosted by public funding

 Although France has not decided if it will bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, the country`s Olympic Committee (CNOSF) is already planning a public funding operation to finance a possible candidacy for Paris.

Italy could bid for 2024 Olympics: PM

Italy could bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, Prime Minister Enrico Letta has said, after Tokyo clinched victory in the competition for the 2020 Games.

MCC calls for inclusion of T20 cricket in 2024 Olympic Games

MCC`s world cricket committee has called for the inclusion of Twenty20 cricket at the 2024 Olympic Games.