Public firmly behind LA 2024 Olympic bid, says chief

The United States last hosted a summer Olympics in Atlanta in 1996. 

Hamburg withdrawal no major concern at IOC
Hamburg withdrawal no major concern at IOC

Hamburg became the second city to pull out of the 2024 race, after Boston, when citizens of the German city voted against a bid 10 days ago.

Hamburg 2024 Games bid collapses in referendum defeat
Hamburg 2024 Games bid collapses in referendum defeat

Hamburg was the only one of the five bidders to vote on whether the city should bid for the Games.

Rivals cities wish Paris well in 2024 Olympic bid
Rivals cities wish Paris well in 2024 Olympic bid

Stade de France, the 2024 bid's marquee venue, was one of targets of the attacks. Three suicide bombers blew themselves up and killed a bystander.

Budapest, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Paris, Rome bid for 2024 Olympic Games
Budapest, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Paris, Rome bid for 2024 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday named Budapest, Hamburg in Germany, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome as the final candidates for the 2024 Olympics.

US Olympic Committee nominates Los Angeles for 2024 bid

The United States Olympic Committee formally nominated Los Angeles as its candidate to host the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday after the city gave its backing to the bid.

Los Angeles council to vote on 2024 bid next week
Los Angeles council to vote on 2024 bid next week

Los Angeles council members will vote on the city`s bid for the 2024 Olympics next week after a panel on Friday gave its backing to the proposals.

Rome does not plan referendum for 2024 Olympics bid
Rome does not plan referendum for 2024 Olympics bid

There will be no referendum to decide whether Rome`s 2024 summer Olympics bid should go ahead despite the city`s withdrawal of a previous bid in 2012 over financial concerns, Italian bid officials said on Sunday.

Boston failed to deliver on promises, says IOC chief
Boston failed to deliver on promises, says IOC chief

The United States has pledged to find a new candidate city for the 2024 Olympics after Boston failed to "deliver" on promises, IOC chief Thomas Bach said Wednesday.

Boston out as possible 2024 Olympic host, but LA interested

Boston`s troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics ended Monday amid financial fears and local opposition, leaving the US Olympic Committee to seek a replacement candidate by mid-September.

Governor undecided over struggling Boston bid
Governor undecided over struggling Boston bid

Boston`s troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics suffered another blow on Friday as Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker reiterated he could not give backing to the event until he`s reviewed an independent report of its finances.

Budapest launches official bid for 2024 Games

The city of Budapest on Wednesday launched a bid to host the Olympics in 2024, in a letter sent to the president of the International Olympics Committee.

Backers of Boston's embattled Olympic bid to revise proposal
Backers of Boston's embattled Olympic bid to revise proposal

Backers of Boston`s controversial bid to host the 2024 Olympic on Monday are set to unveil a revised proposal they say will address concerns the event will be too costly and overwhelm the city`s infrastructure.

Hungary calls for submitting 2024 Olympics bid

The Hungarian Olympic Committee (HOC) resolved to bid for hosting the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.

IOC chief arrives today, to meet PM Modi on Monday evening
IOC chief arrives today, to meet PM Modi on Monday evening

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach arrives here on Sunday for his one-day whirlwind visit and is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday to discus ways to take Indian sports forward amid speculation that the country might bid for 2024 Olympics.

IOC chief Thomas Bach to meet PM Narendra Modi, refuels India's Olympic bid speculations
IOC chief Thomas Bach to meet PM Narendra Modi, refuels India's Olympic bid speculations

IOC supremo Thomas Bach will meet India`s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday amid growing expectations that one of the Olympics` perennial underachievers may make its first bid to host the Games.

IOC chief Thomas Bach wants India to win more Olympic medals: N Ramachandran
IOC chief Thomas Bach wants India to win more Olympic medals: N Ramachandran

 International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, who is meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month, feels that a huge country like India should win more Olympic medals and aim to become a sporting powerhouse in the future, according to IOA President N Ramachandran.

Paris takes step closer to Olympic bid

Paris City Hall Monday gave its green light to the city`s bid to organise the 2024 Olympics, a key step in the process to host the summer Games for a third time.

IOC chief to meet PM Narendra Modi this month, India may bid for 2024 Olympics
IOC chief to meet PM Narendra Modi this month, India may bid for 2024 Olympics

In a significant development, The union government and the national Olympic body have invited International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month to discus the development of sports in the country and a likely bid for 2024 Olympic Games.

India may bid for 2024 Olympics: Sources

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is setting his sight on the right track in order to revive sports in India and Gujarat's capital Ahmedabad could be pitched in for a bid for the 2024 Olympics.