The organizers of Boston's Olympic bid said Wednesday that Harvard University, Boston College and Northeastern University would serve as venues for several events if Boston is chosen to host the 2024 Summer Games.
Declaring they have learned from their past mistakes and failures, French officials launched a bid Tuesday to bring the Olympics to Paris in 2024 — 100 years after the games were last held in the city.
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Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee are sticking with Boston as a candidate for the 2024 Olympics, knowing full well that getting the city to the starting line in this contest could be as tough as actually landing the games.
The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games on Monday, unveiling a $4.6 billion plan it says would create thousands of jobs and housing units, expand the city's tax base and leave behind a vastly-improved regional transit system — all with a $210 million surplus.