• Boston tries to win support for 2024 bid


    BOSTON: Boston 2024 Olympic bid officials unveiled a revamped proposal on Monday (Tuesday in Manila), trying to rally support from skeptical taxpayers fearful of being stuck for the costs of the global sports festival. With polls suggesting more opposition than backing for the idea of hosting the Olympics, the organizing committee updated their plans with an emphasis on what lasting benefits hosting the Summer Games in nine years could have on the city, including 8,000 new privately-funded apartment units and transportation projects.



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