• Boston 2024 Olympics organizers update $4.6B bid

    Updated: Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    BOSTON (AP) — 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...

  • Paris becomes 4th city to join race for 2024 Olympic Games

    Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    PARIS (AP) — Paris declared its candidacy for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, becoming the fourth city to enter the race and setting out its vision for bringing the games back to the French capital for the first time in 100 years. The Paris bid, which has been in the works for months,...

  • IOC members: Almaty narrows gap in 2022 race with Beijing

    Updated: Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Almaty managed to win the attention of IOC members. The next challenge is to win their votes. The bid from Kazakhstan came away with a big boost after impressing IOC members with its presentation for the 2022 Winter Games. Beijing, the long-time perceived...

  • Sac and Fox launch campaign for return of Jim Thorpe

    Updated: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Sac and Fox Nation on Wednesday launched a campaign seeking to move the remains of renowned athlete Jim Thorpe from Pennsylvania to Oklahoma. The announcement came a day after Thorpe's surviving sons, Bill and Richard Thorpe, asked the U.S. Supreme Court to...

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