Boston Bid Hinges On Proximity Of Venues Boston Mayor Changes Tune On Olympics Bid Boston Bid To Use Computer Model To Make Case Could Oslo's Move Be Impetus For IOC Change? IOC Won't Reopen Bid Process For '22 Games IOC To Make Hosts Sign Non-Discrimination Clause USOC Pressing Forward With '24 Bid Could DC Olympic Stadium Be 'Skins New Home? Ted Leonsis, DC '24 Organizers Make Pitch Boston Could Have Edge In '24 Bid
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Published June 4, 1996
It will take a special resolution from House Speaker Newt Gingrich to allow the Olympic torch to be displayed overnight on the Capitol lawn, with no advertising allowed (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 6/4)....Noting that Jim Courier and Michael Chang turned down invitations to play in the Olympics, Jody Goldstein of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE writes, "Once again tennis players prove they are among the most selfish athletes" (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 6/1)....A front page article in the WASHINGTON POST claims that 3.5 million tickets remain, and even tickets to the Opening Ceremonies, which are officially sold out, "can be had if you have the right corporate connections" (WASHINGTON POST, 6/3).