Mayor: Boston Games Overruns Not On Taxpayers USOC Praises Boston 2024's Progress Officials Withhold Judgement On Boston Bid 2.0 New Boston Bid Boston 2024 Can't Find Home For Velodrome Sources: USOC Encouraged By Boston '24 Tweaks USOC Polling Boston Residents On '24 Olympics USOC Tries To Woo Potential Rio Games Sponsors Poor Poll Numbers Should Not Hurt Boston '24 Boston '24 Moves Beach Volleyball Out Of City
Published February 24, 1998
MORE REAX FROM NAGANO: In Toronto, Al Strachan: "The people who ran this Olympics did so with a degree of gentility, civility and politeness that absolutely astonished Olympic veterans" (TORONTO SUN, 2/24). In San Jose, Ann Killion: "Japan restored dignity to the Games. The corporate sponsors were here but low-key" (MERCURY NEWS, 2/24). In Boston, Bob Ryan: "The Nagano Olympics worked for everyone. ... The Olympics are the Olympics are the Olympics, and if American TV can't get a proper handle on it, the fault lies within itself, not the event it is trying to cover" (BOSTON GLOBE, 2/24). A SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS editorial: "The Olympics have become an overly commercial, overly professional and overly political event, but they still have their moments" (EXPRESS-NEWS, 2/24).