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Boston Mayor Says He Is Willing To Drop Olympics Bid If Financial Picture Is Unknown

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 15

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh today "vowed not to mortgage the city’s future in order to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston," and he is willing to let the USOC "choose another city to serve as its host," according to Arsenault & Ryan of the BOSTON GLOBE. Walsh indicated that the USOC&n...

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