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USOC Praises Boston 2024's Progress, But Notes Polling Numbers Are ConcerningPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 01 / 15
The USOC is sticking with Boston 2024 for now, but USOC Chair Larry Probst yesterday said the city’s bid to host the '24 Games must show dramatic gains in public approval. Probst and USOC CEO Scott Blackmun praised the Boston group’s progress, putting to rest speculation they might aband...
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