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Budapest Mayor Says He May Withdraw City's '24 Games Bid

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 17 / 17

The mayor of Budapest on Friday said that he may “propose withdrawing the city’s bid” for the ‘24 Games “as soon as next week.” Mayor Istvan Tarlos said that he “could make his proposal to the Budapest Assembly as soon as Wednesday, once he has confirmed t...

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