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Budapest's Bid For 2024 Olympic Games Takes Shape, Moves Forward

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 08 / 15

Hungarian lawmakers have "voted in support of a bid by the capital city of Budapest to host the 2024 Summer Games," according to the AP. The bid has already "received the backing" of the Hungarian Olympic Committee (MOB) and the Budapest city council, with the government's approval expected soo...

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