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Hungary Withdraws Bid To Host 2024 Summer Olympics

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 23 / 17

Hungary's government announced on Wednesday "it would withdraw Budapest's bid" to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, citing a "lack of political and national unity behind the application that it blamed on the opposition," according to Marton Dunai of REUTERS. Bidding alongside "powerhouses" L.A. and Par...

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