February 27, 2015
Rio 2016: Occupy Takes Swing at Olympic Golf Course (Guardian)
Why Beantown May Want to Throw This Sports Contest (MSNBC – The Cycle) An interview with Andrew Zimbalist
Sports Extravaganzas: Games That Must Stop (Economist)
Mitt Romney’s Ties Key to Boston Olympics Pus...
February 26, 2015
Olympics: New Group Calls for Rights-Respecting Bids (Human Rights Watch)
House Bill Would Give Beacon Hill Oversight of Olympics Bid Process (Dorchester Reporter)
Is Record Snowfall Ruining Boston’s Chances to Host Olympics? (WCVB) No, angry residents are/can.
February 25, 2015
Rio to Ask Big Companies to Shut Down During Olympics (Reuters)
Olympics Organizers Have Time to Talk (Boston Globe) “When I pulled Davey aside after the meeting Monday night at the Yawkey Boys & Girls Club of Boston in Roxbury, I told him that the distant games seem t...
February 24, 2015
Stuck in because of the snow? Play #NoBoston2024 Bingo!
Olympics Bid Organizers Discuss Issues with Residents in Roxbury (Boston Globe)
Roxbury Residents Voice Concerns At Meeting on Boston Olympics (WBUR)
Planned Olympic Transit Projects Pose Funding Challenge (Boston Globe)
Taxpayers May Be on the Hook for $4B in Improvem...
February 23, 2015
Olympic Finances Need City Pledge (Boston Globe)
Boston 2024 To Hold Its First Community Meeting (NECN)
3 Groups Who Could Benefit from Boston 2024 (BostInno) Note: Residents are not one of them.
Locals Push for Olympic Water Games in Deerfield (Daily Hampshire Gazette...
February 21, 2015
Boston 2024’s Olympic Bid Can’t Include Boston Marathon Course (Competitor.com)
Somerville Neighborhood News: Skepticism for Boston 2024 Olympics (Wicked Local – Somerville)
Gov. Baker Supportive of Olympic Bid Review (Dorchester Reporter)
T Lawyer Jumps Ship for Bosto...
Some more coverage of that WBUR poll from yesterday:
In Gloomy Time, Poll Finds Drop in Games Support (Boston Globe)
Bad Weather Leads to Opposition Growing to Boston 2024 Olympic Bid, Poll Finds (Inside the Games)
New Boston Olympics Poll Shows Opposition (Boston.com)
February 19, 2015
WBUR commissioned a new poll on public support for the Olympics and found a 13% rise in opposition since last month.
Support for Boston Olympics is Dwindling, WBUR Poll Finds (WBUR) “It has to do with voters now having a new appreciation of how bad the MBTA actually is...
Not a lot of news, so I combined yesterday and today.
Marathon, Head of Charles No Good for Olympics (Boston Globe)
In a Time of Climate Change, Boston–and the World–Can’t Afford the Olympics (HuffPo)
Franklin Park to Host Meeting with Boston 2024 (Jamaica Plain News)
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