Daily News Roundup - August 1, 2015 - A Dead Bid But Live Problems Here and Elswhere
Boston Gets the Gold for Sports Sanity (Boston Globe)
Warren, Mass. Delegates Relieved Olympics Bid Ended (Boston Herald) Pols love never having to take an opinion on something until it's a done deal either way.
Use the Olympic Bid to Catalzye the City & A New Conversation is Just Beginning (Boston Globe) "The smokescreen for our land grab is gone, but we still want the land grab."
Seth Meyers Pokes Fun at Boston's Disastrous Olypics Bid (USA Today)
Unless Something Changes, Beijing Will Be the Only City That Wants to Host Olympics (USA Today)
At the 2022 Winter Olympics, No Snow is No Problem for the I.O.C. (NYT)
3 Cities Being Contacted for 2024 Olympic Bid, USOC Says (AP)
Boston Escapes a Close Brush with (Shudder) Hosting the Olympics (Daily Kos)
Brazil Corruption Probe Threatens Rio Olympics Preparations (Reuters)
Rio's Tainted Waterways Signal Larger Ills Threatening the Olympics (MSNBC)
Rio Olympics Security Force Double That of London Games (Deutsche Welle)
And for some nostalgia: A montage of Boston 2024's lies
And the issues the remain.... Boston Is Nation's Second-Tightest Rental Market (Boston Globe)