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2024 Olympics

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh signed a formal agreement with the USOC that bans city employees from criticizing Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Games - @BostonGlobe

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2024 Olympics

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says he's open to holding public referendum on city's bid for 2024 Olympics - @WSJ

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2024 Olympics

White House statement on Boston's nomination to host 2024 Olympics: 'The city has taught all of us what it means to be Boston Strong. The President and First Lady couldn't be prouder of this accomplishment and of all of our nation's athletes' - @WhiteHouse

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2024 Olympics

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on 2024 Olympic bid: 'It is an exceptional honor for Boston to be chosen as the US representative in the running for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This selection is in recognition of our city's talent, diversity and global leadership' - @marty_walsh

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US Olympic Committee chairman: 'We're excited about our plans to submit a bid for the 2024 Games and feel we have an incredibly strong partner in Boston that will work with us to present a compelling bid. We're grateful to the leaders in each of the four cities for their partnership and interest in hosting the most exciting sports competition on earth' - statement

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2024 Olympics

US Olympic Committee selects Boston as US bid city to compete to host 2024 Summer Olympics - @AP

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skiing

Swiss 4-time Olympic champion ski jumper Simon Ammann suffers scary crash at Bischofshofen, Austria, tournament - @NBCOlympics

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Michael Phelps DUI charge, September 2014

Photo: Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps is seen entering a courthouse in Baltimore shortly before pleading guilty to a September DUI charge - @HuffPostUKPics

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Michael Phelps DUI charge, September 2014

Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleads guilty to Maryland DUI charge - @AP

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crime & courts

Olympic freeskier Nick Goepper charged with criminal mischief after deputies say he vandalized multiple vehicles in Indiana - @WCPO

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France

Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot suspended 1 year by French anti-doping agency for missing tests - @AP_Sports

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2024 Olympics

More: US Olympic Committee teases Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, DC, as possible hosts for 2024 Olympic games in bid - @USOlympic

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US to bid for 2024 Olympic and Paralympicgames, US Olympic Committee announces - @USOlympic

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2024 Olympics

Rome will bid for 2024 Summer Olympics, Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says - @AP

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2016 Olympics

Kosovo wins full International Olympic Committee membership, paving the way for the region's first Olympic Games appearance in Rio - @Reuters

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2020 Olympics

Olympics: No limit on the number of sports at a Games, only a cap on events, means a sport such as baseball, softball, squash or karate could be added if room is made by another sport which enjoys multiple events - @Reuters

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2020 Olympics

IOC approves flexible sports program, baseball and softball could return for Tokyo Olympics - @AP

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Olympics

International Olympic Committee approves new Olympic bidding process - @AP

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Sun Yang

Olympic Chinese swimmer Sun Yang reportedly barred from training in Australia in wake of doping ban - @AFP

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hockey

Legendary Soviet ice hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov, who led his team to 3 Olympic gold medals but also oversaw the shock 'Miracle on Ice' defeat to the US, dies aged 84 - @AFP

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