What the Heck Is Happening With the Boston Olympic Bid?

By Adam Vaccaro

Over the last several weeks, there’s been a lot of talk about the proposed 2024 Olympic Games in Boston.

A decision on whether Boston’s bid for the Games will move forward is expected relatively soon. In the meantime, the idea has already set off a robust debate across Greater Boston, with the bidding group — Boston 2024 — and its opposition — No Boston Olympics — standing on either side of it.

You’ll probably be hearing plenty more about the proposal in the next few weeks. Here’s what you need to know.

Wait, so we might host the Olympics?

Correct.

Boston 2024 submitted a bid to host the 2024 Olympics last week, ahead of a deadline to do so. But that doesn’t mean we’re off to the races — not even close.

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Originally published at www.boston.com on December 9, 2014.

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