2024 Olympics

Fireworks explode over the stadium during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

USOC Selects Boston As Proposed Host City For 2024 Olympics

The USOC made the decision Thursday after reviewing final bids from The Bay Area, Los Angeles, Boston and Washington D.C.

01/08/2015

Larry Baer, president and chief executive officer of the San Francisco Giant (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Olympic Bid Organizer Larry Baer Says New Oakland Stadium Not A Last-Minute Attempt To Woo USOC

San Francisco Giants CEO and Olympic bid organizet Larry Baer joined KCBS’s Stan Bunger and Susan Leigh Taylor to discuss Oakland’s involvement in the bid that would include a new stadium that would host the opening and closing ceremonies as well as the track and field competition.

01/08/2015

Rashad Jennings #27 of the Oakland Raiders blocks a punt by Sav Rocca #6 of the Washington Redskins that was recovered for Raiders touchdown at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

2024 Bay Area Olympic Boosters Eye New Stadium In Oakland To Boost Bid, Keep Raiders In Town

On Thursday, the United States Olympic Committee could decide between the Bay Area and three other finalists as the nation’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. A newly-announced stadium plan, which would later be a home for the Oakland Raiders, could improve chances for a local bid.

01/07/2015

WEYMOUTH, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10:  Mathew Belcher (R) and Malcolm Page (L) of Australia celebrate in the Olympic rings after winning gold in the Men's 470 Sailing on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland Venue at Weymouth Harbour on August 10, 2012 in Weymouth, England.  (Clive Mason/Getty Images)

First The Super Bowl, Next The 2024 Olympics In The Bay Area?

San Francisco, and by extension, the entire Bay Area is on the short list of cities being considered by the U.S. Olympic Committee for the nation’s official bid for the 2024 summer games.

06/13/2014

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Phil Matier: Do We Really Want The Olympics?

The reality seems to be setting in that the cost for San Francisco’s bid alone would be prohibitive – not to mention what it would cost to hire sufficient security and transit.

02/22/2013

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San Francisco, San Jose Invited To Submit Bids For 2024 Olympics

Twenty-five cities, including San Francisco, San Jose, and Sacramento, have been invited by the U.S. Olympic Committee to submit bids for the Summer Olympics in 2024.

02/20/2013

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