U.S. Olympic Committee

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

The Olympic rings are seen at Tower Bridge as part of the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

San Francisco To Bid On Hosting The 2024 Summer Olympics

San Francisco is one of four finalist cities being considered for a U.S. bid to host the Olympic Games.

11/20/2014

The official USOC logo is seen during the USOC Portrait Shoot on April 26, 2013 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

U.S. Olympic Committee Tabs Stanford Exec To Lead Fundraising

The U.S. Olympic Committee has hired Stanford’s Jon Denney to become chief development officer and president of its new fundraising arm.

07/02/2013

[ COMPLETE OLYMPICS COVERAGE HERE ]

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

[ COMPLETE OLYMPICS COVERAGE HERE ]

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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