Bach praises all four bids submitted to host 2024 Olympics

Olympics Feb 18, 2016

Bach praises all four bids submitted to host 2024 Olympics

The IOC praised the four cities bidding for the 2024 Olympics on Wednesday for relying heavily on existing and temporary facilities to cut costs and avoid white elephants. Los Angeles, Paris, Rome and Budapest, Hungary, delivered their first detailed bid files to the IOC by ...

Olympics Sep 16, 2015

Five cities set to bid for 2024 Olympics

With Toronto deciding against a last-minute bid, five cities are set to be in contention for the 2024 Olympics when the race opens officially on Wednesday, pitting four European cities against a two-time host from the United States. The International Olympic Committee's final deadline for ...

Olympics Jul 7, 2015

Budapest Olympic bid gains steam

Hungarian lawmakers have voted in support of a bid by the capital city of Budapest to host the 2024 Summer Games. The bid has already received the backing of the Hungarian Olympic Committee and the Budapest city council, with the government's approval expected soon. The resolution ...

More Sports / Swimming Mar 11, 2015

Budapest named replacement host for 2017 FINA World Championships

Budapest will replace Guadalajara, Mexico, as the host of the 2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships, governing body FINA said on Wednesday. Guadalajara pulled out last month citing financial problems. Budapest was originally designated to host the 2021 edition, which includes swimming, water polo, diving and synchronized ...