Book focuses on internal transformation that finished 2024 Olympics bid

BOSTON (AP) The internal transformation that torpedoed Boston’s bid for a 2024 Summer Olympics is a theme of a new book.

“No Boston Olympics: How and Why Smart Cities Are Passing on a Torch” is co-written by Chris Dempsey, a Boston proprietor who helped lead a opposition, and Smith College economist Andrew Zimbalist.

The authors contend a book tells a story of a Boston Olympics debate, though also provides a plans for those perplexing to plea Olympic bids elsewhere. It’s slated for recover Tuesday,

The U.S. Olympic Committee picked Boston to strive for a 2024 games, though Massachusetts domestic and business leaders fast met unbending internal resistance. They eventually withdrew from a foe in Jul 2015.

Los Angeles and Paris are a remaining possibilities for a 2024 games.

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