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Philly Will Not Bid for 2024 Olympics

There had been whispers of Philadelphia bidding to host the 2024 summer Olympics.  Well now those whispers have been silenced when Mayor Nutter informed the U.S Olympic Committee of the decision.  In a statement given Mayor Nutter said “However, we do believe that Philadelphia has what it takes to bid on and host an Olympic Games in the future, and will continue to foster our successful working relationship with the USOC and support their efforts.”

It looks like the Mayor is definitely concerned with the current state of Philly and it’s financial crises.  Although Mayor Nutter feels Philly has the potential to host the Olympics, he will focus on possibly hosting other large events.   In the past Philly did put in a bid for the 2016 games in which Rio de Janeiro won.

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