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Brisbane successfully hosted the 2014 G20 Leader’s Summit, but hosting the Olympic Games would come at a far greater cost. John/Flickr

Brisbane Olympics case difficult to make

Brisbane's Lord Mayor may want to see the city host the Olympic Games, but former hosts have made residents wary of promised benefits.
Can Governor Baker continue to thread the needle? Reuters

Boston Olympic bid is bad news for Massachusetts governor

Charlie Baker is the new Governor of Massachusetts and, doggone it, he likes government. Though this notion is antithetical to most elite Republican office holders, Governor Baker is firmly in the blue…
Hosting the Olympics offers a chance to remake Boston. Boston 2024

Boston 2024: city eyes many challenges and opportunities in bid to host Summer Games

Editor’s Note: Last month the United States Olympics Committee picked Boston to lead the US bid to host the Summer Games in 2024. Mayor Martin Walsh recently began a series of community meetings intended…

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