Boston mayor ‘cannot commit' to Olympic bid |

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“[The Mayor] is willing to lose the city’s Olympic bid rather than commit today to an agreement that puts Boston on the hook for budgetary shortfalls … The host city contract includes the requirement that the city agree to cover any financial shortfalls of the Olympics, which has emerged as the most contentious issue around the bid.” Full story here. Also see: Why Boston won’t be hosting the 2024 Olympics after all | The Christian Science Monitor And: With Boston out of 2024 Olympics race, an opening for Toronto? | The Boston Globe