Originally posted on OlympicTalk:
The newest rival to a potential 2024 U.S. Olympic bid appears to be coming from Germany.
Berlin and Hamburg, two cities separated by about 175 miles, submitted proposals to Germany’s Olympic Committee on Monday. They could become candidate cities for the 2024 or 2028 Olympics, according to The Associated Press, though only 2024 was mentioned in Reuters’ report.
Germany’s Olympic Committee will decide if it will bid for the 2024 Olympics, and if so, which city, on Dec. 6, according to reports last week.
That date is interesting, as it comes two days before a two-day International Olympic Committee session in Monaco.
The U.S. Olympic Committee is waiting until after that session to decide if it will move forward with a 2024 Olympic bid. The finalist cities are Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The U.S. has not hosted a Summer Games since Atlanta 1996.
Germany last hosted…
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