Local universities hold the key for Boston's 2024 Olympics bid

Stefanie Botelho's picture
Thursday, July 17, 2014

If you’re trying to handicap how Greater Boston would stack up against its three potential U.S. rivals in the race for an Olympics bid, this region has at least one key selling point: There’s a college or university on almost every block.

As a group of business leaders pulls together local support for a 2024 Olympics bid, it’s becoming increasingly clear how important our higher education sector could be when the U.S. Olympic Committee makes the call next January.

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