Budapest to withdraw bid to host 2024 Summer Olympics


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Los Angeles will be the host city for the 2024 Games. They will be able to use many existing facilities and keep costs in check.

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Time for the IOC to wake up and review how they hold the games. Fewer countries are interested in bidding, with their people fearing the continual corruption, debts paid by taxpayers, and the legacy of crumbling, unused and wasteful infrastructure, already seen in Brazil and Athens.

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Wow... a whopping two cities bidding for the Games after Tokyo -- Almost like the choice between China and... Kazakhstan? for the 2022 Winter Games. I think 2024 will be the last Games as we know them, if they even happen then. The corruption, cost, and petty politics involved have ensured that any logical governments vote in people against the Games, and vote out those for them. The IOC is now ASKING countries to take on the Games, and floating the idea of co-hosts, etc. Time for the Games to change.

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