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Group explores 2024 Olympic bid for Boston

The groundwork for a potential bid is being laid. But formidable obstacles, such as financing and transportation, stand in the way.

An elite group including some of the area’s most powerful business leaders, developers, and construction experts is quietly exploring the prospect of bringing the 2024 Summer Olympic Games to Boston.

Though in its earliest stages, the volunteer effort, led by John F. Fish, chairman of Suffolk Construction, hosted a delegation of the United States Olympic Committee, which visited for two days in October. The delegation met with group members and viewed potential Olympic sites around Boston.

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