John Powers

Powers has worked for the Globe since 1973, writing for the Sports, Metro, Sunday, Magazine, and Living sections and sharing the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. He has covered sporting events on five continents and is the author of eight books.

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Temporary stadium plan could boost Boston’s bid

By , Globe Staff

The demountable stadium is a novel option under the IOC’s Agenda 2020, which has given host cities flexibility in venue choices.


Boston 2024’s venue plan is a maze of moving pieces

By , Globe Staff

Organizers made a point to say that there will be a 2.1 version and a 2.2 — and possibly more after that.

On Olympics

FIFA scandal may affect Boston’s 2024 bid

By , Globe Staff

If the Justice Dept. probe expands to other sports, IOC members in those federations may become skittish about the US.

Local colleges have yet to commit to Boston 2024 effort

By , Globe Staff

Boston 2024 is having more detailed conversations with its potential venue hosts, but it has nothing in writing.