Olympics

Riders crammed on an Orange Line train, Feb. 12, 2015. (Photo by Carl Stevens-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

MBTA Is Top Concern At Boston Olympics Forum

No matter what was discussed at Tuesday’s forum on Boston’s Olympic bid, the conversation always came back to transportation.

03/17/2015

Boston 2024. (WBZ-TV)

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Going For Olympic Gold

BOSTON (CBS) – In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea lists the winners for 2024 Olympics, and he’s not thinking about athletes. Originally aired March 14th, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/14/2015

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Mass. Senate Leader Says Taxpayers Won’t Fund Olympic Bid

A top state lawmaker said Tuesday he expects the Legislature and Gov. Charlie Baker to take a firm stand against any taxpayer funding for Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.

03/10/2015

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO WITH ERIN MURPHY3

Centro: Boston 2024 Olympic Games

March 7, 2015 In January the U.S. Olympic Committee chose our great city of Boston to represent the United States in its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games! Now, many people are asking what […]

WBZ-TV–03/06/2015

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh addresses the media on January 9, 2015. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images for the USOC)

Mayor Walsh Strongly Defends Boston’s Olympic Bid During Speech

Walsh used the bulk of his annual address before the Boston Municipal Research Bureau on Wednesday to tout the benefits of the Olympic proposal.

03/04/2015

Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Senate President Stan Rosenberg Talks Olympics, Deficit

The new president of the Massachusetts Senate said he wants to bring in experts to make sure Bay State taxpayers are not footing the bill if Boston is chosen to host the Summer Olympics in 2024.

01/25/2015

Boston 2024 CEO Richard Davey. (WBZ-TV)

Former State Transportation Chief To Head Olympics Group

Former Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Richard Davey has been named to head the organization leading the drive to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston.

01/23/2015

(Photo credit JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Opponents Weigh Referendum On Boston’s 2024 Olympics Bid

Opponents of bringing the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston are weighing a voter referendum.

01/23/2015

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Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav ‘Slava’ Fetisov On “Red Army”

“Red Army” revolves around Vyacheslav “Slava” Fetisov – the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you’ll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia’s hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.

01/22/2015

Artistic rendering of aerial view of Olympic Stadium. (Image from Boston 2024)

Boston 2024 Organizers Unveil Plans For Summer Olympic Games

The organizers of Boston’s Olympic bid unveiled their plans for the 2024 Summer Games on Wednesday.

01/21/2015

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