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  1. The Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 in London, England.

    Boston Bows Out of Race for ’24 Olympics

    Thanks, but no thanks. With painfully low public support and on-the-fence proclamations from city leaders, Beantown has been yanked off the list of 2024 hosting hopefuls by the U.S. Olympic Committee. It’s been almost 20 years since the Summer Games have been held on American soil, and U.S. officials are getting itchy. The gaze now turns toward Los Angeles, which hosted in ’84 and still has a lot of the needed infrastructure, but San Francisco and Washington, D.C., are also in the running.

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