Support the news

What Does The IOC Think Of Boston 2024?08:17
Download

Play
This article is more than 5 years old.

Bostonians may not be the only ones that are split about the Olympics. An informal poll of International Olympic Committee members by a sports writer in California says they're not so keen on Beantown holding the international event if the voters don't want it.

Guests

Alan Abrahamson, founder of 3WireSports.com and lecturer in sports writing at the University of Southern Califronia's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. He tweets @AlanAbrahamson.

More

3WireSports: Big Decision But Not Difficult — Kill Boston 2024

  • The primary problem with Boston is not that the USOC didn’t do its due diligence. It’s that the USOC board chose to dismiss or ignore that diligence, and in particular the low approval numbers in the polls. Now the figure stands at 39 percent. That is, in a word, abysmal. The IOC wants 70 percent.

This segment aired on June 23, 2015.

Support the news