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On July 27, 2015 the U.S. Olympic Committee  and Boston 2024 ended the city’s bid for the 2024 Summer Games. (Charles Krupa/AP)
On July 27, 2015 the U.S. Olympic Committee and Boston 2024 ended the city’s bid for the 2024 Summer Games. (Charles Krupa/AP)
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The Baker administration released The Brattle Group report Tuesday on the Boston 2024 Olympic bid.

Their deep dive into the bid's risks and costs arrives nearly a month after the U.S. Olympic Committee and the city called it quits.

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Curt Nickish, WBUR reporter. He tweets @CurtNickish.

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The Brattle Group: Analysis Of The Boston 2024 Proposed Summer Olympic Plans

  • "This Report was prepared for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of the Governor,President of the Senate, and Speaker of the House."

Boston Business Journal: Olympics Report Highlights Billions In Likely Cost Overruns To Host The Games

  • "The Brattle Group report is comprehensive — spanning some 192 pages — and vets a slew of topics included in Boston 2024's formal bid documents for the Games. The analysis repeatedly emphasizes that cost and revenue estimates made by Boston 2024 were in many cases detached from the realities reported by other host cities, particularly as they applied to the London 2012 Games and pending Olympics in Rio and Tokyo."

This segment aired on August 18, 2015.

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