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Could Olympics be coming to D.C. in 2024?

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  1. Olympic Games0:45
  2. Washington DC0:52, 1:44
  3. Daniel Snyder1:35
  4. Olympic Committee0:13, 1:38
  5. International Olympic Committee0:23
  6. Virginia1:07, 1:46
  7. Maryland1:07
  8. sporting events1:14
  9. DC Baltimore0:04
Tue, 27 Aug 2013|
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CSN Washington dot com. The DC Baltimore region attempted to get the 2012 summer games that ultimately. New York he emerged as the US finalist. The US Olympic Committee is expected to select two or three preliminary finalist cities in December of 2014. The winning US -- would be announced the following September. The International Olympic Committee will not select the host site until 2017. Allowing seven years of preparation. The cost of hosting the summer games is staggering. Organizers estimate a realistic budget of four to six billion dollars is necessary. Bob Sweeney is president of -- is organizing group. He most important aspect of any Olympic Games will be the security. Of that city and there's no place more secure in the world. Washington DC we are the only. City. Global capital city in the world that has not hosted the games believe it or not. Swing is committee created a video to promote DC as the host venue. Good DC Maryland Virginia area regularly host large scale special events. And is a premier destination for world class sporting events. Posting more. Our state of the -- sporting facilities within a forty mile radius than any other city in the United States. And our Olympic security she's strong. With so many of our local athletes having delivered many memorable moments in Olympic history. Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has thrown his support behind the Washington Olympic Committee. As has Wizards and capitals owner -- Leon since. Certainly -- Washington DC Maryland and Virginia -- you have the resources and capabilities. More importantly the venues investment we -- infrastructure here so I think we could do it. Now it's just a matter. Organized and you rallied together. A good job. It's CSN Washington dot com it.