Italy's Olympic Committee officially withdraws its bid to stage the 2024 Games in Rome after the city council voted to oppose the candidacy.
ROME (Reuters) - Rome's mayor Virginia Raggi will withdraw the city's backing for a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games in the Italian capital, a city hall official said on Wednesday.
Italian Olympic Committee president Giovanni Malago says that if Rome's bid for the 2024 Games is rejected by Mayor Virginia Raggi, a new candidacy wouldn't be realistic for up to half a century
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Rome has all-but-officially withdrawn from hosting duties for the 2024 Olympic Games. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Rome’s City Council Votes to End 2024 Olympic Bid
The Italian Olympic Committee is suspending Rome's bid for the 2024 Games for the time being, while leaving open the possibility for a revival of the candidacy if there is … Click to Continue »