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2024 Olympics: Is LA a real contender, according to history?




LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 23:  The Olympic rings are seen ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Olympic Park on July 23, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 23: The Olympic rings are seen ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Olympic Park on July 23, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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Now that Boston has officially pulled their bid from the international pool of 2024 Olympics potential host cities, there has been a lot of buzz about Los Angeles stepping in.

To get a historical perspective on the situation, Bill Mallon, former president of the International Society of Olympic Historians, joined the show.

To listen to the full interview, click the blue audio player above.