Budapest Withdraws Bid To Host 2024 Olympics

Could Los Angeles be the host for the 2024 Olympic Games? Well, the chances just got a little better today as word comes down that Budapest has withdrawn their bid to host the upcoming games. While we have got some time before the final choice is made in September, this is undoubtedly great news for fans that want the games to return to L.A.

According to the BBC “More than 260,000 people had signed a petition against the plan, with opponents saying the money would be better spent on hospitals and schools. You may recall that Hamburg, Boston, and Rome all backed out in years past, which leaves only Los Angeles and Paris as the remaining finalist cities. The International Olympic Committee members will make their decision at a vote in Lima, Peru, in September 2017. Speak your thoughts on the news in the comments below and stay tuned for much more on this coming very soon!

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