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Washington group explores bid for 2024 Olympics
Washington group explores bid for 2024 Olympics

Baltimore-area venues would stage Olympic events under a Washington, D.C.-based group's plan to explore a bid to host the 2024 Summer Games. "Our intention is to have this be the entire region," said Robert T. Sweeney, president of DC 2024. "Quite honestly, we can't do it without Baltimore. Baltimore is a big partner in our game plan." DC 2024 formed several months ago and has been working behind the scenes to build support for a bid, Sweeney said. The group has reached out to Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and Washington Mayor Vincent C. Gray, and all three support the group's work toward a possible bid, Sweeney said....