FILE - In this July 28, 1984, file photo Bill Suiter, the official "Rocket Man" of the opening ceremonies of the 1984 Summer Olympics, zooms in through the Olympic Drill Team and 5 foot helium balloons as festivities got underway at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Glamour, celebrities, perfect weather. A revitalized and growing downtown. Iconic venues and political support. With these virtues, Los Angeles looks like an ideal fit to host the 2024 Olympics. Whether the city’s long past with the Olympics will help or hurt is a topic the U.S. Olympic Committee must reconcile as it decides whether to give Los Angeles a shot at hosting its third Summer Games. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine, File)

2024 – Los Angeles’ bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Glamour, celebrities, perfect weather. A revitalized and growing downtown. Iconic venues and political support. With thes…

FILE - In this July 17, 2014 file photo, a groundskeeper drives across the field before the ribbon-cutting and opening of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. With the climate ripe for commerce, local organizers think they can make a strong case to bring the 2024 Olympics to the San Francisco Bay Area. Existing facilities for the Bay Area’s seven professional teams and two major colleges would host most of the events, including Levi's Stadium, the 49ers’ new $1.3 billion stadium in Santa Clara. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, file)

2024 – San Francisco’s bid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – This tech-booming city, home to Twitter and other innovative startups, is experiencing its greatest growth since the Ca…

In this Nov. 22, 2014 photo, Harvard and Yale football teams compete in Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, Mass. Boston is bidding on the 2024 Summer Olympics, and Harvard Stadium could be used as a venue for field hockey. The crux of the proposal is a walkable, sustainable, technology-based event that would harness the resources of the area’s 100 colleges and universities to keep the Games affordable and compact. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

2024 – Boston’s bid

BOSTON (AP) – Field hockey at Harvard Stadium. Fencing and archery at MIT. Horses for the equestrian events cared for at the Tufts Hospital …