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BBJ’s Top 10 winners from Boston Olympics forfeit

Jul 27, 2015Boston Business Journal, Council in the News

News that the U.S. Olympics Committee has officially dropped Boston as its potential host city for the 2024 Summer Games was unexpected Monday, but not all that surprising when one considers the challenges the city’s bid has faced in recent months.

The Boston Business Journal photo gallery above serves as our list of preliminary winners and losers to emerge from the eight-month saga that will forever be known as Boston 2024.

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Steve Pagliuca, the sports and finance wiz who has attained much higher profile through his work with Boston 2024. Having previously run for elected office in the Bay State, Pagliuca’s name recognition and ‘big thinking’ around the Games will no doubt position him well for another political campaign, should he go that route.

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