San Francisco withdraws bid to host 2016 Olympics
SAN FRANCISCO -- A city's dreams of Olympic competition in the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge were dashed Monday when San Francisco dropped out of the running for the 2016 Summer Games, leaving Los Angeles and Chicago as the only possible American candidates.
San Francisco abandoned its bid for the Olympics after plans for a new bayfront stadium collapsed when the city's NFL team said it intended to move to Silicon Valley.
John York, owner of the San Francisco 49ers, ...
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