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Denver group eyes '22 Games bid

Updated: June 27, 2012, 9:44 PM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- A Denver group looking at bidding for the 2022 Winter Olympics said Wednesday the bid wouldn't burden taxpayers, and issued a recommendation to Gov. John Hickenlooper and Mayor Michael Hancock to move forward.

The exploratory committee, formed by Hickenlooper and Hancock, concluded that Denver would be in a "very good position" to seek the games and that there are "clear long-term community and economic benefits" in both bidding and eventually hosting.

The recommendation ...

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