U.S. gets boost to potential 2024 bid

Updated: June 14, 2013, 7:15 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The United States will host a major Olympic meeting in 2015, a boost to a potential U.S. bid for the 2024 Summer Games.

Washington was chosen Friday to host the general assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees, which represents more than 200 national bodies.

The announcement came at ANOC's current annual meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, following a pitch from U.S. Olympic Committee head Larry Probst.

USOC spokesman Patrick Sandusky ...

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