The Olympic rings outside the Bolshoy Ice Dome in Sochi, Russia, during the 2014 Winter Games.

The Olympic rings outside the Bolshoy Ice Dome in Sochi, Russia, during the 2014 Winter Games.

A little more than a decade after Washington lost its bid to host the 2012 Olympics, the capital is back on a global short list of host cities for 2024. The new bid is headed by some of our region’s biggest power players: hosting the games has the potential to transform the city’s economy and infrastructure. But with many international cities shying away from the Olympian-sized cost of hosting, planners must balance ambitions with budgets and a vision for the city long after the games close. Kojo explores the capital’s bid for the Olympics with leaders of “Washington 2024.”

Guests

  • Mark Ein Owner, The Washington Kastles
  • Russ Ramsey Chairman, Washington 2024; Chairman, Ramsey Asset Management

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