US could name 2024 bid city Thursday

Policemen stand guard in front of the Grimaldi Forum where the International Olympic Committee session took place on December 5, 2014 in MonacoThe US Olympic Committee this week could choose an American city to bid for the 2024 Games at a board of directors’ meeting. Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington are all in the running. The USOC board will meet on Thursday at Denver International Airport, with discussion of a bid city on the agenda, the USOC said Monday. The United States has won the most medals at the last five Summer Games, but hasn’t hosted a Summer Olympics since the 1996 Atlanta Games.

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