Texas News

News > Texas News > Group with 2020 Olympics vision starts Dallas-Fort Worth host campaign

Group with 2020 Olympics vision starts Dallas-Fort Worth host campaign

A group of Dallas-area business leaders and sports enthusiasts already has the Olympic spirit for 2020, firing up an early grass-roots campaign to bring those Games to North Texas.  "We wanted to do whatever we could do to put Dallas at the forefront for 2020 bid or whenever the USOC decides to bid again," said Matt Wood, an attorney who has worked on several such bids, including Dallas' failed attempt for the 2012 Olympics.  U.S. Olympic Committee spokesman Patrick Sandusky said the USOC has no plans to enter the 2020 bidding.

Taboola Teaser

Pokemon Go has emerged as one of the most popular smartphone apps encouraging children and adults to pursue over a...
A Texas man who acted as a secret agent for the Russian government and illegally exported cutting-edge military...
Houston's police chief says the officers who shot a black man earlier this month followed department policy when...
DPS officials said they monitor events that may involve a public safety aspect across the state, nation and world...
FROM AAA TEXAS The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.03 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel,...