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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

U.S. Mulls Games Bid

NEW YORK -- Five months after the flame was doused in Atlanta, U.S. Olympic Committee officials are stoking the fires for a bid to bring the Summer Games back in 2008.

The USOC's executive committee is scheduled to decide next week whether to formally nominate a city for consideration, the first step in the long and costly process that will end in 2001 with selection of the host by the International Olympic Committee