February 19. 2013 5:00PM - Last modified: February 19. 2013 5:06PM

Chicago not interested in 2024 Olympic bid

The U.S. Olympic Committee is sending a letter to the mayors of the 25 largest cities/metropolitan areas in the United States to gauge interest in a potential U.S. bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

The last two U.S. bidders, Chicago (2016) and New York (2012), both rejected out-of-hand by International Olympic Committee voters, are on the list.

But Sarah Hamilton, a spokeswoman for Mayor Rahm Emanuel, said Chicago is not interested.

“Our position remains the same – we are not bidding,” Hamilton said.

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