Rome’s new mayor refuses to back 2024 Olympics bid

Rome’s new mayor refuses to back 2024 Olympics bid

Rome’s bid to host the 2024 summer Olympics was dealt a potentially fatal blow on Wednesday after the city’s new mayor refused to give her formal backing. Giovanni Malago, president of Italy’s Olympic Committee (CONI), said last week the organisation would abandon its bid to host the Games in the event Virginia Raggi said no. […]