Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Join HuffPost Plus
THE WORLD POST
Asia's Newest Generation of Female Leaders
Environmental risk consultant living in Singapore
The presidential nomination of former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has received extraordinary attention across the globe. That heightened awareness has brought into focus how well other women - particularly in Asia - have done in terms of rising to political leadership.
FREDERIC J. BROWN via Getty Images
Los Angeles Votes To Pursue Hosting 2024 Summer Olympics
By Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters
They're aiming to become the only city besides London to ever host the Olympics three times.
MARK RALSTON via Getty Images
Can Los Angeles Pull Off A Profitable 2024 Olympics?
Los Angeles turned a profit hosting the 1984 Olympics. It might be tougher this time around.
How Boston Won The Right To Avoid The Olympics
The collapse of Boston's Olympic effort highlights fundamental problems in the bidding process that could continue to plague cities that want to host.
Olympic Committee Drops Boston's Bid To Host 2024 Games
No word yet on whether there will be a replacement.
Boston Mayor's Latest Statements Complicate The City's Olympic Bid
He says he won't sign a contract that forces taxpayers to cover Olympic cost overruns.
Japan's Axed Olympic Stadium Plan A Warning For Boston
Tokyo's Olympic woes highlight risks for Boston and other cities considering future bids.
The Boston Olympics
Roger I. Abrams
Richardson Professor of Law, Northeastern University; Author
Those of us who call Boston home understand why it has progressed so far in the selection process. It has a great sports tradition. It can fulfill its promise in a timely and efficient manner. Yet, the people of Boston are still not sure whether it is a good idea to host the Olympics.
Boston Mayor Vows No Overspending On 2024 Olympics
By Reuters, Reuters
Boston, which has never hosted an Olympics, was announced as the surprise pick over two-time host Los Angeles, San Francisco
When Will an African City Host the Olympic Games?
Kenneth L. Shropshire
Special counsel, Duane Morris LLP
Will an African city host the Olympic Games in 2024? A recent report contends that South Africa will be stepping forward to compete by offering Durban as her bid city.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Real Life. Real News. Real Voices.
Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.
Join HuffPost Plus
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
From Our Partners
What's Working: Purpose + Profit