The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games on Tuesday.
Host cities under consideration are Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington DC. The U.S. bid city will be selected in early 2015, while the International Olympic Committee will determine the host city in 2017.
"We are excited to announce our plans to put forth a bid for the 2024 Games and look forward to taking the next step in identifying a partner city that can work with us to present a compelling and successful bid," USOC Chairman Larry Probst said in a press release.
The USOC board of directors unanimously approved a U.S. bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
"We have the opportunity to play an important role in the future development of the Olympic and Paralympic movements, while hosting a Games that serve the athletes and the worldwide Olympic and Paralympic family. We greatly appreciate the partnership that each of the four remaining cities has demonstrated thus far, and we are confident that we are on the right track," he added.