The mayor of Hamburg  Olaf Scholz, right, laughs with Berlin's  mayor Michael Mueller  during a meeting of the  German Olympic Sports Confederation DOSB   in Frankfurt, central Germany Saturday March 21, 2015. Hamburg’s bid for the 2024 Olympics has been officially endorsed by members of Germany’s national Olympic committee. The committee’s general assembly voted unanimously Saturday to back Hamburg’s bid, approving a recommendation by its board. The vote officially sends the northern  German port city into a race that already includes Boston and Rome and that Paris is expected to join. (AP Photo/dpa, Christoph Schmidt)

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Hamburg’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics was approved unanimously by members of Germany’s national Olympic body on Saturday.

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