Madrid's mayor has told both King Juan Carlos and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy that the Spanish capital should not put together a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.
Ana Botella made her remarks Thursday in a press conference, saying the race to host the 2020 Games "had already provided" the city "all the benefits" that could be expected.
She said she also had communicated her decision to the leader of the opposition Socialists in the Madrid city council, Jaime Lissavetzky.
Madrid, which lost out to Tokyo in this year's race, also fell short in its bid to host the 2012 and 2016 Summer Games.
In a speech in which she thanked the members of the bid committee, the mayor reaffirmed her "personal and political commitment" to the city of Madrid.
Botella, who spoke Thursday at a breakfast attended by numerous political leaders and members of the governing conservative Popular Party, including Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria, was appearing in public for the first time since Madrid's Olympic bid was rejected last weekend.