Aug 11, 2010

Chicago Loses in First Round

Chicago Loses in First Round

Rio de Janeiro outlasted Tokyo and Madrid to win the Olympic 2016 host city contract.

Aug 11, 2010
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By BJ Lutz

Photos: Olympic Shock

From Chicago, to Rio, to Madrid, Tokyo and Copenhagen, the world anticipates the... See Full Gallery

Jul 21, 2009
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By Peggy Cassidy

Olympic Bid Book Presents Stunning, Inspired Chicago

Check out the stunning renderings from the Chicago 2016 committee's official bid,... See Full Gallery

Oct 4, 2009

"The Only Way You're Successful in Life Is to Take a Chance"

"The Only Way You're Successful in Life Is to Take a Chance"

Mayor Daley has no regrets about Chicago's failed Olympic bid, but said he won't try again for 2020.

May 9, 2014

IOC Shoots Down Report on Moving Rio Games

IOC Shoots Down Report on Moving Rio Games

The London Evening Standard reported that London "has been secretly asked if it would be able to take over the 2016 Olympics."

Apr 29, 2014

Chicago 2016 Losing Headlines

In a stunning first-round loss, the city of Chicago lost its chance to host the... See Full Gallery

Apr 29, 2014

IOC Vice President Says Rio Preps are "Worst" Ever

IOC Vice President Says Rio Preps are "Worst" Ever

John Coates, who has made six trips to Brazil as part of the IOC's coordination commission for Rio, said the Brazilians are behind "in many, many ways" and are in worse shape than Greek organizers were...

Apr 10, 2014

IOC: "Premature" to Talk of Moving 2016 Games

IOC: "Premature" to Talk of Moving 2016 Games

Some sports federations are demanding a "Plan B" because of the chronic delays in Rio de Janeiro.

Jan 6, 2014

Chicagoan Gets a Seat at Figure Skating Judges Table

Chicagoan Gets a Seat at Figure Skating Judges Table

David Santee, private coach and skating director at Oakton Ice Arena in Park Ridge, will be a data entry and video replay operator for the judges' technical panel for figure skating during the Sochi Games.

May 8, 2012
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By Allison Preston

Special Olympics Kicks Off At Soldier Field

Special Olympics Kicks Off At Soldier Field

The 44th Special Olympic Spring Games kicked off Tuesday at Soldier Field with more than 3,000 athletes competing.

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4-Year-Old Girl Shot on South Side

4-Year-Old Girl Shot on South Side

Shots were fired on an evening when residents, faith leaders gather at events to promote peaceful summer.

Chicago Honors Soldiers in Memorial Day Parade

Chicago Honors Soldiers in Memorial Day Parade

The 145th annual Memorial Day parade in Chicago steps off at noon Saturday to honor the nation's servicemen and women.

Naked Burglary Victim Chases Offenders From Home

Naked Burglary Victim Chases Offenders From Home

A victim of a home invasion in Lakeview, who awoke to find two alleged burglars inside the apartment, was found outside without any clothes on chasing the intruders from the home.

Cops Escort Girls Without Dads to Dance

Cops Escort Girls Without Dads to Dance

Dozens of girls being raised by without fathers weren't left out Friday night when the Chicago Police Department held it's first-ever event.

Part of Riverwalk Extension Opens Saturday

Part of Riverwalk Extension Opens Saturday

The first blocks of Chicago’s new riverwalk extension will open Saturday, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.

Chlorine Leak Sickens 9 at Naperville Swimming Pool

Chlorine Leak Sickens 9 at Naperville Swimming Pool

The fire department in suburban Naperville says a chlorine leak at a swimming school has sent nine people to the hospital.