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 5, 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... 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

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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"Several Family Members" Found Dead in Suburban Home

"Several Family Members" Found Dead in Suburban Home

Several family members were found dead in a home in west suburban Elmhurst Saturday, police said.

2 Dead, 30 Wounded in Holiday Weekend Shootings

2 Dead, 30 Wounded in Holiday Weekend Shootings

At least two people have been killed and 30 others wounded in Chicago amid a long Labor Day weekend.

Storms Could Dampen Labor Day Plans

Storms Could Dampen Labor Day Plans

Storms threaten to dampen Labor Day plans in the Chicago area Monday.

Cops: Homeless Man Beaten to Death in Chicago

Cops: Homeless Man Beaten to Death in Chicago

A homeless man in Chicago was beaten to death on the city’s Northwest Side Saturday night, police said.

Firefighters Battle Blaze in Evanston

Firefighters Battle Blaze in Evanston

Firefighters battled a large blaze in suburban Evanston late Sunday afternoon.

White Sox Honor JRW at U.S. Cellular Field

White Sox Honor JRW at U.S. Cellular Field

The celebration for the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars in Chicago continued this weekend as the little leaguers stepped out onto U.S. Cellular Field with the Chicago White Sox.