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 in...

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. He...

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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Final Debate for Emanuel and Garcia a Heated One

Final Debate for Emanuel and Garcia a Heated One

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his challenger in next week's runoff election, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, engaged in their final debate before voters head to polls. The two men clashed Tuesday...

Chicago Bears Sign Running Back Jacquizz Rodgers

Chicago Bears Sign Running Back Jacquizz Rodgers

The Chicago Bears reportedly inked former Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers Tuesday.

Schock's Mileage Scandal Not the First for His District

Schock's Mileage Scandal Not the First for His District

Tuesday marked a turning point for residents of Illinois’ 18th congressional district.

Cubs: Wrigley Will be Ready for Opening Day

Cubs: Wrigley Will be Ready for Opening Day

The Chicago Cubs said Tuesday that work on Wrigley Field's bleachers remains on track and that the field will be ready for opening night on Sunday.

Pence: We'll Fix "Perception" Problem of New Law

Pence: We'll Fix "Perception" Problem of New Law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Tuesday said a bill he signed into law last Thursday has been "grossly mischaracterized."

Car Crashes Through Libertyville Home

Car Crashes Through Libertyville Home

A car drove through a house in Libertyville Tuesday evening, injuring two people, according to police.