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.

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.

Jan 23, 2012

Chicago Olympics Rival Claims Tokyo's Support

Chicago Olympics Rival Claims Tokyo's Support

A survey suggests over 65 percent of the public backs a Tokyo bid for the 2020 Games.

Dec 13, 2011

Chicago Olympics Rival Gains 2020 Support

Chicago Olympics Rival Gains 2020 Support

Tokyo beat out Chicago two years ago in the first round of voting.

Jan 3, 2012
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By Phil Rogers

Tokyo Olympics Bid Sad Reminder for Chicago

Tokyo Olympics Bid Sad Reminder for Chicago

The sports world rippled with a sad reminder of Chicago’s failed Olympic dream Wednesday, as Tokyo, a former Chicago competitor for the 2016 Games, unveiled its logo for a 2020 bid.

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