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.

Jun 3, 2011

Wanjiru and Shobukhova Win 2010 Marathon

Wanjiru and Shobukhova Win 2010 Marathon

2009 winners repeat in dramatic fashion.

Mar 19, 2010

Rio's Olympic Plans Hit Snag

Rio's Olympic Plans Hit Snag

City's share of oil wealth could drop 80 percent.

Feb 2, 2010
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By Andrew Greiner

Chicago Area Olympians

The Windy City will be well represented in Vancouver this Winter. See Full Gallery

Oct 24, 2009

Daley: U.S. Cities Should Give Up on Olympics

Daley: U.S. Cities Should Give Up on Olympics

Three weeks removed from a crushing defeat, Daley says the Games are a fool's quest.

Oct 15, 2009

Olympic Committee Member Gets Big Promotion

Olympic Committee Member Gets Big Promotion

Patrick Sandusky, 34, will serve as acting head of communication for the USOC.

Oct 9, 2009

Brazilian President Worried About Obama

Brazilian President Worried About Obama

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said that the Obama factor at the Olympics had him shaking in his boots.

Oct 7, 2009

Olympic Committee Chief Steps Down After Failed Bid

Olympic Committee Chief Steps Down After Failed Bid

The woman many blamed for botching Chicago's Olympic deserves a medal for her speedy resignation.

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Reports: Cubs Acquire Dan Haren in Trade With Marlins

Reports: Cubs Acquire Dan Haren in Trade With Marlins

The Chicago Cubs are looking to fill some holes in their roster, and they made a move on Friday as they reportedly acquired Dan Haren in a trade with the Miami Marlins.

Lollapalooza Kicks Off Weekend of Music in Grant Park

Lollapalooza Kicks Off Weekend of Music in Grant Park

Lollapalooza begins Friday, kicking off three days of music and dancing in Chicago’s Grant Park.

Young Hawks Fan Loses It After Learning About Sharp Trade

Young Hawks Fan Loses It After Learning About Sharp Trade

A young Blackhawks fan did not take the news of Patrick Sharp’s trade well.

164 Skydivers Smash Head-Down World Record in Illinois

164 Skydivers Smash Head-Down World Record in Illinois

Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record.

S.C. Church Shooter Wants to Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says

S.C. Church Shooter Wants to Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says

The South Carolina man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a historically black church in Charleston has told his defense lawyers that he wants to plead guilty, NBC News reported. However, they...

"I'm Proud": Man Accused in CPD Officer's 2010 Killing Testifies

"I'm Proud": Man Accused in CPD Officer's 2010 Killing Testifies

A man on trial in the shooting death of Chicago police Officer Thor Soderberg took the witness stand and said he's proud he killed the officer.