Monday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Friday, Jun 3, 2011

Wanjiru and Shobukhova Win 2010 Marathon

Wanjiru and Shobukhova Win 2010 Marathon

2009 winners repeat in dramatic fashion.

Friday, 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.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2010
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By Andrew Greiner

Chicago Area Olympians

The Windy City will be well represented in Vancouver this Winter. View gallery

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  • Tuckerfredricks
Saturday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Wednesday, 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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First-Ever Hotel to Be Built at Navy Pier

First-Ever Hotel to Be Built at Navy Pier

Navy Pier is getting its first-ever hotel.

Man Killed in Suburban Crash Identified as CPS Teacher

Man Killed in Suburban Crash Identified as CPS Teacher

The man killed in a four-vehicle crash Saturday morning in the northwest suburbs was identified as a longtime teacher at a Chicago Public School on the Northwest Side, according to the school's principal.

17 Arrested After Protest Stops Traffic on Lake Shore Drive

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Obama Out: President Takes Last Shots at DC

Obama Out: President Takes Last Shots at DC

President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the last time — wrapping up with "Obama out" and dropping the mic while the crowd...

Police Release Photos of Suspects Wanted in CTA Attack

Police Release Photos of Suspects Wanted in CTA Attack

Police have released photos of two suspects wanted in a brutal attack on a college student riding the Blue Line this week.