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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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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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