Oct 6, 2009

Emotion, Regional Loyalties Sank Chicago's Olympic Bid

Emotion, Regional Loyalties Sank Chicago's Olympic Bid

The night before Chicago's tragic Olympic ouster, bid officials had been assured they could expect as many as 30 votes in the first round. Maybe even more.

Oct 6, 2010

Regional Loyalties Killed Chicago's Bid: Ryan

Regional Loyalties Killed Chicago's Bid: Ryan

Assuming Chicago would make it to the second round, countries may have voted for neighbors first.

Oct 5, 2009

Why Couldn't Chicago, Y'know, Rig the Olympics Bid?

Why Couldn't Chicago, Y'know, Rig the Olympics Bid?

In the old days we would bribed our way through the IOC.

Oct 5, 2009

So, Who's Gonna Remove All Those 2016 Posters?

So, Who's Gonna Remove All Those 2016 Posters?

Let friendship shine! Until we lose the games, then just take the posters down please.

Oct 5, 2009

Olympic Aftermath

Olympic Aftermath

How will Chicago's snub affect future US Olympic deals?

Oct 4, 2009
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By Marcus Riley

Shock and Blah on Daley Plaza

The mood turned quickly at Daley Plaza when the IOC results were announced. See Full Gallery

Aug 11, 2010

Your Loss, Olympics

Your Loss, Olympics

The IOC rejected Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympics in a big way today. Too bad: Those Olympians will be missing out on a great sports town.

Aug 11, 2010

Olympic Crisis Averted!

Olympic Crisis Averted!

Vote goes our way. Really.

Oct 2, 2009

Chicago Lost: Five Reasons Why

Chicago Lost: Five Reasons Why

Out. Snuffed. Blanked. Goose egged. Dunzo.

Aug 11, 2010

We Lost, Now What?

We Lost, Now What?

Here's what to expect in the wake of a monumental Olympic loss.

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