Category Archives: Chicago 2016

>Sadly, No Chicago

>Inevitably, there has been quite a bit of postmortem about Chicago’s losing Olympic bid. I think Obama put it best when he said sometimes you play your best game and still lose. While the USOC’s state of affairs can be … Continue reading

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>Bidding Update

>Michael Jordan is starring in a TV public service announcement promoting the Chicago ’16 bid airing on local Chicago stations. Tokyo ’16 leaders have recently said that their bid won’t be hurt by low public support, or the destabilizing effect … Continue reading

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>Chicago’s Olympic History

>Inside The Games.com has an interesting story on the history of Chicago and the Olympics. I knew that the Windy City was originally awarded the 1904 games and gave them up to St. Louis because of a world’s fair, but … Continue reading

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>Chicago 2016 Update

>As if a worldwide-favorite President’s personal pitch isn’t enough to convince the IOC to pick Chicago, they’re having dinner with the only American more popular than Obama: Oprah. Damn. If those two can’t win over the IOC, we had no … Continue reading

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