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Obama Makes Chicago Pitch

From the Associated Press: President-elect Barack Obama has made an appeal for Chicago to get the 2016 Olympics. Obama appears in a taped video message played by Chicago bid leaders Friday at a meeting of European Olympic Committees in Istanbul,...

By Tracee Hamilton  |  November 21, 2008; 11:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Chicago Will Make Case For 2016 Games

From the Associated Press: Chicago and three other cities vying for the 2016 Summer Games will make their case Friday to the regional group with the most votes in the Olympic movement. Tokyo, Madrid and Rio de Janeiro also will...

By Amy Shipley  |  November 20, 2008; 4:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Obama Win Could Affect 2016 Selection

From the Associated Press: Barack Obama's election as president could prove crucial in another campaign -- the race for the 2016 Olympics. Obama's victory provides a boost to the bid from Chicago -- his hometown -- to bring the Summer...

By Tracee Hamilton  |  November 5, 2008; 3:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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