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Chicago 2016

Chicago 2016 Bid Never Connected?

Michael Payne, a former International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive, wrote in a magazine article released Wednesday that Chicago's bid leaders "totally missed the plot" ahead
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They Will Be Dancing In The Streets Of Chicago - Or Will They?

U.S. President Barack Obama has come and gone after giving an eight minute speech during Chicago 2016's presentation to the International Olympic Committee, and now ...
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Chicago Presents Olympic Bid to the IOC - Obama Wants The World's Faith In The U.S. Restored

Chicago was first of the four cities to present their Olympic bid to IOC members in Copenhagen today beginning at 8:45 AM local time.Summary:American IOC ...
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Oprah And Michelle Boost Chicago 2016 At Dinner

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey and First Lady Michelle Obama attended a dinner Wednesday evening with about 300 Chicago 2016 supporters at The Admiral Hotel ...
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No Games Chicago In Copenhagen

The Chicago Sun Times reports that three representatives of the group No Games Chicago arrived in Copenhagen Tuesday, hoping to meet with U.S. President Barack ...
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U.S. President And First Lady To Present At IOC Meeting

First Lady Michelle Obama arrives in Copenhagen Wednesday and U.S. President Barack Obama leaves for Copenhagen Thursday night in time for the International Olympic Committee's ...
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Chicago 2016 "Honoured" By Obama's Support In Copenhagen

Chicago 2016 Chairman and CEO Patrick G. Ryan said upon being informed that U.S. President Barack Obama will be in Copenhagen to support Chicago 2016's ...
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Obama Will Be In Copenhagen For IOC Vote

The White House confirmed Monday that U.S. President Barack Obama will be in Copenhagen in support of Chicago's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, ...
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Hundreds Of Supporters To Fly On Airline Chartered By Chicago 2016

Hundreds of Chicago 2016 supporters will be travelling to Copenhagen for the 2016 host city vote on a Boeing 747 plane featuring the Chicago 2016 ...
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Oprah In Copenhagen For 2016 Vote

Chicago 2016 officials announced Wednesday that Oprah Winfrey is going to Copenhagen for the bid committee's final presentation to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as ...
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Chicago 2016 Summary
Bid Status: Rio won bid
Bid Date: October 2, 2009
Bid Location: IOC Congress in Copenhagen Denmark
Description: First recent bid from Chicago. second consecutive bid from United States (New York bid for 2012). A planned lakefront Games using a good mix of existing, new and temporary venues.
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