Rio de Janeiro to Host Olympics 2016, Chicago Loses Despite Obama Pitch

The International Olympic Committee picked Rio de Janeiro as the host city for the 2016 Olympic Games, after booting out a bid by Chicago in the first round of voting despite personal appeals from the U.S. president and first lady. With this win, Brazil will become the first South American city to host the Olympic Games. In what came as a shock to many and disappointment to the White House, Chicago got the least amount of votes and was eliminated in the first round. Tokyo was cut in the...Full Story
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