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Chicago is front-runner in Olympics race

January 22, 2008

New "power rankings" from a respected Olympic source puts Chicago narrowly ahead of contenders for the 2016 Olympics.The rankings, by the influential, are b...

Chicago Leads 2016 Olympic Bid

January 23, 2008

Chicago leads the competition in the contest to host the 2016 Summer Olympics, according to an online Olympic publication called "Around The Rings."The site gives Chicago the ...

Web Site Says Chicago Leading Olympic Candidate

January 24, 2008

According to a Web site that covers Olympic news, Chicago is the leading contender for the 2016 Summer Olympics.The Web site based its analysis on the plans...

Chicago's Olympic Bid Gets Highest Ranking from Site

January 23, 2008

(Crain's) Chicago’s Olympic bid looks awfully good to, a Web site that tracks the business of the Olympics.The site gave Chicago the highest ranking of the ...

Chicago Reportedly Leads Pack In Olympic Bids

January 27, 2008

Expert Analysis of 2016 Bids to be ReleasedCHICAGO (CBS) ? A new expert analysis of the bids for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games will be released on Wednesday, and the early rep...

Host City of the First Youth Olympic Games Elected by Postal Vote

February 08, 2008

The election for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2010 will see a novelty. For the first time in the history of the International Olympic Committee, an Olympic host...

If The Mitt Fits

February 11, 2008

( AROUND THE RINGS' Ed Hula wonders with USOC Chair PETER UEBERROTH expected to step down this year after a single four-year term, could former Massach...

Chinese Cricket, Groundbreaking Golfer, Around the Rings, Searching for Snow

February 19, 2008

(Al Jazeera - Sportsworld) The International Olympic Committee is one of the largest and most influential sporting organizations in the world.And in the lead-up to any Olympic...

The Mother of all Olympic Weather Delays

April 04, 2008

(The Province) Vancouver 2010 officials must be watching with interest as International Olympic Committee officials muse about the possibility of running the marathon after ...

IOC told China to ditch relay

April 20, 2008

CHINESE officials were repeatedly told by the International Olympic Committee that it did not want a global torch relay because of concerns about security and the cost for p...

Pro-Tibet activists hold vigil outside Chinese embassy

April 23, 2008

Pro-Tibet activists have held a vigil outside the Chinese embassy in Canberra where they were urged to avoid clashing with pro-China demonstrators during tomorrow's Olympic to...

AP: Chinese man held for threatening on Internet to grab torch

May 11, 2008

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese man was arrested for saying on the Internet that he planned to grab the Olympic torch during its relay through eastern China, police said Sunday.The...

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