From Chicago to Tokyo

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="15058001" title="International Olympic Committee" href="/topic/sports/olympics/international-olympic-committee-15058001.topic">International Olympic Committee</a> evaluation commission chief Nawal El Moutawakel (left) of Morocco and IOC executive director Gilbert Felli attend a press conference in Tokyo on April 19, 2009. Inspectors from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ended their tour of Tokyo on April 19, saying they were impressed by the city's "highly professional" bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games. The committee visited Chicago, another Olympic bid city, earlier in April.
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( Getty Images photo by Kazuhiro Nogi / April 19, 2009 )

International Olympic Committee evaluation commission chief Nawal El Moutawakel (left) of Morocco and IOC executive director Gilbert Felli attend a press conference in Tokyo on April 19, 2009. Inspectors from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ended their tour of Tokyo on April 19, saying they were impressed by the city's "highly professional" bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games. The committee visited Chicago, another Olympic bid city, earlier in April.

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