OCT 2: Chicago loses 2016 bid

All the buildup over Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympics Summer Games came to a suspense-free end after the Windy City was the first to be eliminated from consideration. IOC President Jacques Rogge shows the card after opening the envelope to announce the name of winning city: Rio de Janeiro.
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All the buildup over Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympics Summer Games came to a suspense-free end after the Windy City was the first to be eliminated from consideration. IOC President Jacques Rogge shows the card after opening the envelope to announce the name of winning city: Rio de Janeiro.

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