Posts tagged olympic-committee

With Olympics, Obama takes a hit along with Chicago (McClatchy Newspapers via Yahoo! News)

WASHINGTON — The International Olympic Committee’s stinging first-round elimination of Chicago on Friday as the site of the 2016 Summer Games probably won’t count much in how history judges Barack Obama’s presidency.

Obama pushes for Chicago as 2016 Olympic host (CNN)

U.S. President Barack Obama urged the International Olympic Committee on Friday to pick his hometown of Chicago as the host of the 2016 Games, saying the city represents the American dream as well as the Olympic spirit.

Obama Supports Chicago Bid for 2016 Summer Games (Bloomberg via Yahoo! News)

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Obama uses personal touch as Chicago bids to woo IOC (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

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Michelle Obama arrives in Copenhagen for IOC vote (AP via Yahoo! News)

Michelle Obama didn’t waste any time impressing International Olympic Committee members.