2016 Olympics update

As the L.A. Times and others have reported, the USOC has decided to submit a bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics. L.A. and Chicago are the two candidate cities to represent the U.S., with an announcement of the choice due April 14.

According to the SportsBusiness Daily website (sub. required), the "selected city will join a field that currently includes Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro, and may expand to feature Rome, Madrid, Doha, Qatar and others. The IOCís deadline for nominations is September 15. A two-year intíl campaign will follow, culminating with an IOC vote in October Ď09."

January 9, 2007 10:22 AM • Native Intelligence • Email the editor

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