2016: Chicago’s Olympic Dream, Do They Deserve It?

November 26, 2008 by Stephen Piggott · Comment
Filed under: Sports 

In June of 2008, the International Olympic Committee (ICO) announced that Chicago was one of its 4 finalists to host the 2016 games. The US has not hosted an Olympics since 1996 in Atlanta and many are hoping for a return in 2016.

Chicago’s bid was thought to be behind in the running, trailing Madrid and Tokyo, but Obama’s victory could swing the tide in Chicago’s favor. The big question is does Chicago deserve to host the games? Read more