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What Happened in Copenhagen (When We Went to Influence the IOC -- Again)

Tom Tresser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Tom Tresser

We had penetrated the multiple rings of security, outfaced the bureaucracy of the International Olympic Committee and stood our ground to deliver information that the mayor, the 2016 Committee and the entire business elite of Chicago didn't want to see and didn't want to acknowledge.

Hours Before Olympics Vote, It's A Dead Heat

AP | JOHN LEICESTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

COPENHAGEN — In 30 minutes, it will be over. Years of preparations, arm-twisting, sweet-talking and hopes will be rejected or rewarded Friday w...

Obama Trip For Olympics 'Absolutely Not A Requirement': IOC Chief

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

LONDON — IOC president Jacques Rogge said disputes with the U.S. Olympic Committee will have "no negative effects whatsoever" on Chicago's chanc...

USOC Scraps Plans For Olympic TV Network After Pressure

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BERLIN — The U.S. Olympic Committee had everything to lose and nothing to air. That made the decision to postpone plans for its own television ...

How to Read the Great Olympics Internet Censorship Drama

Monroe Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Monroe Price

The IOC has known that China's website policies would be a problem all along and informally sought to manage change.