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The Best Way To Cope With Not Hosting The Olympics

Posted 10.07.2013 | Arts

Our favorite eco-friendly artists are back again, this time turning Madrid's open spaces into enchanting fishing ponds. LuzInterruptus brought one ...

Three Cities Vie To Host 2020 Olympics

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 11.07.2013 | Sports

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- The 2020 Olympics will be held in either Tokyo or Istanbul after Madrid was eliminated in the first round of Saturday's vot...

Eleazar David Melendez

Why 2020 Olympic Bidders Should Be Hoping For Second Place

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 09.04.2013 | Business

This weekend seems certain to bring raucous celebration to the streets of Madrid, Tokyo or Istanbul, as the International Olympic Committee awards the...

Rio Wins! Good News for the Global South

Chelsea-Lyn Rudder | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chelsea-Lyn Rudder

Countries like Brazil are now in a position to compete successfully in the athletic events that comprise the Games, and also to provide the venue for the competition.

2016 Olympics Announcement: Chicago Eliminated In First Round Shocker (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a major upset, Chicago was eliminated in the first round of IOC voting for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Tokyo, considered the underdog at the outset, ...

Rio Olympics: World Reactions

The Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Today in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, celebrations were held, as the city granted the right to host the 2016 Olympics - the first city in South America to host the games.

2016 Olympics Vote: All Eyes On Obama

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The crowd at President Barack Obama's victory rally stretched from one end of Grant Park to the other, spilling onto nearby sidewalks ...

2016 Olympics Will Come Down To 'A Couple Of Votes': IOC Chief Rogge

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

LONDON — IOC president Jacques Rogge expects the race for the 2016 Olympics to be decided by "a couple of votes" and says Chicago's chances shou...