Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Chicago makes it into Final Four for Olympics in 2016


Announced today by the International Olympic Committee, Chicago is in the final four cities under consideration to host the 2016 Olympics.

This means that the IOC believes that Chicago can technically meet the demands of being a host city, however their message also indicated that they believe that Chicago has some weaknesses to overcome.

Not making the cut today were  Prague, Czech Republic; Doha, Qatar, and Baku, Azerbaijan.

A final decision should be made in November 2009.

Check out the complete announcement at Crain's