Barack, Michelle Obama Lose Chicago Bid for 2016 Summer Olympics to Rio de Janeiro

By Deena Bustillo on
Much to the dismay of Barack and Michelle Obama, who had been rallying behind Chicago's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics, Rio de Janeiro was voted the host city for the games Friday morning.Rio beat out Madrid, Chicago and Tokyo this to win hosting duties. This will give South America its first ever Olympic games. The Brazilian city won by a landslide over second runner-up Madrid, with the final tally being 66 votes to 32. Chicago was cut from the race in the first vote. Michelle Obama...Read Full Story