No Thanks!: International Olympic Committee Passes on Chicago, Chooses Rio For 2016

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (CNN) -- The International Olympic Committee members eliminated Chicago from hosting the 2016 Olympics Friday along with Tokyo.  The IOC chose Rio de Janeiro Brazil instead.

Obama urged members to pick his hometown of Chicago as the host of the 2016 Games, saying the city represents the American dream as well as the Olympic spirit.

Rio beat out Madrid, Tokyo and Chicago.

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