Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Games victory unleashes a carnival at Copacabana beach.
Rio will be the first South American city to host the Games. Chicago's loss is a disappointment to President Obama, who traveled to Copenhagen to promote the US bid.
Chicago's Olympics elimination in the first round is a blow to Obama's prestige. But the president, criticized for jetting off to Copenhagen at a crucial time, has no regrets, says an adviser.
The Olympics cost billions and often leave venues deep in debt. But they inspire civic pride.
President Obama will go to Copenhagen, Denmark, Friday to counter Brazil's attempt to win bid to host 2016 Olympics. Lula says Latin America deserves a shot.
President Obama and Michelle Obama will go to Copenhagen to lobby the IOC to give Chicago the 2016 Summer Olympics.
President Obama said Monday he will travel to the IOC meeting in Copenhagen on Oct. 2 to support the Chicago 2016 bid.
Chicago is delighted that Obama will go to the 2016 Summer Olympics host-city selection vote in Copenhagen Oct. 2. But can healthcare reform manage without him – even for a day?
Aiming to clear out commercial clutter, billboard watchdogs from Rio to Toronto police outdoor ads.