Rio De Janeiro Named Host Of 2016 Olympics

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04 Oct 2009, 1:21 pm

Thanks for the help but I think I'm not interested in that kind of lift.
I'm quite certain, actually.



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04 Oct 2009, 1:22 pm

But the "No sweet!" I read the other will stay on my mind for long I think.
So... Thank you to the groom too :)



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05 Oct 2009, 9:38 pm

This would never have been allowed to happen in the days of Mayor Daley...;)


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08 Oct 2009, 12:13 pm

The 2016 Olympics will be the most awesome, loudest Olympics! :wink:

Rio de Janiero deserves it. GO RIO!

But....Tokyo will be back with a vengeance to try to host the 2020 Summer Games.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020_Summer_Olympics

Rome, Prague, Boston, Cape Town, and Venice are some of the cities
studying a bid to host the 2020 Games.


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08 Oct 2009, 10:31 pm

Well, for the 2020 games should go to Rome or Tokyo. Both are great cities for the Olympic games.

People in America are still bummed about Chicago lost in the 2016 Olympics. However Russia Today seems to be really happy that Obama and Chicago failed. A lot of their videos on Youtube are anti Obama.



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10 Oct 2009, 3:07 pm

The venues in Vancouver BC
for the 2010 games are virtually done.

For the 2016 games, the commitee
in Rio de Janiero will use venues
already built with some building here & there.

The new venues will accomodate
athletes, reporters, and people who
just want to watch in person.

A problem with Rio hosting the
2016 games is that Brazil
has a high poverty rate
and a high crime rate.

The commitee needs a big security force
to keep athletes and reporters safe.

Brazilians love their soccer, I mean FUTBOL! :lol:

As for the 2020 games, the IOC should give
other non-obvious cities studying a bid a chance.


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10 Oct 2009, 3:30 pm

I wonder if anyone has noticed, as with the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, that they would technically be playing the Summer Olympics in winter?


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10 Oct 2009, 3:30 pm

pakled wrote:
This would never have been allowed to happen in the days of Mayor Daley...;)


Daley Sr. or Jr.?


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12 Oct 2009, 7:44 pm

Tim_Tex wrote:
I wonder if anyone has noticed, as with the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, that they would technically be playing the Summer Olympics in winter?


Yes.


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13 Oct 2009, 9:02 am

Mainichi wrote:
People in America are still bummed about Chicago lost in the 2016 Olympics. However Russia Today seems to be really happy that Obama and Chicago failed. A lot of their videos on Youtube are anti Obama.


Russia Today is a mouthpiece for the Russian government, basically the Russian equivalent of Fox News. I don't know if you saw some of their reports during the Russian-Georgian war, but their reporting was just so laughably bad and slanted. The only people who take them seriously are wannabe-commies in the West and the few Russians(See: Fanatics) who actually watch it.



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13 Oct 2009, 12:24 pm

Also, I find it coincidental that the Summer Games
happen during Leap Years {and years of US Presidential elections}
and Winter Games are played every other year.


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