Rio To Host 2016 Games

Pele beats Obama’s:

http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/europe/10/02/olympics.2016/index.html

You had to know it wouldn’t be Madrid- no way a Western European city was going to follow London. Tokyo was a longshot, having hosted a Games in many of our lifetimes. Chitown bowed to a continent that has never played host. Rio could use the new dorms, parks, and facilities that come with hosting (and the 2007 Pan Am Games were held there).

BCB

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