Chicago has been eliminated from contention to host the 2016 Olympics.
ESPN.com news services
COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- In a stunning turn, Chicago was eliminated in the first round of voting for the 2016 Olympics.
Tokyo was eliminated in the second round, leaving Rio de Janeiro and Madrid as the final two candidates for the 2016 Games.
Every pundit thought with The Obama and Oprah pushing for the US, it was a shoo-in for the Americans, with Rio a close second. Hahahaha Chicago was the first one out.