Room for Improvement in Prospective Olympic Host Cities

A new report from the International Olympic Committee has evaluated the four host candidates for the 2016 Summer Olympics and found many places for improvement ahead of its October 2 decision.
September 3, 2009, 6am PDT | Nate Berg
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Chicago, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro and Madrid are competing to host the event, and this new report offers some suggestions and areas for improvement. Some within the cities say the suggestions are based on outdated information and shouldn't be considered as the IOC prepares to vote for the hosting duties next month.

"The IOC evaluation commission report, issued today on the Internet, is unlikely to be the decisive factor in the Oct. 2 vote for the 2016 Summer Games host but gave supporters of each bid reasons for celebration and concern as they head into the final month of the campaign."

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Published on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 in The Chicago Tribune
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